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2017 Gran Fondo Strade Bianche Trek with Cycle Classic Tours

2017 Gran Fondo Strade Bianche

March 03 - March 06 2017
Siena, Tuscany, Italy
 

The Gran Fondo Strade Bianche Trek 2017 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!

Please be informed that on Saturday 4 March the 10th edition of the UCI “Le Strade Bianche" Pro race will take place. The race starts in San Gimignano and finish at the world famous square : Piazza del Campo in Siena. Don’t miss this opportunity!

There are two different course lengths:

  Granfondo 124 km; 1350 m total altitude
  Mediofondo 87km; 950 m total altitude

Immerse and cycle the Gran Fondo Strade Bianche

  3 nights in 4**** hotel
  Guided training ride on Saturday 4th March the day of the Pro Race
  The finish line at Piazza del Campo, where a huge crowd welcomes you
  Cycling through medieval villages and spectacular landscapes that’s Tuscany!
  Gran Fondo Strade Bianche subscription - rid ethe Gran Fondo on Sunday March 5th after the Pro's
  The beauty of Siena (a UNESCO world heritage site)
  UCI World tour Strade Bianche

Day 1 Friday 03 March

Check in at your 4**** hotel. For those who want to have a pick up at Pisa or Florence airport please contact us. Evening dinner will be provided. There will be a briefing and explination for the coming activities and itinerary for this Gran Fondo Strade Bianche tour.

Day 2 Saturday 04 March

In the morning there will be a guided trainingsride around Siena. In the afternoon you can watch the 10th edition of the UCI “Le Strade Bianche" live in Siena! The race starts in San Gimignano and finish at the world famous square : Piazza del Campo in Siena. Evening at leisure

Day 3 Sunday 05 March

The route of the Gran Fondo 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! Evening at leisure.

Finally, the day of the race!  This is your moment: time to use your energy and replace it with the emotions of the race. There are two different course lengths:

Granfondo 135 km; 2261m total altitude
Mediofondo 105 km; 1754m total altitude

DAY 4 Monday 06 March

Departure day…..Time to say goodbye, a good flight back home or a pleasant stay in Italy. Transfers to the airports of Pisa & Florence will only be made on request.

2017 Gran Fondo Strade Bianche Trek with Cycle Classic Tours

2017 Gran Fondo Strade Bianche Trek with Cycle Classic Tours

 
Routes: 176 km
Difficulty of Greatest Route: E - Extreme terrain with frequent steep hills and long sustained climb
Entry Limit: 13,500
 
Costs

Price €795 per person
Days  4 Days/ 3 Nights
Bikerental €125
Deposit €300
Extra Night On request

What's Included?

Inclusions:

3 nights in 4**** hotel in Siena based on a double room
3 x breakfast
1 x Dinner day one
Granfondo Strade Bianchi 2017 inscription
Briefing and explination of trip on the arrival day
Guided trainingsride Saturday 4 March

Exclusions

Airport transfers
Airfares & Taxi fares
Willier Carbon road bike €125 or upgrade to Willier DI2 € 195
Insurance
Drinks

Facilities
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
 
Features
Electronic Start/Finish Timing
Electronic Start/Finish Hill Timing
Category / Race Prizes
Personalised Bib (Name and QR Code)
 
Nutrition
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: Siena, Tuscany, Italy
 
 
 
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