Following the withdrawal of our Kazakh partner (Astana EXPO 2017) and the war situation in Ukraine & Russia, The Sun Trip 2015’s route has been modified.
DEPARTURE: SATURDAY JUNE 6th 2015
The Sun Trip 2015 will depart from Milan – EXPO 2015 (Castello Sforzesco) on Saturday, June 6 2015.
The new course is loop to Turkey ranging roughly 7 000 km, with the possibility to ride in one direction or another, and two checkpoints Cappadocia and Antalya.
Ferry connections allowed: Bari-Durres and Durres-Bari, Brindisi-Igoumenitsa and Igoumenitsa-Brindisi, Gelibolu-Cardak and Cardak-Gelibolu, Tekirdag-Bandirma and Bandirma-Tekirdag, and all ferries going in and out of Istanbul.
Two mandatory checkpoints: the city of Antalya and Cappadocia (Goreme), with a requirement to go around Mount Erciyes by road.
Access to Istanbul is restricted to those situations: going for medical reasons, under police or the Turkish authorities escort and to access (entry AND exit) by ferry.
Access to tunnels is prohibited throughout the country.
The place of arrival : Milan.
PROLOGUE « ON THE ROAD TO MILANO EXPO 2015 »
On Saturday, May 30, 2015, some participants will set off for a prologue 300 km from Chambery (France) at 12.15 pm. They will stop in Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne for the first night.
On Sunday, May 31, they will cross the Mont Cenis pass (2 083 m) and will then stay in Turin (Italy), welcomed by the mayor and remaining in the city on Monday June 1 ( Piazza Palazzo di Città).
They will be in Santhià (June 1th at night) and they will arrive at Milano EXPO 2015, in collaboration with France Pavilion, on June 3.
All details about this prologue : https://www.thesuntrip.com/prologue2015/