Experience the best of Nove Colli

Nove Colli Challenge

Regarded as one of the best sportives in Italy, adrenaline will be high as you join 10,000 other riders in climbing Monte Pugliano and Perticara and completing this amazing, scenic challenge. #Lovevelo #LoveCycling #Ridefurther


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Cesenatico, Italy
Dates & Duration
TBC (May 2025)
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Experience the Nove Colli

What to Expect on This Trip

Get ready for the cycling experience of a lifetime at Italy’s most sought-after Gran Fondo! Join passionate cyclists from across the globe as you conquer the famous 9 hills of the Gran Fondo. Whether you opt for the gruelling 200km route or the more manageable 130km course, you'll be part of a vibrant, international cycling community. With the event televised live, the excitement is palpable, from the elite racers at the front to the enthusiastic riders further back.

But there's more to this trip than just cycling. Cesenatico, a delightful beach resort, offers the perfect setting for relaxation and fun. Our hotels, located near the beach, boast top-notch wellness facilities and inviting pools. They also cater specifically to cyclists with dedicated bike storage, maintenance tools, laundry services, and of course, plenty of delicious food.

This is a trip based in a single location

Your stay will be in one of our 4* beach hotels in Cesenatico, close to the race village.

Great Bikes

You have the power to book the best bikes for your ride From full carbon with disc brakes to DI2s, ask us about what we can provide you with for the race.

Airport Transfers

You have the power to book your airport transfers, arriving and departing at any time.

Race Entry

Booking with us will guarantee you entry to the Nove Colli.

Your Nove Colli Experience

Day by Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1

    You will be meet at Bologna airport and taken to your hotel in Cesenatico. You will then get settled in the hotel and head out for dinner where you will be given an introduction to the weekend ahead.

  2. Day 2

    Today is a day to relax or spin the legs in anticipation of race day tomorrow. There will be time in the afternoon to visit the race village and the rest of the afternoon will be free to relax on the beach. You will be provided with a course and race briefing this evening before a meal worthy of tomorrow's race.

  3. Day 3

    Today is race day. You will be given an early breakfast suitable for a day on the bike. You will then ride to the race start before you take on the day's challenge. After a tough and hopefully enjoyable race, you will cross over the finish line and celebrate completing the Nove Colli Challenge. Tonight you will head into town with your fellow riders for a glass of red and share each other's experiences of the nine hills.

  4. Day 4

    We will take you to Bologna airport for your flight home.

Your Next Cycling Adventure

We are the cycling holiday experts.

Whether you're a keen road cyclist, enjoy riding an e-bike or hybrid bike, or want to get your family more active, we have the perfect cycling holiday for you.


What our Cyclists Say

Awesome customer Service like it used to be. I admit that I'm one of many people who have taken to booking holidays and flights direct to save a few quid. But when planning my husband's 50th birthday and knowing very little about cycling I decided to try Love Velo and I can't recommend them, and the service I've received from James Danvers highly enough.

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I booked through Love Velo because the reviews were so good. I wasn't disappointed. Right from my first contact with LV they were easy to talk to and although I dithered (my first cycling trip abroad) they didn't press me. When I eventually confirmed my booking they took care of everything.

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Everything about Love Velo has been faultless. From the initial notification of them teaming up with Le Col and to the pricing being unbelievable and then the customer service, top class. James, if all the staff are as attentive to every detail as you are then everyone will be as lucky as I have been. 100% at some point, hopefully in the near future I will be booking again with you guys. Thank you again

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Join Us on The Nove Colli

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Large group of cyclists at the starting line of Nove Colli race in Cesenatico.
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Three cyclists celebrating as they cross the finish line.
Cyclists racing in a competitive event on a tree-lined street.

Why us

Why book with Love Velo?

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