Alternatively, this can be run as a private guided tour, in which case you choose your own dates, as well as the levels of hotels and number of meals included. Ask us for a quote!
Once every two years, Ducati's international event!
4 Unesco world heritage sites on our itinerary: the Dolomites, Florence, Mantua, Milan
● From the 13th to the 21st of July 2020 (dates to be confirmed)
Between challenging yourself on the most exciting passes of the Alps and the Dolomites, visiting the Ducati museum in Borgo Panigale and enjoying the weekend in Misano for the Wold Ducati Week to celebrate this iconic Italian brand, this tour is unmissable for any “Ducatist” in the world!
|Start / end place||Duration||Riding days||Hotels||Included meals|
|Rest day||Total distance||Min-max /day||Tour /day||Route grading|
|at the WDW||1615 km|
|6 – 8 hours||moderate/high|
More about the tour
- Click on picture to view gallery.
|Dolomites||Romagna & Marches||Stelvio||Tuscany|
Before attending the World Ducati Week event, we will be crossing some terrific mountain passes dotted with beautiful lakes, we continue east on more fantastic mountain passes in the beautiful scenery of the Dolomites, before descending to the Misano track, with a stop in Bologna to visit the Ducati museum. Then there are 2 days of festivities waiting for you on the Marco Simoncelli circuit with all the appointments of the World Ducati Week international event where you can meet the Ducati racers, see all their current motorcycle models, admire exhibitions of vintage and modified motorcycles, enjoy all the entertainment of the Adriatic Riviera, good Italian food, hear the roar of thousands of Ducatis, and more!
We will conclude this beautiful tour by crossing the Apennines, which also offer some tasty passes. To add a note of poetry to this awesome tour we will make a stop in Florence the magnificent and then we crown it all by the visit of another icon in the world of Italian engines: a black horse on 4 wheels, does it mean anything to you?
Tour program details
Day 1: Meeting in Milan (Milano)
Individual arrival of all participants to our hotel in Milan, where we meet late afternoon and will pick up the rental motorcycles. We will enjoy an Italian aperitif to break the ice and brief you on the tour, followed by a traditional dinner in a typical Milanese trattoria.
Overnight in 4-star hotel in Milan; included meals: D.
Day 2: 250 km
A great start of the day! We leave Milan at 9am to attack the Alps right from the start, with a panoramic route that will give us a superb view of Lake Como. After crossing the lake, we will take a route through beautiful Swiss alpine passes to reach the foot of the Stelvio, where we spend the night.
Overnight in 4-star hotel in Bormio; included meals: B, D.
Day 3: 220 km
High mountains, dense forests and transparent lakes await us today. We start with the legendary Stelvio Pass with its 2758 m of altitude, its 46 hairpins and incredible views of the Alps. We continue this wonderful journey through mountains and valleys, full of lakes, to the splendid Dolomites (UNESCO site) where awaits a series of passes to make us drool!
Overnight in 4-star hotel in Corvara di Badia; included meals:B, D.
Day 4: 230 km
The morning is dedicated to the most beautiful passes of the Dolomites, before starting our descent, always on beautiful motorcycle roads, towards the amazing Lake Garda where we stop for the night.
Overnight in 4-star hotel by Lake Garda; included meals: B, D.
Day 5: 300 km
It’s time to dedicate ourselves to Ducati. Waiting for us on the way to the WDW is a fantastic stop on a Unesco site before entering the Motor Valley where we can expect 2 more stops of excellence, dedicated to the motorbike, one of which is the famous Ducati museum. On arrival at the track, free time to enjoy the WDW program.
Overnight in 4-star hotel in Misano; included meals: B,D.
Day 6: 50 km
Day dedicated to the enjoyment of the world of Ducati, with a few little ride outs in the surrounding area, between coastal panoramas and the playground of Valentino Rossi.
Overnight in 4-star hotel in Misano; included meals: B, D
Day 7: 220 km
A magnificent ride through the most beautiful passes of the Apennines, among the favourites of Italian bikers, will lead us to the gates of the splendid Florence (Unesco site), one of the three most beautiful cities of Italy, full of charms.
Overnight in 4-star hotel in Florence; included meals: B, D
Day 8: 345 km
We take the bike along the Apennines to the gates of the Motor Valley where another important museum awaits us, none other than Ferrari. We will be back in Milan at the end of the afternoon where we return the rental motorcycles and finish the day, and our tour, with a farewell dinner.
Overnight in 4-star hotel in Milan; included meals: B, D
Day 9: 0 km
After breakfast everyone is free to go home or continue to discover Italy independently. Things to do and see in beautiful Italy are countless and we will be happy to help you plan the rest of your trip!
Included meals: B
Price per person for this 9-day and 8-night tour:
FROM 2,925.00 Euro with your own motorcycle
FROM 3,352.00 Euro with a rental Ducati Scrambler
Prices for minimum 3 motorcycles signed up by departure time. Yet we guarantee all departures, even for one person only.
All our guided tours are limited editions for a maximum of 12 bikes to guarantee a major pleasure in riding as well as the safety of the group. An Italian Tour Leader (who speaks English and French) will accompany you all along this TOP CLASS journey, thus granting you the carefreeness of a real holiday. Specifically, the personnel traveling with the group is:
- tour leader on his own motorcycle who leads up the way
- luggage van with a minimum of 6 participants.
The price also includes:
- registration fees, branded tee-shirt, pictures and videos of the tour
- basic assistance, medical and luggage insurance that covers both rider and passenger
- typical Italian style aperiti
- 8 nights en-suite accommodation in classy 4-star hotels or prestigious locations picked up for their charms and position, with fantastic buffet breakfasts
- 8 delicious dinners the which menu is specifically chosen to guide you through a voyage into the the authentic Italian cuisine, in hotel or external restaurant at walking distance
- Entrance ticket to the World Ducati Week event
The price does not include:
- motorcycle operation costs
- all not specifically mentioned meals and drinks at meals but water
- extras and tourist tax in hotels
- entrance tickets in monuments/natural sites, etc – all visits are optional
- transfer to the first hotel upon arrival and from the last hotel when departing – available on request
- anything not specified in “The price includes”
ON REQUEST vast choice of motorbikes for hire of brands Ducati, BMW, Harley Davidson, Moto Guzzi, etc … with top case + 2 side cases
ON REQUEST shipment of luggage via express forwarder
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