In the heart of Dolomites

In the Dolomites' Heart is a breathtaking tour, which takes us through Sudtirol and Austria, retracing the roads symbol of world cycling. We will live a unique experience, blending days of sport and relax, enjoying the alpine scenery, without the rush to reach the top.

Day 1

Path: easy

Distance: about 30 Km.

Difference in altitude: about 250 mt.

Journey time: about 2 hours (excluding  visits).

Journey time whit stops: about 3 hours (including visits).

Points of interest: 

Once in Sesto, in Val Pusteria, after we settled, and refreshed from the trip, to get a first taste of exquisite Dolomites,
we will take a bike ride to the lake of Dobbiaco, through woods and cycle path of the Sudtirol.

Dobbiaco's Lake: formed in ancient times, thanks to the many landslides that often break off from the mountains of Mount Serla on the lake shore. This mountain lake, crossed by the Rienza river, is subjected to a continuous supply of debris and also of submerged aquatic plant growth. This involves a high tendency of the burial area, which periodically need to be remedied. Since 1977 the area returned to be part of a protected area.

Day 2

Path: Medium Difficulty

Distance: about 105 Km.

Difference in altitude: about 2350 mt.

Journey time: about 6 hours (excluding  visits).

Journey time whit stops: about 8 hours (including visits).

Points of interest: 

After a hearty breakfast, it's off to the most challenging and exciting day of the tour, riding to the 3 Peaks. Our route will take us on Lake Auronzo, and will be characterized by a gentle slope up to San Marco, where the real ascent begins, between wonderful landscapes and snowy peaks. After about a 22 km adrenalinic climb on the greatest cyclists history's footsteps, here is silhouetted on our right the three imposing peaks.

Day 3

Path: Medium Difficulty

Distance: about 103Km.

Difference in altitude: about 2850 mt.

Journey time: about 6 hours (excluding  visits).

Journey time whit stops: about 8 hours (including visits).

Points of interest:

On the third day, always on the roads of great cycling, we leave towards the Pordoi pass, through Dobbiaco, and the slight rise in Cortina d'Ampezzo (about 30km around the 3-4% slope). Soon after, we will reach Falzarego pass and, after 10 km of descent, we will start to climb towards the Pordoi. Once achieved, we will enjoy a refreshing break in the magnificent Dolomite scenery, and admire the exciting memorials of the great cyclists of the past,  as Fausto Coppi, Marco Pantani and Gilberto Simoni. Finally, we will move in the direction of Cortina, retracing the climb to Falzarego pass, where we'll have dining and return to the hotel via shuttle.

Pordoi pass: is a pass in the Dolomites in the Alps, located between the Sella group in the north and the Marmolada group in the south. The pass is at an altitude of 2,239 m (7,346 ft), and the road crossing the pass connects Arabba (Livinallongo del Col di Lana) with Canazei (Fascia Valley). It is the second highest surfaced road traversing a pass in the Dolomites, after the Sella Pass.

Day 4

Path: easy

Distance: about 50Km.

Difference in altitude: about 65 mt.

Journey time: about 2 hours (excluding  visits).

Journey time whit stops: about 3 hours (including visits).

Points of interest:

On the fourth day, to refresh before leaving, and greet the Dolomites, we'll start a ride from Sesto in the direction of Lienz. in Austria, through the famous 48 km cycle path. When we'll get there, after lunch, we will take the shuttle to return to Sesto.

Cost per person *:
-15th May to 15th July € 650,00
-16th July to 31th August € 830,00

Minimum number of participants: 10/15


Services included:

  • Accommodation with half-board;

  • Welcome and goodbye lunch;

  • Shuttle with technical support;

  • Supplementation by Multipower;

  • 4° day transfer from Lienz to San Candido.

Not included services: 

  • Admisson to museums.

Supplements:

  • Road Bike € 20,00 / day

Customized tours on request.

*booking and more info send an email to: info@irentbike.com​ 

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Associazione "Solo in bici"

Via E. Scaglione 476, 80145 Napoli

Locations open only for retreats by reservation

Scafati (Na) - Via Dante Alighieri 15, 84018

Vico Equense (Na) - Corso Filangieri 80069

Piano di Sorrento (Na) - Via delle Rose 35, 80063 

Amalfi (Sa) - Piazzale dei Protontini 6, 84011

Salerno - Lungomare Cristofaro Colombo 84/90, 84031

San Giorgio del Sannio (BN) - Via delle Cesine 9, 82018 

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