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Gran Fondo Strade Bianche

March 01 - March 04 2018
Siena, Tuscany, Italy

The Gran Fondo Strade Bianche Trek is one of Italy's new cycling Gran Fondo's it combines the beauty of Siena (a UNESCO world heritage site) together with the splendid hills of Tuscany. Enjoy the professional organisation and the friendly and relaxing atmosphere of the Gran Fondo Strade Bianche. The route of the GF Strade Bianche leads you through the most charming places of Tuscany. Starting from the city of Siena, you will cycle to Montalcino through charming villages in the countryside and over a few gravel roads . 

From the historic town of Montalcino you go up to the ski area of Val d' Arbia well known as Rapolano. From here you continue your way back to the city of Siena. The finish line is at Piazza del Campo, where a huge crowd welcomes the arrival of all participants. There will be set up "Open Tuscany Area", where bicycle companies show their products. Cycle through medieval villages, small inhabited towns, and spectacular landscapes that’s Tuscany!

You have two routes to choose from and they of course vary in challenge. The longer route consisting of 124km of riding while the shorter route covers just over 87km. Designed to attract the competitive club rider as well as the keen cycling enthusiast the Gran Fondo Strade Bianche really does appeal to all cyclists and indeed non cyclists who may wish to spectate.

Gran Fondo Strade Bianche Trek with Italy Bike Tours

Routes: 87, 124 km
Difficulty of Greatest Route: C - Moderate terrain with rolling short steep hills or moderate, sustained climbs


Adequate Car Parking
Free Parking
Toilets / Changing Rooms
Support for Participants
Route Signposted
First Aid
Mechanical Support at Rest Stops
Closed Roads (Super Prestige)
Electronic Start/Finish Timing
Finishing Medals
Feed / Aid Stations
Pre Event Meal(s) Provided As Part of Entry
Event Size
2,000 – 4,999
Start Address: Siena, Tuscany, Italy
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