Lake Como Cycling Week

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  • Duration: 7 days
  • Price: £1,899

Ride the classic climbs, experience the highlights of the Giro di Lombardia and immerse yourself in cycling culture. Cycling’s true spiritual home.

About this Trip

The names of winners past and cycling legends are painted on the road.  You are greeted at the top of climbs with shrines to Coppi, Bartali and Casartelli. There is a chapel decorated with the bikes of cycling’s greatest hero’s. We are very pleased to once again team up with Passoni and offer another sensational Lake Como cycling experience. Ride the classic climbs, experience the highlights of the Giro di Lombardia and immerse yourself in cycling culture. There is no better place than Lake Como for this. Cycling’s true spiritual home.

 

Sample Itinerary

Day 1 – Arrive at Lake Como, optional warm up ride.

Day 2 – Bellagio loop.

Day 3 –  Cycle the highlights of Lake Como. Steeped in cycling heritage & fantastic scenery.

Climb the Madonna di Ghisallo & Muro di Sormano. Two of Italy’s most legendary climbs.

Visit the world famous Museo del Ciclismo.

Day 4 – Ferry to Varenna, cycle on Como’s western shore for more Lombardian highlights.

Day 5 – Recovery ride & visit to the Passoni Atelier.  More classic roads & framebuilding of the highest quality.

Day 6 – Bellagio – Lake Lugano. Return by Ferry from Menaggio. Your final fix of Lake Como cycling.

Day 7 – Depart

Trip Dates

June 6 – 13th 2015

For groups of 8 or more we can run a Lake Como cycling trip anytime from May 1st until September 30th .  Please contact us to arrange.

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Trip Details

  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner cooked by our resident chefs
  • Airport Transfers
  • Upto six cycle rides fully supported by the Just Pedal team
  • Vehicular Support
  • All on ride snacks and energy products
  • Just Pedal cycling jersey
  • Visit to the new Passoni Atelier to see titainium frame building at its best
  • Demo a Passoni titainium or carbon road bike for the day*

 

* Subject to availability

Accommodation

Our  five bedroom luxury villa is situated just outside Mennagio in a truly remarkable location.  Enjoying a private and elevated hillside location overlooking the famous Bellagio peninsular, the sleek and stylish villa provides up to 10 guests with a truly unforgettable stay with a full host of modern day comforts and luxury features to enjoy.

The 200sqm villa boasts an open plan layout with the principal living and dining area enjoying a lake view on the first floor. Here guests can relax and entertain in style, with a fully fitted contemporary kitchen with gas hob, oven, microwave and breakfast bar situated in an inviting and relaxed living area which is furnished with L-shaped sofa, a sleek gas fireplace for added ambience and a flat screen TV for your entertainment.

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Testimonials

Thanks to all at Just Pedal for putting on a sensational trip.  A great week of Lake Como Cycling. Can’t wait to go back.    Steve Baldwin, UK:  Lake Como Cycling, May 2013

What a great few days of cycling in Italy with Just Pedal.  The Lake Como scenery is spectacular and the trip was organised really well.  Thanks Guys!  Joanne Kelly, SA, May 2013

 

 

·         Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner cooked by our in house chef