At European Cycle Events are totally over the moon to be the UK Official Tour Operator for the fantastic event – GF Marco Pantani .
The hometown of Marco Pantani is famous in the world we live in thanks to Pirate’s name; beyond its fame for the traditional hospitality of Romagna Coast, it therefor became synonymous with cycling – : amazing scenery and breathtaking paths leads to the inner land to discover the real heart of this territory. A destination for any kinds off tourism, thanks to architecture, landscapes, gastronomy that welcomes you in a land you can easily reach by air, train or car. Cesenatico waits for you for a 4 day trips giving memories that will last a life time.
This trip is not just about taking part in a magical Gran Fondo on the Sunday but the Saturday has a Pro race with numerous top Pro Tour Teams. In 2019 top teams showed up such as , Barhein Merida, Movistar, Dimension Data, Bora, Italian National Team, Androni Giocattoli Sidermec, Bardiani Csf, Nippo Fantini, just to name a few.
If you don’t know who Marco Pantani is just google him , otherwise you will know this is a Gran Fondo NOT to be missed and once you have read about him you will be booking!
We will be staying at the fantastic amazing eye-popping bike perfect 4 star hotel – Lungomare Bike Hotel , this hotel is not only on the beach front , it has a full wellness centre and a beautiful swimming pool it also has an amazing state of the art secure bike secure storage unit. In addition it has a wide range of Pinarello’s to hire so you don’t even have to bring your own bike. To top all this off it’s a great place to bring the family on this trip to cheer you on as you start and finish or bring them another time for a superb family holiday
Thursday > Monday – Thursday 16th September 2021 to Monday 20th September 2021 – TBC
Your GF Marco Pantani is on the 19th September 2021 – TBC
WHEN AND WHAT DO YOU NEED TO PAY?
If you do not go for our monthly payment plan then see below
Booking deposit £200.00 per rider
Balance due :- 1/8/2020
Please take a look at our payment and cancellations Terms and Conditions page
Our first trip that we offer “Super Half Board” – probably the best ever !
Transfer to and from Rimini AirPort
There are 5 guided rides all of difficulty and intensity
Mineral salts & Banana for excursions
Water for water bottles
Rich buffet breakfast,
Post-workout buffet from 12.00h to 16.30h and dinner buffet.
For those who wish we can make a table service at no additional cost.
Water and Wine on draft during dinner
Water and soft drinks in the minibar
When relaxing after your ride
Beach towel and bathrobe available
Laundry for technical clothing
Use of the HOTEL LUNGOMARE SPA for 2 hours per day
Large bike room (for over 130 bicycles), safe and video-monitored
Equipped with a washing area, small repairs and a compressor
Trips should you wish to visit
Tuesday Excursion with tasting of typical local food and wine products
Thursday Excursion with snack all together in the square of Longiano (except in July and August), a beautiful medieval fortified village
Free access to the outdoor pool heated to 29 C° and salinized
Panoramic fitness room with sea view and Techogym equipment
Assistance in case of accidents or faults
Daytime and evening entertainment
Free use of city bikes
Entry to Granfondo Marco Pantani + race pack
Fly into Rimini Airport
Ensure you are cleared through customs by :- 13:00
Coach departs at :- 13:30
Coach departs from the hotel at :- 10:00 am
1-hour (approx.) transfer, so book your return flight with this in mind.
Many thanks for deciding to take a trip with European Cycle Events, we really look forward to seeing you.
All Events and Bespoke trip payments
Your deposit payment, which secures your place on your trip, is taken by Stripe along with instalments and balance payments
Our terms and conditions can be found on our Terms and Conditions Page
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