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Dolomites Bike Tour (Easy)

Our Dolomites bike tour is the perfect trip for cyclists of all ability levels. It’s been designed to travel at a leisurely pace. However, it also offers challenging routes for avid riders. No matter how often you cycle, it is the perfect opportunity to discover Italy’s rooftop at your own pace. Don’t worry, biking in the Dolomites with DIGnGO won’t make you run out of breath.

Duration: 6 days
Level: Easy
Price: $4,098
Sgl. Suppl.: $1,140

Details of our easy Dolomites bike tour

Itinerary

Welcome to the Dolomites

Arrive in the Dolomites and meet your trip leaders at the Bolzano train station. From there shuttle to a charming restaurant for an introduction to the week and a bike fitting session. Then, cycle downhill to the village of Corvara in Badia, considered to be the center of the Alta Badia.

Sella Ronda cycling

Cycling in the Dolomites is often challenging. On today’s ride, you are going to get a feel for what it feels like. Cycle the Sella Ronda route and enjoy amazing views on the Passo Gardena, Passo Pordoi and Passo Campolongo.

Enjoy biking in the Puster Valley

Start biking in the Puster valley. Located east of Corvara in Badia, it is often referred as the green valley. It features magnificent forests, lakes and charming villages. Today, the route is easy to follow with very few turn. In the evening, enjoy panoramic views as you relax in the infinity outdoor pool of your 5-star hotel.

The best bike tours ever

No matter the time of year you decide to travel on our bike tours in the Dolomites, the views are stunning. On today’s ride, your bike tour leads you on the draw cycle path, an area in eastern Tyrol with flat terrain and idyllic views. Later this afternoon, you cross the border from Italy to Austria arriving in Lienz.

A cycling tour of a lifetime

On this cycling tour, you have one day to discover Austria. This morning, get on your bicycle and ride through the Isle river valley all the way to Matrei. The town, famous for its 14th century castle is located at the foot to Grossglockner, the highest mountain in Austria. End the day with a gourmet dinner.

End of your tour

The tour is coming to an end. It is time to bid farewell to your new found friends and head to Venice, your ending location.

Dates

Starting date Ending date
2018-04-15 2018-04-20
2018-04-22 2018-04-27
2018-04-29 2018-05-04
Starting date Ending date
2018-05-06 2018-05-11
2018-05-13 2018-05-18
2018-05-20 2018-05-25
2018-05-27 2018-06-01
Starting date Ending date
2018-06-03 2018-06-08
2018-06-10 2018-06-15
2018-06-17 2018-06-22
2018-06-24 2018-06-29
Starting date Ending date
2018-07-01 2018-07-06
2018-07-08 2018-07-13
2018-07-15 2018-07-20
2018-07-22 2018-07-27
2018-07-29 2018-08-03
Starting date Ending date
2018-08-05 2018-08-10
2018-08-12 2018-08-17
2018-08-19 2018-08-24
2018-08-26 2018-08-31
Starting date Ending date
2018-09-02 2018-09-07
2018-09-09 2018-09-14
2018-09-16 2018-09-21
2018-09-23 2018-09-28
2018-09-30 2018-10-05
Starting date Ending date
2018-10-07 2018-10-12
2018-10-14 2018-10-19

Make a date private

Private bike tours are for those looking to travel exclusively with their group of friends. For a private biking trip choose one of our regularly schedule travel dates. You may make it exclusively for you and your friends and family or contact us to choose your own departure date. Our private bicycling tour prices are explained below:

  • An extra $500 per person for 6 – 9 guests
  • An extra $1,000 per person for 4 – 5 guests
  • An extra $2,000 per person for 2 – 3 guests

Lodging

La Perla (2 nights)

Star rating: *****
Location: Corvara In Badia
Amenities: Pool
Member of:

Quelle Nature Spa Resort (1 night)

Star rating: *****
Location: Santa Maddalena
Amenities: Pool, spa
Member of:

Grandhotel Lienz (2 nights)

Star rating: *****
Location: Lienz
Amenities: Pool, spa
Member of: Premium Spa Resorts

Activity level

Our bike tour in the Dolomites provides bike riders of different ability levels an opportunity to ride the same route. Each day offers a choice of multiple bike ride options, which means that on certain days you may want to enjoy recreational cycling while on other days you may want to workout more.

 

Day Short option Basic option Long option
Miles Elev. Gain Miles Elev. Gain Miles Elev. Gain
1  12  900
2  14  1700  20  2600 45 5900
3  16  2100  25  3100  30  4200
4  12  200  30  500
5  18  1100  35  1300  52  3800

What’s Included

  • All breakfasts, 1 lunch and 4 dinners
  • Multiples daily routes
  • The use of a fully equipped DIGnGO touring bike and gear
  • DIGnGO water bottle, helmet, Garmin GPS and saddle bag
  • 1 leader for every 5 guests
  • Snack & drinks during the day
  • Gratuities at hotels and restaurants
  • Guided tours, tastings and entrance fees as mentioned in the itinerary
  • A leader offering minivan support
  • Luggage transfers
  • Porterage
  • Minivan transfers during the trip
  • Local guides and experts
  • An email a few days prior to your trip

Types of bikes available

Touring Bike (Included)

Brand: Fuji
Model: Fuji Absolute 1.1 Disc
Weight: 10,35 kg

Road bike (Upgrade)

Brand: Scott
Model: Scott Addict Disc or similar
Weight: 8,5 kg

Electric bike (Upgrade)

Brand: Rubbee
Model: Rubbee Drive
Weight: 4.0 kg

Tour map

Sella Towers

Corvara in Badia

Passo Gardena

Passo Pordoi

Arabba

Monguelfo Tesido

Santa Maddalena

Dobbiaco

Lienz

Bagni di Pervalle

Monguelfo-Tesido

Colle di Dentro

Sillian

Strassen

Ainet

Matrei

Travel information

How to get to the starting location

  • Buy your flight(s) to Milan or Venice
  • Buy your train ticket(s) from Venice or Milan to Bolzano on www.raileurope.com
  • Make sure to check online for any timetable changes or railway company track maintenance
  • In case of a delay, please email or call your trip leaders

What to pack

We ask you to limit the number of bags you bring to 1 suitcase and 1 carry-on luggage, due to the limited space in our minivan. In order to deliver your bags to your room, we ask that each bag has a clear luggage identification tag.

What to pack for biking:

  • Padded cycling shorts
  • Cycling jersey
  • Cycling jacket
  • Bike shoes & pedals
  • Sneakers
  • Cycling gloves
  • Rain jacket
  • Cycling pants
  • Arm warmers
  • Leg warmers
  • Shoe covers & booties
  • Cycling headband or cap
  • Windbreaker
What to pack for dinner:

  • Dress pants
  •  Shirt
  •  Polo
  • Jacket but not required
  •  Dress
  •  Skirt
  • Dress pants
  • Nice top

Pre & post trip lodging options

Milan:

  • Mandarin Oriental Milan | Rates: €€€€€
  • Park Hyatt Milan | Rates: €€€€€
  • Lancaster Hotel | Rates: €
  • Gran Duca di York | Rates: €€

Venice:

  • The Gritti Palace | Rates: €€€€€
  • Hotel Londra Palace | Rates: €€€
  • Hotel Moresco | Rates: €€€
  • Hotel Antiche Figure | Rates: €€€
Bolzano:

  • Hotel Laurin | Rates: €€
  • Hotel Four Points Bolzano | Rates: €€
  • Hotel Scalahot | Rates: €€

Room rate guide:

0 to 100€: €

101€ to 200€: €€

201€ to 300€: €€€

301€ to 400€: €€€€

401€ to 900€: €€€€€

Climate

 

January February March April May June
High F 30 31 35 40 49 56
Low F 21 19 23 28 37 43
Prec. (In) 10.0 7.6 8.9 6.7 9.7 7.6
July August September October November December
High F 61 60 52 45 35 30
Low F 47 47 40 35 26 21
Prec. (In) 4.7 4.6 3.9 7.0 5.6 6.9

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