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Gardetta Bike Emotion
A fantastic experience by MTB on the Gardetta Plateau at 2,400 m

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01/06/2021 - 15/10/2021
June-October

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Business description

A fantastic experience by MTB exploring the magnificent landscape of the Gardetta Plateau, a crossroads of mountain bike paths that can be reached through three valleys: the Stura, Grana and Maira valleys, and the side valley of the Arma. The roads that cross it are all unpaved but with a good surface, and are steeped in history linked to the surrounding landscapes. Experience a true adrenaline rush with this package, discover the typical traditions of the Cuneo valleys and enjoy the tasty wholesome mountain cuisine.

Day 1

Arrival in the Maira Valley in the afternoon and stop at the Maira Valley Adventure Park in Prazzo for a fun experience.
The Adventure Park was designed and built with due respect for nature using the most innovative construction techniques available on the market.
The trees, the real "backbone" of the Park, are regularly monitored and controlled; all artificial structures were installed with non-invasive methods for the vegetation.
Transfer in the evening for dinner and accommodation (Maira Valley).

Day 2

Departure for MTB tour in the stunning Maira Valley. Loop on the Gardetta Plateau and return to the starting point. Dinner and hotel accommodation.
Military roads in a unique and wonderful setting have been chosen. The descent provides some opportunities to tackle some fun trails depending on your technical abilities. The standard routes chosen are suitable for good cyclists.
Length: 35 km - 1,400 m elevation gain (+) - difficulty: BC

Day 3

Departure for MTB tour in the stunning Maira Valley. Loop on the Gardetta Plateau and the most beautiful villages with return to Preit. Dinner and hotel accommodation.
Military roads in a unique and wonderful setting have been chosen. The descent provides some opportunities to tackle some fun trails depending on your technical abilities. The standard routes chosen are suitable for good cyclists.
Length: 38 km - 1,500 m of elevation gain (+) - difficulty: BC

Day 4

After breakfast departure in your own vehicle and transfer to Grana Valley through the spectacular Colle d'Esischie pass. Guided tour of a cheese company to see the production and ripening of the renowned Castelmagno d'Alpeggio cheese, with tasting. In the afternoon an easy hike to complete the day, with a visit to the Sanctuary of Castelmagno. A building with undoubtedly attractive historical-architectural importance. The Sanctuary of San Magno (1760 metres asl) was built at the beginning of the 18th century but comprises works from an earlier era. This destination for religious tourism attracts thousands of people every year.
Return to your destination *
*Option of an additional night's accommodation + dinner in the Grana Valley.

Price:

From € 339.00 per person

The price includes:

3 nights' accommodation on half-board basis with typical dinner (drinks not included) in a typical Maira Valley facility - double room basis.
Entrance ticket to the Maira Valley Adventure Park - Prazzo.
Guided tour of a cheese company + cheese tasting (Grana Valley).

The price does not include:

Packed lunches - drinks with meals - tourist tax. All services not specified in "The price includes" section

Supplements:

Cycle tour guide - E-bike rental - Option of dinner and additional night in the hotel on the last day - GPX tracks

Other

Holiday formula:

Individuals, Groups

Guided tour:

On request (with supplement)

Characteristics of the offer:

The Gardetta Bike Emotion is a medium difficulty route suitable for individuals, groups and families with a medium fitness level. E-bikes can also be used on this route to enjoy the scenery to the full with less effort. An unusual feature of this plateau, steeped in history, is that it is a crossroads of mountain bike paths that can be reached along three valleys: the Stura, Grana and Maira valleys, and the side valley of the Arma. A spectacular plateau at 2300 m, part of the environmental and tourist heritage of the Province of Cuneo.

Equipment required:

Helmet and glasses recommended *(mandatory if you require the services of a cycling guide).
Mountain bike in good condition (tyres and brakes).
Clothing suitable for the weather conditions.
Water bottle, inner tube, pump or quick puncture repair kit.
Type of bike required: front or full mountain bike, e-bike.

 

We are ready to welcome you in full compliance with the guidelines and provisions envisaged for the hygiene and safety of accommodation facilities - in accordance with the Covid-19 protocol in force - to ensure you enjoy your stay in a healthy and clean environment, in complete safety and in the best interests of everyone’s health.

Info

CONITOURS - Consorzio Operatori Turistici Provincia di Cuneo
Via Avogadro, 32
12100 Cuneo
info@cuneoalps.it
+39 0171 696206
https://www.cuneoalps.it/
https://www.facebook.com/cuneoalps

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