Italy has a passion for road cycling and tough mountain based cycling routes such as the Italian passes. It’s also a world class venue for mountain biking routes, with awesome trails to test the best.
The Giro D’Italia is one of the three gret Grand Tours, testing the very best bike riders in the world, and so it seems sensible to include this amazing country on our database of road cycling routes and mountain biking trails to travel to.
Road cycling in Italy is an amazing experience, with cycling routes in the Italian mountains, cycling through the wonderful countryside of besidee the lakes, or taking a tough mountain biking trail. Just look at the wonderful cycling brands that come from Italy and their great heros: Pantani, Coppi, and Nibali in modern times. It’s the beating heart of world cycling, and everybody loves a Bianchi 😉
Add to this the Italian love for cycling, the great Italian food, hospitality and history, and you have a wonderful place to take a cycling holiday. We wanted to bring you the very best routes for road cycling in Italy, and some of the awesome mountain biking locations. Take a look by clicking the panels below and book yourself a cycling holiday in historic Italy – the heart of cycling.