ITALIAN MOTORS EXPERIENCE
10 days / 09 nights
With English speaking tour leader
Welcome to Italy, the most beautiful and historic country in Europe!
GUIDED TOUR IT
with English speaking tour leader
Welcome to Italy, the most beautiful and historic country in Europe!
During this trip, you will experience the story of the greatest and most famous Italian car and bikefactories like Ferrari and Ducati, together with some famous cities: Milan, Venice and Verona, theromantic city of Romeo and Juliet!
During May, June and September, Italy is a wonderful place to ride your motorbike. The weather isfine and the traffic not so heavy like in the other summer months.
There are many reasons to visit Italy and it is impossible to list them all. Italy has more than threethousand years of history and every corner of its cities has a story to tell. Italy is an emotional country to visit and ride in, where you can discover places to taste real Italianfood and great wines.
Bikers from every part of the world are more than welcome in our country.
Arrival in Milan
Milan is the economic centre of Italy and also the global point of reference for luxury and fashion.
In fact, downtown, you can walk in the “triangolo della moda” where you will find the most famous fashion outlets and have a great shopping experience.
Private minibus/car transfer from the airport to the hotel.
Welcome lunch and briefing with our tour leader.
Half day city tour with English speaking guide.
Dinner and overnight stay..
Milan - Maranello km. 250
Private transfer with minibus/car to the rental company to collect the bikes.
Then we will ride to Maranello to see the headquarters of Ferrari, the most famous car factory in the world.
We are going to visit the Ferrari factory and have a great time during the visit. We will see the quality of the legendary supercars that everyone dreams of driving once in their lives. We will also visit the Ferrari Museum where you can discover the history and evolution of this incredible brand and, if you wish, buy some original Ferrari souvenirs.
During this unforgettable day, you will have lunch in the Ristorante Cavallino in front of the factory, where you can enjoy excellent Italian food and wine in a fine atmosphere.
After breakfast, a meeting at 7.30am for a short briefing before departure.
Ride to Maranello to visit the Ferrari factory and museum.
Lunch at the Ristorante Cavallino in front of the Ferrari factory.
Guided tour of the Ferrari factory.
Ride to the city of Bologna.
Dinner, including traditional products of the Emilia Romagna region.
Overnight stay in Bologna.
Bologna - Borgo Panigale - Riccione km. 140
On Day 3, we will have another unforgettable experience – we are going to visit one of the most famous bike factories in the world, belonging to a company which is an integral part of the MotoGP race: Ducati.
The amazing story of Ducati started 90 years ago, and your guide will show you around the production area and the museum, explaining the evolution and individuality of the company.
Ducati bikes, including those used in MotoGP, have a unique and powerful engine system called ‘desmodronico’. We will have lunch in a typical regional restaurant, eating tasty local food.
After breakfast, a meeting at 8.00am.
Ride to Borgo Panigale to visit the Ducati bike factory and museum (09.00-11.15)
Lunch in a typical “osteria” in Correggio and visit the local Harley Davidson dealer.
Ride to Riccione on the Adriatic Coast of Italy.
Dinner in a typical restaurant overlooking the sea, and overnight stay in Riccione..
Riccione - DELTA DEL PO- Venezia km. 280
Today is the longer trip of your vacation.
Today will be the longest ride of your vacation. We are going to visit a beautiful, natural area in the “Delta del Po”, which is a Unesco World Heritage site of 54,000 km2.
Throughout the trip, we will see some nice, small villages typical of the region, where fishermen continue the old traditions.
After this, we will ride to Venice, where tomorrow we are going to spend a great day.
In the evening, we will have a typical dinner of wonderful and fresh seafood from the Adriatic Sea, accompanied by excellent-quality Italian wines.
After breakfast meeting at 9.00 a.m.
Departure with destination Venice, passing through the Delta del Po area.
Dinner and overnight in Venice or nearby.
Venice - Verona km. 130
Venice is one of the most famous cities in the world. The historic and romantic atmosphere can only be experienced by visiting the city personally. Venice was built over the sea during the 7th century, and every house is a masterpiece of engineering. The famous canals are the streets of the city where you cannot walk or use cars. The only mode of transport is the gondola – the traditional canal boat of Venice – or motorboat.
Agenda: Day in Venice, including a visit to Murano (in the morning). Lunch on the way. Gondola tour through the canals of Venice in the afternoon. Departure to Verona at 8pm. Dinner and overnight stay in the city center.
Verona - Tremosine - Verona km. 200
“There is no world without Verona walls, but purgatory, torture, hell itself. Hence banished is banish’d from the world, and world’s exile is death…” The playwright Shakespeare was inspired by Verona to write one of the most popular and famous plays in history, “Romeo and Juliet.” Verona and the Lake Garda areas are also great for riding bikes, as well as spending some time enjoying amazing food and world-famous wines, like Amarone and Lugana. For your girlfriends/wives, we can organize a guided tour of Verona city center with a personal shopper, or a relaxing day in a beauty spa.
Agenda: After breakfast, meeting at 08.30am. Ride to Tremosine (via Valdadige - Passo San Giovanni - Riva del Garda - Limone). Excursion by bike on the “Strada Della Forra”, one of the best roads in the world for bikers. Lunch on the “Terrazza del brivido”, a suspended terrace overlooking Lake Garda. Departure to Verona by ferry from Padenghe del Garda to Tori del Benaco. Ride from Torri to Albisano with a short break to enjoy the beautiful view of Lake Garda and Monte Baldo.
Stay in Verona / Garda Lake
Stay in Verona/Lake Garda After breakfast, meeting at 09.00am. Ride to Villafranca di Verona to visit the Nicolis Museum, a private museum dedicated to engines, with hundreds of cars, motorbikes, aircraft, bicycles etc. Ride to visit Valeggio. Lunch in Borghetto in an atmospheric restaurant on the banks of the River Mincio. Depart for Verona at 2.30pm. Guided tour of the city, including the Arena, Castelvecchio, Archi Scaligeri, Piazza Erbe, Juliet’s House, Romeo and Juliet’s Tomb) Overnight stay in Verona/Lake Garda/Farm House. Free evening.
Verona - Monza 160 km
Another day dedicated to Italian motoring history. We will ride to Monza to visit the famous Formula 1 racetrack. For your girlfriends/wives, we can organize a guided tour of Milan city center with a personal shopper or a relaxing day in a beauty spa. Meeting at 7.30am. Ride to Monza to visit the famous Formula 1 racetrack. There are several racetrack experiences you can choose from:
TOUR CIRCUIT TRACK Guided tour, including one lap of the famous track, with two options:
VIRTUAL REALITY SMART TOUR Guided tour with dedicated minivan where you can enjoy the history of the track via virtual reality. Guided tour by car with a professional driver (2-seater Jaguar, Alfa Romeo, Lotus cars to choose from). In what would be another unforgettable experience, you could personally drive a Ferrari or Lamborghini around the track, as follows:
PURESPORT EXPERIENCE Ferrari/Lamborghini driving experience, with technical briefing, driving 1/2/3 laps, depending on the time of visit. You can also drive virtually on the Monza track with the Ferrari car simulator (10 minutes driving). Bikes drop-off. Transfer and overnight stay in Milan. Visit to the fashion district downtown. Farewell dinner.
Meeting (time TBC, depending on return flight times). Departure to the airport in Milan with private minibus/car.