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Tue 04 Sep - Sun 09 Sep 2018


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Your challenge day by day

Day 1, Tue 04 Sep 2018

International departure from London

Fly to Milan airport where you will get a transfer to the hotel in Bellagio on the shores of Lake Como.  On arrival you will have a chance to explore and make last minute adjustments to your bike before the first dinner and a pre-ride briefing. Overnight hotel.


Day 2, Wed 05 Sep 2018

Bellagio loop via Madonna di Ghisallo - 69km/43 miles (climbing approximately 1459m)

This ride starts with a beautiful loop around the Bellagio, riding the shores of Lake Como where you will stop for a coffee and lunch in Como city.  From here you will take on the Madonna de Ghisallo climb and visit the cycling church and shrine. Overnight hotel.


Day 3, Thu 06 Sep 2018

Bellagio to Bergamo - 111km/69 miles (climbing approximately 1041m)

After a beautiful ferry ride across Lake Como you will cycle the alpine foothills and be rewarded with views of the mountains and spectacular vistas.  You will then ride to the city of Bergamo where you will spend the night. Overnight hotel.


Day 4, Fri 07 Sep 2018

Bergamo to Iseo - 79km/49 miles (climbing approximately 741m)

Your day starts with a river valley cycle path out of Bergamo riding towards Clusone where you will stop for coffee and lunch. From here you take in the shores of Lake Iseo before heading to a lakeside hotel with spectacular views. Overnight hotel.


Day 5, Sat 08 Sep 2018

Iseo to Lake Garda - 148km/92 miles (climbing approximately 2440m)

The last day of cycling is also the biggest where you take in four lakes in one day.  The distance and climbing is complimented by spectaular scenery where you will finish off this amazing ride at Lake Garda. Overnight hotel.


Day 6, Sun 09 Sep 2018

Return to UK

Today you and your weary legs will be transferred to Venice airport or the city centre where you can fly home or explore Italy more.


Important information

The itinerary is there as a guide and may change due to unusual weather patterns, the strength of the group, and so on. We will do our very best to keep to the set itinerary; however we cannot be held responsible for any last minute changes that might occur. In all such circumstances, your expedition leader will have the final say.

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