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2023 Giro d'Italia Final Week tour Italy

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Sportive Breaks are your Official Tour Operator for the 2023 Giro d’Italia which takes place from Saturday May 6th until Sunday May 28th, 2023. We offer unforgettable VIP Hospitality experiences and Giro d’Italia cycling and spectator tours with hotels, transport, daily support and VIP experiences all included.

Join us on the final rest day of the 2023 Giro d’Italia and be part of our tour that takes in the final stages of the Italian Grand Tour. Our tour is designed by Giro d’Italia stage winner Andrea Ferrigato who will also be your lead guide for the tour. Andrea and his team of local drivers, mechanics and cycling guides will show you all the best parts of this part of Northern Italy and Rome.

Trentino and Cortina d’Ampezzo

We are staying at two fabulous hotels in Levico Terme and Cortina d’Ampezzo.

Rome extension

The finish of the 2023 Giro d’Italia is in Rome. We offer a 6-day tour that starts and finishes in Venice with the option to extend your tour with a transfer to Rome on Saturday followed by two nights in this historical city.

Tour Highlights

Tour Highlights

  • Spread your payments: Our payment plan is an interest-free payment method where you will have the opportunity to spread payment for your booking

  • Watch the Battle for Pink from up close: Be with us for the exhilarating final stages of the 2023 Giro d’Italia. See the battle for Pink unfold on the brutal final mountain stages. Watch the winner being crowned on the final day in Rome.

  • VIP access and Hospitality: As an official Giro partner, we have exclusive access to VIP experiences which are included with your tour. Our tour vehicles have accreditation stickers that give us access where other tour operators simply can’t go.

  • Stay in nice hotels : Our team have chosen to stay in quality hotels that are good for stage access and that are typical of the regions we travel through.

  • Daily ride options: Our daily rides are planned by Giro d’Italia stage winner Andrea Ferrigato. Choose from several daily ride options. Our rides either start or finish with an exciting official Giro d’Italia VIP experience each day. A great focal point where cyclists and spectators in the group join up.

  • Ride some stunning routes: On our tour you will experience some fantastic rides like Monte Bondone, Tre Cime Lavaredo, Passo Giau, Passo Falzarego.

  • Non-Cycling spectators: You don’t have to be a cyclist to get close to the action. With our vehicle access and VIP experiences you’ll have a front row seat.

  • Bike rental available: No need to bring your own bike. We offer a selection of carbon road bike rental of different levels for all riders. We also offer E-bike rental.

Avg Daily Distance Avg Daily Elevation Difficulty

What's Included

Accommodation

7 nights in excellent hotels

Included Meals

7 breakfasts and evening meals

Transfer

Airport transfers

Mechanic

Available for the tour

Daily Programme

For cyclists and spectators

Hospitality

Start Village, Cross the Finish Experience, Finish Hospitality, Finish Hospitality Final Stage

Additional Extras

Bike Rental

Carbon road bikes and E Bikes

Giro d’Italia 2023 – VIP and Hospitality experiences included

Through our official partnership with the 2023 Giro d’Italia we include exclusive VIP and Hospitality experiences with our tour.

Arrival and departure

Our tour starts on the final rest day. We offer the option to book a conveniently located hotel pre-tour so you can settle in after travel before we start. We offer airport transfers on arrival and departure for you and your luggage and bike box.

Ride Support

We offer a guided ride each day. We have Andrea as your bike guide on the road with you. We also have a support vehicle with driver who is also a mechanic. We will either transport everyone to a location from where we will start the daily rides, or we will ride straight out from the hotel. We offer vehicle support for the riders and the spectators will be transported to the day’s hospitality venue or to a vantage point to watch the race.

On days where we move on to another hotel, we will transport luggage, bike boxes and bikes and we will offer an adapted itinerary depending on the day’s logistics.

Riders and spectators are reunited to enjoy the hospitality and VIP experiences together. We attempt to keep hotel changes and transfers to a minimum.

Start Hospitality on Stage 17

Every day, in the start town, the Start Village offers a Hospitality Area at the start. Guests watch the riders get ready and witness the sign-on ceremony whilst enjoying drinks and snacks.

Finish Hospitality on Stage 16 and in Rome

Finish hospitality offers a superb vantage point along the finishing straight. Non-stop catering and open bar service are included. Plasma TV screens broadcast the race until the riders come into view live.

Cross the Finish Experience on Stage 16

Feel like a pro for the day and cross under the official finish line of an actual Giro stage. We will guide you over the final kilometres of the stage and you will cross under the finish line before we take photos on the winner’s podium.

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2023 Giro d'Italia Final Week tour Cycling Holiday

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Sunday 21 May 2023 : Pre-Tour Hotel

We offer a conveniently located pre-tour hotel where you can stay for one extra night and rest after travel. Meet the tour guides here and get your tour off to a relaxed start. Please note that airport transfers are not available today. Please contact us to add the pre-night hotel [email protected]

Monday 22 May 2023 : Giro rest day and arrival day

Monday 22nd May 2023 – Giro rest day and arrival day.

As the riders of the 2022 Giro d’Italia enjoy their final rest day, we will welcome you at venice Marco Polo airport. Our head guide, Giro d’Italia stage winner Andrea Ferrigato, and the Sportive Breaks team, will be at the airport awaiting your arrival.

Our transfer will then leave the airport at 12.00. Please ensure that you arrive in plenty of time before our departure time.

Bikes

If you are travelling with your own bike, then we will transport your bike and bike box or bag for the duration of the tour. When we move to the next hotel, there’s no need to re-pack your bike. Alternatively, we also offer bike rental for the duration of the tour. Bikes can be stored at the hotel.

This afternoon and early evening, our tour leaders and bike mechanics are available to help you.

Our hotel

Sport & Wellness Hotel Cristallo is located high up in Levico Terme, in a quiet area near the spas and Imperial Park. The hotel has a spa, a garden with swimming pool, and a panoramic terrace. The hotel also features a wellness area and pool.

Guided Warm Up Ride

This afternoon Andrea will offer an optional guided bike ride in this beautiful area. The hotel’s proximity to the lake offers a great opportunity to discover the area by bike.

Later this evening we will gather for an evening meal together at the hotel restaurant. After dinner you are free to head into town to explore.

Tuesday 23 May 2023 : Stage 16 – Sabbio Chiese – Monte Bondone – Mountain stage

Distance Elevation Difficulty
Main Bunch 75km 2500 3/5

Tuesday 23rd May – Stage 16 – Sabbio Chiese – Monte Bondone – Mountain stage

After breakfast we have a great day lined up for both cyclists and spectators.

Guided ride – 75km with 2500m of ascent

Andrea will lead a group ride that takes us over the Passo Sommo to Serrada. After a lunch break in Aldeno we will ride Monte Bondone. We will cross the official Giro d’Italia finish line and we have the amazing experience of taking photos on the official winner’s podium before awaiting the arrival of the Giro riders in comfort in the hospitality area. The experience is open to spectators as well.

After the stage finish, we will transport you back to the hotel where the evening meal awaits.

Cross the Finish Experience

Feel like a pro for the day and cross under the official finish line of an actual Giro stage. We will guide you over the final kilometres of the stage and you will cross under the finish line before we take photos on the winner’s podium.

Finish Hospitality

Finish hospitality offers a superb vantage point along the finishing straight. Non-stop catering and open bar service are included. Plasma TV screens broadcast the race until the riders come into view live.

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Wednesday 24 May 2023 : Stage 17 – Pergine Valsugana – Caorle – Sprint Stage

Distance Elevation Difficulty
Front Group 100km 2000m 3/5

Today we will enjoy the start of the Giro in Pergine Valsugana from the Start Hospitality area. After today’s guided ride in the area, we will check out of the hotel and transfer to Cortina d’Ampezzo.

Guided ride – 100km with 2000m ascent

We will ride from Baselga di Pinè to Alleghe in the afternoon and climb the Passo Rolle before transferring to Cortina d’Ampezzo where we will be staying for the next two nights.

Start Hospitality

Every day, in the start town, the Start Village offers a Hospitality Area at the start. Guests watch the riders get ready and witness the sign-on ceremony whilst enjoying drinks and snacks.

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Thursday 25 May 2023 : Stage 18 – Oderzo – Val di Zoldo – Mountain Stage

Distance Elevation Difficulty
Main Bunch 86km 2500m 4/5

Today we will take a break from the Giro d’Italia to do some cycling in this beautiful region. We will take you on a classic Dolomites loop that includes Passo Falzarego, Passo Valparola and Passo Campolongo. The ride is 86km long with 2500mt ascent. We will have a lunch break in Corvara.

Hotel and evening meal in Cortina

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Friday 26 May 2023 : Stage 19 – Longarone - Tre Cime Lavaredo – Mountain Stage

Distance Elevation Difficulty
Front Group 55km 2450m 3/5

Today our guided ride will take in Passo Giau and Tre Cime di Lavaredo (55km and 2550m ascent). We will await the arrival of the riders at Misurina lake where we will also stop for lunch.

Final night at the hotel in Cortina.

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Saturday 27 May 2023 : Departure from Venice or Rome extension

Today’s Giro stage is far away. It will give the riders a 750km transfer to get to Rome on Saturday night or Sunday morning. We offer two options today:

  1. Rome extension. In the morning transfer to Venice and 4hr train journey to Rome. Bike boxes and luggage will be transported by us. Collection from the train station followed by two nights hotel in the centre of Rome. Evening meal at our hotel in Rome.
  2. Departure from Venice. 2h.30min transfer from Cortina to Venice Airport

Sunday 28 May 2023 : Stage 21 – Roma

Leonardo Finish line Experience in Rome

The Giro d’Italia offers several restricted-access enclosed hospitality areas, along the final straight, from where you can enjoy the end of the race from a front row seat. The finish line marks the end of the competitive efforts of the day. All around, the essence of the Giro d’Italia: fun, joy, entertainment. A hearty mix of celebration and passion.

TASTE THE JOY OF VICTORY

After collecting your pass, you will have access to your selected Hospitality Area, reserved for the top stars – a superb vantage point along the final straight – offering in-suite non-stop finger food/open bar service. Plasma TV screens will broadcast the race until the riders come into view live.

Leonardo is the top-level finish area hospitality, a multi-story privileged truck, close to the finish line.

Included with finish hospitality experiences

  • Guest reception, and collection of the pass for the reserved hospitality area
  • Access to a sheltered hospitality area with a unique vantage point on the finish line
  • Non-stop catering/ open bar service
  • Live stage broadcast on plasma TV screens

Monday 29 May 2023 : Departure day

As we bid you farewell, we will offer airport transfers to Rome Airport. For those who are departing later there are good public transport links from the city centre out to the airport.

Accommodation

Cristallo Sport & Wellness Hotel

2023 Giro d'Italia

Whether you are active and in the need of sports or you just need some time off nowadays life with its load of responsibilities, deadlines and duties, let the Aclers and the staff of Cristallo take care of you. You’ll find something more. Something made right for you, right here, where the Dolomites and their green meadows reach the blue sky. Cristallo’s new rooms have the taste of the natural and eco friendly building materials and green design wall coatings. It is a sustainable green alpine environment, “Natureplus” quality certified, with a modern interpretation, right in front of the charming peaks of the Dolomites. Our gourmet experience is based on both creativity and regard on Trentino traditional kitchen. We focus on matching tastes, delicate food cooking and ingredient selection: apples from the famous Val di Non, extra-virgin olive oil from the Sea of Garda, apple juice and organic jams, as well as eggs from local and trusted farmers. There’s nothing better than relaxing in our Relax Oasis after a day full of exciting and amusing activities. Cherish yourself listening to the smooth sound of our salt cascade, while you experience the incredible benefits of pink Himalayan Salt particles. Taste this wonderful sensation. Here in the Dolomites, the roads are simply a cult for bicycle lovers! The famous challenges between Fausto Coppi and Gino Bartali, as well as Marco Pantani, just took place here – on the wonderful Passo Manghen and the peaks around. Now it’s your turn to dare!

Hotel de la Poste

2023 Giro d'Italia

Hotel The oldest hotel in Cortina, the De La Poste is a 4-star hotel still nowadays a reference point in the Dolomites: each of its room holds a story – like the Room of Hemingway, who stayed here several times -, each object has a symbolic value, each staff member has some kindness to offer. You can also come to the “Posta” for an aperitivo or to enjoy a cocktail prepared by one of its expert barmen, for a night out with your friends or a dinner for two, for an event or tailor-made experiences. Rooms A classic, elegant touch with a historical taste distinguish the Hotel’s rooms and suites. Different one to another, each with its own identity, they have cozy spaces where warmth of wood and mountain style prevail. Spacious and finely furnished, they are available in different types, as single, double, triple rooms or suites, also as adjoining rooms. Some rooms offer the possibility to enjoy a whirlpool, a balcony or a panoramic terrace with a view on the mountains. Bar & Restaurant The Hotel De La Poste is part of the history of Cortina and undisputed protagonist of its restaurants and society life: you’ll be welcomed by the Bar Grill, a historical bar where you can taste delicious dishes and appetizing cocktails by the legendary barman Antonio Di Franco, the restaurant Il Posticino, with its warm, refined spaces and its sophisticated à la carte menu, and the large, sunny panoramic terrace where to enjoy relaxation anytime of the day.

Hotel Mozart

2023 Giro d'Italia

In the heart of historic Rome and shopping, within walking distance from Piazza di Spagna and Via dei Condotti, Hotel Mozart has one of its strong points in an enviable position. It’s warm and elegant atmosphere, the comfort of its rooms, the cosy lounge, make it the ideal place to stay in Rome. The wonderful Roof Garden, the balconies and the terraces of some rooms, offer a splendid view over Rome and in particular on Trinità dei Monti, Villa dei Medici and the Church of San Carlo al Corso. The quantity and quality of services offered to guests is truly remarkable. Our bars offer a small catering menu with typical regional dishes, pizzas, desserts and a selection of excellent local wines. Snacks, beers, aperitifs and international cocktails, fine liqueurs, are served in the lounge with the fireplace lit during the winter and in the enchanting Roof Garden with panoramic views during the Summer. The Hotel Mozart has 56 rooms furnished in an elegant classical style. A constant maintenance and the high comfort, makes them efficient in all respects. The furnishing and equipment of the rooms is the same throughout the building. The rooms vary in type depending on the size and on some particularities that elevate the standard. The rich breakfast offers desserts, artisanal flans and exquisite traditional regional specialties. The service takes place in elegant, finely decorated rooms, with a balcony and overlooking the characteristic promenade of Via del Corso, one of the most important streets of the capital.

Airport Transfers

Our tour starts on the final rest day at a conveniently located hotel. We offer the option to book a pre-tour hotel so you can settle in after travel before we start. We offer airport transfers on arrival and departure for you and your luggage and bike box. Airports are Venice Marco Polo on arrival and departure and Rome if you choose to come on our extension trip.

Airport
Arrival Times
Departure Times
Venice Marco Polo
As the riders of the 2023 Giro d’Italia enjoy their final rest day, we will welcome you at Venice Marco Polo airport.
Our transfer will then leave the airport at 12.00. Please ensure that you arrive in plenty of time before our departure time. If you want to have a relaxed arrival, why not book our pre-tour hotel?
As we bid you farewell, we will offer airport transfers to Venice Airport on Saturday. For those who are departing later there are good public transport links from the city centre out to the airport. If you stay with us in Rome, we offer Rome airport transfers on Monday.

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Sportive Breaks are part of the Destination Sport Experiences Group. When clicking on the booking link below, you will be taken to the Destination Sport Experiences booking engine. If you have any questions, please do contact our team [email protected]

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