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Italy | Giro d’Italia Tours

2022 Giro d’Italia

ULTIMATE GIRO D’ITALIA 2022

2022 Giro d’Italia

ULTIMATE GIRO D’ITALIA 2023

2022 Giro d’Italia

Tuscany | Nove Colli Granfondo | Giro d’Italia

  • LOCATION

    Tuscany | Emilia-Romagna, Italy

PAYMENTS

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$750.00 AUD

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  • 7 DAYS | 6 NIGHTS
    (Indicative dates: “Early – Mid May”)

    Additionally, our Tuscany & Emilia Romagna Italian programs are ideal for individual groups large and small. Our Tuscany and Emilia Romagna cycling experiences are available throughout the European Spring, Summer & Autumn. Contact us to find out more

    $750 AUD – Deposit

Tuscany | Nove Colle Granfondo | Giro d’Italia

The ultimate Italian, Tuscany, Nove Colle Granfondo and Giro d’Italia experience.

Mid-late May we experience Italian cycling at its best, we explore Tuscany, its beautiful landscapes and wonderful arts and culture. Our time in Tuscany serves as a lovely warm-up to attend and participate in the oldest cycling sportif in the world, the Nove Colle granfondo (9 Cols/Hills), each guest can choose from a range of distances and amount of climbing to suit their needs.

Each year, the Nove Colle granfondo attracts passionate cycling people from all over the world, participants ride on the roads made famous by the legendary local Marco Patani. The event is more than just a granfondo, it’s a huge festival of cycling, it celebrates everything great about Italy and its passionate cycling culture.

We stay in the heart Emilia Romagna, central to the Nove Colle granfondo. The Lonely Planet guide named “Emilia-Romagna” as the best place to see in Europe, it’s one of the most developed artisan regions in all Europe, with the third-highest GDP per capita in Italy.

Emilia-Romagna the region, is also a centre for world-renown Italian – artigianally foods, and automobile production, it’s home to automotive companies such as Ferrari, Lamborghini, Maserati, Pagani, De Tomaso and Ducati as well as having coastal resort popular with the residents of Milan, the Milanese.

Bologna, the capital of the region is a cultural centre, being the home of the University of Bologna, the oldest university in the world, it contains Romanesque and Renaissance cities (such as Modena, Parma and Ferrara), encompassing eleven UNESCO heritage sites.

TRIP INCLUSIONS

TRIP EXCLUSIONS

DAY 1 – Early – Mid May Each Year

ARRIVAL DAY + RIDE

Pick up times:
• 11am – Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport
• 12.30pm – Bologna Centrale Train Station
Take a light lunch, transfer to our wonderful hotel, check in and set up bikes ready for an easier afternoon ride


Our Ride:  

Ride Start: 2:30pm • Distance: 45km • Climbing: 250m
Our first ride will take in a easier loop of the local roads, the local area around our hotel is stunning with fantastic small roads perfect for cycling. The ride is just challenging enough to make sure your bike and body are running nicely after a long flight.


 Après Bike:

Dinner: 7:30pm – Welcome dinner at our Team Hotel


 Accommodation:

Bologna Region – Riolo 1 of 2 nights

Bologna Italy

Advance Bookings:

We open up our Advance Reservations for trips so you can book well ahead. Guarantee your position by booking up to 12 months prior.

If you’d like to organise and book your trip more than 12 months prior, contact us via email or phone, we’ll arrange everything so you can make an advanced early booking.

An advance booking, accompanied by a fully refundable $750 AUD (Australian Dollar) ensures priority booking status when the trip details are announced. Note, an advance booking is not considered final until payment is received.

Once specific trip itinerary details are finalized, we’ll contact everyone on the advance reservation list via email, we’ll include the itinerary and offer a priority booking position before opening up bookings to the wider community.

If a trip fills – as it often does in the advance bookings, we create a waiting list and then offer reservations on a first-come, first-serve basis (based on the date the advance reservation was made) once our advanced booking guest have finalised.

To cancel an advance reservation a cancellation request must be submitted in writing/ via email within 14 days of the trip details being published. The (AUD) $750 advance reservation payment will be immediately refunded for any cancellation received within this 14-day period.

Final Payments:

The balance of your trip payment is due no later than 120 days prior to your trip departure date, we will forward via email your final payment invoice. You can choose to make full payment earlier if you prefer to finalise your trip payment early, contact us and we will arrange for an invoice to be sent.

What if I have to transfer, change or cancel my trip:
We understand you may not be able to go on your trip, cancel, change or transfer due to personal or medical reasons. We want to make it as easy as possible for you to transfer to another trip that has places available. If you have a question give us a call or email.

Due to the high demand, limited hotel availability and the advance payments expected by our hotels and restaurants we use, the following cancellation conditions apply to all of our trips.

* PLEASE NOTE: For Phil Anderson to attend this tour, there needs to be a minimum of 4 guests booked. In the event that Phil does not attend this tour, our experienced, professional team of Australian and local on and off-bike guides will host your tour.

AFTER BOOKING, IF YOU CANCEL:

120 – 91 days prior to departure 50% cancellation fee of the trip price
90 – 61 days prior to departure 75% cancellation fee of the trip price
60 days and less prior to departure 100% cancellation fee of the trip price
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