The three-day tours cover over 300 miles throughout the Tuscan-Emilian mountainsides, and begin with a tour of the Ducati Factory and Museum in Borgo Panigale – the industrial district of Bologna.
And the choices of bikes will get the passion flowing for any type of Ducatisti; avaiable for the 2015 Ducati Dream Tour are the new Multistrada 1200 S, the Monster 1200, the Monster 821, the Diavel, the Hypermotard and the Hyperstrada.
Booking is open now for one of the following five dates through Ducati’s website:
- May, 29-31
- June, 5-7
- June, 19-21
- June, 26-28
- July, 24-26
Following is from the official Ducati press release:
The route has been carefully planned to experience the joy of a typical Italian landscape and atmosphere guided by Beppe Gualini (a former Dakar rider with extensive experience) and his qualified team. Along the very varied and exciting route it will be possible to enjoy the natural beauty of those charming Italian regions while riding a Ducati – the perfect travel companion for discovering some of Italy’s most enjoyable roads.
The Ducati Dream Tour will take place over five weekends, each one starting on Friday with the arrival of the participants late morning at the Ducati headquarters in Borgo Panigale, near Bologna. The weekend will start with registration, followed by lunch at the Ducati canteen and a guided tour of the factory and the Ducati Museum – an interesting prelude to a few days dedicated to the “desmodromic passion”. Participants will be welcomed by dedicated staff, who will take care of transporting luggage and assigning the Ducati bike chosen from the 2015 model range. Day one will come to an end at the gorgeous Palazzo di Varignana Hotel Resort located in the rolling green hills, an ideal place for tasting the famous food and wine of the area and relaxing in the excellent spa within the resort.
The Palazzo di Varignana resort will be the starting point for the longest and most exciting day of the tour. The route on Saturday will twist and turn through a total of approximately 270 km passing through Mugello where one of the world’s most important and best known racetracks is located, the setting for breath-taking races, the MotoGP World Championships, as well as a many tests for the Ducati motorcycles. The itinerary planned for Sunday is just as interesting: participants will follow a route of approximately 250 km, once again along stunning roads and through spectacular scenery before ending up at the Ducati headquarters on Sunday afternoon.
The Ducati Dream Tour trips are aimed at participants who want experience an incredible weekend on two wheels exploring the hilly area between Emilia Romagna and Tuscany, an area full of tradition and history. Those trips are among the collection of travel proposals offered by the Bologna-based motorcycle manufacturer, thanks to the collaboration of experienced travel partners. Full information can be found here.