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Sixth edition of the SHARKS GRANFONDO which has entered the TOP TEN for one of the best SPORTIVE RACES in Italy!


  • Friday 15th May will be the start this fantastic weekend with the opening toast
  • Saturday 16th bike tour with Gianni (hotel owner and passionate cyclist) and the withdrawal of the chip in the expo area at Cattolica Aquarium
  • Sunday 17th the race then closing ceremony with grilled fish & piadina for everyone and, after a shower, pasta party at the expo area


Here’s the advantages you get staying at Gambrinus Mare:

  • The Saturday bike ride with giude, the owner of the hotel, to get to know the area and routes better with a nice fresh beer offered on your return!
  • Late check-out until 6.00 pm on the day of departure
  • Free car parking
  • Bike Room with video surveillance or possibility to keep your  bike in your bedroom
  • Breakfast on the day of the race starting from 06.00 am
  • 50% discount for the Cattolica Aquarium, a great opportunity to visit the largest Aquarium on the Adriatic coast!


LONG ROUTE (136 km – difference in height 2183 m – max gradient 12%)

Download route GPX (Garmin-Long)

SHORT ROUTE (79 km – difference in height 1232 m – max gradient 8%)

Download route GPX (Garmin-Short)

The hotel’s excellent position will allow you in just a few pedals to be at the starting grid which leaves from the Cattolica Aquarium.

Expect an amazing grand finale with the arrival at the picturesque Gabicce Monte, overlooking the sea, where you will be served grilled fish, piadina, a local speciality, and of course a nice glass of red Sangiovese wine!


Bikes? No problem, we can organise bike hire for you, we also have professional carbon “Carrera” road bikes equipped with shimano 105 with 11 speed to rent in the hotel, all you have to do is bring your gear, leave the rest up to us!



  • Reservations of at least 3 nights, you will recieve a free bib for the race
  • Garage for your bikes with video survelliance, locked and for exclusive use only
  • Bike wash area
  • Laundry service at the hotel for technical gear
  • Late check-out (for a minimum stay of 2 nights) until 6 pm
  • Fantastic race pack with gadgets and typical products
  • Fixed registration fee at € 34.00 (bib price)

  • Super half board treatment (reinforced breakfast, buffet dinner with water and wine included)
  • Strategic position just 400 meters from the starting grid
  • Free parking near the hotel
  • Evening entertainment at dinner for the whole family
  • Guide for groups of 10 or more for cycling tours
  • A stones throw from the beach
  • Discounts for the theme parks in the area
  • Free Wi-fi throughout the hotel

So what are you waiting for? It couldn’t be easier, just contact us by email at OR call + 39 348 9292 566 to receive info and get a quote, we all speak great English!