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  Tour of Lombardy

  19—22 MAY, 2016

The second of the David Millar Tours takes us around the Italian Lakes, from Lake Como in the south to Colico in the North, via HC passes and dramatic shoreline roads. The tour will route over some of the most famous Giro d’Italia climbs and use part of the famous Giro de Lombardi route whilst staying in superior accommodation.

Thursday 19th May

Arrive at Milan for the transfer to Lake Como.

 

David Millar Tours - Tour of Lombardy

 

Friday 20th May

Como –  Colico  (147 km; 3001m of climbing)
The biggest day, with the Passo San Marco at an elevation of 1992m. This is the mountain pass that links Val Brembana with Valtellina, and is situated in Lombardy and at 24 km will test the best of legs. We finish back on the shores of Lake Como, where David will meet us for pre dinner drinks followed by dinner.

 

David Millar Tours - Tour of Lombardy

 

Saturday 21st May

Colico –  Lago di Como (118 km; 2566m of climbing)
Ride with David Millar on a day for the Italian aficionado, with the climb of the Madonna del Ghisallo, which features every year in the Giro di Lombardi. This will take us to the chapel and cycling museum at the top. The 2nd climb of the day will include the legendary “wall of Sormano”, a 2km climb with some sections at 25%.

 

Pre dinner drinks and dinner with David Millar.

 

David Millar Tours - The Wall of Sormano

 

Sunday 22nd May

Lago di Como – Verbania (95km; 1627m of climbing)  
The shortest day in the saddle at approximately 95 km and another chance to ride with David Millar. There is the stunning Parco Regionale di Campo de Fiori , followed by the 9.5 km average 8.2 % Passo de Cuvignone. We then head to the Spa hotel and pack our bags and have a late lunch with David on the shorefront, before heading to the airport.

 

David Millar Tours - Tour of Lombardy

 

The final transfer leaves at the hotel at 1800hrs for flights leaving Milan airport from 2100hrs.

£1,575
for single occupancy

Please with inquire about non-riding partners.

 

 

What's included: What's not incuded:
Three nights Half board accommodation Flights
All breakfasts and evening meals at the hotel Lunch time meals (except Sunday lunch)
Airport transfers Travel insurance
Sunday lunch Incidental expenses
Experienced staff to advise on clothing and nutrition All Drinks (wine is included with your evening meal)

3 Ride guides

 
3 Support vehicles  
Mechanical support  

 

 

 

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DAVID MILLAR TOURS
VELOCAMPS
18 Roedean Way
Brighton
BN2 5RJ
UK

 

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