UCI Gran Fondo World Championships 2023
Two Night Stay in Perth Thurs 3rd August – Sat 5th Aug
Official travel partner of the UCI World Championships in Scotland.
3rd - 5th August 2023
Why Book This Trip?
The biggest sportive event of the year. The 2023 UCI Gran Fondo World Championships in Scotland sees riders from around the world compete for the rainbow jersey in the Time Trial and Road Race. The pinnacle of sportive racing. To qualify, enter one of the events that’s part of the UCI Gran Fondo World Series and all you have to do is finish in the top 25% of your age group.
2023 UCI Gran Fondo World Championships in Scotland
Sportive Breaks are the official fan and amateur participant travel and experiences provider of the 2023 UCI Cycling World Championships in Glasgow and Scotland.
These Championships, featuring 13 World Championships across 7 disciplines including Gran Fondo will be the biggest showcase of two-wheeled action that the world has seen.
The Gran Fondo and Medio Fondo will take place on Friday 4th August 2023 and the Time Trial on Monday 7th August.
Stay in Perth, Scotland with Sportive Breaks
We offer a large selection of hotels to suit every budget for 2 or 3 nights with the option to add extra nights. All our hotels are in Perth, so you are close to the location of the event registrations, the start, the finish, the podium ceremonies, and the after-party. From hostel accommodation to 4-star hotels and from self-catering to bed and breakfast and half board.
Spread your payments: Our payment plan is an interest-free payment method where you will have the opportunity to spread payment for your booking
Choice of packages: We offer a 2 night hotel package for the Gran Fondo in Perth. We also offer longer duration tours
Book with the official Tour Operator: Sportive Breaks are the official fan and amateur participant travel and experiences provider of the 2023 UCI Cycling World Championships in Glasgow and across Scotland.
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What's Included - 2 Night Gran Fondo package
Choice of hotels
Mechanics available throughout your stay
Day To Day
We will not offer airport transfers today. Please make your own arrangements to arrive at your chosen hotel. If you decide to arrive today, please arrive in plenty of time to check into your hotel, prepare your bike and register/ sign on for tomorrow’s event at the event village.
We offer a large selection of hotels in Perth to suit every budget. All our hotels are in Perth, so you are close to the location of the event registrations, the start, the finish, the podium ceremonies, and the after-party. From hostel accommodation to 4-star hotels and from self-catering to bed and breakfast and half board. Please refer to the hotel details page of your chosen hotel to find out more about what’s included.
What about my bike?
We are operating a centrally located bike store with continuous service from our team of bike mechanics. The bike store is within easy cycling distance of most hotels and close to all important venues in Perth. Bikes can be safely stored either at the hotel or at our bike store. Please check each hotel’s description for the details of where your bike will be stored.
Our mechanic will be available this afternoon at the hotel to assist you with building your own bike after travel.
Evening meals will be available at your hotel if you have booked a hotel that includes this. Alternatively Perth has many restaurants to enjoy.
Please ensure that you register for tomorrow’s event.
- 09.00 – 18.00 Registration and collection of race packs – Headquarters in Perth at Perth Concert Hall
- 09.00 – 15.00 – Technical briefing for Gran Fondo and Medio Fondo – Headquarters in Perth at Perth Concert all.
Today is the day!
Getting to the start
For some of you, your bike will be stored at our event hub in Perth which is located within easy walking distance of your hotel and the start and finish. Please come and collect your bike in plenty of time.
For those of you who have your bikes stored at your hotels, it’s just a short roll out from each of our hotels to the start line. Please make your own way to the start this morning, based on your own start time. Our staff will be on hand this morning if you have any last-minute mechanical issues, or if you need directions to the start line.
- 10.00 – 16.30 Gran Fondo
- 10.30 – Medio Fondo races
- 11.45 – Start of the public 100m mile Sportive
- 14.15 – Start of the short distance Sportive
- 17.00 – 2023 UCI Gran Fondo World Championships Podium ceremonies – Perth
After breakfast, please check out of the hotel and depart.
More About the Event
You're in safe hands
We have a team of highly experienced professionals who have been organising cycling trips for over 25 years. We are members of ABTA and ATOL so book with confidence.
Plenty to choose from
Sportive Breaks offer a huge selection of Gran Fondo, Cyclo-Sportive events, Cycling Hospitality and Cycling Tours and Weekenders.
Spread your payments
Our payment plan is an interest-free payment method where you will have the opportunity to spread payment for your booking. *Selected products. Terms and Conditions apply
We know the routes, we know the roads. We know how the event works and the best hotels for the start and finish. We organise everything for you; transfers, bike transport, additional feed stops, rep support and more.