Gran Fondo World Tour ® Announces 2023 Series Calendar

16 events across 4 continents allows cyclists to collect series points for world ranking. New races, exciting destinations and VIP experiences. South Korea to host the Gran Fondo World Championship ®

Gran Fondo World Tour ® Announces 2023 Series Calendar

Focused on the splendour of cycling in the most remarkable locations, each event of the 2023 international series offers avid cyclists a memorable cycling experience with the personalized challenge of racing the clock, the route and each other.

“Our series is now in our 8th season and we continue to expand our Gran Fondo philosophy around the world. The new destinations joining our series complimenting the returning destinations we know so well. Our series offers world class challenges, in new exciting locations, all with the quality of organisation and safety that the GFWT is known for,” said Gran Fondo World Tour® CEO Dani Buyo.

The 2023 series features the challenging Vermont countryside in America, the steep South Korean landscapes of Seorak National Park, the sunny weather of the Canary Islands and the extreme conditions of ultra-racing from Trondheim to Oslo in Norway. The series starts mid-February with the EPIC Gran Canari Rui Hotels.

“The GRAN FONDO WORLD TOUR® now has a rolling ranking system for all members, focused on participation, rather than winning. Points are accumulated in all events and held for a year with recognition on our platform for anyone who participates in more than one event and a ranking for those who have accumulated the most points in the past twelve months.” added Buyo.

Gran Fondo World Tour® Series ranking is open to all cyclists, regardless of ability.

Become a GFWT Member for FREE and complete one event, it’s that easy.

Once a participant finishes one event, they enter the series ranking, with the a man and woman receiving a leader’s jersey after each event.

Each month, a random ranking number will be drawn and that rider will receive a GFWT gift!

Seorak Gran Fondo Giant, South Korea will host the Gran Fondo World Championship ® 2023

The 2023 Seorak Granfondo & Gran Fondo World Championship ® will be held from 19-20 May 2023.

No qualification required for direct entry into the World Championship in for your age category.

Age categories include Junior 16-18, Senior 18-39, Masters 40, 45, 50, 55 and 60+ for both men and women. In addition there will be an overall ranking crowning the 2023 GFWT® World Champion and special custom World Championship jersey. Time Trial race day before and Prize Money for world champions overall winner man/woman.

Special travel package available for early bird sale from January 2023 for 6 days to discover South Korea as a top cycling destination. Booking info at:

Gran Fondo World Tour ® 2023 Series Calendar

Date Event Location

11-12 February 2023

EPIC Gran Canaria Riu Hotels

Spain, Europe

24 March 2023

Ciclo Experience Garraf-Penedès

Spain, Europe

26 March 2023

Gran Fondo Portorose

Slovenia, Europe

23 April 2023

Gran Fondo World Tour México

Mexico, South America

19-20 May 2023

Giant Seorak Gran Fondo   

South Korea, Asia

28 May 2023

Gran Fondo Encamp Pas de la Casa

Andorra, Europe

28 May 2023

Gran Fondo Madeira Island

Portugal, Europe

2 June 2023

Gran Fondo Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan, Asia

4 June 2023

Cyclotour du Léman

France / Switzerland, Europe

17-18 June 2023


Norway, Europe

23-25 June 2023

La Trilogy de Maurienne

France, Europe

24 June 2023

Vermont Gran Fondo

USA, North America

23 July 2023

Multisegur Volta als Ports

Andorra, Europe

23-24 September 2023

5 Mille Marche

Italy, Europe

24 September 2023

Continental Ciclobrava

Spain, Europe

30 Sept – 1 October 2023

Gran Fondo Apollo-Aphrodite

Cyprus, Europe

About the Gran Fondo World Tour ®

GRAN FONDO WORLD TOUR ® offers avid cyclists the opportunity to race in the most attractive locations and experience the cultures of the world. The 2023 series is a collection of events featuring a variety of routes, from challenging hills to fast flat roads, each event showcases the beauty and authenticity of the region. Riders explore the splendour of a cycling in the most remarkable landscapes and experience unique cultures while racing the clock, each other and themselves. The series brings participants to some of the world’s most picturesque and jaw-dropping destinations.

By taking part in the events in the series, cyclists collect points for the world ranking system of the GRAN FONDO WORLD TOUR ®. The ranking is open to all cyclists, regardless of performance level. The concept is to build a community of avid cyclists and inspire others to ride.

The GRAN FONDO WORLD TOUR ® philosophy is quite simple: We love cycling, we love to meet new people and to explore the world. Therefore, our wish is to gather unique events in attractive locations and make these events more visible to explorational cyclists around the world. #WeAreGranFondo

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May 19 2023 - EVENT: Seorak Granfondo
May 28 2023 - EVENT: Gran Fondo Madeira Island
Jun 02 2023 - EVENT: Gran Fondo Kazakhstan
Jun 04 2023 - EVENT: Cyclotour du Léman
Jun 17 2023 - EVENT: Styrkeproven
Jun 23 2023 - EVENT: La Trilogy de Maurienne
Jul 23 2023 - EVENT: Multisegur Volta als Ports
Aug 26 2023 - EVENT: Silk Way Gravel
Sep 01 2023 - EVENT: Italian Gravel Trophy
Sep 02 2023 - EVENT: Gran Fondo Across Seven Rivers
Sep 23 2023 - EVENT: 5 Mila Marche
Sep 24 2023 - EVENT: Continental Ciclobrava
Sep 29 2023 - EVENT: Ang Khang KOM Challenge
Sep 30 2023 - EVENT: Gran Fondo Apollo-Aphrodite
Oct 21 2023 - EVENT: Gran Fondo Falkensteiner Borik