2010 Milan San Remo
Join Italian Cycling Tours in San Remo for a weekend of the Milano-San Remo. Ride out on the course and see the professionals race by out on the route. On the Sunday you take part in the Granfondo Gazzetta Challenge, including the famous Poggio and Cipressa climbs.
Friday 19 March to Monday 22 March 2010
Our base for this weekend will be San Remo, the town that sits on the hills above the Mediterranean Sea near the French border. On the Saturday we will ride from San Remo towards Imperia, taking in the famous climbs of the Poggio and Cipressa and see the professionals race past. Then on the Sunday you will have the opportunity to ride the Granfondo Gazzetta Challenge, a 110km ride that takes in the most famous parts of the race course.
Friday 19 March 2010 - Arrival in San Remo and Preparation.
Collection of participants from Genova Airport and transfer to your hotel in San Remo. Time to unpack; prepare bicycles and equipment for the next two days' group cycling. If you cannot wait to check out the immediate locality then you can take a short cycle ride on your own or take a stroll through the town or on the beach.
Evening - Group dinner at hotel
Saturday 20 March 2010 - Group ride along the coast and see the Milano-San Remo. Granfondo Milano - San Remo
We will set off along the coast in the direction of Imperia, taking the opportunity to do a bit of easy climbing by heading up into the hills like the famous Poggio and Cipressa 'Capi' that dominate the coast. We will stop for lunch, and then ride back up the Poggio climb and wait with all the 'Tiffosi' for the Professionals to ride past as they race towards San Remo.
Evening - Dinner at a characteristic Ligurian restaurant.
See Days Route
Sunday 21 March 2010 - Gazzetta Challenge Milano – San Remo Granfondo.
Today is your opportunity to mimic the pros and ride the Gazzetta Challenge Milano – San Remo Granfondo, a 130km ride that takes in the most famous parts of the traditional Milano - San Remo, but with the added extra of a climb up the Passo Ginestro for good measure.
Evening - Group dinner at hotel.
See Days Route
Monday 22 March 2010 - Departure from San Remo.
Morning transfer of participants to Genova airport for the return flights home.
For this years event we have included 3 nights in a 4* hotel in the centre of San Remo, all evening meals - including 2 dinners in traditional Ligurian restaurants, all transfers between San Remo - Genova Airports. Plus an exclusive Italian Cycling Tours cycling jersey. On top of all that, your chance to ride some of the most famous stretches of road of any of the classics. For a precise break down see below.
Tour start date:
Friday 19 March 2010. Starts in just -1163 days time.
Ride the Milano-San Remo route on the famous coast roads of Liguria.
See the Milano-San Remo Professional race out on the course.
Ride the Gazzetta Challenge Milano – San Remo Granfondo.
3 Nights in 4* Hotel in the center of San Remo.
Private transfers between Hotel and Genova Airport.
Entry for Gazzetta Challenge Milano – San Remo Granfondo.
1 Dinners at hotel.
1 Dinner at a traditional Ligurian restaurant
Italian Cycling Tours Jersey.
Secure bike storage.
Full mechanical assistance.
Fluent Italian speaking guide.
Wine & Beer etc at Dinner.
Anything not listed in the 'Included' section above.
Max/Min Number of guests:
10 to 15
Deadline for booking:
Wednesday 17 February 2010
Prices and Booking
Price Per Person: £500.00 Single Room (including £150.00 deposit) - £550.00 Twin Room (including £165.00 deposit)
Book now to avoid price increase from March 31st, when price will be: Single Room £1090.00 - Twin Room £950.00.