Gavia and Stelvio Bike Tour

Gavia & Stelvio Bike Tour

  • 7 days/6 nights
  • Tour Type: multi-destination
  • Level: 3/5
  • Price From €3.190

Gavia & Stelvio Bike Tour

  • 7 days/6 nights
  • Tour Type: multi-destination
  • Level: 3/5
  • Price From €3.190

Gavia & Stelvio Bike Tour Overview

Embark on a thrilling seven-day cycling journey through the magnificent Gavia and Stelvio regions. This tour is not for the faint of heart, as we set out to conquer some of Italy’s most legendary ascents: Passo Mortirolo, Passo Stelvio, and Passo Gavia. These climbs have etched their names into the annals of cycling history, featuring prominently in the illustrious Giro d’Italia, one of the world’s most celebrated cycling events. Throughout your adventure, our exceptional team of bilingual experts will be your guides, and your Italian cousins for the week. They’ll lead you through this captivating part of the country, unveiling its hidden treasures, rich history, vibrant culture, and enduring traditions. Get ready to push your limits, conquer iconic summits, and immerse yourself in the unparalleled beauty of the Gavia and Stelvio Bike Tour.

Bike Tour Itinerary

Your Pedalitaly journey begins with a warm welcome as our dedicated staff greets you at the Brescia train station, ensuring a smooth transition to your charming hotel in Ponte di Legno. After a delightful light lunch and introductions, we’ll gather for a bike fitting session, ensuring that you and your trusty steed are in perfect harmony. Now, it’s time to hit the road for our inaugural warm-up ride, a perfect start to your adventure. Today’s journey is designed to acquaint you with the bikes, the terrain, and the awe-inspiring landscapes that surround you. We’ll ease into the experience with an enjoyable climb up to the Passo del Tonale, where the magic of the journey begins.

Meals: Dinner

Cycling: distance 38 km, elevation 750 meters

Pick-up location: Brescia train station

Rise and shine to a hearty Italian breakfast that fuels your spirit for the challenges that await in the magnificent mountains of this Italian region. The day begins with a thrilling descent towards Edolo, setting the stage for what’s to come. Our ascent to Passo Aprica is the stuff of cycling legends, a segment that has witnessed countless pro cyclists battling for stage wins during the Giro d’Italia. As we climb, the landscape unfolds, revealing its breathtaking beauty. We continue our journey upwards, reaching the captivating alpine pasture of Trivigno. Don’t fret, as the ride will gradually become more manageable. After a picturesque traverse that takes us to the apex of the Valtellina valley, we’ll reach the renowned Passo del Mortirolo. It’s here that you’ll find yourself compelled to pause and soak in the spectacular views that surround you. The journey back to our hotel in Pontedilegno leads us on a thrilling descent through the Valcamonica Valley, a fitting conclusion to a day filled with triumph and adventure. This evening you’ll savour an exquisite dinner at one of the area’s finest restaurants.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Cycling: distance 97 km, elevation 2000 meters

Awake to a nourishing breakfast that replenishes your energy, following the exhilarating challenges of the previous day’s ride. Today, we embark on a journey through a different, but equally captivating landscape as we cycle along the beautiful loop around Lake Iseo. This region is a gem within our territory, steeped in history and traditions, where the flavours of local delicacies like our exquisite olive oil and succulent fish are interwoven with the fabric of everyday life. The route for today is designed to allow you to spin at a comfortable pace, savour the scenery, and most importantly, revel in the joy of the ride. It’s a day to relax, rejuvenate, and embrace the beauty of Lago Isoo, fueling your spirit for the challenges that tomorrow’s ride holds. Dinner beckons, a grand finale to a day filled with discovery and delight.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Cycling: distance 65 km, elevation 300 meters

The day begins with a hearty breakfast, a prelude to the epic adventure that awaits. Today’s ride is no small feat, but the rewards are boundless. After bidding farewell to Pontedilegno, we set our course for Bormio, taking on the awe-inspiring challenge of conquering the legendary Passo Gavia, a true icon of the famed Giro d’Italia. The 17-kilometre ascent is a journey of pure discovery, leading us along one of the most spectacular alpine roads in all of Italy. As we climb, the landscape unfolds before us, offering views that will leave you in awe. At an elevation gain of 2,600 meters, we conquer the summit of the Passo Gavia, a triumph worth celebrating. The magical hairpin bends of the descent towards Santa Caterina serve as a thrilling reward for your efforts, as we make our way to the final destination of the day, Bormio. Dinner awaits, promising yet another culinary experience. This is Pedalitaly at its finest, where every climb is a testament to your strength and determination, and every descent a celebration of your love for adventure.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Cycling: distance 50 km, elevation 1400 meters

Today, we bid farewell to Bormio and embark on a journey toward the spectacular Fraele Towers. Our ride commences in Bormio and leads us in the direction of Livigno, often referred to as Europe’s “Little Tibet.” The picturesque village of Isolaccia marks the beginning of our ascent, where we’ll conquer a remarkable set of hairpin bends that guide us to the awe-inspiring towers, an iconic symbol of this breathtaking valley. After the ride, you’ll have all the time you desire to indulge in the ultimate relaxation at the renowned Spa of Bagni Vecchi before savouring an exquisite dinner at one of the area’s finest restaurants.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Cycling: distance 30 km, elevation 800 meters

As we approach the final day of our incredible journey, we’ve saved one of the most iconic climbs in cycling history for last – the legendary Passo Stelvio. Like the Passo Gavia, Passo Stelvio has earned its place in the annals of the Giro d’Italia, often claiming the title of Cima Coppi. This remarkable ascent spans 26 kilometres, revealing itself through a rugged, rocky landscape that unfurls, hairpin by exhilarating hairpin. With every turn of the pedals, we ascend to one of the most breathtaking viewpoints in all of Italy, an experience that will leave an indelible mark on your memory. At the summit of the Passo Stelvio, we’ll celebrate our monumental achievement and descend back to Bormio. Here, we’ll come together for a well-deserved aperitivo, raising our glasses to the extraordinary week we’ve shared before heading off for a  delightful gourmet dinner, celebrating the triumphs of a remarkable Pedalitaly adventure.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Cycling: distance 50 km, elevation 1600 meters

Our journey together concludes with a final breakfast, a moment to savour and reflect on the incredible experiences we’ve shared. As the day unfolds, we’ll bid fond farewells to our devoted guides, whose expertise and passion have enriched every step of this remarkable adventure. With heartfelt goodbyes and cherished memories, our guides will accompany you to your next destination. Though our paths may diverge, the connections and experiences forged during our time together will remain with you, an enduring testament to the spirit of Pedalitaly. As you venture onward, may your travels be as extraordinary as this journey has been. Until we meet again, arrivederci, and may the road ahead be filled with new adventures and discoveries.

Meals: Breakfast

Drop-off: Brescia Train Station

What’s included and Details

Upcoming Tours

Jun 30 – Jul 06, 2024

From € 3.190

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Tour Guides

Gabriele Mirra

Founder and Professional Guide

Max Pullinger

Chief Customer Engagement and Partner

Omar Marouan

Professional Guide

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