On the coast of Emilia-Romagna—one of the most famous Italian regions in the world for nature, art, and food just 20 km from Ravenna—sits Cervia. This ancient fishing village is known as the "city of salt,” and became known during the Roman Empire for its fine sand and shallow water of its beaches and wide centuries-old pinewood. In the 1800s, Cervia became an important tourist destination, and in 1912, the garden city of Milano Maritttima was created, quickly becoming one of the most glamorous seaside towns in Italy.
For all these reasons and more, Cervia has been selected to host the first ever "made in Italy" IRONMAN event.
- IRONMAN Race Entry Cancellation Insurance;
- Bike storage or bike permitted in bedroom;
- Early breakfast on race day arranged;
- News updates direct from the Race Organisation;
- Direct access to the Nirvana Europe experienced Event Crew;
- Water temperature updates and forecasts.
If you'd prefer to make your own journey to and from your destination airport, or you're looking to explore/sightsee once in resort, we can assist you with car hire reservations. We will seek to find the best possible car hire rates for your requirements, taking into consideration relevant insurances to give you that added peace of mind.
Worried you might get injured or become ill prior to your event? Concerned you will lose hard-earned money and not make the start line? As part of Nirvana Europe’s extensive services, we can provide you with Cancellation Insurance to cover injury or illness, and ensure you are not left out of pocket. The cancellation insurance starts from the issue date of your booking.
All claims must be made in English, including all supporting documentation, and notice must be given within 45 days of the date of occurrence. Each claim is subject to a nil excess, and a must be accompanied by an official document justifying the athlete's withdrawal. The insured person must comply with all the terms and conditions stated in the policy document to have the full protection of their policy.
Overland Bike Transportation
Transporting your bike, fully assembled, from anywhere in the UK/Ireland to your triathlon race.
Ship My Tri Bike by Nirvana Europe offers quite simply the market-leading triathlon bike transportation service, eliminating the worry and stress of transporting your bike and leaving you free to concentrate on your race preparation.
Transporting your bike with us removes the stress and hassle there is to disassemble and reassemble your bike before and after the event, and as your bike will be professionally racked in our vehicles, there is no need to adjust any of your personal bike measurements.
Nirvana Event Support Staff
Our experienced event staff will be with you on the ground throughout your stay. Our staff’s aim is to assist you with any queries or questions you may have, no matter what time of day, and to alleviate any and all stresses or concerns.
Airport Meet & Greet with return Transfers
Our airport transfer service is readily available to both participants and spectators and offers a professional and comfortable journey, as well as safe storage for any luggage or bike boxes (if applicable) that require transportation. We will be waiting in your destination arrivals hall, wearing our famous bright orange Nirvana Europe t-shirts.
Early Breakfast on Race Day Morning
To give you the best possible start to your event day, we arrange an early breakfast for all athletes and spectators.
We can book your flights and take the hassle away from your travel plans.
Bike carriage (if applicable) will always be pre-booked and pre-paid where possible. As airlines each have individual carriage policies, we have the expertise to make sure your bike will travel securely and correctly
Best possible itineraries researched, taking into consideration your preferred departure airport(s), costs and bike carriage
We always tailor your request to fit your needs and will look through all the options to find the best value for your trip
All flights booked and departing the UK are ATOL-protected by the Civil Aviation Authority, Nirvana Europe Ltd, ATOL Holders 6985
We aim to provide accommodation to suit all budgets, as well as offering options as close to your event as possible. Whether you're looking for a budget bed & breakfast, a 5-star hotel or anything in between, we can cater for your requirements.
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