Under the leadership of the famous Italian car brand Maserati and the Maserati West Europe offices, this race, as its name suggests, will take place between Paris and Modena. During this tour there will be no concept of competition, the only objective of the riders will be to reach the finish line all together! Besides the personal challenge, each kilometer covered during this race will raise money for the association “Rêves”.
This beautiful adventure is reserved to 35 cyclists, who will travel through France, Monaco and the northwest of Italy to reach Modena in just five days !
This route, divided between bike and motorized stages, will take roads selected with care and will allow the participants to go through beautiful places during the race, guaranteeing a maximum of riding enjoyment.
The start of the race will be on Saturday, June 4th, 2016 at the Italian Embassy in Paris. The route will bring the cyclists to Orléans. Once they arrive in Orléans they will take a private flight to Le Castellet, city famous for its circuit. The riders will stay for the night.
On Sunday June 5th they will continue their journey until Monaco, where they will stay for the night in the magnificent Hotel Hermitage, after having taken the famous Monte Carlo F1 Circuit.
It is during the third leg of the race that the Italian border will be crossed. The cyclists will arrive close to Portofino by car, starting the bike stage that will arrive in the famous Carrara marble caves. The riders will spend the night in Tuscany, in Bolgheri.
The fourth day, the participants will cross the Tuscany region reaching the Antinori Wine head quarter close to Florence. The dinner and the night will be inside the tenuta Tignanello inside the wineyards of famous Solaia and Tignanello wine.
The last leg of the race will lead them through Florence to Mugello and then to Modena, to the historic head office of Maserati. In Modena, the cyclist will benefit of an exclusive visit to the Maserati factory as well as the private collection of Panini which includes some of the most beautiful historic Maserati’s car collection.
Champions of an international rankings, trained athletes, or amateur cyclist, everybody could embark in this challenge.
To participate in this exceptional event, limited to 35 cyclists, the entry fees are set at 3.200 Euros per person. 600 Euros will be added to this fee, due to 1 euro per kilometer cycled that will be donated to the Association “Rêves”.
Like in the 2015 edition, Look will loan the bikes to all participants and, for the event, Look will create a limited edition series of Paris-Modena bike: a mat white colored 795 model.
The purpose is to live an extraordinary adventure and finish all together in Modena at the end of the five days, without any notion of competition nor classification.
In summary, it’s a beautiful escape allowing you to experience strong moments, to cycle and drive all around the French and Italian roads, with the will to succeed… and to offer, special moment of happiness to the children of this association.