Date of Event 24-29 June 2020 Cycle for Amy and Friends from Venice to Milan!
Duration 6 Days (4 cycling)
Day 1 – Venice to San BonifacioApproximate cycling distance 109km (68 miles)
Your event begins after breakfast, as we head west along this flat tranquil terrain and leave the beautiful canals behind, continuing towards the arcaded streets and stylish cafes of Padua, passing the Basillica di Sant Antonio Padova. Heading west, we cycle towards San Bonifacio our home for the night, famous for the Abbey of St Peter founded in the 7th century.
Day 2 – San Bonifacio to Polpenazze Del GardaApproximate cycling distance 92km (57 miles)
After a hearty breakfast we set off for day 2 which promises a beautiful undulating terrain through the quirky and beautiful quaint towns Italy has to offer. Our mission is Lake Garda, the largest lake in Italy where Glaciers formed this alpine region at the end of the last ice age. Taking in this tranquil place, we continue as we cycle along the lakes edge, crossing small bridges and riding down quirky cobbled streets; before cycling to our final town on the Western side of the lake, Popenaazze Del Gardia and our stop for the evening.
Day 3 – Polpenazze Del Garda to SulzanoApproximate cycling distance 92km (57 miles)
After a good night’s sleep we begin our cycling through yet more undulating beautiful scenery heading towards the stunning Lake d’Iseo. We will take in the eastern side of the lake following the magnificent views all the way before resting in Sulzano, a picturesque and medieval village situated on the eastern shore of arguably one of the most beautiful lakes Italy has to offer.
Day 4 – Sulzano to MilanApproximate cycling distance 99km (62 miles)
After a good night’s sleep we begin our final days cycling heading southwest as we continue our journey through beautiful Italian towns of Far Gera d’Adda and Gorgonzola, famous for its cheese. Passing some interesting key places linked to Leonardo Da Vinci, we cycle onto our final goal. With plenty of time to take it all in, we make our way to the busy suburbs of Milan and our finish at the famous Duomo di Milano, the gothic catholic cathedral, which took nearly 6 centuries to complete! Marking a stunning end to a sublime cycle, our hotel awaits as we head out to celebrate our achievement…Chapeau!
Day 5 – In Milan
After a leisurely breakfast, the event comes to an end. Your bikes and any hire bikes will be safely transported back to the UK leaving you hassle free to explore the famous cathedral and town of Milan or continue with your onward arrangements.
Chapeau Events reserves the right to change the route or itinerary for safety reasons should local conditions dictate.
For further information please visit -http://www.chapeauevents.co.uk/
NHS England funded the Cockayne Syndrome -Trichothiodystrophy (CS-TTD) multidisciplinary clinic in February 2019 to assist consultants in caring for their CS-TTD patients. It provides services including Dermatology, Neurology, Ophthalmology, Dentistry, Dietitiary and Genetics. It is based at St Thomas’ Hospital in London and diagnostic tests are led by Professor Alan Lehmann from the University of Sussex and the clinical lead for the service is Dr Shehla Mohammed . Amy and Friends is an integral part of the service giving feedback on the patient experience of the service and also by providing financial assistance for patients to attend the clinic.
February 2019 - St Thomas’ Hospital London working in conjunction with Amy and Friends and NHS England opens the first multidisciplinary clinic for Cockayne Syndrome/TTD in the world! Our biggest achievement to date!
Amy and Friends 11th annual conference took place at Carden Park Hotel, Cheshire. Families came together from far and wide across the world to share love, laughter, tears and valuable time making memories.
Amy and Friends - in conjunction with Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital and NHS England are beginning work in establishing a multidisciplinary clinic for children and young people who suffer from Cockayne Syndrome/TTD. We have worked so hard over the last 7 years and are delighted with this outcome!
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