What’s Included

Beds, Bikes, and Beyond

Every Ciclismo Classico tour is packed with value. Here’s what you can expect.

Accommodations & Meals

  • Accommodations in four- or five-star hotels, charming B&Bs, and family inns
  • Breakfast every morning which can consist of Continental or Buffet
  • Most dinners, except one or two on your own
  • Some lunches (two or more depending on the tour)
  • All snacks and drinks en route
  • Luggage handling during the tour

One of Our Awesome Bicycles

  • Your choice of a 30-speed Bianchi road bike with aluminum frame, carbon fork, and Campagnolo or Shimano Components OR an ultra-performance, 24-speed Ciclismo Classico exclusive hybrid with aluminum frame (women’s hybrid also available)
  • Tandems available on request at an extra charge
  • Bianchi carbon bikes (included on intermediate and advanced tours, available upon request at an extra charge on easy and athletic beginner tours)
  • Bike selection on tours outside of Europe may vary

Travel Planning

  • An expert office staff in the United States and Italy to assist you with pre- and post-tour travel consultation
  • A practical pre-departure package containing information on your destination, what to bring, what to expect, and suggestions on how to prepare for the tour including a training program
  • Convenient meeting points for arriving and departing

On the Trip

  • Detailed route instructions and maps highlighting daily options
  • Garmin GPS (included on carbon bikes and premium tandems, available upon request at an extra charge on other bikes)
  • Wine and food tastings
  • Cooking demonstrations
  • Guided tours
  • Cycling clinics during the tour
  • Museum visits
  • Activities to immerse you in the local culture, including bike rides with locals, visits to festivals, and special events (subject to availability)
  • Extra loops available on all trips for those looking to log some more miles
  • Custom-designed cycling jersey for every guest
  • A group transfer at the end of the tour

Guides and Van Support

  • Experienced bilingual local and/or native Italian guides, equipped with mobile phones
  • Local guides to lead walks, educational talks, or other activities
  • Private van support to transport luggage and provide assistance when necessary

Fees and Gratuities

  • Any shuttles (aside from private taxis) needed while on the tour
  • Tips and gratuities for performers, local city guides, and other included activities


What’s Not Included

  • Airfare
  • Gratuity for Ciclismo guides
  • Wine and alcoholic beverages
  • Most lunches
  • Transfers to the starting point; we can assist you in planning and arranging any necessary shuttles
  • Helmets (required)
  • Transport of bike case for guests who bring their own bike (shipping in the destination available for additional fee)
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, supplies, phone calls, etc.