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Strade Bianche 2020


Strade Bianche Pro Race and Granfondo.

Strade Bianche is without equal. A weekend of stupendous riding in one of the most beautiful areas anywhere in the world. A combination of VIP Hospitality pro race, guaranteed entry to gran fondo, with the customary excellent Italian hospitality make this a trip not to be missed. Whether you simply fancy joining us for the weekend of maybe combine this as part of a wider adventure make Strade Bianche your early season adventure. With unparalled experience, rock star guides and a well deserved reputation as Italy’s numbers one cycle tour operator make sure you join us and ride the dream.


Package Highlights

  • VIP Hospitality Strade Bianche Pro Race

  • Priority Entry Granfondo Strade Bianche

  • Fabulous Hotel

  • Ride The Famous White Roads

  • IBT Gift Bundle

  • Private Transfers

  • Book Safe | Official Giro d’Italia Tour Operator

  • Non Rider Welcome

  • Essentials: Official Package | Book Safe
  • Duration: 3 nights | 4 days
  • Dates: 6th Mar 2020 - 9th Mar 2020
  • Max Rider: 20
  • Non Rider: Welcome
  • Price: €1199

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Arrive

  • FLY INTO:

    Pisa Airport

  • MEETING LOCATION:

    Pisa Airport

  • MEETING TIME:

    14:00PM

Depart

  • FLY OUT:

    Pisa Airport

  • DEPART LOCATION:

    Pisa Airport

  • DEPART TIME:

    10:00AM


DAY 1- Friday

Friday 6th March

Meals: Dinner
Destinations: Siena Loop
Hotel: Castle di Pugna

On arrival at Pisa|Florence airport or friendly team will be in place to bike you up and transfer you to the hotel. On arrival you will have time to unpack, relax and tweak bikes (with the support of our staff) before heading out on a costmary spin around the local area to test legs, bikes and white road!

Dinner will be served in the hotel restaurant. Marco and his team in the kitchen once aging using local produced food in a time honoured tradition that involves more than a little passion

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DAY 2- Saturday

Saturday 7th March

Meals: Breakfast | Dinner
Destinations: Pro Race Route
Hotel: Castle di Pugna

This morning we will ride to the start line of the pro race in Siena before heading over to the first section of white road to watch the pro riders battle for an early race lead. A great opportunity to soak in the atmosphere and get those all-important instagram photos!

A leisurely ride back to the hotel, shower and change and we are over to Piazza Campo to enjoy VIP hospitality on the finish line. Wine, nibbles, TV and reserved seating area all contribute to making this an experience never to be forgot.

Having seen the presentation we take the short journey back to the hotel for dinner and an early night . The Gran Fondo is hours away and rest and sleep needed.

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DAY 3- Sunday

Sunday 8th March

Meals: Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner
Destinations: Gran Fondo
Hotel: Castle di Pugna

Our mechanics will be on hand to make sure bikes perfectly tuned and ready to roll. The short ride to the gran fondo start line is a great way to warm up before taking your place in the starting grid.

As ever our staff will be dotted around the route with drinks and nutrition. They are there to offer support, a push and if needed a motivational speech. They will also meet you on the finish line, taking care of your bike will you enjoy the pasty party and festivities that are the finish of the Strade Bianchi Gran Fondo.

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Day 4 - Monday

Monday 9th March

Meals: Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner
Destinations: Home
Hotel: Castle di Pugna

Sadly all things must come to an end and after a late breakfast and final photos of the hotel and beautiful countryside we will transfer you to the relevant airport with plenty of time to spare.


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What’s included?

  • Priority Entry Granfondo Strade Bianche

  • VIP Hospitality Strade Bianche Pro Race

  • Wonderful Hotel

  • Ride on stunning white road

  • Gift Bundle

  • Private Airport Transfers

  • Book Safe | Official Tour Giro d’Italia

  • Non Rider Welcome

  • Ex Pro Guide

  • Two Dinners

  • Pro Race Viewing

  • Mechanical support

  • EX Pro Guides

What’s not included...?

  • Travel Insurance

  • Flights

  • Alcohol beverages


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Bianchi Bike Hire

There is only one bike to ride when here it Italy. Bianchi is not only the oldest bike manufacturer in the world but is also based in Bergamo. We are delighted to be able to offer clients the opportunity to experience these bikes in the terrain they were built for.

The Bianchi Aria offers both style and comfort. The handling in particular make it the perfect bike to hire to our clients looking for a responsive yet pleasurable ride.

Components:

  • Full Ultergra

  • 54-30

  • Wheels Vision Team 35 Comp

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Our Guides

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Danielle Ratto

Italy Bike Tours Head Guide. Grand Tour Stage Winner.

  • Age 29

  • Italian, Spanish and English

  • Rides a Supernova

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Alberto Tochella

Worked for Italy Bike Tours for three years. Much Loved.

  • 25

  • Italian, Bresciani and English

  • Rides a Specialize Tarmac


Castle di Pugna

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For the Azienda Agricola Castel di Pugna, hospitality means pleasant vacations together with ancient flavours, choosing from various kinds of offers: in both cases, the rooms of the Residenza d’Epoca Villa Cambi and the apartments of the Agriturismo offer a delightful vacation dipped inside the colours of the countryside and they are placed on a breathtaking view of Siena.

Castle di Pugne

Loved every second. Thrilling. I can’t believe i completed it!.
— Mary | Strade Bianche 2019

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