Ride the Marco Pantani Gran Fondo with Italy Bike Tours
On the anniversary of his Giro d’Italia – Tour de France double (the last man to achieve such a feat) Italy Bike Tours offer you the chance to take part in a cycling weekend to celebrate his life
Marco Pantani was rightly considered to be one of the finest bike riders of his generation. His attacking style and personality made him a favourite amongst cycling fans around the world.
Italy Bike Tours are delighted to be chosen as the official tour operator of the GF Marco Pantani. Cesenatico hosts the weekend in what promises to be 3 days of great riding, fabulous food as well as an opportunity to hear stories from famous faces in the cycling world in our exclusive dinner with the stars evening.
They are are delighted to offer clients the chance to choose from three packages. Each offering a slightly different experience and each having the hallmark of an Italy Bike Tours holiday; great value, superb organisation and unpparalled knowledge.
You'll get to experience his museum which his Mum and family keep up to date to visit which is beautiful. 7 day VIP guests get to meet Marco's mum Tonina Pantani in person in this amazing Italian experience.
The Marco Pantani Gran Fondo
Included with any of our trips is entry into the Marco Pantani Gran Fondo. With 3 routes to choose from this truly is an inclusive event. Each route has been designed with the help of Vanotti Cycling Camp. Meticulous planning has gone in to ensure the rides pass along roads that Marco used when training for his great achievement.
Corto (Short) Route, 73 kms and 660m of climbing
The Corto includes the legendary climb of the Montevecchio that Marco used regularly in training.
Medio (Medium) Route, 107kms and 1,257m of climbing
The Corto includes the legendary climb of the Ciola and the Montevecchio that Marco used regularly in training.
Lungo (Long) Route, 145kms and 2,150m of climbing
The Lungo includes the legendary climb of the Ciola, Botticella and the Montevecchio that Marco used regularly in training.