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Bike Hotel Lungomare on Italy’s Adriatic Coast

The Hotel Lungomare 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, and Italian hospitality in a family run hotel.  Here’s a closer look…


Hotel Lungomare is 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.

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.


Cesenatico is the perfect place for a cycling holiday, and as the birthplace of Marco Pantani 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. We will take you to magnificent estates in the surrounding hills where the production of extra virgin olive oil and hearty wines still takes place on site. We will also enjoy delicious lunch at characteristic and typical places where you can experience and taste our simple and excellent cuisine.

Hotel Lungomare 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 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 Hotel Lungomare website.

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• Read Pez’s Top Ride to the Carpegna with Hotel Lungomare


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