This weekly guided road cycling holiday showcases the region around Northern Italian Lakes, offering undulating roads and climbs for intermediate cyclists, who love to climb. Cycle the road less travelled through the Northern Italy's Lake District: rolling hills wooded valleys, narrow climbs, fast descends. We have designed our cycling holiday around Lake Maggiore, Lake Lugano, Lake Como, Lake Varese to be enjoyable, funny and flexible.
Double room 1,300.00 Euro
Single room supplement 210.00 Euro
Start location: Varese
End location: Colmegna
Duration: 8 days, 7 nights, 6 days of cycling
Limit: 10/12 guests
Level of difficulty: intermediate and advanced
Terrain: rarely flat, mostly undulating and hilly
Nestled in the heart of Lombardy, close to Piedmont and Switzerland, in the foothills of the Swiss-Italian Pre-Alps, our two hotels at Varese and at Colmegna on the shores of Lake Maggiore provide the perfect launchpad from which to explore the best lakeside riding and and the mountainous roads in between. Amateurs can take part in the UCI Gran Fondo World Series Tre Valli Varesine every October. In 2018 Varese hosted the UCI Gran Fondo World Championships. Non-riding partners are welcomed along to share the experience with you.
Avg. daily distance: main route 80 km – 50 mi; challenge route 94 km – 58 mi
Avg. daily ascent: main route 1,501 m. – 4,923 ft; challenge route 2,009 m. – 6,591 ft
2019 scheduled dates
April 5th – 12th
April 19th – 26th
May 3rd – 10th
May 17th – 24th
May 31st – June 7th
June 14th - 21st
June 28th - July 5th
July 12th – 19th
July 26th – August 2nd
August 9rd – 16th
August 23rd – 30th
September 6th– 13th
September 20th– 27th
October 4th – 11th
Our tours are guaranteed to run once we have one confirmed booking on the tour. If zero guests have booked one of our tours, we reserve the right to cancel it.
Other dates are possible and we'll create a departure especially for you if there is a minimum number of 4 guests and a maximum of 12 guests.