The 20-year-old spring bike ride by MTB Club Spoleto and CT Spoleto Bike returns.
Wednesday 25 April, the ride will cover the first part of the Spoleto – Norcia railroad, till Caprareccia, where refreshments will be offered to the participants.
Meeting will be at 8.00 at the beginning of the former railroad, by the former hotel Il Barbarossa. Start is scheduled for 9.30. On the occasion, it will be possible to register for the SpoletoNorcia in MTB of 1-2 Septmeber 2018.
The bike ride is 6,5 km.
In case of bad weather “La Spoleto in Bici” will be delayed to Sunday 29 April.
Mobile 393 23.33.292
Spoleto a Colori returns from 29 April to 1 May 2018, with a schedule of events for all ages.
SUNDAY 29 APRIL
Aperitive from 18:00 to 21:00
by the Chiostro di San Nicolò, live music and dj
MONDAY 30 APRIL
Streetart, then Metamorphosis.
• Workshop “Mettiamoci all’OPERA… Creando” from 16:00 to 20:00 in Piazza Pianciani
• Inflatables, Auditorium della Stella from 15.30
• Street artists from 15:30 (Corso Garibaldi, Piazzetta dell’Erba, Via Portafuga, Torre dell’Olio, Via Salaria, Via Minervio, Piazza del Mercato)
• Mega Baloon Show from 23.00 in Piazza del Mercato
• “METAMORPHOSIS: between history and technology” from 23:30 to 03:00 at the “Rocca Albornoziana” featuring Radio 105’s “LO ZOO” .
TUESDAY 1 MAY
• CREAttività presents “L’Isola che non c’è” at the public gardens in Viale Trento e Trieste: workshops for children aged 0-99.
• COLORbaby from 15:00 to 18:30 with many attractions for the youngest (animation, inflatables, street artists, sport, pony, agility dog)
• COLORmob: the first event in Italy featuring color powder, to have a great time with friends and family.
Starts at 18:00 until 20:30 at the “Ex ferrovia Spoleto-Norcia” parking lot.
All info on www.spoletoacolori.it
The Municipality of Spoleto, in collaboration with Consorzio Francesco’s Ways, join the event VIVI LA VIA, which will take place along the Via di Francesco / St. Francis Way on 25, 26 and 27 May.
The event aims at giving value to the culture of walking and pilgrimage, with due regard for those who choose to embark on the journey, in harmony with the environment and the territory, and thanks to the active involvement of associations and local communities who live along the way.
Sunday, May 27, in Spoleto, you can participate in 3 different types of routes, to be faced on foot (in collaboration with the CAI Spoleto), by mountain bike (in collaboration with MTB Club) and horseback (in collaboration with Natura a Cavallo, Horse Centre Somma and Spoleto Country Club).
The event will be a special opportunity to discover the St. Francis Way and the places linked to the Saint in the stretch of the route on Spoleto’s territory, but will also offer musical and gastronomic events.
Participation is free of charge upon reservation.
We will follow with possible variations the CAI ring path n. 1 that, starting from the Basilica of San Pietro and passing by the Church of San Giuliano, reaches Monteluco along the west side of the mountain. Return to Spoleto along the so-called “corta” (shortcut).
Altitude difference: about 500 m.
Mountain bike Itinerary
We will start from the Basilica of San Pietro and, after the Church of San Giuliano, we will reach the path for the Sasso Forato and we will reach Monteluco after passing through the hamlet of Le Aie. Return to Spoleto through Hotel del Matto, Valcieca and Giro dei Condotti.
Altitude difference: about 600 m.
Itinerary on horseback
From the SS Flaminia, South of Spoleto, we will take the Strada dei Patricani, CAI path n. 6, pass through the hamlet of I Camini and then reach Monteluco. Return to Spoleto along the “corta” (shortcut).
Altitude difference: about 500 m.
8.30 Gathering of participants at Piazzale Roma (Spoleto SUD exit)
9.00 Departure for Monteluco
12.00 Arrival in Monteluco
Medieval music with the Aegletes
13.00 Snack* or Lunch**
Possibility of guided tours of the Convent of St Francis accompanied by the friars
16.00 Departure for Spoleto
Snack: cured meat and cheese or sandwiches by Piero Quaglietti ‘s Chioschetto (variable price)
Lunch: full meal by Ferretti and Paradiso restaurants (€ 15, limited places, upon reservation).
Booking required before 18.00 on Saturday 26 May
We recommend technical clothing and a minimum of athletic preparation.
For info and reservations:
Itineraries on foot and in mtb
Tel 0743 218620
Itinerary on horseback
NATURA A CAVALLO
Sergio Parmegiani Palmieri
Tel 335 6041439
Following last year’s success, with almost 2000 participants, central Italy’s largest cycling event La SpoletoNorcia… in MTB will return on Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd 2018.
Bikers will have the possibility to choose among 4 different itineraries, according to their technical and athletic skills: the FAMILY route (the shortest, 14 km for 250 m of difference in height), within reach of all; the CLASSIC route, with three possibilities: Easy Route (40 km for 1,000 m of difference in height), Medium Route (45 km by 1.300 m of difference in height), Hard Route (50 km for 1,500 m of difference in height); the RANDONNEE (200 km for 3,500 mt of difference in height), open to FCI members or members of the Italian Consulta, competitive event without classification with road bikes, and the EXTREME (45 km with 2,000 m of difference in height), open only to FCI members or other members of the Italian Consulta.
Information and registration: www.laspoletonorciainmtb.it
La SpoletoNorcia… in mtb, the largest cycling event in central Italy, which attracts every year thousands of experienced cyclists and non-experts, families and lovers of nature and slow tourism, will be back from August 30 to September 1, 2019.
There will be 5 routes available to participants, to be chosen according to your technical skills:
FAMILY 14 Km, 250 mt+ dsl
CLASSIC 38 Km, 900 mt+ dsl
HARD 60’s 62 Km, 1.390 mt+ dsl
HARD 80’s 78 Km, 1.850 mt+ dsl
RANDONNÈE 200 Km, 3.000 mt+ dsl
Info and inscriptions: www.laspoletonorciainmtb.it