Mileage : 1264 km / 786 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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 MILANODay 2 MILANO - COMO LAKE (204 km)Day 3 COMO LAKE - CHIAVENNA (113 km) Day 4 CHIAVENNA - DOLOMITES (267 km) Day 5 DOLOMITES - CORTINA D'AMPEZZO (182 km)Day 6 CORTINA D'AMPEZZO - TRENTO (279 km)Day 7 TRENTO - BERGAMO (219 km)Day 8 DEPARTURE FROM BERGAMO (*)
(*) 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 GSMotorcycles available in category B : BMW F 700 GS / BMW F 750 GS / Moto Guzzi V85TTMotorcycles available in category C (quote on request) : Yamaha MT07 Tracer / Honda 750 NCX
All motorcycles comes with side panniers and top case boxLower seat and lower frame version available on request.
*This is the prices category when riders join the tour with their own bikes
The price of this guided motorcycle tour includes :
Not included in the price of this guided motorcycle tour :