In the center of Marche
With this tour you will go from ancient medieval village to undisclosed nature, charming hills, natural reserves and you will truly experience all history and soul of Marche.
TOUR LENGHT: 8 DAYS
DIFFICULTY: Medium. Max slope 7%.
KM PER DAY: 60/70
INCLUDED IN THE OFFER:
7 overnight stay
Half board dinner at the hotel (beverage included)
6 days of guided bike tour
Free bike parking inside secured bike room
Free access to washing machine and dryer for sport clothes
Free access to pool and spa
* We will generally have lunch at agreed restaurants and taverns during the tour. Sometimes we might have an open-air picnic; in that case MarcheBikeLife will provide every participant with a pocket-lunch
1090€ double room, 1 person
1840€ double room, 2 persons
Group size: min 1 - max 18 people
NOT INCLUDED IN THE OFFER
Transfers with equipped shuttle to a custom destination or out of the region
Transfers airport/hotel both ways
Bicycle and equipment rental
Specific medical assistance
NECESSARY BYCICLE AND EQUIPMENT
Racing bicycles, MBT, or city Bike. If you do not have, you can rent it from us
Cycling suits or sport clothes
Shoes for road bicycles or MTB
Helmet, it is mandatory
Cinelli bikes available for rent (experience or gravel) at 30€ per day.
MORE INFO AND BOOKINGS tel 0734873864 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Arrival, welcome to the hotel, technical briefing of the tour.
Departure from Hotel Horizon. Following the cycling path of Porto Sant’Elpidio we reach the sea village of Porto San Giorgio. Then we go on with an easy climb to Torre di Palme, an amazing old hamlet with a wonderful view on the sea. Then we move through Borghi di Lapedona, Moresco with its magnificent castle and its narrow streets and we reach Monterubbiano, where we have a stop for having lunch in a peculiar and traditional inn. After lunch we take again our bicycles and bike to the beautiful and historical town of Fermo, Monte Urano, until we reach the old hamlet of Sant’Elpidio a Mare. Finally, we move back to Hotel Horizon where we have dinner and stay overnight.
Departure from Hotel Horizon. We go towards Cascinare/Casette d’Ete with a short deviation for visiting the first Romanic Church. Then we pass by zona Brancadoro (home of luxury brands outlets), Villa San Filippo, Corridonia, Petriolo, where a nice and pleasant climb down goes through a wood. We reach the Romanic/Gothic Abbey of Fiastra, which constitutes the most important religious building in the Marche. In this meditation place, we have a stop to have a pocket-lunch; also we get the chance to visit the entire abbey with a private guide. After the stop, the tour starts again, heading to Urbisaglia, Piediripa di Macerata, passing by San Claudio, where we can visit its peculiar church, situated in the archeological area of the Roman town of Pausulae; this church is one of the most ancient churchs of the Marche. Then we move on towards Morrovalle, Montecosaro, where we can visit the church of Santa Maria Piè di Chienti, a church probably belonging to the Longobardic age. From Montecosaro we head back to Hotel Horizon. There we have dinner and stay overnight.
Departure from Hotel Horizon. We take the cycling path that goes from South to North until we pass by Porto Potenza Picena, Porto Recanati and biking on the coast we reach Numana, Marcelli, Sirolo, where an easy climb up starts to lead us to the Monte Conero, a big and verdant mountain precipitous on the sea. After reaching the village of Poggio, we have a stop to taste a delectable lunch. Then we move towards the towns of Camerano, Osimo, Castelfidardo, Villa Musone, where we have the chance to admire the basilica of Loreto and its astonishing view from the parvis of the church. Then we head back to the Hotel Horizon, going through Chiarino and Potenza Picena. Back at the hotel, we have dinner and stay overnight.
Transfer with the equipped shuttle from Hotel Horizon to the gorgeous town of Jesi, where art and culture take over. After biking through the most beautiful streets of Jesi, we move to Castelbellino, Moie di Maiolati Spontini, Cupramontana, where we stop at a famous winery to have lunch among barrels and bottles of exquisite wine. Then we bike to Serra San Quirico, Arcevia and its hills and castles, Serra dei Conti, Montecarotto. Finally, we head to Jesi, where we can rest a bit sipping a good tea in the beautiful main square of the town, waiting for the shuttle to pick us up. Back at Hotel Horizon, we have dinner and stay overnight.
Departure by train from Civitanova Marche to Grottammare. After getting out of the train, we start biking towards Ripatransone, where an easy climb up take us to the top of the hill, on which the old hamlet of Offida is situated. There we have the chance to visit a famous winery. Then move on heading to the aristocratic and beautiful town of Ascoli Piceno and passing by Comunanza, Roccafluvione and their amazing hills. There we leave our bicycles in order to walk through the astonishing squares of Ascoli and its historical monuments. After having lunch, we head to San Benedetto del Tronto and its breath-taking promenade along the sea. There we take the train back to Civitanova Marche and go back to Hotel Horizon where we have dinner and stay overnight.
The entire day is dedicated to shopping with our equipped shuttle and to relaxing in Hotel Horizon Spa and Charm beauty farm where you can experience unique body treatments and massages.
Breakfast and departure.