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Gran Fondo Marco Pantani 2018.

On the 20th Anniversary of Marco Pantani’s Giro d’Italia and Tour de France double, the home town of Pantani, Cesenatico stands by to celebrate it’s most famous of sons. A weekend of celebration culminating in an gran fondo that will pay homage to one of the true greats of world cycling. This is an unmissable occasion for lovers of Pantani and cyclist looking for a authentic Italian welcome.

Cesenatico  Italy

The fishing town of Cesenatico will opens its arms to the world and offer a truly unforgettable weekend with memories off and on the bike plentiful. Collectively with Marco Pantani’s family and Alessandro Vanotti, they have created a programme of events that appeal to the international traveller. Netlesed on the Adriatic sea, Cesenatico, along with his port designed by Leonardo Da Vinci, has a rich history of great food and hospitality.

—   Saturday, September 1 2018   Day 1

Marco Pantani's life was colourful and his riding spectacular. To pay homage, we have organised a very special event.
Cesenatico comes back to life with the spirit of Marco Pantani. In the city centre you will find the Expo Area where registration process can be completed and you can collect your Gran Fondo Marco Pantani Santini Jersey. The expo will be full of many top Italian cycling brands and will be a must for those looking forward to going on shopping spree!
In true Italian style, the evening will be spent drinking great wine and eating the most fabulous food, as Gran Fondo attendees will be invited to the Marco Pantani celebration event. The highlight of the evening will be a presentation of many famous people from the cycling world each with their own particular stories about Marco Pantani. The carnival atmosphere will result in those arriving as guest, leaving as friends of Cesenatico.

—   Sunday, September 2 2018   Day 2

With 3 routes to choose from this truly is an inclusive event.
Short route Gran Fondo Marco Pantani 2018
Short route

Km. 73 – Drop Mt. 660

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Medium route Gran Fondo Marco Pantani 2018
Medium route

Km. 107 – Drop Mt. 1254

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Long route Gran Fondo Marco Pantani 2018
Long route

Km. 145 – Drop Mt. 2150

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Each route has been designed with the help of Vanotti Cycling Camp. Meticulous planning has gone in to ensure the rides pass along roads that Marco used when training for his great achievement.
Granfondo Marco Pantani
Granfondo Marco Pantani
Granfondo Marco Pantani
Granfondo Marco Pantani
Granfondo Marco Pantani
Granfondo Marco Pantani
Granfondo Marco Pantani
This is the essence of Pantani's country!

We offer amateurs the experience an the enchantment of a classic withdrawal of a professional road team.