STELVIO AND MORTIROLO PASSES

Stelvio and Mortirolo passes

Stelvio pass as breathtaking for its length to the summit, as it is for its beauty will lead you through its switchbacks, or tackle the rather ominously named Passo di Mortirolo and its steep slopes. If you are a passionate cyclist and you love long and challenging rides, a Dolomites bike tour is perfect for you.The Dolomites or Italian Alps  is Giro d Italia territory – the famous Italian cycling race.Bike Riding Tuscany will accompany you, guiding and offering assistance throughout the trip to help you climb some of the most magnificent climbs in the Italian Alps. will plan your assault on the Dolomites, hotels, meals, bikes and more, ensuring your only requirement is to pedal, and we will be right there with all the support you need as you cycle to glory.

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

 

DAY BY DAY

  1. Wellcome you at Bormio

    Meet at Malpensa airport. Transfer to Bormio.

    Bormio is a town and comune with a population of about 4,100 located in the Province of Sondrio, Lombardy region of the Alps in northern Italy.Bike-fitting session – optional test ride on cycling. Explore the picturesque village: Bormio. Welcome Gourmet Dinner at hotel.

  2. Bormio to Prato Stelvio  and back

    Today a first touch of Dolomite Cycling. Across Bormio and start your first climb to pass of Stelvio, now pedal downhill for 26  km through the amazing Dolomite. Arrive to Prato Stelvio  stop for lunch and back to climb again to Stelvio and down to hotel where you can relax muscles dipping into the SPA.
    Total Distance:92km 51mi 3400 climb mt 6.00 hours needed
  3. Bormio loop Gavia

    Loop to Gavia  and Mortirolo
    Today is the ride trough Santa Caterina di Valfurva. Form hotel you will take the easy  road to Santa Caterina to warm up. Once in the village you will take  climb inside the forest and mountains.
    No words are needed to describe this tour, the remarkable land- scape speaks for itself.

    After this challenging day back to hotel and dinner
    Total Distance: 108 km 67 mi 4400 climb 5.30 hours needed

  4. Bormio to Mortirolo

    Start again Bormio fist part of the ride mostly downhill, until Tiolo after that we torn left and we star to climb the Mortirolo pass.Passo di Mortirolo in Italian, is one of the few climbs in the world that strikes fear even in the hearts of professional riders. The peleton is always nervous when the Giro d’Italia passes through Mortirolo. After a photo and meal on the top we enjoy the downhill to the valley, but remember we have to climb back to Bormio.
    Welcome dinner at hotel melodia del Bosco
    Total Distance: 73 km 45mi 1780 climb 4.00 hours needed
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  5. Bormio to Umbrail pass

    today we ride to Livigno. this town second settlers were probably shepherds during the Middle Ages. The first documents called this area Vinla et Vineola. This Latin name does not refer to the presence of vineyards in the area.The valley has always been at risk from this point of view. The last avalanche hitting the village was in 1951, which caused seven deaths and damage to a dozen houses.In the last year in this town a lot of bike Pro team came in the summer time for train, maybe we can also meet same famous riders.we ride trough the valley of Livigno and we arrive to Switzerland and after the Umbrail pass we enjoy the downhill from the Stelvio to Bormio.
    Total Distance: 100km, 62mi 3338 climb 5.00 hours needed
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  6. Bormio Cancano lake and Bormio 2000

    unfortunately today is the last day ride, so we discover the land around  Bormio. Cancano Cancano is a plateau at almost 2000 m asl altitude among the mountains of Bormio, Livigno and the Switzerland. There are two large artificial lakes which are used to power the nearby hydroelectric dam in Premadio.The last part is full of hairpin bends, until you get to two small tunnels before the towers.the second part of the ride is to Bormio 2000.This a great warm up climb if you arrive in the afternoon or just want to have a short day to have a bit of a rest.The road finishes at Bormio 2000 – where the gondola from the village goes up to. At the top you can enjoy a coffee or coke and some fantastic views of the valley.                            Distance: 57 km, 35mi 1500 climb 3.00 hours need

  7. Arrivederci!

          Transfer to Malpensa airport.

 

Price & Inclusionspasses Stelvio and Mortirolo

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

Inclusions
Six nights in superior hotels and breakfast
Six 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
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
Race bike       euro 280
E-Bike            euro 280

TRIP DETAILS

TYPE:
Guided
LEVEL:

Stelvio


Challenge
BEST TIME:
June, July, August
HOTEL:
4 stars
BEGIN:
Bormio
END:
Bormio

DEPARTURE 2019:

  • June 23rd to 29th
  • July 21st to 27th

GO TRIVATE:

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

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