Grade

Challenging

When

April-Mid October

Accommodation

2* and 3* Hotels

Price 2* and 3* Hotels

€ 1250

Bike hire

€ 240 carbon road bike

Start & Finish

Trento

Full Board

included

1,250

Description

Dolomites road cycling Tour 2019

Guided Dolomites road cycling Tour 2019. From May until October 1.
From 6 persons or more.

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Guided Dolomites road cycling Tour 2019 on road bike

The mighty Dolomites in North Italy are perfectly located in the northeast corner of Italy near Switzerland and Austria. This stunning area has one of the most spectacular mountain ranges in the European Alps. The Dolomites are a real cycling paradise for every keen cyclist. Here you’ll experience one of the most challenging cycling tracks and mythical climbs. The Grande Strada delle Dolomiti (Great Dolomites Road) makes cycling perfect due to the good asphalt and scenic roads. This terrain is famous because for its biggest Gran Fondo event in Italy: the Maratona dles Dolomites. You can climb many incredible mountain summits of the Giro d’Italia. The Dolomites climbs to Passo Sella, Passo San Pelligrino, the Italian Alps in the North of Italy with two giant climbs to the Passo dello Stelvio and The Gavia pass.

This trip is only recommendable for fit cyclist; you really must be fit and healthy. You’ll face spectacular mountain passes on this cycle the Dolomites tour. You cycle over safe roads and leave the heavy traffic routes behind you. Hop on your bike and enjoy this incredible cycling adventure in the heart of the Dolomites, a region which has become a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the most fascinating and charming destinations in the entire world!

Cycling the Dolomites is a once in your lifetime experience!

  • Cycle through typical Italian countryside villages
  • Cycling the Dolomites is great because of the fantastic scenery, perfect roads and great climbs making the Dolomites a cycling paradise
  • Follow the footsteps of all the greatest riders in Giro d’Italia….challenge yourself. Are you on for it?
  • Taste the gastronomic local specialities of the Alta Badia cuisine.
  • Cycle up to Passo Sella, Passo San Pellegrino and much more
  • Visit Bolzano and Merano
  • Tackle two giant mountains :The Passo dello Stelvio and the Passo di Gavia
  • Two incredible road passes where some of the greatest battles have taken place during the Giro d’Italia.
Day 1
Trento to Cavalese 82 km
You start your Italian cycling adventure with a nice short stage from Trento to Cavalese via the Passo Manghen. The Passo Manghen lies in the middle of the Trentino Alto Dolomites ranges. The start of the climb is in Borgo Valsugana over the Passo Manghen, the climb has an average percentage of 7.1 %. Distance: 82km. Height gain: 2360m. Max. altitude: 2027m.
Day 2
At the heart of the Dolomiti Bellunesi National Park 119 km
You leave Cavalese behind us for a nice stage and ride to the heart of the Dolimiti Bellunesi National Park. The park remains largely wild and remote. Named for the Dolomites, the majestic mountain range is rich in flora, fauna and fantastic views. Later you’ll ride through the protected forest of Paneveggio where Stradivari used to choose the trees with which to make his famous Stradivarius violins. Distance: 119km. Height gain: 2340m. Max. altitude: 1968m.
Day 3
The Marmolada tower or the Queen of the Dolomites 84 km
Today, you’ll cycle around the Marmolada tower, also known as the Queen of the Dolomites and one of the highest summit of the Dolomites, which culminates at 3342m. You’ll also climb the magnificent Passo San Pellegrino, which will offer you magnificent views over the Monte Pelmo. Distance: 84km. Height gain: 2650m. Max. altitude: 2080m.
Day 4
La Sella Ronda, un classique des Dolomites 74 km
Sella Ronda day! The Sella Ronda is a classic ride: it is the tour of the Monte Sella. Today, you’ll cross the Paso Sella, a road pass which culminates at 2240m. It was twice the Cima Coppi du Giro (the highest road pass in the Giro d'Italia). Distance: 74km. Height gain: 1980m. Max. altitude: 2067m.
Day 5
The Passo du Costalunga, the Carezza Lake and Bolzano 68 km
Today you’ll have a short and easy stage. You’ll climb Passo du Costalunga along the Carezza Lake up to Bolzano. After riding the pass, you’ll start a swooping descent before reaching your accommodation. After arriving in your hotel you’ll be able to visit Bolzano and Merano and to rest for a while before tomorrow’s challengers ride to Passo dello Stelvio. Distance: 68km. Height gain: 720m. Max. altitude: 1792m.
Day 6
Climb of the two giants of the Italian Alps 109 km
This is one of the journey’s most spectacular and unforgettable rides! The two giant mountains which you’ll tackle today are two legendary road passes. The Passo dello Stelvio and the Passo di Gavia are two incredible road passes where some of the most legendary battles have taken place during the Giro d’Italia. You’ll climb the famous Stelvio, "attack this mountain with respect". The climb has 48 switchbacks to tackle with it’s top on 2757m (9045ft). After the Stelvio you’ll face the Gavia pass. The mountain belongs to one of the highest paved mountain passes in the Alps. The Gavia has a high summit of 2621 meters (8700ft). Easier option: Distance: 109km.
Day 7
Last stage & Back to Trento
The last stage. Another great stage with three road passes to climb and the last ones of the entire week! The first road pass is close to a famous ski resort, situated at the foot of some glaciers where you can see all year round. You will finish today’s stage with a climb up the Monte Bondone, which has often been crossed through the Giro d’Italia. You will then return to Trento. Distance: 158km. Height gain: 3300m. Max. altitude: 1875m. Easier option: Distance: 96km. Height gain: 1310m. Max. altitude: 1875m.
Day 8
Trento - Departure
Your cycling holiday ends after breakfast. Please contact us if you wish to book an extra night in this beautiful region!

Airport

  • Venice Airport (named after Marco Polo) is one of the main hubs to the most romantic city in the world. There’s no train connection between Venice and the airport but the Fly bus goes to Venice main railway station, Venezia-Mestre. The airport is 12 kilometres away to downtown Venice.
  • The other airport to the Dolomites is Treviso airport. This airport is mainly used by Ryanair and lies 20 kilometres north of Venice.
  • The most important airport is Milan Malpensa, from here many flights leave /arrive worldwide. There are many regular flights to/ from Europe.

Busses

  • From Venice aiport there’s no train connection between Venice and the airport but the Fly bus goes to Venice main railway station, Venezia-Mestre. The airport is 12 kilometres away to downtown Venice.
  • From Treviso you can take a bus to Treviso and from there you can take the train to Venice. The ride from the airport to Treviso is only 3 km.
  • From Milan Malpensa Airport to Milan Central station are Malpensa Shuttle busses departing: every 30 to 60 minutes Length: 1 hour.



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Every day from the beginning of April to mid-October for groups only
  • All prices are based on double rooms
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  1. Once we receive your request we contact the local tour operator if the tour is available
  2. When the tour operator confirms to us. We confirm to you and charge you’re a deposit fee of € 440 per person plus a € 15 booking fee
  3. We tend and try to send all over within 48 hours
  4. You will receive an invoice, the tour program and the terms and conditions of the tour operator
  5. Please do not make travel plans until you receive our confirmation
  6. Your confirmation invoice contains a statement reflecting of your deposit payment and the balance due
  7. The balance payment is due 60 days before the start of the tour
  8. Please be advised that we make every effort to ensure that all the information given on this site is accurate. All statements and information has been researched and supplied by third parties
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  • 7 nights in two & three star hotel
  • Daily continental breakfast from day 2 to 8
  • Dinners from day 1 to 6
  • English speaking tour guide
  • Picnic lunches from day 1 to 7
  • Support van during whole tour
  • Airfares & Taxis
  • Single Supplement € 220
  • Bike Rentals € 240
  • Beverages

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