Dates:

Best March till November

Duration:

8 days/7 nights (6 cycling days - abt 303 km)

Ability level:

Medium/hilly

Arriving:

Milan Malpensa Airport or Turin/Milan Malpensa Airport or Turin

Departing:

Milan Malpensa Airport or Turin/Milan Malpensa Airport or Turin

Price:

Package price: 1050 Euro per person sharing a double/twin room

Single supplement:

250 Euro extra for single room supplement

Deposit:

500 Euro

Bike rental:

300 Euro



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TOURS: Self-guided Tour in Barolo 2017

DAY ONE - arrival

Check-in to B&B Casalora (1 double room for 1 night BB). Welcome pack including maps and detailed roadbook available at accomodation.
Distance: no riding day.

Overnight stay in Guarene (CN), B&B Casalora, Localita' Lora (phone number +39 334 8299339)
www.casalora.it

Luxury option at premium cost:
Palazzo Finati (luxury)

Your Restaurant:
www.lamadernassa.it
Ristorante Piazza Duomo (luxury)



DAY TWO - Alfieri hills and Roero wine growing region

Breakfast buffet. Check-out (luggage drop-off at reception). The host carries guests' luggages to Albergo Ristorante Garibaldi.
Cycling route from Guarene (fraz. Lora) to Cisterna d'Asti. Two route options available (full and short); see roadbook for detailed information.

Check-in to Albergo Ristorante Garibaldi (1 double superior room for 1 night BB).
Hotel Il Garibaldi

Luxury option at premium cost:
Agriturismo Villa Tiboldi (luxury)

Your Restaurant for dinner (4-course a la carte, drinks excluded):
Ristorante Il Garibaldi
Agriturismo Villa Tiboldi (luxury)



DAY THREE - The Roero "Rocks" & Barolo Hills, Pollenzo and Slow Food

Breakfast buffet. Check-out (luggage drop-off in reception). The host carries guests' luggage to Agriturismo Ca' del Re.
Cycling route from Cisterna d'Asti to Verduno. Two route options available (full and short); see roadbook for detailed information.

Check-in to Agriturismo Ca' del Re (1 double room for 1 night BB)
www.agriturismocadelre.it

Your Restaurant. Dinner 4-course a la carte, drinks excluded:
Ristorante of www.agriturismocadelre.it
Ristorante Da Felicin (luxury)

DAY FOUR - The hills of Barolo, the Barolo wine growing region

Breakfast buffet. Check-out (luggage drop-off in reception). The host carries guests' luggage to Agriturismo La Torricella.
Cycling route from Verduno to Monforte d'Alba (loc. Sant'Anna). Two route options available (full and short); see roadbook for detailed information.

Check-in to Agriturismo La Torricella (1 double room for 2 nights BB)
www.latorricella.eu/index.php/en/

Luxury option at premium cost:
Hotel Castello di Sinio (luxury)

Your Restaurant tonight: at the Agriturismo (4-course a la carte, drinks excluded):
www.latorricella.eu/index.php/en/
Ristorante Castello di Sinio (luxury)

DAY FIVE - The Upper Langa

Breakfast buffet.
Cycling route (round tour) from Monforte d'Alba (loc. Sant'Anna) to Monforte d'Alba (loc. Sant'Anna). Two route options available (full and short); see roadbook for detailed information.

Your Restaurant tonight: at the Agriturismo La Torricella (4-course a la carte, drinks excluded):



DAY SIX - Riding between Lower and Upper Langa

Breakfast buffet. Check-out (luggage drop-off in reception). The host carries guests' luggage to Relais Montemarino.
Cycling route from Monforte d'Alba (loc. Sant'Anna) to Borgomale (loc. Manera). Only one route option for this stage.

Check-in to Relais Montemarino.
www.relaismontemarino.it/ita/

Your dinner NOT included.:



DAY SEVEN - Through the Moscato & Barbaresco wine growing region … to Alba!

Breakfast buffet. Check-out (luggage drop-off in reception). The host carries guests' luggage to B&B Casalora.
Cycling route from Borgomale (loc. Manera) to Guarene (fraz. Lora). Two route options available (full and short); see roadbook for detailed information.

Check-in to B&B Casalora
www.casalora.it

Luxury option at premium cost:
Palazzo Finati (luxury)

Your Restaurant in Guarene: Ristorante Io e Luna (4-course a la carte; drinks excluded):
www.ioeluna.com
Ristorante Piazza Duomo (luxury)

DAY EIGHT - Breakfast buffet and departure or additional nights in Alba and/or Turin

Additional nights in Alba:
Hotel Langhe
Locanda Cortiletto d'Alba
Hotel Calissano
Palazzo Finati (luxury)

Additional nights in Turin:
Alma Clara B&B
Hotel Town House 70
Grand Hotel Sitea


Self-guided "Charme" road cycling Tour through vineyards in the UNESCO hills of Barolo, Langhe, Monferrato & Roero

How to get to Alba?
Transfer from Malpensa Airport to Alba:
Private transfer from Malpensa Airport to Alba by Van (abt 180 km): 230 Euro extra per transfer per group (app travel time 2h)

Public transport from Malpensa Airport to Alba (not bookable through us):
www.sadem.it or www.trenitalia.it
about 28 Euro per person (app travel time 4h 15min)

Public transport from Alba train station to Turin (not bookable through us): 6 Euro per person (approximate travel time 1h 30 min) www.trenitalia.it

Public transport from Turin Porta Susa FS train station to Malpensa Airport (not bookable through us): 22 Euro per person (approximate travel time 2h) www.sadem.it

Private transfer from Alba to Malpensa Airport by Van (abt 180 km): 230 Euro extra per transfer per group (app travel time 2h)
Public transport from Alba to Malpensa Airport (not bookable through us): www.sadem.it or www.trenitalia.it : about 28 Euro per person (app travel time 4h 15min)

What's included:

The package includes:
7 nights in a double/twin room at the selected accomodation facilities, breakfast included.
6 dinners at selected Restaurants with 4 courses "a-la-carte" menu, drinks excluded.
6 self-guided cycle days/routes.
Luggage transfer from previous to next accomodation for all stages.
Not included but available Garmin GPS rental at 70 Swiss Francs.
All taxes at all accomodations, operating costs and local staff available for assistance 24/7.
Self-guided welcome package delivered at first accomodation (including: detailed roadbook, selection of postcards and bookmarks with charming pictures of Langhe & Roero area, general map of the area, map of Alba city centre, two guides Quality Tourism "Osterie e locali tipici" and "Luoghi del gusto".
Floor pump, multitool, pedal wrenches.
Voucher-free service (all bookings placed under leading guest's name; vouchers NOT required).
N.B.: ALL BOOKINGS CONFIRMED UNDER REFERENCE LCC. LOCAL CONTACT MARCO COLUCCI +39 328 0574714.


The package does NOT include:
- drinks with meals
- lunches
- anything else not expressly stated under "the package includes"

NOT INCLUDED BUT AVAILABLE:
- private transfers (with or without your bike-case) to/from Alba / Milan Malpensa Airport
- public transport to/from Alba / Milan Malpensa Airport / Turin
- Garmin GPS as per above