Cycling Piedmont

Price:From *$5032

8 Days/7 Night

Tour Description

DEPARTURE 2018: 9 Jun | 2 1 Jul | 1 , 22 Sep
INCLUSIONS
7 nights 3-4-star accommodation
Meals as indicated
A wine tasting
High quality 27-30 speed bike
Full van support to carry luggage – and tired cyclists, too!
English speaking bilingual tour leaders
Daily mileage options
Detailed route map

HIGHLIGHTS
Magnificent Alpine scenery
The Langhe Region & wine villages
Alba, home to Ferrero Rocher
Thermal spa town of Acqui Terme

1

Day 1:

Cuneo Bicycle fitting, test ride and welcome dinner. (D)

2

Day 2:

Cuneo Follow the Stura di Demente River valley to the fortress of Vinadio along an historic military road that has now become mainly a bike path. Return to Cuneo late afternoon (84km). (B)

3

Day 3:

Cuneo - Monforte D'Alba Ride through the small town of Bene Vagienna to the picturesque Monforte d'Alba (65km). (B,D)

4

Day 4:

Serralunga, La Morra & Barolo A loop ride through the vineyards of the Langhe Region and the famous hills of the Nebbiolo grape (47km). (B,D)

5

Day 5:

Monforte d'Alba - Alba Ride through some of the most beautiful vineyard landscapes in Italy on the way to Alba (48km). (B)

6

Day 6:

Alba - Canelli - Acqui Terme Pedal to Canelli for a wine tasting and lunch. Shuttle to Acqui Terme for 2 nights (40km). (B,L)

7

Day 7:

Mombaruzzo Day at leisure or head to the hill town of Mombaruzzo, home to one of Italy's famous "amaretto" makers (46km). (B,D)

8

Day 8:

Acqui Terme Tour ends. (B)

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