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Dolomites Guided Road Cycling 2016

The climbs to Passo Sella, Gavia, and of course one of the most famous climb in the world the climb to the summit of Passo dello Stelvio are first class challenges!

  • Half board hotel
  • Italian Alps —Trento
  • Activity Type
    • With guide
    • Point to point
  • Groups up to 8


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!

Inclusions & Exclusions Dolomites guided bike tour in Italy All prices are based on double rooms.


  • 7 nights in two & three star hotel
  • Daily continental breakfast from day 2 to 8
  • Dinners from day 1 to 6
  • Enlish speaking tour guide
  • Picnic lunches from day 1 to 7
  • Support van during whole tour


  • Airfares & Taxis
  • Single Supplement €125
  • Bike Rentals €185
  • Beverages

Itinerary Dolomites guided bike tour

Day 1

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 %. Total distance 82km. Height gain: 2360m. Max. altitude: 2027m. Dinner & picnic lunch included.

Day 2

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 will ride through the protected forest of Paneveggio where Stradivari used to choose the trees with which to make his famous Stradivarius violins. Total distance: 119km. Height gain: 2340m. Max. altitude: 1968m. Dinner & picnic lunch included.

Day 3

Today, you will 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 will also climb the magnificent Passo San Pellegrino, which will offer you magnificent views over the Monte Pelmo. Total cycling distance: 84km. Height gain: 2650m. Max. altitude: 2080m. Dinner & picnic lunch included.

Day 4

Sella Ronda day! The Sella Ronda is a classic ride: it is the tour of the Monte Sella. Today, you will 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). Total distance: 74km. Height gain: 1980m. Max. altitude: 2067m. Dinner & picnic lunch included.

Day 5

Today you will have a short and easy stage. You will climb Passo du Costalunga along the Carezza Lake up to Bolzano. After riding the pass, you will start a swooping descent before reaching your accommodation. After arriving in your hotel you will be able to visit Bolzano and Merano and to rest for a while before tomorrow’s challengers ride to Passo dello Stelvio.Total distance: 68km. Height gain: 720m. Max. altitude: 1792m. Dinner & picnic lunch included.

Day 6

This is one of the journey’s most spectacular and unforgettable rides! The two giant mountains which we will 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 will 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 will 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). Total Distance of today: 138km.Height gain: 4100 it’s also possible to choose a slightly easier option: Distance: 109km. Height gain: 2720m. Dinner & picnic lunch included.

Day 7

The last stage. Another great stage with three road passes to climb and the last one’s 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 Easier option: Distance: 96km. Height gain: 1310m Dinner & picnic lunch included.

Day 8

Departure day…..Time to say goodbye, a good flight back home or a pleasant stay in Italy. Transfers to the airports will be made by the tour guides on request.


7 nights in two & three star hotel


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 Alps. The Dolomites is a real cycling paradise for every keen cyclist. Here you will experience one of the most challenging cycling tracks and mythical climbs. The Grande Strada delle Dolomiti (Great Dolomites Road) makes cycling perfect, with good asphalt and scenic roads. This terrain is famous for its biggest Gran Fondo event in Italy: the Maratona dles Dolomites with over 9.000 cyclists every year. You climb and descend many incredible mountain summits of the Giro d’Italia.