Adventure Academy

Experience the adventure.
Learn with Ducati.

Conceived alongside the new Multistrada V4, the DRE Adventure Academy is the riding course designed for adventure lovers who want to learn all the secrets of riding on and off the road.

In a magnificent two days spent among the fascinating Tuscan countryside in the spectacular location of the Nipozzano Castle, you will have the opportunity to learn different techniques with focused theory lessons and exciting riding sessions.

You'll also have the opportunity to experience the performance of the new Multistrada V4 on off-road routes to learn how to enjoy 100% of the emotions that every road has to offer.

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

Superior level tutoring with exercises specially designed to boost a rider's confidence on the bike, achieve the correct position on the seat and the best on and off road riding techniques. There are also useful tips on adventouring: how to load the bags and position the passenger correctly, how to repair a punctured tyre and much more.

The DRE Adventure Academy will give you the opportunity to test your skills on different terrains, and put into practice the valuable advice provided by the Ducati instructors.

In addition to testing the distinctive off road characteristics of the Multistrada V4, such as the ample ground clearance, electronic suspensions, outstanding fluid delivery and ergonomics designed to facilitate riding when standing.


You will find the most adventurous Ducati bikes at the DRE Adventure Academy: the Multistrada V4, Multistrada 950 and Scrambler Desert Sled.

During the experience, the various Ducati bikes will be equipped with the Enduro kit, to tackle the experience of riding on and off road with the right setting depending on your individual level.

Ducati also offers participants the possibility to hire the technical apparel for the occasion: Enduro fabric jacket and trousers, Explorer goggles and helmet, All Terrain gloves and boots, Enduro Body Armour and Enduro knee pads.

The locations

The Nipozzano Castle is nestled in the heart of the Tuscan countryside and the location par excellence that hosts the DRE Adventure Academy. It is an ancient fortress built in the year one thousand to protect Florence, and the most famous and historic property owned by the Marchesi de Frescobaldi family.

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.

At lunch and dinner, you will have the chance to taste a variety of traditional Tuscan dishes expertly prepared with top quality ingredients and accompanied by a selection of wines produced on the Frescobaldi family estates.

Special tutor collaborations

Custom DRE Adventure

Looking for a custom adventure?

Ducati offers the possibility of organising an exclusive and "tailor-made" Off Road course: One to One or with a group of friends, with instructor Beppe Gualini.Contact reception and agree on dates!

For any information or need, please contact the DRE secretary at mail dre@ducati.com.

In the face of the epidemiological emergency COVID-19, all the activities of the DRE Academy courses are regulated by precise safety protocols, respecting the hygiene regulations necessary to make the events safe in every detail.

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