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The Best Cycling Holidays in Italy

Italy’s major bike race, the Giro d’Italia, kicks off today, with riders weaving through some of the country’s most beautiful scenery. In the spirit of the big race, we’ve looked at some of the best places to bike in Italy. From full-on cycling holidays for experienced mountain bikers to a gentle ride from your hotel, here [ ...More ]

The Best Cycling Holidays in Italy

Italy’s major bike race, the Giro d’Italia, kicks off today, with riders weaving through some of the country’s most beautiful scenery. In the spirit of the big race, we’ve looked at some of the best places to bike in Italy. From full-on cycling holidays for experienced mountain bikers to a gentle ride from your hotel, here [ ...More ]

Giro d’Italia – Focus on Liguria and Tuscany

The first part of the 2015 Giro d’Italia takes us to the regions of Liguria and Tuscany. We have looked at the first stage of the race, so here is what you can expect to see from some of our favourite destinations. This year’s edition of the race starts on 9 May in the beautiful [ ...More ]

Introducing the Giro d’Italia

The Giro d’Italia starts in a few days – here’s a quick run through of the race’s history and what you can expect to see. The renowned Giro d’Italia was first organised in 1909, with the main purpose to increase sales for the La Gazzetta dello Sport newspaper. The cycling race has been held annually [ ...More ]

Five riders to watch out for in the Giro D’Italia 2015

Without cycling superstar Sir Bradley Wiggins, the 2014 Tour De France winner Vincenzo Nibali and defending Giro D’Italia champion Nairo Quitana, you might think that the first of 2015′s “Grand Tour” cycling races could be boring. You’d be wrong. Not only could this iconic race around Italy feature a ding dong battle between two rival racers (Chris Froome [ ...More ]