Menton 4 days



This is a self-guided adventure which offers greater flexibility to travelers who want freedom when it comes to travel schedules and trip itineraries, but who still crave the very best cycling experience and the unique, local knowledge that only Officine Mattio Adventure can offer.


Very close to Italy and very warm, Côte d’Azur is full of perfect things for your ideal holidays: amazing sea, good food, funny cities, arts and great climbs for cyclists.

This and a lot more is waiting for you….


Start location
Menton
End location
Menton
Duration
4 days / 3 nights
Period
from February to November

Trip itinerary

DAY 1

Bienvenue en France!

Our staff will meet you at your hotel for a bike set-up and we will explain you all the details of your weekend in this area.
Be ready for our first ride!

Distance
56.7 km
Elevation
1350m
Difficulty
medium
 
DAY 2

Col de la Madone

Today you discover one the most amazing and challenging climb of France: Col de la Madone.
We have planned a nice and short ride, just 40km, but pretty strong (1662m).
Procyclists train on this climb for testing themselves: so don’t be surprise if you will meet one of you favorite!

Distance
41 km
Elevation
1662 m
Difficulty
medium
 
DAY 3

Poggio - Cipressa

Today it’s a long ride, but pretty flat; so you have the chance to enjoy the view and your day on you bike.

You reach Sanremo for climbing 2 of the most important parts of the race “Milano-Sanremo” : Poggio and Cipressa.
You come back to Menton on the bike path famous for the first stage of Giro d’Italia 2015.

Distance
91 km
Elevation
1445 m
Difficulty
medium
 
DAY 4

Dolceacqua - Sospel

Today it’s time to discover the inside of this area.
Dolceacqua is an incredibly beautiful and medieval village: take your time to go at the Castle for a picture.
Before coming back to Menton, you ride to Sospel, another very small village famous for a sweet climb.

Distance
67 km
Elevation
1978 m
Difficulty
hard
 

What's Included

Included

  • Welcome
  • Bike set-up and delivery
  • Garmin with tour maps
  • 3 night accommodations
  • All breakfasts

Not included

  • Travel and personal insurance
  • Additional hotel expences i.e. phone charges mini-bar, gratuities
  • Bike rental
  • Photographer
  • Service of our expert guides
  • Support vehicles