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Cycling Tour in Liguria

Also called the Italian Riviera, Liguria is divided into two parts with its center point at Genova.The eastern half, extending to the Tuscan border, is the Riviera di Levante or coast of the rising sun. The western half, extending to the French border is called the Riviera di Ponente or coast of the setting sun, which is the area that we’ll visit on our bicycles. Benvenuti (Welcome) to Liguria!

 

See here for more info on Liguria region.

 

Cycling Tour in Liguria

Dates & Pricing

Minimum of 6 participants, maximum of 16, with a maximum guide-to-guest ratio of 1 to 8

 

DATES (7 days)

April 11-17, 2021 | October 17-23, 2021

For more info and availability please contact us.

 

TOUR PRICE

Per person in double occupancy: from $3,890 to $4,290 (this tour will feature elegant 3- or 4-star hotels and tour price will vary depending on group size) 

 

Single Supplement: $690

 

In addition, we pledge to donate more than 1% of your trip price to food literacy and environmental non profit organizations

Tour Highlights

  • Exposure to local culture and history with native, bilingual, experienced Tour Leaders
  • Tastings of regional Slow Food Presidia and visits to local wine, cookies, focaccia and olive oil makers
  • Experience the authentic Mediterranean Diet through local traditional cuisine featuring fresh and seasonal ingredients and learn more about local recipes
  • Enjoy some of the best whites of the regions such as Pigato and Vermentino and the red wines of Ormeasco and Rossese
  • Elegant and traditional accommodation in hand-selected 3- and 4-star hotels
  • Strolls through must-see classic Western Ligurian towns such as Alassio, Laigueglia, Imperia and Sanremo, and the small villages of Cervo, Bussana Vecchia, Parasio and Dolcedo
  • Exhilarating rides and opportunities to improve your cycling skills with your Tour Leaders
  • Traditional, local recipes to bring home with you!
Cycling Level 3 – Antipasto, Primo and Secondo (Entrée)

What's Included

  • 6 nights of accommodation in 3- and mostly 4-star hotels
  • 6 breakfasts, 4 lunches, and 4 dinners
  • Explore the towns of Alassio, Laigueglia, Sanremo, and the small villages of Cervo, Bussana Vecchia, Parasio and Dolcedo
  • 1 visit and tasting to an olive oil maker and 1 visit and tasting to a wine maker
  • 1 visit and tasting to cookies and focaccia makers
  • 1 pesto sauce cooking demonstration
  • 1 visit to an olive oil museum and 1 visit to a dry stack stone wall maker
  • Bike rental (see more info here) and Garmin Touring Edge unit (if you have one, bring yours and we’ll upload the routes onto your unit)
  • Comfortable transportation and assistance by 9-seat van for all travel on tour as cited in the itinerary
  • Refreshments, snacks, fruits and other local delicacies during our rides
  • Two bilingual, professional Tour Leaders (one Ligurian native!)
  • One group transfer from Genova airport at the beginning and one to Nice-Côte d’Azur airport at the end of tour
  • Local taxes and gratuities for luggage porters and restaurant servers during tour

What's Not Included

  • 2 lunches and 2 dinners on your own  
  • Alcoholic beverages at group dinners (including wine, beer and spirits)                                                                                
  • Round-trip airfare and expenses to/from the tour
  • E-bike, upon request and availability, with $100-200 surcharge depending on the type (see more info here)
  • Trip cancellation, baggage loss or travel delay insurance (this optional coverage is highly recommended and is not provided by Food.Stories.Travel.)
  • Gratuities for your Tour Leaders
  • Personal expenses, such as, but not limited to, phone calls, laundry, emails, snacks, gifts

Itinerary

 

To request the Itnerary as a PDF or to ask us any questions please contact us today!

 

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