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Nove Colli Challenge

3 nights from £695.00

Cycling Trip Highlights

  • Taking on the famous Nove Colli Challenge with 10,000 other riders
  • Choose between the full 200mk route or the less extreme 132km ride
  • Ride through the spectacular Emilia Romagna
  • Relax in beautiful town Cesenatico on the Adriatic Coast
Nove Colli Challenge
3 nights from £695.00
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WE LOVEThe Famous 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.
WE LOVEThe Views
As you follow the course you will be treated to picturesque views over the expansive Italian countryside and luxurious golden beaches.

What's Included

Day By Day Nove Colli Challenge

We can tailor make this trip for you
Day 1Friday Arrival

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.

Day 2Saturday Registration

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.

Day 3Sun 24/05/20 - Race Day

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.

Day 4Mon 25/05/20 - Departure

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

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What to Expect

Located on the Adriatic coast, Cesenatico is a wonderful place to relax before and after the Nove Colli. With sandy beaches stretching as far as the eye can see and great local restaurants, you will love your time in Emilia-Romagna.

8km long at 3% average
8km long at 4.7% average
Pieve di Rivoschio
6km long at 5.5% average
5.5km long at 6.9% average
3km long at 5.8% average
Monte Tiffi
5.2km long at 4.1% average
9km long at 5.6% average
Monte Pugliano
4km long at 5.8% average
Passo delle siepi
4km long at 6% average

How's the Weather? in Emilia Romagna

The SpringMay
The Nove Colli falls on the third weekend of May each year. Temperatures are usually very pleasant and warm, hovering in the mid 20s.

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