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The Gran Fondo Selle Italia this, 21° edition of this famous Gran Fondo takes place on Sunday 02 April 2016. Last year's edition 4500 cyclist completed the Gran Fondo Selle Italia. The organisers have designed courses suitable for all cyclist.

2017 Gran Fondo Selle Italia

March 30 - April 03 2017
Cervia, Italy

The Gran Fondo Selle Italia this, 21° edition of this famous Gran Fondo takes place on Sunday 02 April 2016. Last year's edition 4500 cyclist completed the Gran Fondo Selle Italia. The organisers have designed courses suitable for all cyclist. You will ride along the sea, climbs the hills and much more to get an unforgettable sporting event experience! It’s a must do event for every cyclist. The event is only limited to 4500 participants! This great 5 days / 4 night’s package includes the Selle Italia inscription.

Your 3-star Hotel is set right on the seafront in Cervia, close to the harbour and Fantini Club beach. The hotel's private beach is just a few steps away. Sports facilities are free of charge. A friendly atmosphere will welcome you, as well as spacious and modern rooms, for an unforgettable cycling trip in Cervia. The professional organisation and the friendly and relaxing atmosphere of the Gran Fondo Selle Italia makes this event in once in your lifetime experience!

THE COURSE: Certainly one of the most popular, the “Cima Pantani” is the mountain of Grand Prix "Selle Italia" and only if you follow the course of Granfondo Via del Sale Selle Italia you may experience the same feeling as the champion Marco Pantani did.

Gran Fondo Selle Italia long course – 150 km
Medio Fondo medium course – 107 km
Short Fondo short course – 77 km (non-competitive course)
Get an unforgettable cycling experience and complete the 21th edition of Gran Fondo Selle Italia

Discover Italy’s fabulous region of Emilia Romagna

  Gran Fondo Selle Italia 2017 inscription
  5 Days/4 Nights PACKAGE only for Euro 395!
  4 nights in three star hotel in Cervia with the hotel's private beach, just a few steps away and sports facilities are free of charge.
  Package includes accommodation in double superior room, half board (water and house wine included), breakfasts suitable for cyclist full course dinner
  Professional cycling guides

Itinerary Gran Fondo Selle Italia 2017

Accommodation and your comfort are highly important so we have chosen a hotel where relaxation and wellbeing are the order of the day. The hotel offers all cyclist excellent facilities for the Gran Fondo Selle Italia. The hotel has safe bike storage for repairs and cleaning. There is a bike shop just around the corner if needed some help to get you bike well prepared for the Gran Fondo Selle Italia. discover the highlights of the route during the cycle excursions, get ready with us for one of the biggest spring events for cycling lovers.

Day 1 Thursday 30 March

Check in at your 3 *** hotel in Cervia. The tour leader will explain the coming activities and itinerary for this Gran Fondo Selle Italia tour. Evening dinner will be provided. Possibility to have maps of the area for a simple plan route training.

Day 2 Friday 31 March

In the morning you have the possibility for a guided trainings ride. Stretch your legs and get used to the local roads of Emilia Romagna in preparation for the upcoming Selle Italia. After your trainings ride you can walk along the Adriatic Sea or enjoy the hotel facilities and spa. In the evening dinner will be provided and you can chat with your fellow cycling friends.

Day 3 Saturday 01 April

Cervia is a tourist resort town with over 25.000 inhabitants, right on the Adriatic coast of Italy. It is located in the Emilia Romagna district. Cycling around the beautiful resort town of Cervia goes back a long way. Many professional cyclists have trained in the hills around the town; including the iconic Italian hero Marco Pantani who was born in Cesenatico. From the hills to the sea : you can find out all about the inland and the traditions of local Romagna cuisine. Cervia has cycle routes for expert cyclists but also for beginners. Here you find the perfect mix of plains, hills and mountains which are great for cyclists even in the colder months. In the evening dinner will be provided. In the afternoon you can ride the pre event Time trail.

Day 4 Sunday 02 April

Finally, the day of the race! After an early breakfast this is your moment! It's time to use your energy and replace it with the emotions of the race. The competition is the very famous in Italy. There is an average of more than 4500 participants each year. There are three different courses/ lengths: Granfondo Selle Italia Long course 150km Mediofondo middle course 107km Short Fondo short course 77km (non-competitive course)

Day 5 Monday 03 April

Departure day…..Time to say goodbye, a good flight back home or a pleasant stay in Italy.

2017 Gran Fondo Selle Italia with Cycle Classic Tours

Routes: 77, 107, 150km
Difficulty of Greatest Route: C - Moderate terrain with rolling short steep hills or moderate, sustained climbs
Entry Limit: 16,000

Price €395 per person
Days  5 Days/4 Nights
Bikerental On request
Deposit €250

What's Included?


4 nights in three star hotel in Cervia
Accommodation in double room, half board
The hotel is right in in front of the bike event expo
Breakfast buffet ( Sunday at 05.30)
Light buffet after daily training: cake & sweets, fruit, water and Juices
Free internet point Free wi - fi
Free car parking
Safe bike deposit
Mechanical assistance in our area
Guided group for Friday and Saturday morning tour
Local Romagna dinner with local wine, piadina, ham and Squacquerone di Romagna
Cycling in groups in the days of Friday and Saturday
Route maps
Entry for the first red grid once signed up to race
Free chance to participate in the time trial once made entry to the race
Nice Goody bag 


Non rider or easy rider programmes are available every day.
Cycloturist programme for visiting with a low speed hinterland and tasting good wine and nice food
Sunday a gourmet tour of 40 km for all riders companions
Airfares & Taxi fares
Carbon road bike on request €125

Adequate Car Parking
Free Parking
Toilets / Changing Rooms
Sign On Desk
Support for Participants
Route Signposted
Route Card
First Aid
Emergency Contact No
SAG Wagon
Electronic Start/Finish Timing
Electronic Start/Finish Hill Timing
Category / Race Prizes
Personalised Bib (Name and QR Code)
Feed / Aid Stations
Pre Event Meal(s) Provided As Part of Entry
Post Event Meal(s) Provided As Part of Entry
Number of Timed Hill Climbs
Two Hill Climbs
Event Size
5000 +
Start Address: Cervia, Italy
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