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Italian lakes and Dolomites motorcycle tour

Dates 12/09 - 19/09/2021
Destination Northern Italy
Category Guided or self guided tour Europe
Duration 7 days 7 nights

Mileage : 912 km / 567 miles      

Tour highlights : Lake Maggiore, Lake Cômo and Lugano, Village of Bellagio, Moto Guzzi museum, Stelvio pass, Balcone of Italia, Alpine roads of the Dolomites, Garda lake, Iseo lake, Bergame historical center

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Dates & Prices
Departure date

Day 1 - Arrival in Orta San Giulio
Day 1 - Arrival in Orta San Giulio

Arrival of participants in Orta San Giulio on the Orta lake. Visit of the Unesco listed Sacro Monte.
Group briefing and dinner at the hotel.
Transfer to Orta from Milano airport for those arriving by plane with rental option.

Day 2 - Orta - Lake Como
Day 2 - Orta - Lake Como

A nice ride to start the day. we'll leave the plains of Lombardy to head to the alpine peaks with Mount Rosso in the backdrop. You will follow Lake Maggiore then Lake Lugano and its beautiful lake front, you can enjoy the funicular Monte Bre. Then along the lake and a detour through the balcony of Italy, one of the most beautiful panoramas of the Lake District, you will reach Lake Como and its famous villas.

Day 3 - Lake Como - Chiavenna
Day 3 - Lake Como - Chiavenna

You will start your day by following Lake Como at sunrise to reach one of its most beautiful and famous villages: Bellagio. Then passing through the peninsula you will visit the museum of the motorcycle factory Moto Guzzi in Mandello del Lario. We will then leave the lake to head towards the foothills of the italian Alps.

Day 4 - Chiavenna - Dolomites
Day 4 - Chiavenna - Dolomites

Today you will climb the legendary Stelvio, the highest mountain pass in Europe from where the panorama is breathtaking, as well as the pleasure of riding !. Then you will discover the charm of the region of Trente Alto Adige, an Italian region with a strong cultural identity. You will ride your bike between orchards and vineyards perched on the slopes of mountain to Mendola pass. Welcome to italian south Tyrol.

Day 5 - Dolomites - Cortina d'Ampezzo
Day 5 - Dolomites - Cortina d'Ampezzo

The Dolomites Mountains and valleys awaits you for this stage rich in turns and passes : Gardena, Sella, Pordoi, Falzarego. The Dolomites offers unique landscapes in the Alps. Stop in its typical villages where high mountain life seems so harsh and out of time. Then you will reach the famous resort of Cortina d'Ampezzo.

Day 6 - Cortina d'Ampezzo - Trento
Day 6 - Cortina d'Ampezzo - Trento

We leave Cortina to reach the Giau pass where view is breathtaking. Then we will cross the Dolomites national park and its incredible landscapes and pass like the surprising passo San Boldo. We will make our way west towards Trento with a stop at the Monte Grappa one of the biggest world war one memorial in the Dolomites.

Day 7 - Trento - Bergamo
Day 7 - Trento - Bergamo

After a ride on the lakeside road on the Garda lake we will take one road listed as one of the most beaufitul scenic road in Italy : the Strada del Forra which offers the best panoramic views on the lake. Then after riding along the Iseo lake, where the riva boats are built, we will reach Bergamo, a city rich in history and heritage.

 

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A motorcycle tour under the sign of wilderness and history.

Between the lakes and the mountains, this tour which offers the best of the north of Italy will make you discover the charms of the italian lakes and the vertigo of the alpine pass such as the mythic Stelvio, the highest road pass in Europe. Once conquering all the Dolomites pass with your bike you will reach Venice, the serenissima, where its renaissance treasures will blow your mind away. 


 

Day 1 ARRIVAL IN MILANOfiat italy travel motorcycle
Day 2 MILANO - COMO LAKE (195 km)
Day 3 COMO LAKE - CHIAVENNA (120 km) 
Day 4 CHIAVENNA - DOLOMITES (280 km) 
Day 5 DOLOMITES - CORTINA D'AMPEZZO (180 km)
Day 6 CORTINA D'AMPEZZO - TRENTO (220 km)
Day 7 TRENTO - BERGAMO (230 km)
Day 8 DEPARTURE FROM BERGAMO (*)

 

 

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Lake Como vintage poster

(*) optional : FREE !! enjoy 3 more days of free riding for those who choose to bring back the motorcyle to our office in Tours. 

Our self-guided edition offers an alternative end in Venice instead of Bergamo.

Motorcycles available in category A : BMW R 1200 RT / BMW LC 1200 GS / BMW LC 1250 GS
Motorcycles available in category B : BMW F 700 GS / BMW F 750 GS / Moto Guzzi V85TT
Motorcycles available in category C (quote on request) : Yamaha MT07 Tracer / Honda 750 NCX

All motorcycles comes with side panniers and top case box
Lower seat and lower frame version available on request.

Rates in guided tour formula (in € PP) :

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  *This is the prices category when riders join the tour with their own bikes

Motorcycle model / type of room
(price per person)

lit single

lit double

lit twin

moto perso *

€ 1 168

€ 890

€ 890

BMW R1200RT  BMW R1200GS € 2 150 € 1 390 € 1 720
Moto guzzi V85 BMW F 750 GS

€ 1 928

€ 1 170

€ 1 450

The price of this guided motorcycle tour includes :

  • Transfer from / to Milano Malpensa airport on arrival and departure
  • Motorcycle rental with unlimited mileage and insurance
  • A professional bilingual guide on a motorcycle leading the group
  • 7 hotel nights in 2 and 3 star hotels with continental breakfast
  • visit of the Moto guzzi museum in Mandello del Lario
  • Information kit and road-book.

Not included in the price of this guided motorcycle tour :

  • Flights to France or Italy
  • Any other meals not included in the tour
  • Drinks and personal expenses
  • Fuel
  • Riding equipment (helmet, jacket, gloves)
Italy - Discount sharing a room (with your own bike)

Discount on the single room rate for a single rider sharing a room.

€ -278
Italy - Discount in shared room (1200cc)

Discount on single rate for a single rider in shared room (1200cc category)

€ -430
Italy - Discount in shared room (750cc)

Discount on single room rate for a single rider sharing a room with rental BMW 750cc

€ -478

Guided tour calendar 2020 / 2021

2021

March

Southern Morocco
06 to 14 march 2021
05 to 13 march 2022

May

Irish loop
07 to 19 may 2021
06 to 18 may 2022

Asturias & Picos Europa
30 may to 07 june 2021
29 may to 06 june 2022

D-Day Normandy tour
22 to 27 may 2021

Tour de France
22 may to 07 june 2021 

France Discovery
22 may to 06 june 2021

June

Grand Alps tour
21 to 30 june 2021
20 to 29 june 2022

July

Trans Pyrénées tour
04 to 11 july 2021
03 to 10 july 2022

Memorial & Battlefield tour
17 to 26 july 2021
16 to 25 july 2022

August

Auvergne & Cévennes
15 to 24 august 2021
15 to 24 august 2021

Grand Alps road & Provence Riviera
26 august to 05 september 2021
27 august to 06 september 2022

Heart of Europe
29 august to 04 september 2021
27 august to 02 september 2022

September

Northern Italy & Dolomites tour  
12 to 19 september 2021
11 to 18 september 2022

Tuscany & Cinque Terre tour
20 to 27 september 2021
19 to 26 september 2022

December

Canarias islands