DOLOMITES BIKE TOUR

Food & wine cycling trip at mountain

Ready to dive into the spectacular Dolomites World Heritage site?

yes!!! you can with the Dolomites bike tour

Embark on a pleasant bike tour through breathtaking mountain scenery, onion-domed churches, quaint mountain villages, orchards, vineyards and castles.
The Dolomites were inscribed on Unesco’s World Heritage list since  2009. News of the event circled the globe quickly and soon millions of people knew about the Dolomite’s unique and spectacular landscape.
Explore one of the world’s most beautiful mountain ranges by bike: Pedal through Alpine pastures and picturesque mountain villages, Climb all the famous passes of Maratona delle Dolomiti as well as Giro d’Italia bike race, and ride to crystal clear lakes.
Discover unknown wines grown in these high mountain valleys from the spicy Traminers to the fruity Teroldegos, savouring the local Tyrolean cuisine with meals at local farmhouses Maso and gourmet restaurants featuring mouth-watering speck, canederli, warm apple strudel with cream.

WE LEAVE YOU FROM TRAVEL’S CONCERNS TO LET YOU ENJOY YOUR HOLIDAY

DAY BY DAY

  1. Nice to bike you at Dolomite

    Meet at Venezia airport or Bolzano station. Transfer to San Candido
    Bike-fitting session – optional test ride on cycling path towards to Leinz, Austria – here atop Italy’s rugged rooftop, a surprise awaits: a network of cycling routes and bike paths that keep us from traffic and allow us to ride with locals and tourists of all ages. From Italy to Austria, charming old-world villages and spellbinding limestone massifs. Explore the picturesque village: a Collegiata with big fresco, and a restored baroque church. Welcome Gourmet Dinner at hotel.
    Total distance 44 km/ 27,5miles to go gentle downhill.
  2. Sesto & Dante di Cadore

    Today a first touch of Dolomite Cycling. Across Sesto and start your first climb to pass Monte Croce, now pedal downhill for 11 km through forest. Pass some little villages, after 50 km in Padola stop for lunch and at “Re del Gelato” to reward yourself. Back to hotel you can relax muscles dipping into the river skirting the garden: best therapy!
    Total Distance 74 km/ 46 miles
  3. Bike ride Cortina & Lake Misurina

    Loop to Cortina and lake Misurina, Dobbiaco
    Today is the ride to main fancy town of dolomite Cortina. Form hotel you will take the flat bike path to Dobbaico to warm up. Once in the village you will take left and climb inside the forest and mountains.
    No words are needed to describe this tour, the remarkable land- scape speaks for itself: Tre Cime, Lago di Misurina with a view on the Sorapiss Group and Cortina, the pearl of the Dolomites, surrounded by the Tofane and the Cristallo Group. One of the best lake of dolomite is Misurina, unique panaorama adn with short extension is possible go nearby and admire the three peaks – tre cime di Lavaredo .
    Back to Misurina now downhill to cortina – visit & lunch – back to San Candido on an easier route.
    After this challenging day back to hotel and dinner
    Total Distance 75 km/ 46,5 miles.
  4. The painful day: Bike ride to Alta Badia

    Start again on the bike path to Dobbiaco, Monguelfo, Valdaora skirting the lake – some km on easy gravel road to stay away from traffic. Once in Valdaora and cross the village start the climb to Pass Furcia. It is about 14 km uphill – breathtaking panorama – at bottom of Plan de Corones.
    Once at the top after 33 km of ride start the long downhill to Marebbe and Longega and now easy ride to Badia but is a traffic road so in case we arrange transfer to hotel (10 miles) Badia is an ideal starting point for road bike cycling. Its location at 10 km from the Dolomite passes gives you time enough to warm up those muscles before heading for the real slopes!
    Welcome dinner at hotel melodia del Bosco
    Total Distance 60 km/ 37,5 miles.
  5. Sellaronda: 4 passes on the heaven

    Corvara, Passo Gardena, Pass Sella, Passo Pordoi, Arabba, Pass Campolongo and ownhill back to Pedraces .
    Let’s start with Sellaronda – This is the classic circuit around the heart of the Dolomites: it is definitely a “mustride” for those who love bikes and the mountains! You will be contending with four passes that surround the majestic summits of the Sella Group and lead to four Ladin valleys: Passo Campolongo, Passo Pordoi, Passo Sella and Passo Gardena.
    Corvara – villages famous in the bicycle world for the Marathon of dolomite – a race that takes place first week of July.
    Dinner at Runch Hof- typical ladina house.
    Total Distance 66 km/ 41 miles.
  6. Marmolada

    Campolongo, passo Fedaia, passo Sella Fedaia
    Bike Tour: this is a challenging circuit that covers various Dolomite passes, including Passo Fedaia -world-famous for the Giro d’Italia and because it is situated at the foot of the Marmolada alpine glacier.
    Total Distance 92 km/ 57,5 mi.
  7. Marmolada

    Campolongo, passo Fedaia, passo Sella Fedaia
    Bike Tour: this is a challenging circuit that covers various Dolomite passes, including Passo Fedaia -world-famous for the Giro d’Italia and because it is situated at the foot of the Marmolada alpine glacier.
    Total Distance 92 km/ 57,5 mi.
  8. Arrivederci!

          Transfer to Venice airport or Bolzano train station.

 

Price & Inclusionsdolomites bike tour

Price 
Cost: Euro 2950 per person in double occupancy
single room supplement euro 550

Inclusions
Seven nights in superior hotels and breakfast
Seven dinners
Snacks and drinks along the way
All maps, trip notes and detailed route directions
All Shuttles and technical assistance
Van Support, all baggage transfers
experienced english speaking guides
Cicloposse water bottle
Sales taxes

Not included
Airfare to Italy, lunches, alcoholic/non-alcoholic beverages, gratuities, travel insurance, laundry expenses and items of a personal nature.

Bike Rental for entire tour
Hybrid bike   euro 180
Race bike       euro 210
E-Bike            euro 210

TRIP DETAILS

TYPE:
Guided
LEVEL:
Challenge
BEST TIME:
June, July, August
HOTEL:
Luxury 4 stars
BEGIN:
San Candido
END:
Alta Badia

DEPARTURE 2018:

  • June 21st to 28th
  • Yuly 20st to 27th

GO TRIVATE:

from minimum 6 people we can organize the Dolomites bike tour on the dates you prefer

Highlights

  • Uncover the colorful history and culture of Italy and Austria’s best-kept alpine secret
  • Tranquil biking amid valleys and storybook villages framed by magnificent limestone peaks
  • Pedal on bike paths past meadows strewn with wildflowers and filled with locals tending the rich soil
  • Wonderful regional wines, including vernatsch, lagrein and gewürztraminer
  • Enjoy a warm welcome at luxurious family-run hotels and savor gourmet dinners

 

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