Join us for an unmissable weekend in the heart of Tuscany to ride, watch and enjoy Strade Bianche and the Gran Fondo Strade Bianche. We have a limited number of priority starting numbers available to those who want to join the fun of the Gran fondo.
The Strade Bianche (White Road) has rapidly risen as a favorite among bike racing fans and racers since the first edition in 2007. Italy’s version of Paris-Roubaix is held on the dirt roads of Tuscany with the finish in Siena. Catching the imagination of cycling fans from around the world this bucket list ticket weekend is great for riders and non-riders.
Friday, 8th March
You will be met by Italy Bike Tours staff at Firenze airport and privately transferred to our 4* hotel on the outskirts of Sienna. On arrival at the hotel clients will have time to unpack and unwind before our team of mechanics will assist you with your bike set up. In the afternoon our guides will lead a ride of 70km giving you an opportunity to spin the legs and get some valuable tips on riding gravel roads. We will visit Sienna on the way and assist you with the registration process. This evenings meal will be served in the hotel restaurant.
Saturday, 9th March
This morning we can look forward to an easy day on the bike but some spectacular viewing of the pro peloton as the fight to win the first ‘classic’ of the year. Our morning ride will lead us to our first viewing point of the race. An opportunity to get up close and personal with the pro peloton. On a arrival back at the hotel you will have time to shower and change before we load up in to the mini buses and take you to more viewing points before arriving in Sienna in time to enjoy a coffee before the race arrives. This evenings meal will be taken in the hotel restaurant.
Sunday, 10th March
An early start as riders will transferred (option to ride) to the start of the Gran Fondo. The Italy Bike Tours staff will be on hand to assist clients and ensure everybody is at the right place at the right time! Non-riders will be embedded (optional) with the Italy Bike Tours and get watch their friends from viewing points around the route. On a arrival in Sienna you will have plenty of time to rejoice in your achievements and reflect upon a great day on the bike! This evening meal will be taken at a nearby local restaurant of your choice.
Monday, 11th March
Time to say goodby to beautiful Tuscany. Please arrange for flights our of Firenze airport in the late morning or early afternoon.
Watch the pro peloton tackle the white rides.
Enjoy the thrill of riding Italy’s most exciting Gran Fondo
Discover the delights of traditional Italian cooking.
Relax and unwind when off the bike in beautiful a Tuscan setting.
Fall in love with Siena and it’s many cobbled streets.
PRICE PER PERSON FROM €899
SINGLE ROOM OCCUPANCY SUPPLEMENT €199
€400 DEPOSIT NOW TO BOOK THIS TOUR
(REMAINING BALANCE DUE PRIOR TO TOUR)