Barolo bike tour

Barolo Bike Tour

  • 7 days/6 nights
  • Tour Type: one destination
  • Level: 3/5
  • Price From: €3,490

Barolo Bike Tour

  • 7 days/6 nights
  • Tour Type: one destination
  • Level: 3/5
  • Price From: €3.490

Barolo Bike Tour Overview

Embark on a captivating seven-day cycling tour in Italy, as we pedal together through a mesmerizing Italian landscape. Our route gracefully meanders through lush valleys and picturesque hills, all adorned with the rustic charm of hazelnut trees and bountiful vineyards. As we delve into the heart of the Langhe region, we’ll unveil the most enchanting and evocative villages, each a haven for wine enthusiasts. Here, we’ll pause to savour exquisite wine tastings, indulging in the epitome of Italian culinary and oenological delights. But our gastronomic odyssey extends beyond the vineyards, as we relish the culinary treasures of Piedmont at our treasured trattorias and the region’s finest restaurants. Carefully curated by our local, bilingual crew, every route transforms into a journey of discovery, unveiling not only the most significant landmarks but also the hidden gems that Piedmont has to offer. Get ready to elevate your senses on the Barolo Bike Tour, an experience that transcends mere travel. It immerses you in the captivating tapestry of Italy’s Piedmont region, creating lasting memories and indelible moments along the way.

Bike Tour Itinerary

Your Pedalitaly adventure begins as our dedicated team welcomes you at Turin Airport, ensuring a seamless transition to the enchanting Langhe region, renowned for its rolling hills and the birthplace of Barolo. Following a delightful light lunch, we’ll embark on a bike tune-up session, before heading for our “Sgambatella” (Italian slang for warm-up ride). This initial tour will serve as a warm-up, awakening your cycling spirit and priming your legs for the captivating journeys that await. As your wheels roll through this first, gentle cycling escapade, you’ll catch a mere glimpse of the awe-inspiring landscapes that will unfold in the days ahead. In the spirit of celebration, we’ll regroup for a refreshing aperitif, raising our glasses to the remarkable week that lies ahead. We’ll then return to your luxurious accommodations to prepare for an exceptional evening. Our destination for the night is Alba, the enchanting heart of the Langhe region, where you’ll savour an exquisite dinner at one of the area’s finest restaurants.

Meals: Dinner

Cycling: distance 35 km, elevation 500 meters

Pick-up location: Turin Airport

As the sun rises over the Langhe region, our day begins with a delightful Italian breakfast, preparing us for another day of adventure. Eager and recharged, we set out on our bikes, descending along a picturesque route that leads us to Alba. This is the ideal warm-up, a gentle cruise through the enchanting valley of the Tanaro River. As we continue our journey, the road gently ascends, gradually unveiling the breathtaking village of Barolo. Nestled amidst a dramatic landscape of rolling vineyards, this is your gateway to the realm of some of the world’s most renowned wineries. Here, we’ll have the unique opportunity to explore these hallowed cellars and indulge in delectable wine tastings, complemented by a savoury snack. Once back on the saddle, our route takes us through undulating terrain, leading us through charming villages like Monforte and Roddino. We ascend to the pinnacle of Pedaggera, a moment that rewards us with captivating panoramic vistas on both sides of our path. The journey continues as we return to our hotel, pedalling along a spectacular high road, ensuring that the views remain equally splendid. Afterwards, you’ll have leisurely hours to relax and unwind before our evening rendezvous. Dinner awaits, promising yet another culinary experience.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Cycling: distance 75 km, elevation 800 meters

The day begins with a hearty breakfast, fueling us for the adventures that lie ahead. Our journey takes us into a spectacular landscape, an expanse of vineyards and hazelnut trees stretching as far as the eye can see. We’ll glide through delightful villages like Trezzo Tinella and Treiso, each a testament to the charm of the Langhe region. Our path gradually ascends, paving the way for a one-mile climb that leads us to the enchanting realm of Barbaresco. This village, renowned for its robust wine, offers us a chance to pause and savour a delightful snack. Back on the saddle, our route guides us to Mango, a breathtaking village perched atop a beautiful hill, and from there, we descend to the Belbo River. This river is not just a waterway but a piece of history deeply ingrained in Italian culture. The valley is gentle and inviting, allowing us to pedal and relax, absorbing the scenic beauty that surrounds us. Our journey continues as we make our way to Borgomale, the last ascent of the day. It’s a triumphant finish to another day of exploration and camaraderie. Dinner beckons, a grand finale to a day filled with discovery and delight.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Cycling: distance 80 km, elevation 800 meters

Are you ready for an exhilarating journey, traversing the solitary and awe-inspiring routes of Langhe? Get ready for an exceptional cycling adventure! Our team of local experts will lead you on a ride that delves deep into the hidden heart of Langhe, a region where there is no such thing as a flat route – every meter will be a delightful mix of ascents, descents, and tranquil roads. And don’t worry, there won’t be any muscle soreness; we’ve designed this day for your absolute comfort. As we pedal along, you’ll find yourself enchanted by an unending tapestry of vineyards, hazelnut groves, iconic churches, and charming villages, each more picturesque than the last. This is a journey through one of the world’s most magnificent landscapes, where every moment is a revelation. After hours of intense emotions, you’ll enjoy your well-deserved rest, ensuring you’re revitalized and ready for our next chapter. Dinner awaits, the perfect way to conclude another remarkable day.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Cycling: distance 75 km, elevation 600 meters

Following the exhilaration of “yesterday,” you might be seeking a more leisurely and rejuvenating “today.” In the morning, you have the choice to embark on a “sgambatella,” a gentle and revitalizing bike ride that eases you into the day or simply indulge in the relaxing amenities of our hotel’s spa. After a delightful light lunch, our afternoon is dedicated to sightseeing and capturing the essence of the Langhe. We’ll explore the most picturesque corners of this remarkable region, seizing the opportunity for photography and an immersive wine tour. Our journey will lead us to the most prestigious wineries, where you can savour the exquisite flavours of Barolo, Barbaresco, or Dolcetto wines. As the day gently transitions into the evening, we’ll rendezvous in downtown Alba for a cool aperitivo, setting the stage for a quintessential Langa dinner. This culinary experience is designed to fortify your spirit for the exciting challenges that lie ahead on the morrow.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Cycling: distance 80 km, elevation 800 meters

Fuel up with a sumptuous Italian breakfast, today, we embark on an exhilarating and demanding cycling adventure. Our route will guide us along legendary climbs, each one bearing the name of a cycling champion from the annals of history: Koblet, Anquetil, Coppi, Pantani, Gaul, Bartali, and Bobet. These are the names of the legends whose legacy you’ll encounter today. At the commencement of each ascent, you’ll discover a picture of the champion and a signboard displaying all the vital details of the climb, including its length, average grade, and insights about the terrain. This journey is a tribute to the heroes of the past, and you’ll follow in their tire tracks as you ascend these iconic hills. During our ride, we’ll pause to savour a light, recharging lunch, an essential break in this day of cycling and reflection. It’s a day filled with “ciclismo” emotions, where the charm of the landscape is inextricably intertwined with the spirit of these champions. Our unforgettable journey concludes with a delightful gourmet dinner, the perfect way to celebrate the triumphs of the day and your remarkable Pedalitaly adventure.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Cycling: distance 100 km, elevation 600 meters

The final day of our adventure begins with a heartwarming Italian breakfast, the perfect way to savour those last moments in the Langhe. Soon, it will be time to bid farewell to our exceptional guides who have shared this journey with you, their knowledge and passion enhancing every moment of your experience. With heavy hearts and cherished memories, we’ll see you off as you embark on the next leg of your journey. Your time with Pedalitaly may be coming to a close, but the inspiration and camaraderie you’ve found here will stay with you wherever you go. Until we meet again, arrivederci, and may your travels be as remarkable as this journey has been.

Meals: Breakfast

Drop-off: Turin Airport

What’s included and Details

Upcoming Tours

Mar 31 – Apr 06, 2024

From € 3,490

Jun 09 – Jun 15, 2024

From € 3,490

Go Private or Customize your Barolo bike tour

Tour Guides

Gabriele Mirra

Founder and Professional Guide

Max Pullinger

Chief Customer Engagement and Partner

Omar Marouan

Professional Guide

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