A day by e-bike discovering the Moscato wine and the UNESCO hills.
In the homeland of Cesare Pavese and world famous wines, stunning scenery and gastronomic discoveries between Canelli, Calosso, Cassinasco and Santo Stefano Belbo.
A Beautiful day out to discover a UNESCO world heritage area that has become world famous thanks to the production of high quality wines, the birthplace of Asti Spumante and the writer Cesare Pavese.
There are two possible routes for these day tours, so you can do them both as well, you will not get bored :)
Our itinerary starts from Canelli, towards Sant'Antonio, with a visit to the Torre dei Contini, down towards Santo Stefano Belbo (Cesare Pavese’s hometown), from here on secondary roads we climb up to the crossroads between Santo Stefano and Loazzolo, now on the ridge we will first reach the Santuario dei Caffi, and then Cassinasco where we can take a picture on the blue Big Bench before descending to Canelli.
Great views, fabulous food, this tour will enchant you!
Total kms: 50
Suitable for everyone, you only need to know how to ride a bike and to want to be on the saddle for the day!
Lover of outdoor activities, amateur sportsman, freelance surveyor, in his youth he has practiced many sports, from tennis to football, from skiing to trekking, to cycling.
Refined palate, a lover of good wine, and connoisseur of the Langa Astigiana, today Giulio is a MTB Guide and wants to discover and discover its splendid territory with the help of the e-bike.
Never without: sunglasses and helmet.
Personal motto: Difficult things are just a sequence of easy things.
It’s easy as riding a bike, but on climbs instead of pushing the bike you will be able to pedal (almost) effortlessly, thanks to the e-bike’s motor.
We'll pedal mostly on paved roads, with off-road detours through the vineyards and the hills.
A good familiarity with bike riding is required.
We will cover approximately 50 kilometers, with possible variations due to to the weather and the condition of the roads.
You will need to use a bike helmet, if you don’t have one we will provide you one.
This is a great little trip, trust us and come and try it!
We do not own the eBikes ourselves: we work with the best rental companies in Piedmont that, depending on the type of tour we are going to do, provide us with eBikes that are clean, in excellent working order, medium-high range (like Cube, Focus, Haibike, Rossignol, Thok, all equipped with Bosch - Shimano - Yamaha motors) and, importantly, of the correct size.
An electric mountain bike, or e-bike, is a way to deal with paths which normally would not be doable by everyone, and enjoy the road, the landscape and nature.
These are are also called “pedal assist” bikes, because the motor will help the rider in moving, but the rider still has to pedal.
So, by riding an e-bike, someone who is trained can get even further, and beginners can have fun without feeling exhausted straight away.
To understand and get a feel for how much fun and easy to use of these bicycles are, the only solution is to come and try!
The tour starts at 9.00 am in Canelli.
The price of the package (99 euro) includes:
- the e-bike rental
- assistance from Giulio for the whole day
The end of the tour is scheduled around 16.30 pm.
You can sign up directly in this page or by contacting us directly by e-mail at ([email protected]) or by phone or whatsapp at the number +39 370 3506333
All our tours are directly made by us, Giroola Srl, via Amorosa 3, 10030 Villareggia (TO) (P.iva 11671600010, Scia 19022017-1520 Suap 9007)
During the tour you'll be covered by our Civil Responsibility Assurance (Reale Mutua Assicurazioni, via Corte d'Appello 1, 10122 Torino, nr.2007/03/2276452).
We adhere to the Guarantee Fund (art.50 Dlgs 23.05.2011 n.79) which can be used by all travellers provided they have a contract in case of bankruptcy or insolvency for the refunding of the price paid. (Fondo Garanzia Viaggi Srl, via Nazionale 60, 00184 Roma, certificate n. A/146.1485/5/2017).
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The client renouncing the contract may be substituted by another person provided that:
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- a significant change of one or more elements of the contract which can be objectively considered as fundamental for the fruition of the tour package in its entirety and proposed by Giroola Srl.
- after the conclusion of the contract itself but prior to departure and not accepted by the client.
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- the fruition of an alternative tour package, with no increase in price or with the restitution of the excess in price, if the second tour package costs less than the first;
- the restitution of any sum corresponded as partial payment. Said restitution must be made within seven weekdays from receiving the request for reimbursement.
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