Dream Italy Cycling Tours Sanremo

Sun-Splashed Italian Riviera Cycling Vacation

Come and discover the Italian Riviera and classic Italian cycling with your Sanremo bike trip. The Liguria region is a narrow land squeezed between the mountains and the sea with a mild climate, breathtaking views and spectacular cliffs.  Passing fishing villages with tall and slender houses in vivacious colors, secluded bays and hidden treasures around each corner.
This is the perfect place to live the Italian “dolce vita” by bicyclette. Soak up the atmosphere in the typical alleyways of San Stefano al Mare by letting yourselves be guided by the sound of the sea.  The Mediterranean coast with vineyards and olive groves on the terraced hillsides and panoramic Italian winding roads Riviera cycling is picture-perfect!

Italy cycling tours are designed to make you feel like a different person. In this region of Italy, streets aren’t measured by kilometres, but by emotions…perfect for cycling.  You want to dream like you are a Professional cyclist on the famous cycling roads of the Spring Classic, Milan to Sanremo. Or you prefer to immerse your self in the best of Italy at a more leisurely pace.  Experience both with your Sanremo bike trip and Italian Riviera bike tour package.

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Classic ToursWe also offer our luxury Lake Annecy bike tours in combination with a Sanremo bike tour. Why not extend your holiday and turn it into a France Italy cycling vacation of a lifetime?

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Luxury Bike Tours

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Flexible – from 40 km/day to 80 km/day

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Premium: $3372 per person
Includes 4* Hotel Accommodation on the picture perfect Italian Riviera

Or make it custom, from $3872 per person

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Sanremo, Italy

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May – October

Duration

6 Days / 5 Nights

Small Group Size

4 to 6 people

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Bike hire – $500
Non-cycling partner – $3122

Unpack Once, Cycle Everyday

Discover classic Italy cycling the Italian Riviera!

The picture perfect Italian Riviera, crescent-shaped strip of the Mediterranean coastline straddling between the south of France and Tuscany the classic Italian cycling destination.
Sanremo bike trips explore Italy’s Liguria region dotted with charming villages alongside the shimmering ocean the ideal stay for cycling and authentic Italy.
With the perfect Riviera dei Fiori cycle path start each day with the sun rising over the sea exploring a stretch of Liguria.  Beaches and rocky headlands and the interior terraces of medieval villages, luxuriant gardens and pristine valleys.
Typical of the Riviera dei Fiori is the extremely mild climate, little rain its time to dream together in Italy!

Thank you again for a great and unique cycling experience, Absolutely fantastic! Not only did I get to ride & eat like a true Italian... we were riding in Italy, I just love saying it!
Testimonial by T. Houghton – Australia
T. Houghton – Australia

Dates

We run our Italy cycling tours, Sanremo bike trip between May and October.  Below are all our scheduled small-group departures, we can’t wait to share Italy with you soon.

2021
  • 08 May — 13 May Enquire
  • 25 May — 30 May Enquire
  • 15 June — 20 June Enquire
  • 07 July — 12 July Enquire
  • 04 August — 09 August Enquire
  • 14 September — 19 September Enquire
  • 02 October — 07 October Enquire

Looking for specific dates?

If you want to travel on different dates, don’t hesitate to contact us about arranging a custom Sanremo Bike Trip!

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Itinerary

Take a look at the sun splashed Italian Riviera cycling that is waiting for you in Italy!
Sanremo Bike Tour Day One - Arrival Day
ARRIVAL TIME: Midday
*Planned Ride Option:
Distance 40km approx ride time 2hrs route Cycling Riviera (Riviera dei Fiori cycle path)
INCLUSIONS: Nice Airport (France) or Sanremo – Imperia Train station (Italy) Transfer,
Welcome Drinks & Dinner in one of Liguria’s finest Restaurants
NON CYCLING GUEST: Share the spectacular tour day sights
Arrival Day on the Liguria coast and welcome to the start of your dream bike tour experience on the Mediterranean! Amazing panoramic views await you and the blue Italian Riviera with a relaxing bike ride along the winding coast of Italy. This evening relax and enjoy drinks as we welcome you to Italy, followed by a classic Italian dinner and finish in true Italian style with a Grappa and Gelato!
Sanremo Bike Tour Day Two
*Planned Ride Option:
Distance 80km approx ride time 3.5hrs route Valli di Diano
Distance 40km approx ride time 2hrs route Imperia
INCLUSIONS: Breakfast, Restaurant Lunch
NON CYCLING GUEST: Share the spectacular tour day sights

We have a great choice of bike routes available today as we explore the roads around Imperia. With coastal villages and glitz towns on offer or more of a challenge with a winding road into the Liguria hillside and the Colle S Bartolomeo. We are truly on the Italian Riviera with an ideal place to take a lunch break amongst the cafes and palms of this coastal playground of the rich and famous.

After the perfect ride, reward yourself by spending the afternoon relaxing on the beach or shopping in Sanremo.

The beauty of the Italian Riviera by Bike…flowers covering rock walls, ocean breezes, citrus scents surround us, sandy beaches everywhere…endless vineyards and olive groves on the terraced hillsides… the Riviera is picture-perfect!

Sanremo Bike Tour Day Three
*Planned Ride Option:
Distance 70km approx ride time 3.30hrs route Ceriana
Distance 40km approx ride time 2hrs route Milano-Sanremo
INCLUSIONS: Breakfast, Restaurant Lunch, Liguria Hills Wine Tasting
NON CYCLING GUEST: Share the spectacular tour day sights & delights

Today we ride on some of the most famous cycling roads in all of Italy, the final kilometres of the Primavera Classic “Milano – Sanremo” route and the final two decisive climbs of the Cipressa and Poggio. Many of the greats of Professional cycling historically have raced and won on these very same roads…enjoy the spectacular coastline views and feel the Tifosi cheering you all the way!
Once in Sanremo it’s time to join the ‘chic’ as we can relax over lunch in typical Italian style! Fully refreshed we can enjoy a very leisurely ride back to our hotel on the Cycling Riviera pathway. This 24km stretch, from Ospedaletti via San Remo to San Lorenzo al Mare, follows an old railway line winding through eight historic fishing villages.
This afternoon there is an option to visit a local Liguria Vineyard or relax by the Mediterranean?

Sanremo Bike Tour Day Four
*Planned Ride Option:
Distance 90km approx ride time 4hrs route Liguria Alps
Distance 42km approx ride time 2.5hrs route Colle Testico
Distance 44km approx ride time 2hrs route Albenga
INCLUSIONS: Breakfast, Restaurant Lunch
NON CYCLING GUEST: Share the spectacular tour day sights

We will feel like the wind is on our backs today as the bike wheels turn easier than normal on the smooth bitumen of the coastal roads to Albenga. In this region of Italy, streets aren’t measured by kilometres, but by emotions… perfect for cycling!
It’s now time to swap the comfortable coastal roads for the challenge of the interior, enjoy the slopes of the Colle Testico at your own steady pace with this gradual climb winding upwards to the summit.
Great cycling always requires a great reward it’s time to relax over a leisurely lunch, the Italian way!

Sanremo Bike Tour Day Five
*Planned Ride Option:
Distance 95km approx ride time 5hrs route Bajardo
Distance 80km approx ride time 3.30hrs route Mediterranean
Distance 40km approx ride time 2hrs route Dolceacqua
INCLUSIONS: Breakfast, Vineyard Visit, Farewell Dinner to remember!
NON CYCLING GUEST: Share the spectacular tour day sights

We have one last ride opportunity together with the spectacular blue Mediterranean Sea as our back drop. Our choice ride routes today head west along the coast towards the frontier with France before turning inland and the unforgettable charm of Dolceacqua. This region is known for its terraces formed over many years with the hard work necessary to utilise this unique landscape with olive and wine production. After a great week of riding what could be a more fitting final location than this!

Enjoy a leisurely lunch and Vineyard visit before we will head back to the coast where you can enjoy your final afternoon with a well-deserved drink on the beach. Tonight join us to celebrate with that marvellous Italian institution Farewell Dinner

Sanremo Bike Tour Day Six - Departure Day
DEPARTURE TIME: Midday
INCLUSIONS: Breakfast, Nice Airport (France) or Sanremo – Imperia Train station (Italy) Transfer

Departure Day and It’s unfortunately time for your trip to draw to an end and so must the dream as we transfer you to Nice Airport (France) or Sanremo – Imperia Train station(Italy), ‘Arrivederci’ from PRACTICEBICYCLE.

Whether you have years of cycling experience or are just new to the bike, you will experience the very best cycling of your life with these 40 – 50km / 31mi ride routes each day.  As long as you love cycling, this trip is for you!

Each cycling route during your Sanremo bike trip will be tailored specifically to your bike riding ability and experience, with a selection of spectacular comfortable bike rides ideal for the leisure cyclist. All rides start and end in the same place, so there are no targets to make each day and you can not be left behind.

Practice Bicycle bike tours choose only the best accommodation for you, with proven, quality, 2* , 3* & 4* Hotel accommodation packages available located on the Mediterranean coast.  Take a look at the type of Hotels for your stay in Sanremo.

Hotel du Nord 2 Star Annecy France          Allobroges Park Hotel 3 Star Annecy France          Hotel Le Pre Carre 4 Star Annecy France

The Mediterranean coast is the absolute perfect base for your Italy bike trip and ideal for relaxing and sharing with non-cycling partners.

On each of our Sanremo bike trips we tailor the daily rides to the riders experience and ability with many of our favorites that we like to share with you on this tour.  Take a look at the detailed itinerary above for what is waiting for you.

If you or your group are looking for a custom experience for your perfect luxury cycling vacation Contact Practice Bicycle today!

Accompany your cycling partner on the Italy cycling tours to Sanremo escape and dream together!

Experience a little part of Italy for yourself with all the amazing sightseeing opportunities and delights of the Mediterranean coast with our Non-Cycling package. Relax on the beach or meet your partner on the morning bike route and share a real Cappuccino together. What better way could there be to end each day than an evening of Italian cuisine and the sound of the sea.

‘Unpack Once, Cycle Everyday’
The one location, one hotel cycling experience is the brain child of Bridget Evans (Owner/Operator).  On retiring from professional cycling it was the pure pleasure of cycling that evolved the proven Practice Bicycle formula of one location.  To include everything enjoyable and removing the less pleasurable is our goal of your perfect cycling holiday experience.

Packing and Unpacking each day was tiring, stressful and time consuming. With insufficient time to relax, enjoy and experience the unique location before it was time to move on again.
With a life spent discovering the very best locations to Practice Bicycle, including endless ride options exploring in every direction all from the one hotel.
Experience the very best cycling of your life when you Unpack Once, Cycle Everyday!

For your added convenience we have quality carbon road bikes as an optional extra available to you with your Sanremo bike trip.
Many of our guests prefer their own bikes for maximum cycling pleasure. Should logistics and travel arrangements make this too difficult then our bike hire is the perfect solution.
Depending on availability and size we have several brands available including Cannondale, Fuji, Lapierre, Haibike carbon bikes are recent models with Shimano Ultegra or 105 componentry.

Cannondale Synapse Carbon Road Bike Shimano compact 50/34 x 12-32          Fuji Quality Carbon Road Bike Hire Shimano compact 50,34 x 12-34          Haibike Quality Carbon Road Bike Hire Shimano compact 50,34 x 12-32        Lapierre disc brake Quality Carbon Road Bike Hire Shimano compact 50,34 x 12-32

Your Italy cycling tours Sanremo package includes:

  • 5 nights 4* Hotel accommodation on the Mediterranean Coast
  • 5 Colazione Italian style buffet breakfasts
  • 5 Superb guided rides tailored for your enjoyment throughout the tour
  • 2 classic dinner experiences Italian style
  • 3 Italian restaurant long lunches
  • Liguria Wine Tasting opportunity
  • Transfer from Nice Airport (France) or Sanremo – Imperia Train station (Italy) to your accommodation

Sanremo Bike Trip Highlights:

  • Ride the spectacular Riviera dei Fiori cycle path with panoramic views of the Mediterranean
  • Explore historical centre of Imperia and Diano Marina, coastal town known as the City of Oranges after its Orange tree lined streets
  • Iconic Italian climbs Cipressa & Poggio amonst the man-made terraces and hill top villages
  • Discover the picturesque medieval town of Dolceacqua full of charm with it’s bridge described by the impressionist painter Claude Monet as a ‘jewel of lightness’
  • Ligurian Wines, from Rossese di Dolceacqua to Ormeasco di Pornassio the entire region offers fine wines.
  • Private 1st class tailored service every pedal stroke of the way
  • Unique experience & lots of FUN
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