Hotel Belvedere ***
“Belvedere” has belonged to the Merzagora family since 1865, initially a wine-bar, then a restaurant with rooms and now a hotel, an oasis of tranquillity and accuracy on the eastern shore of Lake Maggiore .
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From € 265 - Valid until 01/11/2017
Experience the roads of the Varese 2008 World Championships and some stages from the Giro D’Italia as you and your friends ride along the banks of Lake Maggiore. Explore the outstanding treats our area has in store for cycling fans as you ride from Varese’s Sacro Monte (a UNESCO World Heritage Site) to Mottarone via Lake Orta. This holiday is for groups of friends (min. four people) who love trying the local good and wine in addition to discovering new, exciting routes packed with cycling history. Every ride offers an opportunity to stop and savour excellent food and fine wine.
Detailed information about the routes (mileage, route profiles, and average times) will be provided by the bike manager upon your arrival so that you can choose which route best suits your fitness level. The bike manager will often accompany you during your tours.
If you come with someone who doesn’t ride, we can provide maps and directions for covering scenic routes effortlessly using the Nordic Walking technique. We will provide the Nordic Walking poles.
If you wish, we can provide tickets from May to September to Expo 2015, which is about 30 minutes from our hotel.
The offer includes:
Briefing about the routes
A daily mechanical check
A bike cleaning service
Storage facilities for bikes with video surveillance and an alarm
A laundry service
Packed lunch containing a fruit tart, a sandwich, a banana and water
An energy snack
Half-board accommodation with a double room
Additional services (booking and fee required)
An expert guide
First-rate bike hire
Boat trips to the Borromean Islands
Visits to Varese’s historic villas
A visit to the Botanical Gardens in Pallanza (the finest in Europe)
Visits to local museums