Official travel partner of the UCI World Championships in Scotland.
5th to 8th August 2023
The 2023 UCI Gran Fondo Individual Time Trial World Championships with Sportive Breaks
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
The UCI Gran Fondo World Championships are coming to Scotland in August 2023. 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 in Perth and the Time Trial on Monday 7th August in Dundee.
Stay in Perth, Scotland with Sportive Breaks and we will transport you directly to and from the start of the Time Trial in Dundee.
For Time Trial only package, we offer a hotel for 2 or 3 nights based in Perth city centre. From here, we will transport you to Dundee for a reccie ride and registration and on event day, saving you any worries of having to make your own way to the start line.
The Time Trial course heads East out of Dundee before returning into Dundee for the finish. You can find the Time Trial course information here.
Choice of packages: We offer a 2 night hotel package in Perth for the Gran Fondo Time Trial in Dundee, or you can chose one of our 6 night packages if you’re racing the Road Race and Time Trial.
Guided warm up rides & Private warm-up area: Daily warm up rides taking in this beautiful area led by our ride guides with support van & Warm-up area on race day near the start with turbo trainers available.
Mechanical support: On hand all weekend, our expert mechanics are there to make sure your bike is in perfect nick.
Transport to Dundee: On registration day and on race day
Book with the official Travel Partner: 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.
What's Included - 2 or 3 Night Gran Fondo Time Trial package
Hotel in Perth city centre
Mechanics available throughout your stay
Included with all packages:
- Hotel Premier Inn in Perth for 2 or 3 nights
- Breakfasts and evening meals
- Secure bike storage
- Guided Warm Up Ride
- Return transport to Dundee on registration day and on race day
- Mechanic Service Available all weekend
- ABTA protected.
Also available at a supplement:
- Single occupancy
- Extra nights
- Transfer from Edinburgh Airport. Available on Saturday on arrival and Tuesday on departure at set times from £40 single and £80 return.
- Bike transport from the airport can be booked at £20 per bike per journey.
- Private airport transfers available on request
Day To Day
Please make your own arrangements to arrive at our hotel in Perth today or make use of our airport transfer. We provide an airport transfer service from Edinburgh (EDI)airport at 13.00 today. We will also transport your bike in its box or bag.
Transport of Bike Boxes
If you are travelling with a bike box or bag, then we offer transportation at £20 per bike per journey. Please book this in advance to ensure that there is space on our vehicle.
We are staying at Hotel Premier Inn Perth City Centre on a half board basis so with breakfasts and evening meals included. You are close to the location of the event registrations, the start, the finish, the podium ceremonies, and the after-party.
What about my bike?
You can bring your own bike as bikes can be safely stored at the hotel. Our mechanic will be available this afternoon at the hotel to assist you with building your bike after travel.
Evening meal at the hotel this evening.
After breakfast, our team will take you and your bike to Dundee. We will lead you on a short, guided ride of the Time Trial course. You can also register for tomorrow’s event and collect your race pack and attend the official riders briefing in Dundee.
Evening meal at the hotel in Perth this evening.
It is possible to also arrive today, but you must ensure that you go to Dundee to register, and you will miss the warm-up ride.
We don’t offer airport transfers today.
After breakfast, we will transport you and your bike over to the Time Trial course just outside of Dundee. We offer private warm up areas with turbo trainers to warm up and get ready for your start slot.
You can find the Time Trial course information here.
This afternoon the podium ceremonies and closing celebrations take place at the event HQ in Dundee. Return transport to the hotel and evening meal in the hotel.
Our team will assist you with preparing your bikes for travel.
Departure after breakfast. We offer airport transfers back to Edinburgh airport at set times today.
If you want to depart at any other time, then we also offer private transfers on request. Please contact us for a quote.
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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.
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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.