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Cycle Classic Tours: Gran Fondo Florence

27/03/2014 - Florence - Sportive

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Day 1 27 March
We'll meet at our hotel. For those who want to have an airport station pick up please contact us. We will collect you and we`ll bring you to our cosy Tuscan villa in San Casciano (20km away from Florence).The tour leader will explain the coming activities and itinerary for this Gran Fondo de Rosa Florence trip.

Day 2 28 March
Don't miss the training workout led by Andrea Tonti, former professional cyclist! Today you will do a nice trainings ride with your fellow bicycle friends through beautiful Tuscany!

Day 3 29 March
After yesterday's ride it's time to pedal again! Together with Andrea Tonti you will immerse the best of Italy. The last trainings day before the Granfondo de Rosa Florence. Combine the best of Tuscany with physical action and the beauties of this very popular region! Tuscany is named number one on Forbes list "The best region to Live" and is in fact an excellent base for the upcoming Granfondo. Challenging climbs and long downhill runs makes Tuscany a Cyclist paradise. Dinner 

Day 4 30 March
Gran Fondo de Rosa Florence racing day! The Granfondo of 130 km - for the most trained athletes - and the Mediofondo of 90 km, shorter but nevertheless with the same charme of the long course. The main new feature of next year edition will be the crossing of the Mugello area, a mountain region north of Florence, maybe a part of Tuscany far less popular than other places, but for this reason still unspoiled and with an autentic, traditional charme. So, while we are waiting for the official courses (stay tuned, they will be published here as soon as the will be available) here's a brief summary of what you can expect! Medio Fondo: 90 km, elevation gain 900 mt Firenze, Fiesole, Borgo San Lorenzo, Barberino, Vaglia, Pian di Mugnone, Via Salviati, Arrival live Gran Fondo:130 km, elevation gain 1900 mts (approximately) Firenze, Fiesole, Borgo San Lorenzo, Luco, Passo del Giogo, Firenzuola, Passo della Futa, Barberino, Vaglia, Pian di Mugnone, Via Salviati, Arrival line The main sponsor of this event is "De Rosa", the prestigious company of the "heart-shaped" bicycles, that in 2013 celebrates 60 years of activities.

Day 5 31 March
Departure day.....Time to say goodbye and thank you for joining us. Cycle Classic Tours hope to see you back soon on one of our other cycling trips. We wish you a good flight back home or a pleasant stay in Florence. Transfers the airport will be made by our tour guides on request.

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HQ/Start Address
Address Line 1 Florence
Address Line 2 Florence
Town Florence
Event Facilities
Adequate Car Parking Facilities Adequate Car Parking Facilities
Changing Rooms Changing Rooms
Showers Showers
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Organiser Details
Name cycleclassictours
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Phone 0031 (0) 561 851942
County Antrim

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