Grade

Difficult

When

May 1- Sept 30

Accommodation

3 *B & B

Price 3* and 4* Hotels

From € 795

Bike hire

€ 225 Carbon road bike

Full Board

Included

From: 795

Description

Cycling Tour the Dolomites

Self guided cycling Tour the Dolomites.
From May 1 until September 30.

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Self guided cycling Tour the Dolomites 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 is 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 climbs to Passo Sella, Passo Campolongo, Passo Gardena, Tre Cime and of course one of the most famous climbs in the Dolomites : the climb to the summit of Passo Giau 2233m are first class challenges!

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
  • Attack Passo Giau with 2233m it is one of the highest summit in the Dolomites
  • The bike friendly B & B right the middle of the Dolomites and rated superb (9.1) on Booking.com
  • 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 Campolongo, Passo Gardena, Tre Cime and much more top climbs
Day 1
Check in
Check in at 14.00 at your B&B in La Villa. A welcome drink awaits you!  The management of the B&B will explain the coming activities and itinerary. Bike fitting is possible if you arrive early.
Day 2
Sellaronda course 62 km - 1.780 alt
  • The Dolomites are waiting for you! You first start with the bike fitting. After assembling the bike you’ll ride the "Sellaronda course": the "Sella Ronda bike day" (approx 62 km - 1.780 m. difference in height) which includes Passo Campolongo (5.8 km and 6.1% avg), Passo Pordoi (9.2 km and 6.9% avg), Passo Sella (5.5 km and 7.9 avg), Passo Gardena (5.8 km and 4,3%).
  • Distance from Corvara is 51km Route Corvara – Passo Campolongo Pass – Arabba – Passo Pordoi Joch – Passo Sella Joch – Passo Gardena/Grödner Joch – Colfosco - Corvara
Day 3
Maratona dles Dolomites 134km - 4.031 Alt
  • Today on your program the climbs to Passo Campolongo and Passo Giau. The Campolongo Pass is the first of the seven Dolomites Mountain passes that cyclist will tackle during the Maratona dles Dolomites Gran Fondo. The pass is the only one of the seven to be ascended twice. The Passo Giau is 10.12 km long, with its highest point at 2236 m and a total of 10.12 km climbing. The average climbing on this Passo Giau is 9.1.
  • La Villa – Corvara – Passo Campolongo Pass – Arabba – Passo Pordoi Joch – Passo Sella Joch– Passo Gardena/Grödner Joch – Colfosco - Corvara – Passo Campolongo Pass – Arabba – Pieve di Livinalongo – Andraz– Colle Santa Lucia – Passo Giau – Pocol – Passo Falzarego Pass - Passo Valparola Pass – San Cassiano – La Villa
Day 4
Easy Dolomites ride 52 km - 1.370 Alt
Today will be an easy day to recover. You get breath-taking views that will remain impressed in your heart forever! Start in front of your B&B in La Villa and peddle up to Funtanacia - Verda - Corvara – Passo Campolongo Pass – Arabba – Pieve di Livinallongo/Buchenstein – Andraz – Passo Falzarego Pass - Passo Valparola Pass – San Cassiano – La Villa
Day 5
Passo Giau Tour 75 km - 2.360 m
Enjoy the Dolomites. Departing from La Villa, you’ll gently climb up over quite countryside roads. Here you’ll find only the local cows as spectators.La Villa- San Cassiano – Passo Valparola Pass - Passo Falzarego Pass – Passo Giau Pass – Passo Falzarego Pass - Passo Valparola Pass – La Villa
Day 6
Passo Furcia-Furkel Pass - 86km - 1.700 Alt
  • Unfortunately your last cycling day. Today’s stage leads you over the Furkel Pass also called Passo Furcia. Difficulty of today’s route is medium. From la Villa the route goes North to South Tirol. At San Vigilio start the loop ride around the Enneberg Valley. This location has the entrance to one of most beautiful valleys of the Dolomites. The valleys which reach deepest into the Dolomites, the Enneberg Valley, makes San Vigilio an excellent base for nature lovers.
  • Highest point of today will be Passo Furcia at an altidude of 1759m. Cycling distance 86 km.
  • Badia – Pederoa – Piccolino – Longega/Zwischenwasser – San Vigilio/St. Vigil - Passo Furcia/Furkel Pass – Valdaora/Olang – Valdaora di Sotto/Niederolang (Radweg) – Riscone/Reischach (Radweg) – San Lorenzo/St. Lorenzen (Radweg) – Sáres/Maria Salen – Pieve di Marebbe/Enneberg - San Vigilio/St. Vigil - Longega/Zwischenwasser – Piccolino – Pederoa - Badia
Day 7
Departure Day
Departure day…..Time to say goodbye, a good flight back home or a pleasant stay in Italy.

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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  1. Fill out and submit the online booking request or send an email to info@cycleclassictours.com
  2. Once we receive your request we contact the B & B Dolomiti for available rooms
  3. When the B & B confirms to us. We confirm to you and charge you’re a deposit fee of € 395 per person plus a € 15 booking fee
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  5. You will receive an invoice, the tour program and the terms and conditions of the B & B
  6. Please do not make travel plans until you receive our confirmation
  7. Your confirmation invoice contains a statement reflecting of your deposit payment and the balance due
  8. The balance payment is due 60 days before the start of the tour
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  • 6 nights in B & B Dolomiti in La Villa
  • Daily breakfast
  • 6 Dinners. Restaurant La Tor Alta Badia, offers excusive daily menus with delicious typical south Tyrolean dishes - Chef Walter would like to welcome you!
  • Bike fitting on day 2 (day 1 on request)
  • Welcome drink
  • Bike storage
  • Swimming pool & Sauna
  • Airfares & Taxis
  • Single Supplement from €195
  • Bike Rentals Carbon € 225
  • Guided Tour
  • Custom private tour per day (1-2 Pers) €172

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