Beautifully majestic and a naturally spectacular landscape as far as the eye can see
Conquer the forboding yet favorite mountain of road cyclists
It's the perfect formula for an unforgettable cycling vacation
It's a test of willpower as you battle your way up the mountain.
Savor the Italian flavors, local produce and wine
Cycle as much or as little as you want, support is always on hand
Pay homage to one of Italy's cycling legends
Feel the wind whizz by as you gracefully speed on the mountains

Biking Tours Italy: The Dolomites

7 days
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$2,938 USD

Summon your inner cycling legend to pedal the grueling, gorgeous passes of the Dolomites. Follow several of the Giro d’Italia routes, breathe in the refreshing mountain air and bask in the stunning surroundings as you ride through the Alps. Throw into the mix some delicious Italian cuisine, exquisite wines and charming hotels and you have all the ingredients for the trip of a lifetime.

  • Category
    Road Cycling
  • Type
    Fully Guided
  • Duration
    7 days
  • Culture Level
  • Skill Level
    4 - Advanced
  • Activity Level
    4 - Challenging
  • Elevation
    4 - Challenging
  • Terrain
  • Distance
    261 miles
  • Avg. Daily Distance
    52.8 miles
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Breathe in the cleanest air, feel your wheels glide along the road and gaze into the glorious surroundings of the Dolomites. This cycling trip takes you flying up and down several famous Alpine passes where Giro d’Italia icons made their names.

This challenging ride is a test of your stamina which will push your cycling boundaries to the limit. Spectacular views, enchanting accommodation and exquisite Italian food & wine makes this a demanding yet luxurious journey.

Your ride begins in the Venetian style city of Borgo Valsugana. It will capture your heart with its display of history and art. Enjoy a scrumptious welcome dinner on your first night as you go through a tour briefing with the accompanying guides on this trip.

The real action begins with the first of many famous passes: Passo Manghen. Bolstered by a hearty breakfast you will feel more than up to the task of tackling the 23.5km (15 mi) ascent. The eventual descent to Val di Fiemme will have you feeling like you’re riding on air. At the end, a delicious Italian aperitif awaits.

The second day of riding takes you along the captivating Sella Ronda loop, encompassing four fantastic passes. This legendary ride is so popular that roads are closed twice a year for cyclists to enjoy it.

The scenery on this tour is a huge highlight especially if you end up at the picturesque lake in the village of Alleghe. With the backdrop of mountains this is a place where you’ll want your camera to be ready.

Brave other legendary passes like Giao and Falzarego. At the same time, grab some more excellent Italian cuisine and wines before the last day of the ride.

The final cycling day leads you to the three-stage Passo delle Erbe-Bressanone. After reaching the top, celebrate this epic trip in style with a gorgeous banquet of food, while looking back on the ride of a lifetime.

Tour inclusions and exclusions at a glance:

What's included?
Items included in the cost of the tour

This week of mountains and fantastic passes includes everything you'd need on the trip.

  • Local English speaking cycling leader/guide.
  • Cycling jersey
  • Luggage transfer
  • Minibus assistance
  • Accommodation (6 nights)
  • 6 dinners and breakfasts
  • Transfer station-hotel
What's not included?
Items not included in the cost of the tour

There are a few things which you'd need to take care of yourself

  • Tips
  • Laundry service
  • Drinks at dinner
  • Travel insurance
  • Lunches
  • International / Domestic flights
  • Visas
  • Free bike rental is not included. Please see the available rental options below.

Tour options and upgrades:

3 equipment options available
1 tour add-on available