Date October 11, 2020
Nights 3 to 4 Nights
Book From £299pp Deposit
Price From £499pp
Granfondo Lombardia October 11, 2020 Italy The Monuments

Granfondo Lombardia with Sportive Breaks

The classic Tour of Lombardy, the Race of the Falling Leaves, finally has a sportive to go with it. Starting and ending in Como, the route takes in the iconic Ghisallo, the 20% plus Muro di Sermano and several other famous climbs of the pro race. Lake Como is the perfect place to end your season.

Weekend Highlights

Weekend Highlights

  • Warm up rides: We have a short warm up ride on Friday afternoon before a 75km spin on Saturday to have a look at the route.

  • Pre race briefing: On Saturday night our guides talk through the main sectors of the race with tips of how to ride at your best.

  • Mechanical support: Expert mechanics on hand all weekend or hire one of our excellent Ridley Fenix SLs

Sportive DistanceSportive ElevationSportive Difficulty
Long Route107km1900m 3/5

What's Included

Accommodation

Great 4* hotel right on the lake in Como

Transfer

Return transfers from Milan Malpensa

Sportive Entry

Delivered to your hotel

Included Meals

All breakfasts

Guided Warm Up Ride

On Friday & Saturday

Mechanic

On hand all weekend

Bike Rental

Ridley Fenix SL available (£139)

Reviews

Granfondo Lombardia

Italy’s Lake Como is a wonderful place to ride. With a mixture of challenging climbs and routes that run alongside sparkling lakesides and beautiful villages; the sportive complements the race of the Falling Leaves, also known as the Tour of Lombardy.

What better way to end a lakeside race than by enjoying delicious food and toasting with wine that has been produced locally?

What is Gran Fondo il Lombardia?

Starting and ending in Cantu, cyclists will experience the legendary Ghisallo in addition to the mercilessly steep Muro di Sormano – the two big climbs of the race.

Although this event is moderately difficult, there will still be plenty of opportunities to enjoy breathtaking views over the rolling terrain.

Itinerary

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9th October : Arrival Day

● Early arrival at the hotel. ● A gentle 60km cycle is planned, led by our expert local guides. ● The route will include cycling along the lakeside with a small amount of climbing - a perfect ride to settle into the swing of things.

10th October : Warm Up Ride

● A 75km ride around the lake has been planned. ● Our cycle ends in Como, where we will enjoy a wonderful lunch. ● Pre race briefing before the sportive

11th October : Sportive Day!

● We take on the Gran Fondo Lombardia sportive. ● Normal finish time is early afternoon so plenty of time to enjoy Como and the Sunday markets in the evening.

Airport Transfers

Como is located near Milan. Sportive Breaks provide an airport transfer to the hotel from Milan Malpensa (MXP), and the journey takes approximately 40 minutes.

Airport
Arrival Times
Departure Times
Milan Malpensa (MXP)
11.30am on Friday (book flights to arrive by 11am)
11am back on Monday (book flights to leave after 1pm)

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