Granfondo Lombardia with Sportive Breaks
The classic Tour of Lombardy, the Race of the Falling Leaves, finally has a sportive to go with it. Starting and ending near Como, the route takes in the iconic Ghisallo, the 20% plus Muro di Sormano and several other famous climbs of the pro race. Lake Como is the perfect place to end your cycling season. Your host is Giro d’Italia stage winner Andrea Ferrigato.
Spread your payments: Our payment plan is an interest-free payment method where you will have the opportunity to spread payment for your booking
Warm up rides: We have a short warm up ride on Friday afternoon before a 75km spin on Saturday to have a look at the route and the pro race.
Pre race briefing: On Saturday night our guides talk through the main sectors of the race with tips of how to ride at your best.
Mechanical support: Expert mechanics on hand all weekend or hire one of our bikes. Bikes allowed in rooms at the hotel.
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Mix of climbing & flatter days suitable for most riders.
Italy’s Lake Como is a wonderful place to ride. With a mixture of challenging climbs and routes that run alongside sparkling lakesides and beautiful villages; the sportive complements the race of the Falling Leaves, also known as the Tour of Lombardy.
What better way to end a lakeside race than by enjoying delicious food and toasting with wine that has been produced locally?
What is Gran Fondo Il Lombardia?
Starting and ending in Cantu, cyclists will experience the legendary Ghisallo in addition to the mercilessly steep Muro di Sormano – the two big climbs that have featured prominently in the race through the years.
Although this event is moderately difficult, there will still be plenty of opportunities to enjoy breath-taking views over the rolling terrain.
The map provided is for reference purposes only.
Rolling terrain with the occasional tougher section.
B&B Hotel Como
Gran Fondo Il Lombardia
B&B Hotel Como is a stone’s throw away from one of the most famous and beautiful lakes in Italy. Situated just a short stroll from Como city centre with its traditional cafes and restaurants. Visitor highlights include the Porta Torre & Piazza San Fedele. All Rooms come with FREE high-speed Wifi, en-suite bathroom, air-conditioning, smart TV with Sky, and a comfortable memory foam mattress. There's also a safe to store your valuables and a hairdryer. Breakfast – Italian style provides sweet and savoury products, with gluten-free options available. There’s also a B&B shop offering a wide selection of fresh beverages and snacks. Secure bike storage available at the hotel.
Como is located near Milan. We offer group airport transfers for you, your luggage, and your bike from Milan Malpensa airport at 11.30 on Friday and at 08.00 on Monday (included with your trip). If you arrive at any other times, we also offer private airport transfers from all Milan airports (Linate, Malpensa, Orio al Serio) at a supplement. The journey to Como takes approximately 1hr to 90 minutes.
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