Geneva to Milan

an Alpine adventure - 10-15 September 2020

2020 booking now open - apply for your super Early Bird booking discount

Our 2019 version of this Tour is now fully booked but we are pleased to announce dates for our 2020 version.

This is a classic cycle tour with a twist.  While many would take the picturesque but gentler roads eastwards from Geneva, through Switzerland before turning south to cross into Italy, Viva Velo has opted to design this new tour with a French col or two in mind.  Crossing the alps via the Telegraph and Galibier, made famous in many a Tour de France, means this tour is bound to present a challenge but one we think will be more than manageable to the amateur keen to pedal in the wheel tracks of the pros .  Scheduled over 5 days you’ll take on the Alps before speeding towards your final destination in Milan across the flatter lands of northern Italy.  For those with a little less time we are also offering a shortened version of the tour which finishes in four days in the delightful Piedmontese city of Asti, famous for its sparkling wine.  What better way to celebrate the end of an epic cycle tour than with a glass of the local fizz?   

This tour will run from 10-15 September, 2020 (10-14 September for the shorter version).  To register your interest and claim your early bird discount code giving you £100 off the advertised price if you book before June 2019 simply click the ‘Learn More’ button or fill in the contact form below. If you already have your early bird discount code then don’t delay book now and save £100 on this fantastic tour.

"Truly bespoke bicycle tours for all types of road cyclist from first timer to seasoned cyclist, Mrs Goggins to Bradley Wiggins, Mountain Goat to Charging Rhino: Viva Velo will bend over backwards to see you have a great time on and off the bike." Patrick Douetil

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The Itinerary:

Day 0. Arrive Geneva. Prepare bikes

Day 1. Geneva to Albertville (107km - 1350m)

Day 2. Albertville to Valloire  (101km - 1950m)

Day 3. Valloire to Pinerolo (146km - 2,300m)

Day 4. Pinerolo to Asti  (87km - 400m) or Pinerolo to Alessandria (130km - 450m)

Geneva to Asti clients depart Milan

Day 5. Alessandria to Milan (110km - 300m)

Day 6. Depart Milan

For a more detailed itinerary and other information on this stunning tour, check out the online brochure

What you will get:

  • Quality accommodation in distinctive 3 and 4 star hotels

  • Return transfers to Geneva and Milan Malpensa airports

  • Full vehicle support to transfer your baggage as required

  • A qualified mechanic to support you

  • Our experienced ride leaders to guide you all the way

  • Full itinerary and route information in advance

  • GPX files on request

Cost from £1150 (short tour) £1265 (full tour)

This is based on 2 sharing a twin room and does not include flights, drinks or evening meals although the following are available on request:

  • Single room supplement – £260 pp (short tour) £390 (long tour)

  • Halfboard - £35 pppn (please email is for further details after you have booked)

Please note that this tour requires a minimum of 8 participants.  If you are enquiring as an individual or smaller group then we are always happy to introduce you to others to make up the required party size.


Photo of Pinerolo by  Francofranco56

Photo of Pinerolo by Francofranco56

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