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Granfondo The Salt way - Cervia Cycling Festival

Granfondo The Salt way - Cervia Cycling Festival

27th edition. Long distance cycling race. A great cycling event in Cervia, with courses suitable for all cyclists


The passion for cycling invades Cervia. 
In 2023, the 26th edition called together almost 3,000 athletes, pedal enthusiasts.
Champions of the calibre of Jury Chechi, former gymnast and gold medallist at the Atlanta Olympics, Gianni Bugno, two-time cycling world champion, and Max Lelli, former cyclist, now commentator and correspondent for Rai Sport, have gathered on the grid. The date for the cycling world is 2024.

The 27th edition returns to Cervia on Sunday 7th April 2024.


27th Granfondo international cycling race La Via del Sale

Sunday 7th April

8.00 a.m. departure
Lungomare Deledda, public beach
145 km - 104 km

Lungomare Deledda, public beach

Bicycle Show Expo

From Friday 5th to Sunday 7th April

Lungomare Deledda, public beach
Exhibition of technical companies from the world of cycling


  • Friday, 3 pm-8 pm
  • Saturday, 9 am - 10pm
  • Sunday, 9 am -6 pm


Granfondo Via del Sale, 2019

 The Granfondo Salt Way is a big cycling event, with routes suitable for all cyclists and a big expo dedicated to the world of bike-riding.

2 Routes

145 km or 104 km, suitable for those who have the energy and strength to ride a long route and for those who don't want to overdo it. 

Unique scenarios in the colours of spring

From the sea to the hills, you will cycle through fantastic landscapes and panoramas that offer great emotions.

Refreshments at 0 km

There are refreshment points along the route, each one featuring a food and wine product from Terra di Romagna.

At the pasta party you eat as much as you like!

Cold meats, cheeses, pasta, ice cream, desserts, wine, beer, soft drinks, coffee are available as long as you like. Because in Romagna, as you know, you eat well.

Cima Pantani: the challenge that tastes like a legend

As soon as your eyes meet the words 'FORZA MARCO' on the asphalt, a shiver goes up your spine.

Mechanical assistance

Mechanics at every refreshment post and in the hospitality village, wheel changes and fast assistance on the route, ambulances with medical staff, as well as an Advanced Medical Point, to ensure maximum assistance.

Sea view expo with over 100 companies

Italy's largest outdoor trade fair dedicated to the world of cycling, where you can find all the latest news in the sector without an entrance ticket.

Relax and fun also for your family 

Take your family with you! For them, endless opportunities for recreation in Cervia: sport, sea, wellness, culture, wine and food and amusement parks.


Granfondo Via del Sale, cima Pantani


from Friday 5th to Sunday 7th April 2024


Lungomare Grazia Deledda


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