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BCYCLET Season Opening – La Dolce Vita

Italy, Northern Lakes
  •  495/person (including taxes)

  • 4 Days

  • Endurance Ride

  • 1 Leisure level

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March 24 – 27, 2022

Take your bike off the trainer and indulge in the cycling paradise of Ticino and Northern Italy!

The number of riders is limited. Early registration is therefore recommended.
Registrations will close latest on March 10, 2022.

Day 1 Domodossola to Locarno
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Ride through the beautiful Centovalli as a warm up for the long cycling weekend! Roll into Locarno at sunset and enjoy the unique Italian flair in Switzerland at the shores of the Lago Maggiore.

49km/800m+

14h00 meeting at the train station in Domodossola

14h30 departure from Domodossola

Today we explore the beautiful hills between the Lago Maggiore and the Lago di Lugano. The headliner climb of the day is the Alpe di Neggia, from the lake up to 1395m! Afterwards, we enjoy a long and winding downhill to lunch back at the lake side, before crossing over to Lugano on small backroads.

88km/2100m+

09h30 departure from the Hotel

 

Today we finally arrive in the mythical land of cycling – and pay a visit to the famous Madonna del Ghisallo! But before you have to climb – first through the Valle Intelvi to the Lago di Como, then, after a quick boat ride and lunch, up to the Colma di Sormano.

86km/1900m+

09h30 departure from the Hotel

12h46 Ferry Argegno – Lezzeno

You will have time for a stroll through beautiful Bellagio before taking the 10h50 ferry to Cadenabbia. The route for the last day has you crossing back into Switzerland along the Lago di Lugano before finishing in the historic town of Bellinzona. No lunch today, but coffee and cake at the finish!

68km/1200m+

10h50 Ferry Bellagio – Cadenabbia

  • Fully functional road bike with two independent brakes
  • Helmet
  • Two water bottles
  • Puncture repair kit suitable for the bike (inner tube & patches or tubeless sealant and tire plugs, pump or CO2-capsule, tire lever)
  • Appropriate clothes for riding in late March
  • GPS with the track preloaded
  • Mobile phone working in Switzerland and Italy
  • Front and rear light attached to the bike
  • Personal nutrition

Included in the Ride + Hotel package – 495 Euro

  • Ride Leader on all four days
  • Lunch “Feed Station Style” on Friday and Saturday
  • Coffee & cake in Bellinzona on Sunday
  • Dinners & Breakfasts in Locarno, Lugano, and Bellagio (three dinners & three breakfasts)
  • Three hotel *** nights in Locarno, Lugano, et Bellagio
  • Accommodation in double rooms
  • Transport of your luggage from hotel to hotel
  • GPS files and terrain altimetric profile
  • Ferries on the Lago di Como

Transfers – 60 / 20 Euro

60 Euro

  • Transfer of rider, luggage & bicycle from Geneva to Domodossola on March 24 and from Bellinzona to Geneva on March 27

20 Euro

  • Transport of one road bike from Geneva to Domodossola on March 24 and from Bellinzona to Geneva on March 27

Not included

  • Personal consumption & alcoholic beverages
  • Transportation from or to Geneva (unless booked specifically)
  • Any insurances
  • Bike or GPS (available for rent)