Follow your cycling holiday dreams with tailored cycling tours Italy and France… Imagine yourself putting your feet into the cool, clear Mediterranean Sea after the challenge of the Cipressa and Poggio classic climbs on the Italian Riviera!
Next stop we’re in the heart of the French Alps relaxed in the charm of Lake Annecy one of the most beautiful towns in France and amazing cycling holiday destination…
If you know Italy you will know it offers much more than just the bicyclette!…nobody can show you how you deserve to relax after a great bike ride like the locals on the Italian Riviera. It’s time to eat and drink the Italian way!
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Tailored cycle tours Italy – Arrival Day in Santo Stefano al Mare
Distance 30km, route Cycling Riviera (Riviera dei Fiori cycle path)
INCLUSIONS: Imperia train station (Italy) hotel transfer, Welcome drinks & dinner in one of Liguria’s finest Restaurant
Welcome to Santo Stefano al Mare, Liguria the start of your dream Italy bike tour experience on the Mediterranean! Amazing panoramic views await you with a relaxing bike ride along the winding coast of Italy. We are truly on the Italian Riviera with an ideal place to take a break amongst the cafes and palms of this coastal playground of the rich and famous.
This evening relax with welcome drinks followed by a classic Italian dinner and finish in true Italian style with a Grappa and Gelato!
Spectacular ride on the Riviera dei Fiori Cycle Path
Sanremo the ‘Town of Flowers’ and famous for its Casino built in 1905
Classic gastronomic Italian welcome drinks & dinner
Tailored cycle tours France – Arrival Day in Lake Annecy
Distance 40km route Lake Annecy
INCLUSIONS: Vehicle Transfer, Welcome Drinks and Dinner
Todays ride is the breathtaking lap of Lake Annecy, the cleanest Lake in Europe, surrounded by the Forrest mountain of Semnoz on the west and the massive La Tournette (2351m) and the Grand Alps to the east. The perfect way to begin the most exhilarating week of riding with Practicebicycle Tours in Annecy the French Alps!
Leaving Annecy Centre Ville at a leisurely pace, it’s not long before we are following the contour of the Lake. Exploring the tiny labyrinth of streets and passing homes from medieval times, contrasting spectacular views every few minutes as we head to the southern end of the lake. It’s easy to see why we like to take in this gentle ride…..so much to see in such a short period of time!
Stopping for a café and patisserie at one of our favourite patisseries or bars on route and immersing yourself in the slow pace of French life.
This evening we invite you to join us for a Welcome Aperitif and Dinner at one of Annecy’s finest Restaurants to experience local Haute Savoie cuisine!