The Dolomites, a jewel among the Italian Alps. An ‘epic bike tour’, travelling through very famous paths: Passo Pordoi, Passo Gardena, Passo Sella and Passo di Campolongo, Passo San Pellegrino, Passo Giau and many more. We will ride through unforgettable, unique mountain scenery, where we will then stay in an enchanting accommodation which includes a delicious dinner, allowing us to get in touch with the local culture.
Day 1: Trento
Welcome from the staff and bike tour presentation, before dinner visit Trento. Dinner based on local produce and excellent wine from Trentino
Day 2: Passo Manghen 70km
After breakfast, we transfer with our minibus from Trento to Borgo Val Sugana. Here start the famous road that leads us on the top of Passo Manghen, one of the most important Dolomites Pass of Giro d’Italia. This ascent is 23.5 km long with a difference in altitude of 1629 mt., with an average gradient of 7% and a maximum of 15%.
A breathtaking view makes this demanding stage less difficult, and our minibus provides assistance and help if we need. A funny descent takes us in Val di Fiemme.
A tasting “aperitivo” in a spectacular environment is waiting for us.
Day 3: Sella Ronda 66 km
Today we need an energetic breakfast, this is the “ Sella Ronda Day”. Famous all over the world, this loop is an icon for all the cyclist. Passo Gardena, Passo Campolongo, Passo Pordoi, Passo sella. This four passes tour has a difference in altitude of 1950m and is 66 km long. Impressive mountains surround us while we deal with this epic Giro d’ Italia ascents, a historic cycle experience. Finish this important ride will be a great emotion.
Day 4: Passo San Pellegrino 55 km
Today we deserve a less difficult day. We leave Val di Fassa and going toward south we meet a new valley: Valle San Pellegrino with is Pass. With this stage, we change the region, from Trentino to Veneto. This ascent is 12 km long with a difference in altitude of 778 m. and a gradient average of 6.8%. Alleghe with its enchanting lake is waiting for you.
Day 5: Passo Giau-Passo Falzarego 55 km
Another epic day. Today we deal with Passo Giau and Passo Falzarego. The first, Passo Giau, is 10,5 km long with an average gradient of 9.1%. Riding on this pass we have to save some energy for the next: Passo Falzarego. Less demanding this pass opens us the door of extraordinary Val Badia, the valley of Ladins. Here we have the opportunity to get in touch with local culinary traditions.
Day 6: Passo delle Erbe – Bressanone
The last stage of this complete Tour of this fantastic area. Passo delle Erbe is a different pass, it is divided into three parts. The first: 6 km really demanding with an average gradient of 8 %, maximum 15%.The second: 3 km descent where we can recover energy. The third: 6 km less demanding that take us on the top. Here start an amusing descent, Bressanone is our last goal.
Day 7: end of the tour
Breakfast and transfer to Trento
The Dolomites bike tour, a jewel among the Italian Alps. Passo Porodi, Passo Gardena, Passo Sella and many more
We can therefore expect a week which is demanding but extremely rewarding and Road Bike Tours Italy will make this trip accessible to all participants, thanks to the constant presence of the minibus and technical guidance throughout. A week of high mountains and their great Alpine passes where Giro d’Italia legends were born.
Price per person (min 2 people twin share): A$4160
Cost per person
Accommodation and Meals:
The constant presence of a minibus, both for the transport of your luggage, and for any type of assistance that may be required, and the presence of a technical guide cycling alongside you, guarantee customer satisfaction and confidence.
We personally take care of each phase, both during the organisation stage and the tour itself, studying the best routes, providing support, interacting with the cyclist on the road at all times: this is a new and original approach that allows us to offer high standards of service and to ensure full and complete reliability for a carefree vacation.
The choice of the best hotels and agritourisms, where you can enjoy delicious local dishes, dinners at acclaimed restaurants and pleasant evenings with the rest of the group and your Italian guide, who speaks excellent English, will be the background to this unique and unforgettable experience, and ensure that you get a taste of the real Italy, which ordinary larger tour companies cannot provide.
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