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Cycle Touring the Dolomites of Italy
Enjoy the spectacular scenery of the Dolomites by bike over 8 glorious days of cycling. Savor the dramatic mountain scenery of the Dolomites, while avoiding the need to ride up any long climbs. You will explore the beautiful valleys of the Alta Pusteria on two wheels, visiting Brunico, Lake Toblach, Cortina d’Ampezzo and crossing into the Austrian Tyrol to explore mediaeval Lienz.
- CategoryRoad Cycling
- TypeFully Guided
- Duration8 days
- Culture LevelFamiliar
- Skill Level2 - Novice
- Activity Level2 - Moderate
- Elevation2 - Moderate
- Distance106.3 miles
- Avg. Daily Distance21.1 miles
The area is criss-crossed by a network of quiet lanes and purpose-built cycle paths, perfect for enjoying at a steady pace. Adding to the relaxation is the family-run three-star Hotel Tschurtschentaler in Dobbiaco, where you will stay. The centre-based itinerary offers the opportunity to unpack, settle in and unwind in the hotel spa.
This trip is classified Road/Activity Level: 2 (Leisurely/Moderate) with the terrain and route being 55% tarmac roads and cycle paths, 45% hard pack gravel paths and tracks. The majority of this tour is on designated cycle/cycle and walking paths, some sections are on quiet roads with very little traffic. At points the route goes through towns which can be busy with pedestrians and traffic.
All rides are mainly down-hill with the start point being higher than the end. Some short rises are to be expected but no long climbs are featured on this tour. There are no circular rides on this tour, you either ride from the hotel and transfer back or transfer from the hotel and cycle back.
NB: In this itinerary both the Italian and German (in brackets) place names are used. Formerly part of the Austrian state of Tyrol, German is still the first language for 80% of its inhabitants.