Switzerland·July 8 - 14 2022

Furka & Stelvio Pass, Switzerland & Italy

These famous alpine roads, once heralded as "the greatest driving roads in the world" are not to be missed by any motorcycle enthusiast.

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Overview

Your riding adventure will start with a day of discovering Lake Garda, with its picturesque waterfront views and blanket of expansive clear water. We will then climb up into the Alps and challenge ourselves with the famous twists and turns of the Stelvio Pass, named in 2008 by the Top Gear presenter, as one of the best driving roads in Europe. It is a masterpiece of road engineering and one of the most dramatic passes in the Alps due to its extraordinary wall of switchback turns. Our journey will then continue to Switzerland and riding one of the highest roads in Europe and most scenic rides in the world, the Furka Pass. The views are a biker’s dream, as you see the winding route unfurl into the distance ahead of you. All meals are included, with breakfast and dinner served at the hotel. We will make lunch stops en route, at hand-picked locations, during our riding days. You will be joined by several motorcycle racing stars, who will be your guides and hosts throughout your experience. Our tour itinerary gives you the opportunity to socialise in a relaxed atmosphere with like-minded motorcycle enthusiasts and our down-to-earth racing professionals.

Highlights

Riding the Alps

Riding the Alps

With this tour you will experience two of the world’s greatest roads on two wheels, in one combined experience, however the journey between each of these will be equally stunning. Riding the Alps will be a breath-taking encounter. You are likely to see snowed-peaked mountains, glaciers, valleys, charming villages, and alpine forests scattered across the landscape, as far as the eye can see. We’ll be taking our time on these roads, allowing for plenty of stops to soak up the panoramic views.

Luxury hotel

Luxury hotel

Our Woodcote promise is to select the finest, luxurious five-star hotels to be your residence throughout the experience. We believe that enjoying the time you spend off your bike is just as important as time spent out riding, so our tour itinerary allows for plenty of time to indulge in the local surroundings, views, hotel facilities, and cuisine. All clients will have a double room as standard, so your residence for the entire experience will be comfortable and spacious.

Tales from the Track

Tales from the Track

For one evening during your experience our professional hosts, from the world of motorcycle racing, will give you an insight into their life and adventures on track, with our “Tales from the Track” talk and Q&A. This will be an intimate opportunity to delve into the lives of your favourite motorsport riders. Expect an evening of fascinating, informative circuit stories, funny anecdotes, and a behind-the-scenes insight into what goes on in the paddock.

Hosts

You will be joined by up to six of the following motorcycle racing stars...

Dan Linfoot

Dan Linfoot

FIM World Endurance. Former British Superbikes race winner, 250 World Championship and World Supersport 600 podium finisher.

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Steve Parrish

Steve Parrish

GP500 World Championship rider & multiple British Champion including Superbike. Currently TV commentator and pundit.

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Maria Costello MBE

Maria Costello MBE

Isle of Man TT rider, NW200 rider, Manx GP podium finisher. Currently IOMTT rider.

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Taylor Mackenzie

Taylor Mackenzie

Manager for Moto3 VisionTrack Honda. Former National Superstock 1000 Champion.

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Michael Laverty

Michael Laverty

BT Sport MotoGP presenter and owner of Moto3 VisionTrack Honda. Former MotoGP, British Superbikes race winner,  and FIM World Endurance.

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Jamie Whitham

Jamie Whitham

Eurosport TV presenter and owner of JW69 Motorcycle Track Training. 2 x British Superbikes Champion, former World Superbikes, World Supersport, GP500 and Isle of Man TT.

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Niall Mackenzie

Niall Mackenzie

Owner of Niall Mackenzie Superbike School. 3 x British Superbikes Champion and former World Championship GP500.

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Michael Rutter

Michael Rutter

Owner of Bathams BMW. Former British Superbikes race winner, World Championship GP500, Isle of Man TT winner, North West 200 winner, and Macau GP winner.

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Gary Johnson

Gary Johnson

Isle of Man TT winner, former British Superstock 1000cc rider. Currently IOM TT rider.

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Billy McConnell

Billy McConnell

British Superbike rider, British Supersport Champion, and British Stock1000 race winner. Currently Rich Energy OMG BMW stock1000.

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Jenny Tinmouth

Jenny Tinmouth

Film stunt rider and National Superstock 1000. Former British Superbikes and fastest female around Isle of Man TT.

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Matt Roberts

Matt Roberts

Eurosport British and World Superbike Championships presenter, ITV Isle of Man TT presenter, and author.

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Chrissy Rouse

Chrissy Rouse

National Superstock 1000 and co-host of Chasin' The Racin' Podcast. Former National Superstock 1000 Champion, Triumph Triple Challenge Champion and Aprilia Superteens Champion.

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Vanessa Ruck

Vanessa Ruck

Adventure motorcycling racer, rider, and “the girl on a bike” social media influencer. Red Bull Romaniacs Finisher.

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Joe Akroyd

Joe Akroyd

Isle of Man TT rider, Endurance rider & former British Superstock 600cc rider. Currently IOMTT rider.

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Richard Cooper

Richard Cooper

Test rider for major UK motorcycle manufacturer. Former 2 x National Superstock 1000 Champion, North West 200, and British Superbikes.

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Lee Johnston

Lee Johnston

Isle of Man TT winner, British Supersport 600, and British Junior Superstock 600 Champion.

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James Westmoreland

James Westmoreland

FIM World Endurance. Former British Supersport, British Superbikes, Le Mans 24hr Superstock winner.

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What's Included

What's Included

Breakfast, lunch & dinner

Drinks with every meal

Five-star accommodation

Double room as standard

Motorcycle transportation

Travel documentation support

Destination transfers

Welcome Pack prior to your trip

Woodcote events team hosts

Use of gym & fitness

Wi-Fi access

Flights

Riding kit

UK transfers

Fuel

Toll road fees

Additional drinks and mini bar/room service

Hotel spa treatments

Hotel activities (e.g. golf)

Lunch for guest (if a non-passenger)

Bring a passenger or guest

Enjoy your experience with someone special

Your five-star accommodation will be a double room as standard, so guests or passengers are welcome to join you on your Woodcote experience, making it an attractive luxury holiday for two.


If you have someone in mind who loves being a passenger, you can enjoy the full touring experience together.


Alternatively, whilst you are out riding, your guest can relax and make the most of the hotel facilities or explore and soak up the local culture. There’ll be plenty of time to enjoy the luxury of your surroundings together after your riding day is over.

Bring a passenger or guest
Furka & Stelvio Pass, Switzerland & Italy

Switzerland· July 8 - 14 2022· 6 nights

FROM$6060/pp