Racing Tours Itinerary

Click to view tour calendarThe Racing Tours, are really only for seasoned cyclists. These tours either follow some of the most renowned Pro Bike races in Europe or invite you to participate in the most demanding Granfondo style races. Above all else you need to be fit! It's not about speed, just the ability to clock up at least 100km/day (62mi/day) most of which is going uphill.

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Graeme Brown’s Spring Classic Tour 2017

Difficulty  Medium-Hard

TERRAIN: Undulating – Hilly | DAILY DISTANCE: Approx 70km – 43mi

15 - 24 April 2017 (Closed - ask us about the next departure date)

Let PuntoTours and only recently retired Graeme Brown take you to what was his European home and experience 3 of the best Spring Classic races. Graeme has some incredible knowledge of these races and some surprises in stall for you as well.  more...

UCI Rhodes Granfondo Qualifier (Confirmed Departure)

Difficulty  Medium

TERRAIN: Hilly - Mountainous | DAILY DISTANCE: Average 75km / 46mi

17 - 24 April 2017 (10 PLACES REMAIN)

Grab the chance to spend a week cycling on the brilliant Greek island of Rhodes and take part in a UCI Granfondo qualifier event. Ride all the courses of the UCI Rhodes Granfondo Tour before the event, and with insider knowledge achieve a better result!  more...

Mallorca Classic & GF Mallorca

Difficulty  Medium

TERRAIN: Hilly - Mountainous | DAILY DISTANCE: Approx 80-115km

23 - 30 April 2017 (Closed - ask us about the next departure date)

Mallorca is an excellent place for cyclists to train the European spring season, and falls just before the Spring Classics. No wonder you will spot the Pro's getting in their pre-season fitness off to a great start. On this tour there is also the option of participating in the GF 312!  more...

Follow the Giro - Sardegna

Difficulty  Easy

TERRAIN: Hilly | DAILY DISTANCE: Average 70km / 43mi

03 - 09 May 2017 (Closed - ask us about the next departure date)

Discover the beauty of Sardegna with a dash of the Giro d'Italia thrown in. An easy tour ideal for riders and non-riders alike, as we begin our Follow the Giro tour series at a leisurely pace suited to savouring the stunning scenery, pristine turquoise waters and unbelievable food of this island.  more...

Follow the Giro - Umbria & Romagna (Confirmed Departure)

Difficulty  Medium

TERRAIN: Hilly | DAILY DISTANCE: Approx 50/80km

13 - 19 May 2017 (7 PLACES REMAIN)

Experience the central Stages of the Giro d'Italia live in the beautiful regions of Umbria and Emilia-Romagna, visiting the lively coastal towns of Rimini and Riccione, as well as the scenic countryside around lovely Assisi. Who will be in lead contention before the Giro heads north?!  more...

Follow the Giro - Alps (Confirmed Departure)

Difficulty  Medium-Hard

TERRAIN: Hilly - Mountainous | DAILY DISTANCE: Average 100km / 62mi

19 - 29 May 2017 (4 PLACES REMAIN)

Arguably the hardest cycle race in the world, in the most beautiful country in the world! Who will wear the Pink Jersey in 2017? Aru, Porte, Quintana, Nibali are all up for the victory.... See the critical mountain stages in the stunning Italian Alps!  more...

Slovenia Classic & Maratona Franja GF

Difficulty  Medium

TERRAIN: Hilly - Mountainous | DAILY DISTANCE: Approx 80-100km

03 - 12 June 2017 (Closed - ask us about the next departure date)

Slovenia is a country not very well known as a cycling destination. But after doing our first tour there in 2014, we're in love with this country. It's ideal for cycling, but has so much more to offer. Plus on the last day of this tour we get to enjoy the Maratona Franja Granfondo.  more...

Classic Alps & GF Stelvio Santini

Difficulty  Medium

TERRAIN: Mountainous | DAILY DISTANCE: Approx 90km / 56mi

03 - 12 June 2017 (Now only available for private group bookings)

A fantastic itinerary that includes legendary Italian passes such as the Passo Stelvio, Gavia and Mortirolo. Starting in the beautiful city of Bolzano experience the magnificent alpine scenery of the central Italian Alps, Roman Baths to soak in, duty free Livigno and Marco Pantani's Mortirolo  more...

Classic Alps & GF La Campionissimo

Difficulty  Medium-Hard

TERRAIN: Mountainous | DAILY DISTANCE: Approx 100km / 62mi

17 - 26 June 2017 (Now only available for private group bookings)

A fantastic itinerary that combines the major central European Alps with the option to participate in one of the most loved Granfondos on the Italian calendar, the GF La Campionissimo. Beautiful towns, stunning scenery, fabulous food and Roman baths for a well earned soak along the way.  more...

French Riviera & Provence & GF Mont Ventoux

Difficulty  Medium

TERRAIN: Hilly | DAILY DISTANCE: Approx 80km / 50mi

17 - 26 June 2017 (Now only available for private group bookings)

How can you call yourself a cyclist if you've not done the Provence region including the Verdon and climbed the Mt Ventoux? Well here's your chance. This tour itinerary offers all this, plus you'll start on the beautiful Cote d'Azur and finish with the Granfondo Mont Ventoux! Très Bon!!  more...

Mavic Haute Route Rockies

Difficulty  Medium

TERRAIN: Mountainous | DAILY DISTANCE: Average 125km / 77mi

22 Jun - 01 Jul 2017 (9 PLACES REMAIN)

Dreamt of being in a ProTeam environment and race one of the most challenging cycling events in the world? Well dream no more! PuntoTours give you the full ProTour experience in the inaugural USA Haute Route event. Limited places so book now.  more...

GF Maratona dles Dolomiti

Difficulty  Hard

TERRAIN: Mountainous | DAILY DISTANCE: Approx 100km - 62mi

24 Jun - 03 Jul 2017 (Closed - ask us about the next departure date)

This is the Queen of all Italian Granfondos, with only 10,000 getting to do it and over 35,000 wanting to every year! This is a spectacular race, amongst the most beautiful mountains in the world - the Dolomites.  more...

GF Maratona - Short

Difficulty  Medium-Hard

TERRAIN: Mountainous | DAILY DISTANCE: Approx 100km - 62mi

29 Jun - 03 Jul 2017 (1 PLACE REMAINING)

This is the Queen of all Italian Granfondos, with only 10,000 getting to do it and 35,000 wanting to every year! This is a spectacular race, amongst the most beautiful mountains in the world - the Dolomites.  more...

Piedmont - Torino to San Remo & GF Coppi

Difficulty  Medium

TERRAIN: Hilly - Mountainous | DAILY DISTANCE: Approx 90km / 56mi

04 - 13 July 2017 (Closed - ask us about the next departure date)

“One man alone in the lead, his jersey is ‘celeste’ and white …. his name is Fausto Coppi”. This well-known phrase was uttered by radio commentator Mario Ferretti when Fausto Coppi was obliterating the opposition in the Cuneo-Pinerolo stage of the Giro d’Italia in 1949 – which he went on to win.  more...

TDF Alps

Difficulty  Medium

TERRAIN: Mountainous | DAILY DISTANCE: Approx 70-115km

07 - 13 July 2017 (12 PLACES REMAIN)

Experience the excitement of the Tour de France as the Pro peloton races through the French Alps. Book now to secure your spot on this tour!  more...

Classic Alps & GF Charly Gaul

Difficulty  Medium

TERRAIN: Mountainous | DAILY DISTANCE: Approx 100km / 62mi

08 - 17 July 2017 (Closed - ask us about the next departure date)

A fantastic itinerary that combines the major central European Alps and concludes with the option to participate in one of the most difficult Granfondos on the Italian calendar, the GF Charly Gaul. Beautiful towns, stunning scenery, fabulous food and Roman baths along the way!  more...

TDF Pyrenees

Difficulty  Medium

TERRAIN: Mountainous | DAILY DISTANCE: Approx 70-115km

14 - 24 July 2017 (Closed - ask us about the next departure date)

Experience the excitement of the Tour de France as the Pro peloton races through the Pyrenees. Book now to secure your spot on this tour!  more...

Altitude Camp Livigno

Difficulty  Medium

TERRAIN: Mountainous | DAILY DISTANCE: Average 100km / 62mi

20 - 29 July 2017 (12 PLACES REMAIN)

An exciting tour for intermediate-advanced cyclists keen to challenge themselves, and become better cyclists by training at high altitude in the Alps. If you are getting ready for a challenge such as the Haute Route, Trans Alp or similar high altitude event, this will suit you perfectly!  more...

Haute Route Pyrenees

Difficulty  Hard

TERRAIN: Mountainous | DAILY DISTANCE: Average 115km / 72mi

12 - 20 August 2017 (25 PLACES REMAIN)

Dreamt of being in a ProTeam environment and race one of the most challenging cycling events in the world? Well dream no more, PuntoTours give you the full ProTour experience in this Haute Route Event! Limited places so book now.  more...

Haute Route Triple Crown

Difficulty  Medium

TERRAIN: Mountainous | DAILY DISTANCE: Average 115km / 72mi

12 Aug - 05 Sep 2017 (25 PLACES REMAIN)

The ultimate cycling challenge that is allegedly tougher than a Pro Grand Tour! No flat stages for the peloton to relax and leave the sprinters to do the work. This is 21 days of all alpine terrain, over some of the most famous of Europe's mountain passes. We're with you all the way!  more...

Haute Route Alps

Difficulty  Hard

TERRAIN: Mountainous | DAILY DISTANCE: Average 115km / 72mi

20 - 28 August 2017 (24 PLACES REMAIN)

Dreamt of being in a ProTeam environment and race one of the most challenging cycling events in the world? Well dream no more, PuntoTours give you the full ProTour experience in this Haute Route Event! Limited places so book now.  more...

UCI World Championship GF Albi with Pre-tour

Difficulty  Medium

25 - 28 August 2017 (9 PLACES REMAIN)

If you have qualified for this wonderful event and are serious about putting in a good showing, you'll need to be prepared! You can choose between the full 8 day/7 nights package or shortened 4 day/3 nights package.  more...

Haute Route Dolomites

Difficulty  Hard

TERRAIN: Mountainous | DAILY DISTANCE: TBA

01 - 09 September 2017 (20 PLACES REMAIN)

Dreamt of being in a ProTeam environment and race one of the most challenging cycling events in the world? Well dream no more, PuntoTours give you the full ProTour experience in this Haute Route Event! Limited places so book now.  more...

L'Eroica

Difficulty  Medium

TERRAIN: Hilly | DAILY DISTANCE: Approx 90km - 55mi

25 Sep - 02 Oct 2017 (12 PLACES REMAIN)

Winding through the beautiful region of Chianti in Tuscany, this tour culminates in the period cycling race, l'Eroica. This fantastic event enables cyclists to experience a little of yesteryear racing - period bikes, costumes and of course traditional feeding stations.  more...

GF TRE VALLI UCI WSeries & Giro di Lombardia

Difficulty  Medium

TERRAIN: Hilly - Mountains | DAILY DISTANCE: Average 75km / 46mi

29 Sep - 08 Oct 2017 (12 PLACES REMAIN)

Compete in the Tre Valli Varesine Granfondo, UCI qualifier for the now awarded 2018 UCI GF World Championships in Varese. Then watch the Pro's competing in the Tre Valli race and go on to watch the last cycling "monument" of the year, the Giro di Lombardia. All in the stunning Italian lakes district  more...

GF TRE VALLI 2018 UCI Qualifier - Short Tours

Difficulty  Medium

TERRAIN: Hilly - Mountains | DAILY DISTANCE: Average 75km / 46mi

29 Sep - 02 Oct 2017 (12 PLACES REMAIN)

Compete in the Tre Valli Varesine Granfondo, UCI qualifier for the now awarded 2018 UCI Granfondo World Championship in Varese! Fantastic cycling in the scenic Italian Lakes district. 4 or 6 day tour options.  more...

Haute Route Ventoux

Difficulty  Hard

TERRAIN: Mountainous | DAILY DISTANCE: Average 90km / 56mi

02 - 09 October 2017 (12 PLACES REMAIN)

A great week of training and racing on and around one of the most iconic of mountains - the Mont Ventoux. Let PuntoTours take card of all the logistics for you, and feel like a Pro from the time we collect you from the airport. Beautiful Provence, mythical, eerie climb!  more...