Dream Cycling the Sun-Splashed Ligurian Riviera

Come and discover the beauty of the Italian Riviera by bike with your Sanremo bike trip. Flowers covering rock walls, ocean breezes, citrus scents surround us, sandy beaches everywhere, endless vineyards and olive groves on the terraced hillsides. All with famous Italian winding coast roads Riviera cycling is picture-perfect!

This 6 day cycling package is 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 in the closing kilometres of the Spring Classic, Milan – Sanremo. Or if you prefer to dream, like a movie star lying on the beach with the cool waters of the Mediterranean lapping over your feet. Experience both with your Sanremo bike trip and private Italian Riviera bike tour package.

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Classic ToursWe also offer our classic Annecy bike trips in combination with a private Sanremo bike tour. Why not extend your holiday and turn it into the cycling vacation of a lifetime?

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Private Tour

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

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Premium: $3876 per person
Includes 4* Hotel Accommodation on the picture perfect Italian Riviera

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May June September

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6 Days / 5 Nights

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Bike hire – $500
Non-cycling partner – $3651

Non-cycling partner?

That’s ok, we cater to non-cyclists too!

Accompany your cycling partner on the Sanremo bike tour escape and dream together! Experience a little part of Italy for yourself with all the amazing sightseeing opportunities and delights of the Mediterranean coast. 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.

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

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You can book this private bike trip on any date that suits you. Our private tours run for most of the year, but we recommend this tour for the season of May June & September.

Contact us today to arrange your cycle trip of a lifetime!

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Itinerary

As with all the Practice Bicycle planned rides you always have the option of taking it easy and enjoying the comfort of the support vehicle and all the spectacle of the day at a more leisurely pace.
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.

Your Sanremo private bike tour package includes:

  • 5 nights Hotel Anthurium 4* 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