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Gran Fondo Stelvio Santini 2017 with Classic Cycle Tours

2017 Gran Fondo Stelvio Santini

June 09 - June 11 2017
Bormio, Italy
 

We are pleased to offer you this 5 star package to one of the toughest Gran Fondo’s in the world: The Gran Fondo Stelvio Santini 2017. This package has been specially designed with you, the passionate road cyclist and also for the non-riding guests who can use the excellent spa facilities that hotel grand hotel Bagni Nuovi offers to all our guest. The travel package includes a guaranteed entry for the Gran Fondo Stevio Santini.

There are 3 distances to conquer.

The short route 60 km and 1950meters of ascent Bormio – Sondalo – Bormio – Stelvio
The medium route 137 km and 3053 m of ascent Bormio-Teglio-Bormio-Stelvio.
The Long route 151km with 4058 m ascent Bormio-Teglio-Mortirolo-Bormio-Stelvio.

This is the toughest and longest with the climbs to Mortirolo and Stelvio of course! For this route option you need a valid race licence. After the race you will receive a special Santini collector’s item jersey of the famous Italian design company Santini who created the Gran Fondo Passo dello Stelvio. Be aware that you will need a medical certificate. For the 151 km route you need a valid race licence.

The mighty Italian Alps in Italy are perfectly located in the northeast corner of Italy near Switzerland and Austria. This stunning area has one of the most spectacular mountain ranges in the European Alps. Right in the middle of the Italian Alps you can find the beautiful ski resort, Bormio. The five star hotel is situated at the foot of Passo dello Stelvio. The Italian Alps is a real cycling paradise for every keen cyclist. Here you will experience one of the most challenging cycling tracks and mythical climbs. The five star Grand Hotel Bagni Nuovi in Bormio will be your home base for the upcoming 4 days. From here you conquer all great & tough climbs with breath-taking views! The climbs to Passo Mortirollo, Gavia, and of course one of the most famous climb in the world the climb to the summit of Passo dello Stelvio are first class challenges! This trip is recommendable for fit cyclist.

Sign up for the Gran Fondo Stelvio Santini 2016! Don't miss this unique 5 Star Cycling experience!

  Fantastic scenery, perfect roads and great climbs making the Italian Alps a cycling paradise
  Guaranteed entry you will get a free enrolment
  Attack Passo dello Stelvio with 2757m (9045ft) makes it the highest summit in the Eastern Alps
  Five star hotel: Grand Hotel Nuovi Bagni in the middle of the Dolomites on the foot of Passo dello Stelvio
  Follow the footsteps of all the greatest riders in Giro d'Italia….challenge yourself. Are you on for it?
  Taste the gastronomic local specialities of North Italy
  Cycle up to legendary Passo di Gavia
  You stay in the beautiful Alpine villages Bormio
  The climb to the Mortirolo is one of the hardest climbs in the world

Day 1 Friday  June 09

Check in around 14.00 at your hotel. If you require an airport transfer from Milan Linate/Malpensa or from the train station in Tirano to the hotel please contact us. The hotel management will explain the coming activities and itinerary for this 5 star Dolomites Cycling trip. Dinner à la carte will be proviced & Spa will be free of charge during your stay. Gran Hotel Bagni Nuovi***** di Bormio (part of Bagni di Bormio spa resort). A jewel of Art Nouveau architecture with 74 rooms, almost all with bathrooms featuring whirlpool baths with water from the mineral springs and color therapy. Many rooms offer a breathtaking view of the Alps of Bormio and the Stelvio ski run. Equipped with a spa and wellness center of approximately 11,000 square meters.

Day 2 Saturday June 10

Gavia day! The legendary Gavia pass belongs to one of the highest paved mountain passes in the Alps. The Gavia has a high summit of 2621 meters. The mountain became famous in 1988. On the fifth of June the Giro d’Italia passed the Gavia summit in a snowstorm. The stage was one of the most heroic stages ever in de Giro d’Italia and was won by the Dutchman Eric Breukink. The route is very steep and narrow and it takes a lot of effort to conquer the Gavia. The ascent of todays climb to Passo di Gavia is 17.3 kilometers long and an average percentage of 7.9% Good luck!

Day 3 Sunday June 11

Early breakfast at 06.30  Directly after breakfast you cycle a few kilometres to the start in Bormio. You will receive an itinerary and a registration chip. During your cyclo experience you will be provided with plenty of sport-drinks, snacks and fruit. There’s always technical and medical assistance on the route. The former edition has been a success. Feel the atmosphere and enjoy the fantastic views. It certainly is a life time experience!!! You can choose:

  The short route 60 km and 1950meters of ascent Bormio – Sondalo – Bormio – Stelvio
  The medium route 137 km and 3053 m of ascent Bormio-Teglio-Bormio-Stelvio.
  The Long route 151km with 4058 m ascent Bormio-Teglio-Mortirolo-Bormio-Stelvio. This is the toughest and longest with the climbs to Mortirolo and Stelvio of course! For this route option you need a valid race licence.

If you manage to reach the top of the Stelvio and complete the Granfondo you will also receive an exclusive ‘finishers only’ ImadelTcap! After the race you will receive a special Santini collector’s item jersey of the famous Italian design company Santini who created the Gran Fondo Passo dello Stelvio. Be aware that you will need a medical certificate. For the 151 km route you need a valid race licence.

Note: The summit of the Stelvio will be cold, the descent even colder. It is strongly recommended that participants bring a full set of winter cycling clothing – warm jacket, bib-tights, warm gloves and overshoes. You can put these items in your clothing bag, along with any other articles you may need. This bag will be supplied when you register together with a race number sticker that you will have to attach to the bag. The clothing bags will be collected at the start and transported to the finish where they will be safely stored until your arrival

Day 4 Monday June 12

Departure day…..Time to say goodbye, a good flight back home or else a pleasant stay in Italy. If you require an airport transfer to Milan Linate/Malpensa or the train station in Tirano please contact us.

 

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Routes: 60, 137, 151 km
Difficulty of Greatest Route: E - Extreme terrain with frequent steep hills and long sustained climb
Entry Limit: 3,000 riders
 
Costs

Price € 695 per person half board
Days  4 Days/ 3 Nights
Bikerental € 125
Deposit € 400
Extra Night On request

What's Included?

Fantastic scenery, perfect roads and great climbs making the Italian Alps a cycling paradise
Guaranteed entry you will get a free enrolment
Attack Passo dello Stelvio with 2757m (9045ft) makes it the highest summit in the Eastern Alps
Five star hotel: Grand Hotel Nuovi Bagni in the middle of the Dolomites on the foot of Passo dello Stelvio
Follow the footsteps of all the greatest riders in Giro d'Italia….challenge yourself. Are you on for it?
Taste the gastronomic local specialities of North Italy
Cycle up to legendary Passo di Gavia
You stay in the beautiful Alpine villages Bormio
The climb to the Mortirolo is one of the hardest climbs in the world

Start Address: Bormio, Italy
 
 
 
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