Adventure Academy

Experience the adventure.
Learn with Ducati.

The DRE Adventure Academy is the riding course designed for adventouring enthusiasts who want to learn all the secrets of on and off-road riding.

The two-days-event is held in the fascinating Tuscan countryside in the spectacular location of the Nipozzano Castle, where attendants will have the opportunity to learn different techniques through focused theory lessons and exciting riding sessions.

The undisputed stars of this course: the brand new Multistrada V4 Rally, together with the Multistrada V4 and DesertX.

Ducati offers the possibility of giving a voucher for a DRE course to choose, a unique and exclusive gift, ideal for a real enthusiast. For more information contact the DRE office.

Suitable for everyone From rookies who want to boost their confidence in slippery conditions, to more experienced riders who want to enhance their off road adventuring skills.
Different levels Participants shall be split into small groups based on experience and will be closely followed by a team of instructors.
Top quality tutoring A programme packed with exercises and techniques and lots of useful and practical advice for adventuring.
The experience

A high-level didactic with exercises on getting to grips with the bike, the correct riding position and on and off-road riding techniques. Also useful tips for adventouring: technical and logistical advice in preparation for the trip, repairing a puncture with the tubeless kit provided and much more.

The DRE Adventure Academy will give you the chance to test your skills on different terrains, to put into practice the valuable teachings of Ducati instructors. As well as testing the off-road characteristics of the newborn Multistrada V4 Rally, Multistrada V4 and DesertX.

The course lasts two days, the first of which focuses on technical exercises and learning the correct off-road driving techniques, while the second is dedicated to putting into practice what has been learnt in the school camps and perfecting the skills with touring exercises through a breathtaking tour of around 200km both on and off-road in the beautiful countryside.


You will find the most adventurous Ducati bikes at the DRE Adventure Academy: Multistrada V4 Rally, Multistrada V4 and DesertX.
During the experience, bikes will be equipped to tackle your on-and-off-road riding with the right settings. 

The locations

In the heart of Tuscany, the Nipozzano Castle is the location of excellence that hosts the DRE Adventure Academy. The ancient fortress that has defended Florence since the year 1000 is the most famous and historic property of the Marchesi de Frescobaldi.

Areas inside the immense estate around the castle are equipped to organise the practical exercises. After completing the exercises, the participants will have the opportunity to put into practice what they have learned, exploring the magnificent routes through the surrounding Tuscan hills.

An exceptional instructor

DRE Adventure

Participation in the course open only and exclusively to those who hold an A license with no displacement limitation.

For any need or request for information, contact the DRE office at the e-mail address dre@ducati.com.


The DRE Academy 2023 season is over. Come back to this page soon to discover the 2024 calendar.

We look forward to a wonderful DRE 2024!

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