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Dolomites Bike Day Tour

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  • Dolomites Bike Day Tour
    / Dolomites Bike Day Tour
    Photo: Alta Badia/Alex Moling, Tourist Association Alta Badia
  • Dolomites Bike Day Tour
    / Dolomites Bike Day Tour
    Photo: Alta Badia/Alex Moling, Tourist Association Alta Badia
  • / Dolomites Bike Day Tour
    Photo: Alta Badia/Alex Moling, Tourist Association Alta Badia
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Distance 51.5 km
5:10 h
1,370 m
1,370 m

The Dolomites Bike Day Route is a panoramic circuit of about 50 km that takes the cyclists on some of the epic stages of the "Giro d'Italia" and the Maratona dles Dolomites roadbike marathon. You will cyclie on legendary mountain passes in the heart of the Dolomites UNESCO World Heritage.

There are several routes that extend between South Tyrol and Veneto and that every cyclist can choose independently depending on ability and condition.

Once a year, usually in mid-June, the Campolongo, Falzarego and Valparola passes are closed to motorized traffic from 9 am to 3 pm. On this special day the roads connecting the Ladin valleys Val Badia, Livinallongo and Ampezzo are reserved exclusively for cyclists.

Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
2,195 m
Lowest point
1,386 m
Best time of year
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Start

Badia (1,426 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.582387, 11.903069
DMS
46°34'56.6"N 11°54'11.0"E
UTM
32T 722416 5162852
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Destination

Badia

Turn-by-turn directions

Starting from La Villa you cycle to Corvara and up to the Campolongo pass where you ride down to Arabba and Livinallongo. Here you climb the Falzarego pass and the Valparola pass - one of the most fascinating sceneries in the Alps - from where you reach again Alta Badia by cycling downwards to San Cassiano. From San Cassiano you ride to the starting point in La Villa.

Note


all notes on protected areas

Getting there

*By car

  • Coming from Innsbruck: take the A 13 and the A 22 toll motorway and exit at Bressanone/Brixen, following the signs to Brunico/Bruneck along the Val Pusteria/Pustertal road as far as San Lorenzo/St.Lorenzen. Follow the signs to Val Badia/Gadertal 
  • Coming from Verona-Bolzano: take the A 22, exit at Bressanone/Brixen and continue as above

*By train

The nearest train stations are:

  • Brunico - 37 Km
  • Bolzano (via Passo Gardena) - 72 Km (via Brunico) – 100 Km
  • Connection train station – Alta Badia by the local bus SAD: www.sad.it

*By air

  • Innsbruck - 130 km
  • Munich – 330 km
  • Venice Treviso / Venice Marco Polo – 180 / 200 km
  • Verona – 213 km
  • Milan Bergamo / Milan Malpensa - 310 /400 km
  • Information airport transfer: www.suedtirolbus.it - www.cortinaexpress.it

Coordinates

DD
46.582387, 11.903069
DMS
46°34'56.6"N 11°54'11.0"E
UTM
32T 722416 5162852
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Equipment

Basic Equipment for Bike Riding

  • Cycling helmet
  • Cycling gloves
  • Sturdy, comfortable and preferably waterproof footwear
  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Rucksack (with rain cover)
  • Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket)
  • Sunglasses
  • Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Navigation equipment / map and compass

Technical Equipment for Bike Riding

  • Air pump or CO2 pump including cartridges
  • Puncture repair kit
  • Replacement inner tube
  • Tire levers
  • Chain tool
  • Hex keys
  • Phone / device holder as required  
  • Bike lock as required
  • Where applicable, the bike must meet requirements for road use by having a bell, front and rear lamps and spoke reflectors
  • The 'basic' and 'technical' equipment lists are generated based on the selected activity. They are not exhaustive and only serve as suggestions for what you should consider packing.
  • For your safety, you should carefully read all instructions on how to properly use and maintain your equipment.
  • Please ensure that the equipment you bring complies with local laws and does not include restricted items.

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Distance
51.5 km
Duration
5:10 h
Ascent
1,370 m
Descent
1,370 m

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