A.S.D. COLLIO BIKE TEAM AND THE CELESTE WALK IN MOUNTAIN-BIKE GROUP
28 APRIL - 01 MAY 2018
4 DAYS - 3 NIGHTS
SATURDAY APRIL 28th 2018
Meeting of the participants in Cormons and operational briefing on the Celestial Way to be covered by bicycle. Lunch / wine tasting in the wine shop and departure for the cross-border excursion Collio / Preval and Brda Sloveno: 40 kilometers and 550 meters in altitude to be covered by bicycle. B Dinner in a typical farmhouse. Overnight at hotel in Cormons, in reserved rooms.
SUNDAY 29 APRIL 2018
Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to Grado for the first stage of the Celestial Way and a coffee break for a visit to the historic center through the narrow streets and small picturesque squares. You will cover 55 kilometers with 300 meters of difference in altitude along the Alpe Adria cycle path, crossing Aquileia. Packed lunch. After covering twenty kilometers of paths and cycle paths, you arrive on the hill of Medea where the national monument of the Ara Pacis rises. Single track descent towards Borgnano and return to Cormons. Transfer to the hotel, dinner and overnight.
MONDAY 30th APRIL 2018
Breakfast at the hotel. Second stage of the Celestial Way from Cormons to Cividale passing through the Sanctuary of Castelmonte (40 kilometers and 700 meters in altitude). It starts to Mount Quarin to admire the view, descending in a sprint from the path that leads to the road in the direction of Vencò and then climb through carrarecce and paths to Castelmonte. Free lunch and dinner. Return to the hotel for overnight.
TUESDAY 01 MAY 2018
Breakfast at the hotel. Departure from Cormons along the Preval cycle path, arriving in Gorizia (long Isonzo cycle path: 50 kilometers and 900 meters in altitude). You enter the Slovenian territory, through the Piazzale della Transalpina in front of the Railway Station inaugurated by the Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Habsburg in 1906. A steady ascent will take us to Mount Sabotino to visit the museum where you can see fragments of bombs, bullets , personal effects of the soldiers. Lunch during visits. Return to the hotel and end of services.
The order of visits could be modified to ensure the optimal running of the program.
Participation fee: € 340.00
(Minimum 6 - maximum 14 participants)
Single supplement: € 20.00
The price includes:
- transfer by minibus from Cormons to Grado; - on-call support van; - 2 or 3 qualified escorts, one of whom is BLSD qualified; - 3 nights at Hotel Felcaro with breakfast treatment; - meals as scheduled (1st day: wine tasting in a wine bar and dinner on the farm, 2nd day: packed lunch prepared by the hotel and dinner at the hotel, 4th day: lunch on Mount Sabatino).
The price does not include:
- lunch and dinner on the 3rd day, admissions, gratuities, personal extras and anything not specified under the heading: "The price includes".