Piedmont Cycling | Barolo Wine & Castles | Self Guided

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Piedmont Cycling Self guided, through vineyards and castles

This Self Guided cycling tour in Piedmont is a superior bike holiday thought around the local wines and the cuisine.

Piedmont is home to the UNESCO World Heritage wine regions of Barolo, Barbaresco and
Barbera, the Slow Food movement and the prized white truffles of Alba.
This self-guided bike tour in Piedmont starts in the Cuneo province, close to Mondovì, precisely in Vicoforte;
a village famous for its big Cathedral at the foothills of the Alps.
You will ride throughout the famous hills of Langhe and Roero, for a full immersion within the
Barolo wine territory.
This tour combines the best of Italian and French cuisine and wine, and pedaling itinerary
loaded with scenic vineyards and castles: from alpine splendor to undiscovered villages and
fortified castles.

Self Guided bike tour for Wine & Food Lover’s

On this tour, you have the possibility to taste one of the most famous wines, within one of the
most important cellars of Northern Italy, settled in Barolo or in La Morra villages.
You will stay in superior hotels, near the center of the towns, where you’ll be able to reach very
renowned restaurants and eat the kind of luxuriously rustic food that has earned this region
more Michelin stars than any other in the country.

This Piedmont Bike Tour is available on Guided Version


Tour Details
Tour name Piedmont Cycling Barolo & Castles
Type of tour Self guided, you can start any day of the week
Participants N° Minimum 6 (contact us for a quote)
Duration 6 nights, 7 days
Period  From April to the end of October
Difficulty Moderate
Total Distance 258km / 160mi
Daily mileage 43 to 59km / 27 to 36mi
Start Vicoforte (Cuneo province)
End Benevello (close to Alba)
Suggested Airports In / Out: Turin or Malpensa


  • The famous Langhe hills, an intimate landscape filled with vineyards but also a cycling paradise and former training grounds of an Italian cycling legend Fausto Coppi
  • Ride up into the renowned wine village of La Morra
  • Piemontese battuta, raw meat of Fassona, local cow
  • Discovering the Barolo wine and region
Not Included
Optional Services
  • Six nights in excellent four & three-star superior hotels
  • Six breakfasts
  • Bike Delivery to Vicoforte and professional bike fitting
  • Route notes and maps with elevation gain, city maps, Sightseeing, restaurant and shopping suggestions
  • All Baggage transfers
  • Drop Off bikes and gear in Benevello
  • Keepsake “Bike Tour Sardinia” water bottle
  • All tax and Service Charges
  • City Tax; each village charge a tax per each day between euro 0,70 to 4€
  • Bike Rental
  • Pre/Post Additional Nights
  • Transfers to/from many destinations
  • Wine tastings
  • Dinners and activities booking
  • Room upgrade options

Day 1Benvenuti to Vicoforte, Piedmont. Meet & greet and bike fitting.

Meet & greet
Meals included: Welcome aperitif

Day 2 Loop ride in the Alps. Distance: 34 or 45 km / 21 or 28 mi. Rolling hills to hilly.

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 3Vicoforte to La Morra. Distance: 51 km / 32 mi. Rolling hills to hilly.

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 4 Loop in Roero. 67km / 41mi. Distance: Rolling hills to hilly.

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 5Loop on Langhe hills. Distance: 45 or 55 km / 28 or 34 mi. Rolling hills to hilly

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 6La Morra to Benevello. Distance: 41 km / 26 mi. Rolling hills to hilly

Cycling: loop ride on the coast via Domus de Maria, Teulada and Chia. A fantastic seaside spot: white sandy beaches, the high sand dunes and the crystalline water have a Caribbean feel. Farewell dinner at Su Forriadroxu restaurant. Overnight in Pula.
Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 7Arrivederci! Good bye!

After breakfast end of the tour. Ciao Ciao
Meals included: Breakfast

Extra DaysAvailable Under Request


Self Guided
Tour Price: 1490€

Price based on double accommodation, it can change according to the period.

Make it custom: contact us for a quote!

Single occupancy: 450 €
Extra Days under request

Private & Custom departures at any time

Bike Rental: (price/week)
Touring/Hybrid Bike € 160
Race Bike  € 210
E-bike € 240
Tandem € 340
Road bike for rental


Carbon frames with Ultegra 11 speed; compact groupset. 

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Electric bike for rental


The hills won’t be so hard with our new Scott and Vektor E-Bikes.

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Touring Hybrid bike for rental


Hybrid bikes blend the characteristics of race and mountain bikes.

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Day 1 & 2 Duchessa Margherita Chateau & Hotel, Vicoforte

Inhabited by the great figures of the Piedmontese and Italian history, our house has a unique charm. The glamour of the ancient noble courts. Live a royal experience, for a truly unforgettable journey!

Day 3, 4 & 5 Corte Gondina Hotel in La Morra

We offer our guests 14 personalized rooms, as well as exclusive use of our seasonal outdoor swimming pool, our intimate garden, our wine cellar and, last but not least, our private Spa.

Day 6 Villa d’Amelia, Benevello

Framed by the unique hills of the Barolo vineyards, Villa d’Amelia features 37 finely furnished rooms and suites, whose refined and contemporary style are the perfect complement to the building’s classic flair.
The Travertine marble bathroom in each room furnishes a welcoming space equipped with all comforts.