Choose your perfect holiday

When would you like to go?

What Type of Holiday?

Italia Leisure and Family Cycling Help
Italia Road Cycling Help
Italia Mountain Biking Help
Kayaking Help
Walking Help
Italia Tailor made Help
Guided Help
Self Guided Help

Destinations

Show Advanced Options Clear

My AccountLog In

Facebook Twitter Flickr Pinterest Youtube Instagram Cycle Hub


Italy - Lakes of Lombardia - Road Cycling Holiday

Holiday Highlights

  • Riding into Switzerland along Lake Maggiore and Lake Lugano
  • The ascent to Madonna del Ghisallo and the world famous cycling museum
  • Conquering Passo Maniva and the downhill to Lago di Idro
  • Picture postcard views of the Monte Rosa Massif
  • The final descent to Lake Garda for beers and ice cream
  • Good food, fine wines and stylish accommodation

View Holiday Schedule

Day Description Distance Ascent Meals
1 Arrival: Milan Malpensa Airport Non Riding Day   D  
2 Angera to Cernobbio 56 Miles / 90 Kms Approx. 900 Metres Approx. B  
3 Cernobbio to Bellagio (via Ghisallo) 47 Miles / 75 Kms Approx. 1,300 Metres Approx. B L  
4 Bellagio to San Pellegrino 43 Miles / 70 Kms Approx. 1,500 Metres Approx. B D  
5 San Pellegrino to Sarnico 56 Miles / 90 Kms Approx. 1,600 Metres Approx. B L  
6 Sarnico to Lago d’Idro 50 Miles / 80 Kms Approx. 2,000 Metres Approx. B  
7 Lago d’Idro to Lago di Garda 47 Miles / 75 Kms Approx. 1,200 Metres Approx. B L  
8 Departure: Verona Airport Non Riding Day   B  

Key: B - Breakfast, L - Lunch, D - Dinner

For more information download our trip notes

Holiday Information

A superb road cycling holiday in Italy which explores the Nothern Lake District, an area synonymous with cycling history. The Giro d’Italia almost always visits the region and, perhaps even more famously, it is the setting for the Tour of Lombardy, or “the race of the falling leaves”, the Autumnal one-day classic which, each year, marks the end of the pro cycling calendar.
Focusing on the lakes and the alpine foothills, or prealpi, our own Tour of Lombardy has been designed to appeal to discerning cyclists who like to combine their riding with the finer things in life such as good food, fine wine and stylish accommodation.
Our route through the Lake District is not without challenges but it is thoroughly rideable and will take us into some of Italy’s most idyllic scenery. Evenings will be spent in classic Italian style in lakeside towns such as Bellagio, Sarnico and Riva del Garda, assuring us of a good night’s sleep in preparation for the challenges of the following days.
Upon arrival we transfer to Angera on the shores of Lake Maggiore where we spend our first evening. The region is renowned for its mild climate, lush vegetation and regal architecture.
Maggiore is Italy’s second largest lake and set against the resplendent backdrop of the Monte Rosa Massif, is a stunningly beautiful starting point for the tour.
The following day we will enjoy a brief visit to Switzerland as we make our way to Cernobbio on the shores of Lake Como. No cycling trip to Como would be complete without a visit to Madonna del Ghisallo, the famous hilltop cyclist’s shrine and the fascinating museum which accompanies it. More superb riding follows as we make our way to our ultimate destination on the shores of Lake Garda where we will enjoy our final evening.

For more information download our trip notes

< Back to Holiday

Simply fill out the form below and we'll send them right over. We'll remember your details during this session, so you can easily download more holiday trip notes - soon you'll be exploring on two wheels.

How do you fancy receiving our trip notes? Select one or more.

Please enter your details.

What will we do with this information? (Just good things!)

A member of the lovely Skedaddle Italia team may use the information you provide to get in touch, say hello and answer any questions you might have. They've got insider knowledge on upcoming departures, travel arrangements and other information to make planning your trip as easy as possible - no hard-sell, we promise!

We may also use your details to keep you up to date, with exclusive content, news, special offers, and information on new trips and upcoming departures.You can change your preferences or unsubscribe at any time via the link at the bottom of our newsletters, or if you're already registered with us, by visiting your account

Our customers are really important to us, and we take every step we can to ensure your data is safe, and that you stay in control of your personal information. Find out more in our Privacy Notice: www.skedaddleitalia.com/privacy-notice

Where would you like us to send this to?

(UK Only)

All email marketing communications from Skedaddle will come with the option to unsubscribe and you can also manage your subscription preferences by logging in to the My Account area of our website.

Grade Help
0 1 2 3 4 5

Duration:

8 days

Prices From:

€1,790p.p.

Please contact us for dates.

BOOK NOW
Give us a call on:
+39 3405730355
Drop us an email on:

Holiday Summary

Duration:
8 days
Price:
€1,790
Estimated flight price
€150

Optional

Bike Hire
€200.00
Single Room Option
€200.00

Holiday Details

Place to place

7 nights agriturismi & hotels

6 days riding

Breakfast, lunch and 2 evening meals

Guided and vehicle support

Airport transfers

Luggage transfers

You may also like...

Italy - Sardinia - Coastal Explorer - Guided Road Cycling Holiday Image

Read More >>

Italy - Sardinian Mountains - Road Cycling Holiday Image

Read More >>

Italy - Passes of Piemonte - Road Cycling Holiday Image

Read More >>

Skedaddle News, Views and Holiday Stories

Stretching the legs in Lombardy

Amongst many keen road cyclists ‘bucket lists’ is the chance to cycle famous routes of the pro riders, and our tour in the heart of lake land Lombardia, offers the chance to do this and much, much more! With so…

The post Stretching the legs in Lombardy appeared first on Skedaddle Blog.

Last Updated: 05/08/2015

Skedaddle Italia Srl is registed Tour Operator in Italy. Registred No. 406, VAT No. 03592410926. Reg. office: Via Caravaggio 10, Assemini, 09032, Sardinia, Italy

Website Development by Root Solutions