Piedmont tour: suggestions for an amazing cycling holiday

Piedmont is the best region suggested by Lonely Planet where enjoy your next holiday on 2019! Our company provides carbon road bikes and e-bikes rentals with delivery at your accommodation in whole Piedmont region. Why not enjoy these beautiful places on two wheels with Veloce?
These are some suggestions and a cycling route to help you setting your holiday in this amazing Italian Region. 

Piedmont Wine route 


DAY 1: From Airport to Monferrato, Asti area 

From your Airport (we suggest Milano Malpensa or Linate depending from flight availability)
take a private bus transport to Tenuta Montemagno in the Monferrato region. Here have a
short tour of their wine cellar and a lunch/break. Rest and relax for the rest of your first day. 
Set up bikes, guide meeting, and enjoy an outdoor lunch with wine tasting.

Piedmont region in Italy

DAY 2: from Tenuta Montemagno to Torino ---> 45 miles /3500 m elevation 

Torino is Italy's capital of the aperitivo with Martini, and Caffe Torino in beautiful Piazza San Carlo is iconic and conveniently en route to dinner.
Enjoy art and history during the afternoon and taste a good dinner at Fiorfood restaurant located at Galleria San Federico, 26.
Relax and go to bed. We suggest Grand Hotel Sitea.

Torino by night 
Link to Google Maps ---> https://goo.gl/maps/J638pJ97Jd62

DAY 3 : Torino to Bra 

Step 1 ---> Torino to Saluzzo will be 60 miles / 2800 m elevation

Have breakfast and then cycling west toward and along the base of the Alps with a lunch stop in the town of Saluzzo before circling back east toward the town of Bra. 
Very nice to rest on the terrace of I Baloss di Poggio Radicati overlooking the Langue with the Alps in the background.

Saluzzo view 

Step 2 ---> Saluzzo to Bra 30 miles / 800 m elevation

Cycling to Bra, at the edge of the Langhe region, which was recently named as a UNESCO World
Heritage site for its cultural landscape and interaction between humans and nature.
Here, we suggest 2 Hotels: Hotel Ascheri and Nuovo Hotel Giardini.
Before dinner at famous Osteria del Boccondivino have a walk to the amazing Bra city center.

Countryside to Bra 
Link to Google Maps ---> https://goo.gl/maps/qZKx5Lyj9Hv

DAY 4: from Bra to Acqui Terme 

Step 1 ---> Bra to Fontanafredda 50 miles / 5000 m elevation

Fontanafredda view 
Cyclists depart south through the castles region.  It will be a scenic mountainous route with optional stops in towns like Barolo before finishing for a lunch just south of Alba.
Lunch at Osteria Disguido on Fontanafredda estate and winery with optional tour if interested.

Step 2 ---> Fontanafredda to Acqui Terme 40 miles/ 3700 m elevation

Arrived in Acqui Terme, we suggest Grand Hotel Nuove Terme. You can enjoy the on-premises thermal water spa including saunas, steam baths, hot and cold pools.

A little walk downtown to have dinner at the Vecchio Borgo restaurant and pizzeria.

Spa in Acqui Terme 
Link to Google Maps ---> https://goo.gl/maps/NN1np1iZ6NC2

DAY 5: from Acqui Terme to Costigliole d'Asti 

Step 1 ---> Acqui Terme to Castiglione d'Asti 35 miles/2200 m elevation 

After an amazing ride early morning through the Langues, enjoy a lunch in the Agriturismo Podere La Piazza.

Cycling with carbon racing bikes to Castiglione d'Asti

Step 2 ---> Castiglione d'Asti to Relais Sant’Uffizio 30 miles / 2400 m elevation

Relais Sant’Uffizio is a 17th century monastery converted into a luxury resort and nestled in a large Italian garden with outdoor pool and spa tub.
Relaxing afternoon to enjoy the beautiful location and dinner at the Relais Locanda.


Relais Sant'Uffizio view at sunset 
Link to Google Maps ---> https://goo.gl/maps/yfAZLnQGyKQ2


DAY 6: road to the Airport and back home 


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