Sportive Breaks

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2023 Giro d'Italia Final Week tour

May 2023

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Days

5 - 7 nights

difficulity 

Very Difficult

From

£2199 GBP

Why Book This Trip?

Sportive Breaks are your Official Tour Operator for the 2023 Giro d’Italia which takes place from Saturday May 6th – Sunday May 28th, 2023. 

 

We offer unforgettable VIP hospitality experiences and Giro d’Italia cycling and spectator tours with hotels, transport, daily support and VIP experiences all included.

 

Join us on the final rest day of the 2023 Giro d’Italia and be part of our tour that takes in the final stages of the Italian Grand Tour.

 

Our tour is designed by Giro d’Italia stage winner Andrea Ferrigato, who will also be your lead guide for the tour. Andrea and his team of local drivers, mechanics and cycling guides will show you all the best parts of this part of Northern Italy and Rome.

Spread your payments: Our payment plan is an interest-free payment method where you will have the opportunity to spread payment for your booking.

Watch the Battle for Pink from up close: Be with us for the exhilarating final stages of the 2023 Giro d’Italia. See the battle for Pink unfold on the brutal final mountain stages. Watch the winner being crowned on the final day in Rome.

Quality hotels : Our team have chosen to stay in quality hotels that are good for stage access and that are typical of the regions we travel through.

VIP access and hospitality: .As an official Giro partner, we have exclusive access to VIP experiences which are included with your tour. Our tour vehicles have accreditation stickers that give us access where other tour operators simply can’t go.

Daily ride options: Our daily rides are planned by Giro d’Italia stage winner Andrea Ferrigato. Choose from several daily ride options. Our rides either start or finish with an exciting official Giro d’Italia VIP experience each day. A great focal point where cyclists and spectators in the group join up.

Non-Cycling spectators: You don’t have to be a cyclist to get close to the action. With our vehicle access and VIP experiences you’ll have a front row seat.

Bike rental available: No need to bring your own bike. We offer a selection of carbon road bike rental of different levels for all riders. We also offer E-bike rental.

What's Included?

Accommodation

7 nights in excellent hotels

Included Meals

7 breakfasts and evening meals

Transfer

Airport transfers

Additional Extras

Bike Rental – Carbon road bikes and E Bikes

Daily Programme

For cyclists and spectators

Hospitality

Start Village, Cross the Finish Experience, Finish Hospitality, Finish Hospitality Final Stage

Highlights from the Past Event

Itinerary

Day To Day

We offer a conveniently located pre-tour hotel where you can stay for one extra night and rest after travel. Meet the tour guides here and get your tour off to a relaxed start. Please note that airport transfers are not available today. Please contact us to add the pre-night hotel [email protected]

As the riders of the 2022 Giro d’Italia enjoy their final rest day, we will welcome you at venice Marco Polo airport. Our head guide, Giro d’Italia stage winner Andrea Ferrigato, and the Sportive Breaks team, will be at the airport awaiting your arrival.

Our transfer will then leave the airport at 12.00. Please ensure that you arrive in plenty of time before our departure time.


Bikes

If you are travelling with your own bike, then we will transport your bike and bike box or bag for the duration of the tour. When we move to the next hotel, there’s no need to re-pack your bike. Alternatively, we also offer bike rental for the duration of the tour. Bikes can be stored at the hotel.

This afternoon and early evening, our tour leaders and bike mechanics are available to help you.


Our hotel

Sport & Wellness Hotel Cristallo is located high up in Levico Terme, in a quiet area near the spas and Imperial Park. The hotel has a spa, a garden with swimming pool, and a panoramic terrace. The hotel also features a wellness area and pool.


Guided Warm Up Ride

This afternoon Andrea will offer an optional guided bike ride in this beautiful area. The hotel’s proximity to the lake offers a great opportunity to discover the area by bike.

Later this evening we will gather for an evening meal together at the hotel restaurant. After dinner you are free to head into town to explore.

After breakfast we have a great day lined up for both cyclists and spectators.

Guided ride – 75km with 2500m of ascent

Andrea will lead a group ride that takes us over the Passo Sommo to Serrada. After a lunch break in Aldeno we will ride Monte Bondone. We will cross the official Giro d’Italia finish line and we have the amazing experience of taking photos on the official winner’s podium before awaiting the arrival of the Giro riders in comfort in the hospitality area. The experience is open to spectators as well.

After the stage finish, we will transport you back to the hotel where the evening meal awaits.

Cross the Finish Experience

Feel like a pro for the day and cross under the official finish line of an actual Giro stage. We will guide you over the final kilometres of the stage and you will cross under the finish line before we take photos on the winner’s podium.

Finish Hospitality

Finish hospitality offers a superb vantage point along the finishing straight. Non-stop catering and open bar service are included. Plasma TV screens broadcast the race until the riders come into view live.

Today we will enjoy the start of the Giro in Pergine Valsugana from the Start Hospitality area. After today’s guided ride in the area, we will check out of the hotel and transfer to Cortina d’Ampezzo.

Guided ride – 100km with 2000m ascent

We will ride from Baselga di Pinè to Alleghe in the afternoon and climb the Passo Rolle before transferring to Cortina d’Ampezzo where we will be staying for the next two nights.

Start Hospitality

Every day, in the start town, the Start Village offers a Hospitality Area at the start. Guests watch the riders get ready and witness the sign-on ceremony whilst enjoying drinks and snacks.

 

Today we will take a break from the Giro d’Italia to do some cycling in this beautiful region. We will take you on a classic Dolomites loop that includes Passo Falzarego, Passo Valparola and Passo Campolongo. The ride is 86km long with 2500mt ascent. We will have a lunch break in Corvara.

drinks and snacks.

Today our guided ride will take in Passo Giau and Tre Cime di Lavaredo (55km and 2550m ascent). We will await the arrival of the riders at Misurina lake where we will also stop for lunch.

Final night at the hotel in Cortina.

Today’s Giro stage is far away. It will give the riders a 750km transfer to get to Rome on Saturday night or Sunday morning. We offer two options today:

  1. Rome extension. In the morning transfer to Venice and 4hr train journey to Rome. Bike boxes and luggage will be transported by us. Collection from the train station followed by two nights hotel in the centre of Rome. Evening meal at our hotel in Rome.
  2. Departure from Venice. 2h.30min transfer from Cortina to Venice Airport

Leonardo Finish line Experience in Rome

The Giro d’Italia offers several restricted-access enclosed hospitality areas, along the final straight, from where you can enjoy the end of the race from a front row seat. The finish line marks the end of the competitive efforts of the day. All around, the essence of the Giro d’Italia: fun, joy, entertainment. A hearty mix of celebration and passion.

TASTE THE JOY OF VICTORY

After collecting your pass, you will have access to your selected Hospitality Area, reserved for the top stars – a superb vantage point along the final straight – offering in-suite non-stop finger food/open bar service. Plasma TV screens will broadcast the race until the riders come into view live.

Leonardo is the top-level finish area hospitality, a multi-story privileged truck, close to the finish line.

Included with finish hospitality experiences

  • Guest reception, and collection of the pass for the reserved hospitality area
  • Access to a sheltered hospitality area with a unique vantage point on the finish line
  • Non-stop catering/ open bar service
  • Live stage broadcast on plasma TV screens

As we bid you farewell, we will offer airport transfers to Rome Airport. For those who are departing later there are good public transport links from the city centre out to the airport.

More About the Event

Giro d’Italia 2023 – VIP and Hospitality experiences included

Through our official partnership with the 2023 Giro d’Italia we include exclusive VIP and Hospitality experiences with our tour.

Arrival and departure

Our tour starts on the final rest day. We offer the option to book a conveniently located hotel pre-tour so you can settle in after travel before we start. We offer airport transfers on arrival and departure for you and your luggage and bike box.

Ride Support

We offer a guided ride each day. We have Andrea as your bike guide on the road with you. We also have a support vehicle with driver who is also a mechanic. We will either transport everyone to a location from where we will start the daily rides, or we will ride straight out from the hotel. We offer vehicle support for the riders and the spectators will be transported to the day’s hospitality venue or to a vantage point to watch the race.

On days where we move on to another hotel, we will transport luggage, bike boxes and bikes and we will offer an adapted itinerary depending on the day’s logistics.

Riders and spectators are reunited to enjoy the hospitality and VIP experiences together. We attempt to keep hotel changes and transfers to a minimum.

Start Hospitality on Stage 17

Every day, in the start town, the Start Village offers a Hospitality Area at the start. Guests watch the riders get ready and witness the sign-on ceremony whilst enjoying drinks and snacks.

Finish Hospitality on Stage 16 and in Rome

Finish hospitality offers a superb vantage point along the finishing straight. Non-stop catering and open bar service are included. Plasma TV screens broadcast the race until the riders come into view live.

Cross the Finish Experience on Stage 16

Feel like a pro for the day and cross under the official finish line of an actual Giro stage. We will guide you over the final kilometres of the stage and you will cross under the finish line before we take photos on the winner’s podium.

You're in safe hands

We have a team of highly experienced professionals who have been organising cycling trips for over 25 years. We are members of ABTA and ATOL so book with confidence.

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Spread your payments

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Logistics covered

We know the routes, we know the roads. We know how the event works and the best hotels for the start and finish. We organise everything for you; transfers, bike transport, additional feed stops, rep support and more.

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