Cycling in Piedmont

A hidden gem...
Two cyclists in front of a castle in Pollenzo

Plan your Cycle Holiday full of enjoyment and culture in Northern Italy

Cycling here you are often the only people around on the roads in Piedmont. Even to this day, this picturesque region on the border between France and Switzerland has escaped mass tourism. The “country at the foot of the mountains” (as it is literally called) is therefore a well-kept secret amongst cycle tourists. Piedmont inspires culture lovers just as much as those with a sweet tooth.

Costigliole, Asti, Turin, Bra – the list of charming towns here simply doesn’t end. For your bike tour in Piedmont, Eurobike has selected the nicest paths and great routes.

Most popular cycling tours in the Piedmont

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Piedmont - based in one hotel

7 Days | Self-guided tour
Piedmont, in the north of Italy is a real gem for cyclists. The region is only for those in the know, and offers travellers an area that is authentic and untouched. In the Canavese region you will not only find historic castles, but also typical fine wines of Italy. There is a reason why the wine route bears the name ‘Strada Reale dei Vini’. This cycling holiday in northern Italy is particularly suitable for beginners and leisure cyclists due to the easy route. You will be amazed by Canavese, a small part of Italy that has been largely untouched by tourism so far. Details of the cycle tour in Piedmont Seven active cycling days, around 225 kilometres, a home away from home and countless scenic views: you can look forward to it all in Piedmont. From your starting point, the idyllic village of Romano Canavese, you will discover a new part of Piedmont. This region of Italy, which has not yet been touched by tourism, shows its most beautiful side. Highlights of the cycle tour in Piedmont Stay at an 18th century villa: Have a stately stay in the 4-star Sina Villa Matilde. You can relax completely in the hotels own park, pool and small wellness area. Culinary pampering: The kitchen team of the Sina Villa Matilde hotel prepare a 4-course menu, with typical Italian ingredients on a half-board basis. Train to Turin: On the fourth day of your bike tour, take the train to the regional capital of Turin (included in the price) and have plenty of time to visit the many piazzas. Then get back on the idyllic cycle path along the river Po. Useful information about the Piedmont tour So you can fully enjoy the seven-day cycle tour, your holiday home is the medieval Romano Canavese. From this small Italian town, you can explore the region a little more each day. The day trips are between 35 and 60 kilometres and mostly run on flat to hilly paths, most of them with little traffic. With Eurobike you start well prepared on your cycling adventure, thanks to detailed travel documents.
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Gourmet Piedmont

8 Days | Self-guided tour
Be prepared to over-indulge on the bike tour to Piedmont. The team from Eurobike takes you to the place where quality is paramount and greatly enjoyed. Fragrant, white Alba truffles, sparkling Asti Spumante or seductive chocolate from Ferrero – oh foodies, what more could you want? Details of the cycle tour to Piedmont for connoisseurs Eight days, and eight chances to be seduced by the delicacies – that’s what you get on a cycle tour to the north of Italy. Gourmets will indulge in heavenly pleasures and sample all the delicacies Piedmont has to offer. From Turin via Cerreto d’Asti, Canelli via Alba to Montafia, you will cycle through lively, historic cities and experience a varied programme. In the ‘cittá’ there are modern four-star hotels with a chic atmosphere. The complete opposite awaits you in the villages of Piedmont where you will live in comfortable and quaint ‘Agritourismi’ (farm houses) with authentic country cuisine and Italian charm. That will complete your cycling adventure in northern Italy. Highlights of the cycle tour to Piedmont at a glance Asti – a city full of culture: the city is not only famous for its sparkling wine of the same name, but also for the competition ‘Palio’. A horse race, where competitors fight to become the year’s champion. A class of wine in Barbareco: you will cycle through the most famous wine town in Italy. The home of Barolo. Treat yourself to a glass of wine and watch as the Italians hurry by from the comfort of your chair.   Useful information about the cycle tour to Piedmont for connoisseurs Over eight days you will cycle through Piedmont - home to truffles, wine and chocolate. Most of the time you will cycle on low-traffic side roads. On the shorter stages in days three and four, there is plenty time to enjoy leisurely pauses. The route is ideal for the ambitious holiday cyclist. Overall the route is quite hilly with short, but steep passages. Each day features between 35 and 50 kilometres. So you earn a little treat in the evening! Do you love everything that smells, tastes delicious and causes goosebumps on the skin? Then the bike trip to Piedmont is just for you! Book your culinary trip with the Eurobike team right away.
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Discover Piedmont, the centre of Italy's history by bike

You can get right up close to Italy’s eventful history on a bike tour in Piedmont. This region in northern Italy still bears witness with its impressive palaces to the time when it was under rule. Piedmont used to be the centre of the rulers and for Italy’s kings. The well-maintained palaces in Manta and Costigliole open their doors to culture-interested visitors. The Savoy dynasty lived in the Stupinigi royal hunting palace. It was from this palace that they reigned. The impressive palace, in Rococo style, transports visitors back into the High Middle Ages and offers its visitors a lot of history.

Your Bike Tour goes to the birth place of the Slow-Food-Movement

Top-quality tasty products, seasonal products and respect for those who make the food – that is the mission of the well known slow-food-movement. The idea came from Bra and you are sure to benefit from it a lot whilst you are here. Seeing as the products are already renowned for their excellence, for their sustainability and for their taste. The founders of the movement didn’t make the snake the symbol of it for nothing: it’s a sign of enjoyment, which doesn’t disappear quickly.

Those with a sweet tooth will be particularly delighted about the sweet delicacies you will come across on your bike tour in northern Italy. Torrone (white nougat from Alba), Baci di Dama (hazelnut biscuits with a chocolate filling) from Asti, chocolate pralines from Turin and the world famous Amarettini are just a selection.

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