Trans Varaita Bike 2020

TRANS VARAITA BIKE August 20-23, 2020

A four-days adventure in the Italian Alps!

The Trans Varaita Bike is an Enduro MTB race that takes place in the Cozie Alps, in Northern Italy. It will be held over four days, between August 20th and 23rd, and we will celebrate its second edition!

The location is the Varaita Valley, first stage will be in Piasco and Brondello and then, you will start heading up towards Sampeyre and Bellino until the last stage in Pontechianale.

Throughout this race competitors can expect to face trails with various characteristics and difficulties that will surely challenge all riders. Everyday will be different and will involve adrenaline, fighting spirit, but also friendship, good food and beers and party!
A unique experience at the foot of Monviso!

Trans Varaita Bike: Happiness by Bike
It’s a fun challenge, not just a race!



For registrations within 31/03/2020


€ 325.00 TRANS VARAITA EXPERIENCE PACK (4 nights stay)

€ 290.00 TRANS VARAITA ADVENTURE PACK (3 nights stay)


The Torinetto Residence, in SAMPEYRE, is the TVB partner hotel


Start location
Varaita Valley - Piedmont
End location
Varaita Valley - Piedmont
4 days / 3 nights
August 20-23, 2020

Trip itinerary

20 August 2020

Day 1: Brossasco

TVB 2020 Opening
1 Special Stage
1 Night Stage
Opening Night Party, Riders Dinner


From the gates of access of the valley, you will get to cover almost entirely the lush Varaita Valley and you will appreciate all its beauties. The race trails will develop among breathtaking natural landscapes: from the paths surrounded by chestnut woods, to the bare slopes of the high mountains. In the evening we will celebrate together enjoying the delicacies of the local cuisine, where simplicity is the main ingredient

21 August 2020

Day 2: Sampeyre

2 Special Stages
Riders Lunch
1 Night Stage
Night Party
Dinner in the partner restaurant “Il Sogno di Rita” in Sampeyre (optional)


The trails of the 2nd stage will be around Sampeyre, a small mountain village located at an altitude of about 1,000 m. Sampeyre has long been a holiday resort full of attractions, both natural and cultural (such as the parish church with frescoes dating back to the 1500s, the  Occitan events of the Bahìo carnival or Lou Chanto Viol,…).
The amazing landscapes make the village a unique destination for many tourists that, both in summer and in winter, can practice several sports. This territory is actually the reign of the MTB, where ancient military roads alternate with breathtaking single tracks!

22 August 2020

Day 3: Bellino

1 Special Stage
Night Party
Dinner in a partner restaurant in Melle – “Birrificio Antagonisti” – or in Bellino, Chiazale – Agriturismo Lou Saret” –  (optional)


The 3rd Stage of the Trans Varaita Bike will be held in Bellino, a secondary valley of Varaita Valley, a beautiful mountainous territory, which hosted many times the incredible IRON BIKE.
Bellino is a municipality made of ten hamlets that are a typical example of Alpine architecture: houses are usually small and made of stone and wood, while the streets are narrow and offer unusual views. The village preserves a rich heritage of sundials that can be seen everywhere and that are also the theme of the Museum of Time, which can be visited in the centre of Celle hamlet

23 August 2020

Day 4: Pontechianale

2 Special Stages
Award Ceremony
Riders Lunch
Final TVB Party


Pontechianale is the last municipality of the Varaita Valley, situated shortly before the Col Agnel and the French border.
It consists of some centers and numerous small hamlets; among them, not to be missed is Chianale, a small gem of the upper valley, that has been included to the circuit of “the Prettiest Villages of Italy,” It is a destination for many tourists all year long that can practice many winter and summer sports


What's Included


  • Race registration
  • Chip and timing during every stage
  • Supplies
  • Insurance
  • Race Pack
  • Day 1 dinner (provided by the organization)
  • Day 2, 3, 4 Lunches (provided by the organization)
  • Mechanical assistance
  • With EXPERIENCE, ADVENTURE or SINGLE NIGHT PACKS: Stay in hotel according to the selected pack (with double room occupancy)

Not included

  • Every item not specifically indicated among the included services