You may have drunk Ernesto and Giulio Gallo wine?
Well the true history of this race was devised by these two famous wine makers back in 1897.
The Gran Fondo starts and finishes in Siena with 30kms riding on the famous white gravel roads.
Our base is perfectly placed in the town centre, just 500 meters from the start line, and is central to explore bella Siena. This trip has something for everybody, both cyclist and non-cycling partners alike. A pro race, an Italian Gran Fondo, shopping and history. You really do have it all in Siena. The trip is on a bed and breakfast basis, as there are many places to choose from to eat in the town of Sienna instead staying on the hotel.
We offer two packages one being our standard package at £649.95 or should you wish for that extra luxury then we have places in the ONLY 5-star hotel in Siena and this will be £849.95. Please note both packages DO NOT include evening meal, as Siena has so many places to choose from to have an evening meal.
Friday 3rd March 2023 to Monday 6th March 2023 – 3 nights. – TBC
Friday – Arrival , unpack , walk down to the sign on, eat where you like in Siena
Saturday – Visit Expo , watch the Women’s Pro Race Start , the the Mens Pro race start. Time to grab a coffee and cake and watch the arrival of the Womens’s finish and Men Finish , eat where you like in Siena
Sunday – Gran Fondo Start at 08:00 , evening meal get together at 19:30 at the Continental Hotel (optional for riders)
Monday – leave 12:00 midday , meet at the Albergo Chiusarelli Hotel
The grey areas on the profile refer to the gravel sectors.
5 star Hotel – Gran Continental Hotel – Central Siena
3 Star Hotel – Albergo Chiusarelli – Central Siena
£649.95 per person, based on 2 people sharing a room, non rider £599.95 – Standard package
Twin/Double as Single Occupancy if available £175.00
£849.95 per person, based on 2 people sharing a room, non rider £799.95 – Siena’s only 5 Star Luxury Hotel
Twin/Double room as Single Occupancy if available £325.00
£50 Less for non-rider
£100.00 deposit per person secures your place and entry
Please take a look at our payment and cancellations Terms and Conditions.
Fly into PISA airport (PSA) – TBC
Ensure you are cleared through customs by 12:30 mid day
Coach departs at 13:00
Suggestion Easyjet -EZY8231 – Depart Gatwick 07:40
Coach departs from the hotel at 12:00 midday
2 -hour (approx.) transfer, so book your return flight with this in mind.
Suggestion Easyjet -EZY8234 depart 17:15
Many thanks for deciding to take a trip with European Cycle Events, we really look forward to seeing you.
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