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WIN: CYCLING HOLIDAY At Lungomare Bike Hotel
It's the best contest in cycling - Enter to win a one week cycling holiday for two at the Lungomare Bike Hotel in Cesenatico - my favorite bike hotel on the Adriatic.  As a loyal PEZ-Fan, you know we love riding in Italy, and by now you've either done it yourself and agree with our fair judgement, or have it on your list.  ***ENTER CONTEST BELOW***

Here's a chance of a lifetime to get yourself some high quality riding and holidaying - thanks to our friends at the Lungomare Bike Hotel - I fully recommend a stay here because as a family run hotel, they really do care about their guests, and they're collective passion for cycling is shown by the variety of packages and facilities for cyclists of all levels from beginners to pro teams.


The Lungomare Bike Hotel in Cesenatico offers a top bike hotel experience on Italy's Adriatic coast - daily guided bike tours for all levels through hills, vineyards and olive groves, tough climbs like the Carpegna, packages for gran fondos like the Nove Colle.

Located on the shores of the Adriatic Sea in the town of Cesenatico nestled in Emilia Romagna seaside, a renowned gastronomic area of Italy. This idyllic countryside is famous for homemade pasta, hearty wines such as Lambrusco and Sangiovese, Aceto Balsamico vinegar, Prosciutto di Parma ham, Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese, as well as many other staples of the Italian cuisine.

A one week cycling holiday for two people
.  You’ll need to get yourself there – but pretty much everything else is covered:

PRIZE PACKAGE DETAILS provided by - Lungomare Bike Hotel in Cesenatico
• 7 nights ACCOMMODATION AT Lungomare Bike Hotel in Cesenatico:
• Fully guided & supported rides every day, with optional days off if you like
• Meals Include: daily breakfasts, daily post-ride pasta bar, & dinners
• Secure bike storage in locked and video-secured room
• Daily laundry service for cycling kit
• Optional Bike rental (extra charge will apply) from their fleet of BMC bikes, and they're the only exclusive rental hotel of Pinarello bikes in the Emilia Romagna region.
• EXCLUDES Transfers to & from the airport
Booking Dates are subject to availability within and  March 22 – Oct. 9, 2017.  

Now, in case you need a little visual incentive to really put you over the edge - have a look at some of the places you could be riding:

The Adriatic coast on Italy's east side hosts some of its most beautiful and most popular beaches, and is why the Lungomare Bike Hotel has become so popular with Italian and European sunseekers. Look to the west though, for some of the best riding in the lush hills and valleys of the Appennine mountains in the Emilia Romagna region, tasting good wines and great food among vineyards and olive groves.

Ancient villages are scattered like precious stones on the rocky valley, overlooking the Adriatic Sea, where the roads connecting these historic places are soothing to the eye and mind. Passing through vineyards and olive groves you will have the unforgettable opportunity to prove yourself amidst those tastes and flavors which have made this region famous all over the world.


Romagna offers renowned roads capable of hindering cycling legends such as Eddy Merckx; ride the hills where Marco Pantani used to train and, compare your performance with his at the famous Carpegna climb.  When you're ready for a break from the riding, you can relive Pantani’s achievements in the museum dedicated to his life and glories.


Designed by Leonardo da Vinci, the harbor of Cesenatico offers a unique culinary experience where you can dine on daily fresh caught seafood. You'll visit magnificent estates in the surrounding hills where the production of extra virgin olive oil and hearty wines still takes place on site.

Lungomare Bike Hotel offers 5 different guided cycling tours each day which respond to different levels of ability and training, making it the ideal location for cycling and biking enthusiasts from beginners to professionals who wish and enjoy riding through unspoiled villages and experiencing panoramic hills and landscape, from the Adriatic Sea to the Apennine mountains stretching between Tuscany and Emilia Romagna.


The Lungomare Bike Hotel is the ideal partner for your cycling holiday and many times has hosted professional teams such as Astana, Lampre, Colombia, Team Sky, Utensilnord, Voralberg, Cannondale, and AG2R.


You will ride on some of the routes the local cyclists use while preparing for Sportives and Gran Fondos, such as the world famous “Nove Colli” (Nine Hills) in May. If you feel like something less challenging, there are beautiful rides along the coast.

Find out more and book your stay at the Lungomare Bike Hotel website.

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• the Lungomare Bike Hotel in Cesenatico where I rode Pantani's favorite training climb: the Carpegna.


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