Eroica Gaiole Weekend
  Duration

  5 days/ 4 Nights

  Price

1150,00 €

  Level

  Active rider

Discover Tuscany and Chianti region and live the atmosphere of L'Eroica in a weekend.
You will discover Siena and Chianti region riding your vintage bicycles, the Chianti with its vineyards, olive trees, always surrounded by heartbreaking landscapes.
The Eroica event will be the final joy of this tour.


DURATION: 5 Days/ 4 Nights
PRICE: 1040,00 €
WHERE: Siena - Chianti region
DATES: 29 September - 3 October 2022

Itinerary

1

29 September 2022 - Benvenuti in Toscana

Individual arrival at Borgo Grondaie, meet and greet with our staff.
Private transfer available on request.

Briefing and dinner in local restaurant located in the city center of SIena.

2

30 September 2022 - Chianti Classico and Monteriggioni

54 km - Elevation gain: 960 meters

Daily stage to discover the Chianti region, located between Siena and Florence, home of the Chianti Classico wine.
We'll ride the Eroica route direction Vagliagli and up to Fonterutoli, the view will repay the effort.
During the bike ride we'll stop for a wine tour and tasting with typical lunch in a local winery. We'll then visit Monteriggioni, one of the best preserved medieval villages, with the walls surrounding the town.

Delivery of the Eroica packages and dinner in local restaurant.

3

1 Ottobre 2022 - Road to Gaiole in Chianti or Eroica

Bike tour to discover part of the Eroica route to Gaiole in Chianti, during the ride you can improve your confidence with the vintage bike, also on the gravel roads. We'll reach the Castle of Brolio, real symbol of Chianti region, the breath-taking panorama below the walls, over the vineyards, represents one of the most wonderful parts of the cycling holiday. You can decide also to visit the Castle, owned by the Ricasoli family since 1141, or taste a glass of Chianti Classico at the enoteca.
Lunch along the road and final arrival in Gaiole in Chianti, Visit of the Eroica festival and vintage market.

Alternative program for the participants to the Eroica longest route. Early transfer to Gaiole in Chianti, participation to L'Eroica and transfer back to the hotel at the end of the race.

Back to Siena by van, dinner and accommodation in hotel.

4

2 October 2022 - L'Eroica

Early wake up early private transportation to Gaiole in Chianti to participate at the 2022 edition of L’Eroica - Shortest routes: 106 km, 81 km or 46 km.

At the end of the race pasta party and private transportation back to the hotel fot the final dinner.

5

3 October 2022 - Arrivederci

Check-out and individual departure.
Private transfer available on request.

WHAT'S INCLUDED
  • 4 Nights stay with breakfast
  • 4 Dinners, drinks not included
  • Lunch and wine tasting included day by day
  • Maps and information for your daily stage
  • Van support each day with water and fruits
  • Transfer from/to Gaiole in Chianti the day of L’Eroica
  • Expert bike guide 
  • Guaranteed registration to L’Eroica 2022 (medical certificate mandatory)
  • Eroica race package and souvenir
  • Delivery of the race package in your room
  • Wool bike jersey of Anima Toscana
NOT INCLUDED
  • Tourist city tax
  • Beverage
  • Medical insurance
OPTIONAL SERVICES (PRICES ON REQUEST)
  • Medical insurance
  • Eroica registration discount for non-cyclist
  • Vintage bike hire: 150,00 €
  • Flights
  • Private transfer
  • Activities for non-cyclist (cooking class, truffle hunting, guided tours, horse back riding, trekking)
PRICE PER PERSON IN DOUBLE ROOM
1040,00 €
*Minimum people required for group rate
LODGING
BORGO GRONDAIE
Borgo Grondaie is a large property built out of an old Tuscan farm, just 2 km from the historical centre of Siena. It offers an outdoor salted-water pool, and room and apartment accommodation of various sizes with free WiFi, furnished in rustic Tuscan style
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€1,040.00
Per person in double room