Bike Holiday on the Adriatic coast

Do you love your bike more than anything else? If the answer is yes, well then great! You can discover some of the most beautiful routes in Italy between the Romagna and Marche region and cycle among medieval villages with breathtaking views overlooking the sea. Come and see for yourself, it really is spectacular plus we are here to help you, to create a specail holiday that you won’t forget!

 

 

Special facilities on offer for our cyclists:

  • Locked garage to store your bike
  • Possibility to rent professional bikes at good prices
  • Equipped workshop for your use
  • Bike wash area
  • Special deals with bike shop
  • Bike manager
  • Expert cycling guide on request
  • Information & map corner
  • Laundry service
  • Reinforced breakfast

Rental in hotel

Travel light! You can rent from us the brand new “Carrera” ROAD BIKE. All you need is your gear!

FRAME: Carbon

FORK: Carbon

GROUP: Shimano 11 speed

GROUPSET: Shimano 105

CRANKSET: Compact 34/50

REPORTS: 12/28

Rental Price: daily € 25.00 / 1 week € 140.00

Bike Manager

Gianni, the hotel owner, is also a keen cyclist and loves to go out on his bike when he can grab some spare time! In the hotel he has created a corner especially for cyclists, full of information with some great routes for all levels, show photos of his achievements and can give you advise on fab places to visit. His English is very good and you can cycle along with him, it’s a great opportunity not too miss out on!

Road Bike

Discovering the “marchignolo” territory, on roads that give you lots of challenges, among vineyards overlooking the sea, rivers, epic climbs and panoramic slopes! The famous Pirate Marco Pantani trained here! This is one of the best area’s in Italy to cycle!

Challenge #1

Conquer the beautiful Panoramic route and its fabulous curves overlooking the sea between Romagna and Marche region (Cattolica, Gabicce Monte, Casteldimezzo, Fiorenzuola, Santa Marina, Pesaro, Gradara, Cattolica). Do you feel ready to try it?

Difficulty: easy

Km: 45

Gradient: 300 mt

Recommended gears: 34/52

Challenge #2

Fortresses and castles of the Malatesta Family

The Lordship that ruled over the land of Rimini (Cattolica, Gradara, Mondaino, Tavoleto, Morciano, Mercatino Conca, San Marino, Verucchio, Coriano, Cattolica). This really is spectacular, with some of the nicest castles and medieval towns in Italy, would you like to cycle here?

Difficulty: medium

Km: 121

Gradient: 1550 mt

Recommended gears: 39/26

Challenge #3

Urbino, ride your bike through art, nature and culture (Cattolica, Morciano, Tavoleto, Urbino, Montecchio, Tavullia, Cattolica). This is an area for people who love culture, you can’t get any better than this!

Difficulty: medium

Km: 100

Gradient: 1200 mt

Recommended gears: 39/23

Challenge #4

The great challenge, a legendary climb: the Cippo of Pantani (1423 mt)

Where the famous Pirate used to train, his famous saying was: “The Carpegna hill is enough for me !!!” (Cattolica, Coriano, Montecerignone, Carpegna, Mercatino Conca, San Marino, Cattolica). Apart from being an incredible and strenuous climb this is also a pilgrimage for cyclists who come to see where the Italian champion, who won both the “Giro di Italia” and the “Tour de France” used to spend most of his time!

Difficulty: Difficult / very difficult

Km: 105/125 *

Gradient: 1850/2006 mt

Recommended gears: 39/26

* add 20 Km (6 km of strenuous effort) to climb the Cippo (climbing average rate: 10,70 %)

Mountain Bike

If you love cross country and you are not afraid to get dirty with mud, the Panoramic Route between Romagna and Marche region offers a series of perfectly marked trails that are right for you! Otherwise if you prefer something easier but equally challenging, we have some interesting suggestions to ride between nature and history! Which one do you prefer?

Route #1

Discovering the San Bartolo Park

The first hills that meets along the Adriatic coast coming down from the north of Italy which covers a territory of 400 km. As you can see this is an amazing sight with breathtaking views.

(Cattolica, Gabicce monte, Casteldimezzo, Fiorenzuola, Pesaro, Siligata, Cattolica).

Do you think you could do this one?

Difficulty: medium
Km: 40
Gradient: 840 m

Route #2

Along the banks of the Conca

This ancient natural park has recently been redeveloped and has become an important area of social, tourist and educational interest.

(Cattolica, Morciano, Cattolica)

Deffinately worth a try!

Difficulty: easy
Km: 32
Gradient: 77m

Route #3

Following the Conca river

A more demanding route in the heart of Valconca valley.

(Cattolica, Morciano, Cerreto, Montefiore Conca, Cattolica)

This is good fun, do you want to go for it?

Difficulty: medium
Km: 51
Drop of hill: 865m