GRAN FONDO CYCLING TOURS

Gran Fondos offer an excuse to take on a cycling challenge in a beautiful destination. Often featuring a tough parcours these events offer closed roads and the camaraderie of a large peloton of riders.

Whilst never an out and out race, Gran Fondos have a competitive edge and riders are timed over the course. Riders can choose from different route options depending on the event.

Join an Eat Sleep Cycle Gran Fondo tour and allow us to take care of you – from event registration, sign on, and your post-ride feed we’ve got you covered.

Browse our Gran Fondo Tours

Bike Hire

Hire a lightweight, comfortable bicycle for your tour. We’ll set up your bike to your specifications.

  • Ridley Fenix SL 105 or Ultegra Disc
  • Ridley Helium X
  • Factor o2 Ultegra Di2
 

Factor O2

From €57 per day

 

RIDLEY FENIX SL

from €22 per day

 

RIDLEY FENIX SL DISC

from €36 per day

 

RIDLEY HELIUM X

from €31 per day

 

RIDLEY X-TRAIL

from €36 per day

 

RIDLEY IGNITE CSL

from €31 per day

 

WORX RA SL

from €22 per day

Blogs from the Road

European Cycling Vacations with non-cyclists - Eat Sleep Cycle Girona European Cycling
June 19, 2019

European Cycling Vacations with Non-Cyclists

You may wonder how someone who doesn’t cycle can enjoy a European cycling vacation, but look closer and you’ll find that there are plenty of ways to combine a vacation…
Ridley X Trail - Bike Review - Eat Sleep Cycle Girona Cycling
June 13, 2019

Ridley X Trail Bike Review

Gravel cycling is the ‘next big thing’ in cycling right now. However, the term ‘gravel’ has a number of interpretations depending on who you speak to; for some gravel riding…
Tour de France Favourites 2019 - Who Will Win the Yellow Jersey - Eat Sleep Cycle Tour de France
June 5, 2019

Tour de France Favourites: Who Will Win the Yellow Jersey in 2019?

This year will mark the 106th edition of the Tour de France during which the race will celebrate two landmarks events: the 100th anniversary of the Maillot Jaune and the…
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WHY EAT SLEEP CYCLE?

Classic Climbs of the Alps

EXCELLENT LOCATION

Our home in Girona, Spain, gives us unique access to remarkable people and places, allowing us to create world class cycling tours.

Classic Climbs of the Alps Expert Tour Guides

EXPERT GUIDES

Our guides are experts in cycling, travel & hosting world class tours. We recruit professionals from all walks of life who love to ride.

Classic Climbs of the Alps 5 star reviews

5 STAR REVIEWS

You’ll be back!
98% of our guests say they’ll come back to Eat Sleep Cycle for another tour.

Classic Climbs of the Alps Expert Local Knowledge

LOCAL KNOWLEDGE

Ride with Eat Sleep Cycle and enjoy the best roads, landscapes & cultural experiences thanks to our knowledge.

TAILOR A GRAN FONDO ITINERARY TO SUIT YOU

Choose your event, accommodation type, tailor your ride itinerary & support.
Add city physio, gourmet food experiences, city tours, spa treatments & more!

Eat Sleep Cycle organised London Dynamo's annual overseas trip to the Girona Bike Festival (culminating in the Gran Fondo Girona) in June 2018 and looked after 45 of us beautifully. We were looked after perfectly and had fantastic guides, routes, accommodation and restaurants laid on - ESC were super-efficient, knowledgeable, friendly and charming (and even dug-out a couple of Pro-Tour riders to keep us company).

alexanderb715Cycling heaven

Eat Sleep Cycle organised our successful trip to Bormio to ride Gran Fondo Stelvio. ESC organised a team support van for airport transfers, excellent hotel choice, looked after the bikes, ferried us around to rides, ran errands when things broke or were forgotten and did a brilliant job supporting us on day of event with the guide working as a “domestique” support us with drinks on the bikes given the closed roads.

Nick Pink

We had a challenging ride at The Stelvio Santini Gran Fondo! Eat Sleep Cycle organised everything and made it a truly memorable weekend. Our ride leader, Knut, could not have been more helpful. Thank you ESC!

Ben Calthrop