L’Eroica started in 1997 because of one man, Giancarlo Brocci, who admired the values of a past cycling so much that he wanted to reconnect others to the heritage that inspired much Italian history, literature, culture, and music. L’Eroica was also begun as a foundation for the protection and preservation of the last gravel roads in Tuscany. These romantic concepts led to the idea of L’Eroica, an event that initially saw 92 “hunters of feelings and emotions”, as the creator Giancarlo Brocci defines them.
The Eroica Hispania is a cyclist celebration following the spirit and the ethos of the most famous italian L'EROICA. Is an event which try to seeks to recover the values and essence of the classic epic cycling trail along one of the most important areas of the world for its wine production, such as La Rioja.
The Rioja is an area not only of vineyards, but of high cultural and environmental interest and can be considered "twin" of Chianti Region, where the Eroica was born.
Along the way you will pass through some of the most representative wineries of Rioja DOC, as mentioned an area not only of vineyards, but also rich in history and culture; here were created the first poems in Castilian language (modern Spanish); also very strong is the presence of the architecture of the Romanesque period.
The route will ride through castles, fortresses and watchtowers. It will coincide, in some places, with the worldwide famous pilgramage route: The Camino de Santiago.
This event is a magnification of the initial values of cycling: the enjoyment of the journey, the local gastronomy and landscape. A tribute to the land and its people, in an incomparable place like the Rioja.
Willy Mulonia is the Alma Mater of this great event. After meeting Giancarlo Brocci in Gaiole in Chianti, a great dream had began: being able to bring the spirit of L'Eroica to Spain in an sister region of Tuscany such as La Rioja.
Next June this dream will become true again, we wait for you!
There are three routes of different lengths:
Long route of 193 km - start time 6.00 - 8.00 am.
Medium route of 139 km - start time 9.00 am - 1.00 am.
Short route of 69 km - start time 9.00 am - 1.00 am.
For more detailed information about routes and regulation, please visit the website of www.eroicahispania.es
The third edition of the Eroica Hispania is scheduled for Sunday, June 3, 2018 with start and finish in Cenicero, a small town in the province of Logroño in the Rioja Region.
The packs we are selling include 3 overnights. Check in June 1, 2017 - Check out June 4, 2018
PACK 3 NIGHTS + RACE NUMBER 2018
This pack include 3 overnights in the hotels, casas rurales or apartments we have chosen for you.
Each pack includes:
**For the companion and those who have alredy registered is possible to pay back the registration fee of Heroica Hispanoa (€ 56 p.p.)
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