The beauty of fatigue and the thrill of conquest

The XXV EDITION of L'Eroica Gaiole in Chianti will be a great festival of colors, effort, dust and beauty. Casa Eroica will be dressed in music, dances, costumes and bikes when cycling will become heroic and popular.


WEDNESDAY 28 SEPTEMBER

15.00 OPENING L’EROICA di Gaiole in Chianti

15.00 – 19.00 Ex Cantine Ricasoli - Technical Envelopes distribution

15.00 – 19.00 Ex Cantine Ricasoli - General Secretary

15.00 – 19.00 Base Eroica - Race Box distribution

15.00 – 19.00 CICLOFFICINA EROICA

15.00 – 20.00 Ex Cantine Ricasoli - EROICA MARKET


THURSDAY 29 SEPTEMBER

09.00 – 13.00 and 15.00 –19.00 Ex Cantine Ricasoli - Technical Envelopes distribution

09.00 – 13.00 and 15.00 –19.00 Ex Cantine Ricasoli -General Secretary

09.00 – 13.00 and 15.00 –19.00 Base Eroica - Race Box distribution

09.00 – 19.00 Base Eroica – EROICA Bicycles REGISTER

09.00 – 19.00 CICLOFFICINA EROICA

09.00 – 16.00 Ex Cantine Ricasoli - EROICA MARKET

16.00 – 20.00 EROICA MARKET - general opening

17.00 – 23.00 CASA EROICA FESTIVAL


FRIDAY 30 SEPTEMBER

09.00 – 19.00 Ex Cantine Ricasoli - Technical Envelopes distribution

09.00 – 19.00 Ex Cantine Ricasoli - General Secretary

09.00 – 19.00 Base Eroica - Race Box distribution

09.00 – 19.00 Ex Cantine Ricasoli - CICLO CLUB EROICA

09.00 – 19.00 Base Eroica – EROICA Bicycles REGISTER

09.00 – 19.00 CICLOFFICINA EROICA

09.00 – 20.00 EROICA MARKET

09.00 – 23.00 CASA EROICA FESTIVAL

10.00 Ex Cantine Ricasoli Terrace - Presentation of TERRA EROICA 

11.00 Ex Cantine Ricasoli Auditorium 

  • Marco Ballestracci and Gino Cervi tell the story of Black Boy Fly. The irresistible rise of Major Taylor
  • Welcome to L’Eroica XXV with Giancarlo Brocci, Franco Rossi and Michele Pescini

15.00 Gallo - Meeting and Departure Pedaling with CICLO CLUB EROICA 

16.00 – 17.00 Casa Eroica - CONCOURS OF ELEGANCE and awards ceremony

17.00 – 18.00 Casa Eroica - CONCOURS BARBA & BAFFI and awards ceremony

18.00 Church of Gaiole - BICYCLES BLESSING

21.00 Casa Eroica - EROICA DINNER


SATURDAY 1 OCTOBER

04.30 – 07.00 and 09.00 – 19.00 Ex Cantine Ricasoli Technical Envelopes distribution

04.30 – 07.00 and 09.00 – 19.00 Ex Cantine Ricasoli General Secretary

04.30 – 07.00 and 09.00 – 19.00 Base Eroica Race Box distribution

04.30 – 21.00 CICLOFFICINA EROICA

04.30 Start race - Long Route L’EROICA Km 209 reserved to bicycles prior to the 1930s

05.00 – 06.00 Start race - Long Route L’EROICA Km 209

06.00 – 07.00 Start race - Medium Route CRETE SENESI Km 135

09.00 – 19.00 Ex Cantine Ricasoli - CICLO CLUB EROICA

09.00 – 20.00 EROICA MARKET

09.00 – 23.00 CASA EROICA FESTIVAL

11.30– 21.00 Race Arrivals and awards

12.00– 21.00 Casa Eroica - PASTA PARTY

16.30 Ex Cantine Ricasoli Auditorium - The Eroica celebrates Giuseppe Saronni. Chat and memories of Goodwood and the last years of "heroic" cycling with Giancarlo Brocci, Beppe Conti and Pier Augusto Stagi


SUNDAY 2 OCTOBER

06.00 – 09.30 Ex Cantine Ricasoli - Technical Envelopes distribution

06.00 – 09.30 Cantine Ricasoli - General Secretary

06.00 – 18.00 Base Eroica - Race Box distribution

06.00 – 18.00 CICLOFFICINA EROICA

07.00 – 07.30 Start race - Medium Route Cento Km 106

08.00 – 09.30 Start race - Medium Route Gallo Nero Km 81

08.00 – 09.30 Start race - Short Route Le Valli del Chianti Km 46

09.00 – 17.00 Ex Cantine Ricasoli - CICLO CLUB EROICA

09.00 – 19.00 EROICA MARKET

09.00 – 20.00 CASA EROICA FESTIVAL

10.00 – 18.00 Race Arrivals and awards

10.00 Piazza Ricasoli - MINI EROICA - on site registration

12.00 – 18.00 Casa Eroica – PASTA PARTY

19.00 Casa Eroica - Giancarlo Brocci Closing greeting XXV EDIZIONE L’EROICA 2022