Italian lakes and Dolomites motorcycle tour

Dates 15/09 - 22/09/2019
Destination Northern Italy
Category Guided or Self-guided
Duration 7 days 7 nights

Mileage : 912 km / 567 miles      

Highlights : Lake Maggiore, Lake Cômo and Lugano, Villages of Bellagio and Klausen, Moto Guzzi museum, Stelvio pass, Balcone of Italia, Venice and its laguna, Trévise, Alpine road of the Dolomites.

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Depart date

Day 1 - Arrival in Orta
Day 1 - Arrival in Orta

Arrival of participants in Orta. Briefing and dinner at the hotel.
Transfer to Orta from Milano airport.

Day 2 - Orta - Lake Como (195 km)
Day 2 - Orta - Lake Como (195 km)

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.

Day 3 - Lake Como - Bormio (197 km)
Day 3 - Lake Como - Bormio (197 km)

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.

Day 4 - Bormio - Chiusa (230 km)
Day 4 - Bormio - Chiusa (230 km)

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 Chiusa Klausen, a classified village dominated by an imposing monastery. Welcome to italian south Tyrol.

Day 5 - Chiusa - Cortina d'Ampezzo (150 km)
Day 5 - Chiusa - Cortina d'Ampezzo (150 km)

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.

Day 6 - Cortina d'Ampezzo - Venice (190 km)
Day 6 - Cortina d'Ampezzo - Venice (190 km)

You cannot leave the Dolomites Mountains without making a detour to Tre Croci Pass to admire the famous Tre Cime di Lavaredo mountains, so emblematic of the region. Then you will start your descent on the south and Veneto province, not without enjoying the historic center of Treviso. It is finally on your arrival in Venice that you will leave your motorcycle to visit the city.

Day 7 - Venice (rest day)
Day 7 - Venice (rest day)

For our last day we will wander the little streets and alleys of this magical city. Your guide will take you to some itineraries were the venitian people use to og to get away from tourists flow.

 

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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 MILANOfiat italy travel motorcycle
Day 2 MILANO - COMO LAKE (195 km)
Day 3 COMO LAKE - BORMIO (147 km) 
Day 4 BORMIO - CHIUSA KLAUSEN (230 km) 
Day 5 CHIUSA KLAUSEN - CORTINA D'AMPEZZO (150 km)
Day 6 CORTINA D'AMPEZZO - VENICE (190 km)
Day 7 VENICE
Day 8 DEPARTURE FROM VENICE (*)

 

 

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Lake Como vintage posterPrices (in € PP) :

Motorcycle model / type of room
(price per person)

single

double

sharing

motorcycle tour with your bike 

€ 1 168

€ 890

€ 890

BMW R1200RT  BMW R1200GS € 2 150 € 1 390 € 1 720
BMW F650GS BMW F700GS

€ 1 928

€ 1 170

€ 1 450

(*) optional : FREE !! enjoy 3 more days of free riding for those who choose to bring back the motorcyle to our office in Tours.

The price of this motorcycle tour includes :

  • Transfer from / to Milano Malpensa airport on arrival and in Venice on departure
  • Motorcycle rental with unlimited mileage and insurance
  • A professional bilingual guide on a motorcycle leading the group
  • 7 hotel nights in 2 and 3 star hotels with continental breakfast
  • visit of the Moto guzzi museum in Mandello del Lario
  • Information kit and road-book.

Not included in the price of this motorcycle tour :

  • Flights to France or Italy
  • Any other meals not included in the tour
  • Drinks and personal expenses
  • Fuel
  • Riding equipment (helmet, jacket, gloves)
Italy - Discount sharing a room (with your own bike)

Discount on the single room rate for a single rider sharing a room.

€ -278
Italy - Discount in shared room (1200cc)

Discount on single rate for a single rider in shared room (1200cc category)

€ -430
Italy - Discount in shared room (700cc)

Discount on single room rate for a single rider sharing a room with rental BMW 700cc

€ -478

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