Enchanting Italy: Northwest Landscape
3 290 € : Price per rider in shared double room
2 632 € : Price per pillion in shared double room
493 € : Supplement per rider for the option single room
The above prices refer to a minimum of 3 motorcycles (or bike teams) enrolled by departure time. In case only 1 or 2 bike teams should have enrolled on a tour, then booking is not binding and participants will autonomously decide whether they confirm their participation against payment of a supplement, or they renounce free of charge, in which case all sums already paid are refunded.
The price includes :
- Registration fee, branded tee-shirt, pictures of the tour
- Assistance, medical and luggage insurance that covers both rider and passenger for all medical expenses in Italy and repatriation assistance costs in case of accident or illness during the tour and luggage theft or loss
- Vehicule insurance if you rent one
- Typical Italian welcome aperitif
- 11 nights en-suite accommodation and buffet breakfast in hand-picked, classy and charming first class hotels (mostly 4 stars)
- 7 super dinners in hotel or external restaurant at walking distance (drinks excluded)
- 4 super lunches in typical restaurants (drinks excluded)
- Luggage van (with possibility of transport for 2 passengers) if the final number of participants is 5 bikes or more
The price doesn’t include :
- Rental motorcycle – (available on request)
- Lunches and dinners unless specifically mentioned and drinks at meals except water
- Extras in hotels, room upgrade or suite accommodation
- Any parking fees while touring
- Entrance tickets for monuments/museums/natural sites, etc
- Transfer to the Milan hotel upon arrival and from the Milan hotel when departing
- Anything not specified as “included”
Day 1 Milan
We’ll meet up at in Milan in the afternoon to pick up our rental bikes. Here we’ll have a short briefing session before dinner to get to know each other, get to know our bikes and the rules of the roads and to enjoy a welcome aperitif. Afterward, we’ll head over to enjoy a delicious Milanese style dinner.
Day 2 Milan - Rapallo
Our Italy motorcycle tours begin as we make our way towards Liguria. We’ll first stop in Pavia and explore its renowned Charterhouse, a spectacular sight to behold. Then we are on the secret, back roads that lead to a mountain pass in the Apennines. Along the way, we’ll by motoring through a national park and into the charming coastal town of Rapallo which is just down the road from the exquisite Portofino, a destination beloved by the celebrities and jetset of Italy and Europe. With so much to do and see, this area will be our home for two nights.
Day 3 Rapallo
Today, we’re discovering the incredible Cinque Terre National Park on our Motorcycle trip Italy. The UNESCO World Heritage Site is a sensation of colors and home to five beautiful villages that are carved out of the side of the mountain and descend almost directly into the Mediterranean! We’ll dive into the southern region in particular along Portovenere and its incredible seafront promenade of Via dell’ Amore. For dinner, you’re on your own to discover your own taste of the region.
Day 4 Rapallo - Acqui Terme
We’re back on the road on our guided motorcycle tours of Italy and heading to the gem of Genoa. Here we’ll explore its incredible city center and visit great sites like the Palazzo Rosso before we begin rallying up the roads into Piedmont. Crossing into the hills, we’ll pop out in the famed region of Langhe and Roero. This is the first rural place in the world to attain UNESCO World Heritage Status because of its stunning vineyards and castles. Although it is one of Italy’s most incredible places, it’s fairly undiscovered and is quiet and not overrun by tourists, but that’s changing quickly so enjoy it while you can! From here, we are off to enjoy more of the Land of Savoy which was the home of Italy’s last ruling royal family. Here you can find the bulk of Italy’s castles and fortresses and some of Italy’s best food and wine. You can savor the delights of Barbaresco, Nebbiolo, and Barbera d’Asti. Piedmont is a joy for all the senses and you’ll be able to fully delight in the incredible landscapes and culinary treats here.
Day 5 Acqui Terme - Alba
On today’s Motorcycle trip Italy,we are exploring the incredible beauty, culture, and history of Langhe and Roero as we visit the incredible city centers and villages including La Morra, Barolo and Grinzane Cavour. We’ll enjoy a delicious lunch along with a taste of local village wine. In the evening, you’ll be free to enjoy the unparalleled Piedmont cuisine in Italy’s white truffle capital of Alba.
Day 6 Alba - Turin
We’ll savor one last look at Langhe before we move to another incredible part of Piedmont— Turin. This region is brimming with so much to do for its illustrious past as the home of the royal Italian family of Savoy and Italy’s first capital. We’ll explore the many castles including Stupinigi along with the Royal Basilica of Superga and enjoy an evening out on the city of Turin.
Day 7 Turin
Our bikes get a well-deserved break today and so do we on our Italy motorcycle tours! We’re going to take it easy and really enjoy the treats of Piedmont form its incredible cuisine to its delicious wines and so much more. The day is open to explore or relax at whatever pace you like, but some of our recommendations include visiting the Egyptian Museum which is second in the world only to Cario’s! You can also check out the beautiful Parco del Valentino and relax near its majestic castle. More than that, there’s the classic Automobile Museum with vintage Ferraris and other prestigious Italian automobiles located near the heart of the city center. This is just the beginning! You have even more options such as taking a chauffeur-driven tour of the city to enjoy all the wines, cheeses, charcuterie, chocolate and more from Turin. You can also try to get into one of the Michelin-starred restaurants in the town or go truffle hunting in the hills of Alba. The choices are nearly endless! Our team is here to help organize whatever you wish to do today!
Day 8 Turin - Courmayeur
240 km - 7h de conduite
Yesterday’s day off was all to prepare you for the epic adventure today. Be ready to push your skills to the limit on our guided motorcycle tours Italy as we cross high into the Alps and into the mountain passes that border France and Italy. We are climbing into the highest parts of Piedmont and descending into the French region of Savoy which is known for its beautiful lakes and even more beautiful Little San Bernardo Pass. Today’s highlight will be the highest peak in Europe, Mont Blanc, as we head into the popular ski destination of Courmayeur in Val d’Aosta and enjoy a night in a cozy hotel there.
Day 9 Courmayeur - Biella
After the majestic landscapes and rolling hills with vineyards and castles including the Savoy Palaces and the high mountains in the background, you might think you’ve seen all that Italy’s northwest has to offer, but there’s so much more to discover. We’ll make our way across the delights of Fort Bard and Aosta, an amazing border town founded in 25 BC by the Romans! We’ll then make our way into the charming town of Biella where we’ll spend the night.
Day 10 Biella - Lake Maggiore
Today’s roads are deliciously windy as we make our way out of Biella and into the sacred mountain of Varallo, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. We’ll be discovering the beauty of the hills before we roll into town to enjoy a local specialty: a savory Milanese cutlet or as the locals call it an “elephant’s ear,” which should give you an idea of its size. We’ll then wind our way up and down the hills getting breathtaking views of Lakes Orta and Maggiore. We finally rest our bikes for the nights on the shore of Lake Maggiore where you’re free to dine wherever you please.
Day 11 Lake Maggiore - Milan
We wake up and pass by Lake Orta and enjoy one last bite of the tasty windy roads of the region on our Motorcycle trip in Italy. Then we are jumping into Switzerland along the Lake Lugano before returning to Italy and the famous Lake Como whizzing past its beautiful Belle Epoque Lakeside Villages. Then we are on our final stretch into Milan where we’ll check back into the hotel where it all began. We’ll return our bikes and then enjoy a lavish dinner to toast our accomplishments together as a fitting end to our guided motorcycle tours of Italy.