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20 years of Dory Bike

Our first Twenty Years! Read more »

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Dory bike Contest

“It was wonderful!” Tell us your cycling holidays

Do you want to win a vacation for a week to the best cycling hotel of Riccione?

The Hotel Dory for his 20 years of bicycling gives you a stay of seven days in saddle to the bike for Autumn 2017!

How to do?

Simple.

It’s enough to take part in the contestIt was wonderful!” telling with a brief text your most beautiful vacation departed bike to the Hotel Dory.

You can speak of your experience bike, describe us your favourite run, the most thrilling challenge and the landscapes that you have crossed!

Will be an amusing way to remember your unforgettable cycling adventure to the Hotel Dory!

Tell us about the friendships and about the guides that have accompanied you and that they have shared with you, joys and pains in saddle to the bike, climbing the near mountains crossing the most beautiful suburbs.

Describe us the colors, the smells, the tastes of your vacation bike and the memory of a detail that have guarded with you to the got back from the vacation!

With a brief text of 500 characters we will give you a new exciting adventure in saddle to the two wheels.

It celebrates with us our first unforgettable twenty years of bike. In the best Dory style.

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Coast to Coast Adriatic-Tyrrhenian Sea

From Adriatic to Thyrrenian Sea: the italian Coast to Coast

 

To cross Italy with a bike in a week? It can be done. How to do?

Booking a vacation with run bike for four unforgettable days in saddle to the two wheels!

364 km of breathtaking’s run that will make you discover the beauty of Italy, from the Adriatic to the Tyrrhenian Sea.

The point of departure will be Dory Hotel of Riccione: the bike hotel that for a long time it’s been the destination of whom chooses the vacations with bicycle and runs among art, nature and landscapes.

Four steps for well trained and ready bicyclists to the challenges.

The starting point will be Romagna’s Coast for then to cross the Appennino toward Gubbio and to lodge in the typical medieval suburb.

From Gubbio the run continues coasting along the historical shores of Lake Trasimeno, up to Montepulciano.

Just the time to taste the famous local wine and street through Orcia’s Val.

Crossing the valley from the terrace of Pienza, the beauty of hills and the suggestive landscape, they will accompany the trip up to Saturnia whether to find the deserved relax with a warm thermal bath.

The Tyrrhenian sea will be nearer during the last one steps covers some trip!

Continuing for Maremma and uncontaminated nature of her countries and hills, the trip will finally reach destination with a dive in the crystalline and clear waters of Orbetello.

And after a lunch on the beach, the trip back in minibus toward the base: Riccione and Dory hotel!

The Coast to Coast is alone one of the events that the Riccione’s bike hotel offers to the vacation bycicle’s lovers!

The runs and the events bike of the Dory Hotels wait you for the whole season!

And what do you thing thinks about that? Tell us your experience bike!

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Beauties of Lagoon

The Bycicle Diaries: Po Delta, Venice and Chioggia.

 

A bycicle trip between sea and lagoon to appreciate the shine of the Po Delta.

From the Comacchio Valley with the spectacular landscapes in which sweet water meets the salinity of the sea, to the ethereal beauty of Venice.

Point of meeting to halves the trip the historical Chioggia, with the laughing and traditional seafaring village country of Goldoni, scenery of his “Baruffe Chiozzotte.”

The most beautiful cycle runs of the Adriatic Coast, for the professionals or bike’s lovers! In departure from Hotel Dory of Riccione, admiring the architectural beauties in Ravenna, pedaling for km on the flat tongue of land that mark the limit between water and sky, lagoon and sea, from Riccione to Comacchio, from Chioggia up to Venice.

Three steps riding the bike, faithful companion of trips, in an adventure to discover  the landscapes and the history of the Lagoon.

The first one crossed by Riccione will runs trough Ravenna and her Byzantine treasures as the stately Basilica of Sant’Apollinare in Class, coasting along the 13000 hectares of water of the Comacchio Valleys, place where we will stay on the first part of our trip.

To cross the Po Delta in float, will be the beginning of the second part of an adventure that will conduct us to the mouth of the rivers Adige and Brenta. Point of arrival will be this time Chioggia, laughing seafaring village, her “small Venice” living theater of the Comedies of Goldoni.

And to top it off, the last one step it will be all devoted in Venice: in boat up to the island of Pellestrina and to the Beach, a turn in bike on the red carpet like a stars of the Festival of the Cinema.

From the Beach in Venice we will grant us a refreshing walk, a foot in the streets to the discovery of Plaza San Marco and of the pompous Palazzo Ducale.

Two hours to lose and to find in the alleys in Venice, as soon as the time to take back the run toward Chioggia.

258 km of sport, nature and fun! Always in line with the idea of the vacation bike of the hotel Dory.

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Bike in a App

Crazy about the bike? Here is the app for you!

 

That you are professional, amateur or impassioned of bike, it doesn’t care.

The web is also equipped for you. Because without the bike is not vacation!

For most citizens here Bike Citizens: the first App for cyclists in metropolitan areas. Place of departure and arrival, and that’s it!

The app will calculate the best route giving priority to cycling paths and providing useful information on points of interest along the way.

For those looking for new places to discover, Cycle tourism is the best.

All the contents to handy on your smartphone: more than 100000 itineraries created by the consumers, the diaries of trip, the hotels that offer services for the mopeds, and all of this of which you have need to put you in trip in saddle to your bicycle.

You are real athletes, famished for km, competition and challenges?

You cannot abdicate Runtastic Road Bike:the app for extreme byciclists.

Track excursions, creates live workouts, explores paths, tells you the current weather conditions, determines speed and slope, measure your pace uphill …. Only a true sportsman can survive!

What other misses…? A comforting base camp. Why not to think about the Hotel Dory of Riccione? One of the most important and equipped bike hotel of the Romagna Coast.

And so…. backpack in shoulder, App in the hand and street around two wheels.

Everything you want for your cycling holiday: comfort, passion for two wheels and breathtaking routes, such as those offered by Hotel Dory in Riccione!

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Cycle Trip to Florence (Part Three)

Account of visiting Florence by bike (Part Three): Arrival and then return to Riccione

The Arrival

We negotiate one street after another until finally, as we come out of a narrow old street, we can see Giotto’s bell tower. It’s hard to describe its splendour and the amazement of all our cycling companions. We inch forward on our bikes between waves of tourists, who examine us with surprise and curiosity, guessing with some success at our particular VENTURE.

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Cycle Trip to Florence (Part Two)

The story continues of the bike trip to Florence… (Part Two)

Borgo Corsignano: The next stage organised by Stefano of the Hotel Dory, a Riccione bike hotel in Italy:
We finally reach Borgo Corsignano. It’s quite charming: a real fairy-tale place with beautiful lawns, huge trees, and carefully tended flowers and shrubs. The main farmhouse and villas which make up the settlement are all ready to welcome and treat their newly-arrived guests. The comfortable rooms, with their country-style furniture, attractive colours and warm lighting, make us feel spoilt the moment we arrive.

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The Story: Cycle Trip to Florence (Part One)

Cycle Trip to Florence (Part One): the enthusiasm, excitement and fatigue of Valter, one of the participants.

 

The Phone Call

Bartolo, the manager at Hotel Dory, a bike hotel italy, called me up and suggested going to Florence with a group of cyclists. I agreed enthusiastically.

The Adventure begins …

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Diary of a day spent cycling to Urbino

The account of a day spent in the saddle, with the impressions of our guide, Licia. This is how the Dory Bike HoteI organises its excursions.

There’s great excitement this morning at Hotel Dory, bike hotel riccione! Today is Tuesday, the day which will be entirely devoted to the “long circuit”: involving a route of102 kmfor the group known as “cappuccino light”,112 kmfor the “cappuccino” group,135 kmfor the “cappuccino super” group, and146 kmfor the “limoncino” group.

So each individual cyclist can choose the itinerary most suited to his level of training, indeed the four options are also categorised according to your average speed.

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The Nove Colli race bursts!

Requests boom during the opening of enrollments day.

Racing bibs finished after 5 hours.

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