A mild climate all year round, the marvelous sea, beautiful flowers, centuries-old palm trees and a host of wonderfully exciting events.
In this splendid setting. where for over a century, during the month of March, the professional Milan-San Remo Spring Classicissima bicycle race that opens the season of the great classic competitions has been held, the Granfondo Milan – San Remo Cicloturistica for amateur cyclists has run since 1970.
Participating in the Great Granfondo Milan-San Remo Cicloturistica you will have the chance to challenge yourselves on the roads of the longest bicycle race route in the World, and if you wish, you can also take advantage of the event to have a sporting vacation in San Remo.
The brand new Bicycle Route that goes along the sea following the course of the old train track will allow you to reach a unique environmental area with unspoilt inland areas dotted with lovely medieval villages, where you can discover fascinating and challenging routes.
We have developed an ad hoc program for the participants of the Granfondo Milan -San Remo:
12 June 2017
morning at leisure for relaxing
14:00 Outing on the bike path that follows the Ligurian coastline:
San Remo – San Lorenzo al Mare – Taggia – San Remo
total of 40 km on flat terrain
13 June 2017
9:30 Circuit of flowers, inland stage of the Maritime Alps of the 84th Giro d’Italia of 2001.
about 130 km in total
The course touches the Via Aurelia, crossing Ospedaletti, Bordighera, Vallecrosia, and Camporosso Mare, continuing up to Nervia where it enters the Val Nervia, following on to Isolabona; then it turns towards Apricale and climbs up to Baiardo (900 m asl, the first Gran Premio of the Mountain), proceeding to the Passo Ghimberga (898 m asl), Ceriana and the Poggio di Sanremo, heading in reverse; then it goes up to the valle Argentina, with a route towards Taggia, Badalucco, and Molini di Triora to climb the pass at Langan (1093 m asl) and approaches Monte Ceppo (1504 m asl, second Gran Premio of the Mountain); finally the course makes a second run on the Ghimbegna and returns in the direction of San Remo.
In case you are interested in this post-race program, we ask you to contact us to receive more information and prices.