FROM THE DOLOMITES TO TRIESTE

ITALY – AUSTRIA – SLOVENIA

Dolomites to Trieste cycling tourOriginal Tour FUNActive Tours

General information:

Classification of the tour: Self - guided tour
Difficulty: easy/medium
Distance: approx. 314-352 km
Duration: 8 Days / 7 Nights
Price: from 599,- €

Dolomites Trieste cycling map

Highlights and places of interest along the route:

Description:

Starting in the north east Dolomites, the first part of the tour follows the River Drau through the same named valley, and then on through the Gail Valley on comfortable bike paths in Austria. After a short detour to the Italian border town of Tarvis, you continue on to Slovenia. The picturesque Lake Bled at the foot of the Julian Alps is ideal for rest before the transfer to the south side of the Alps to the famous wine area of Collio in the region of Friuli Venezia Giulia. The former capital town of Lombard region, Cividale is well worth a visit. The final stage of the tour takes you through spectacular countryside to the Adria coast. On the last day you ride alongside the sea to the former Habsburg port of Trieste.

  
Characteristics of the route:

The tour to Trieste is an easy tour; the last two stages are a bit hilly.
The tour goes along bike paths or very quiet side roads, through small villages and picturesque landscape.
The tour is suitable for children from the age of 14.

A day by day account of the route:

Alta Pusteria cycling

Day 1: Arrival in Niederdorf/Villabassa or Toblach/Dobbiaco 

Starting point: the north-eastern Dolomites;

Lienz Cycling e-bike

Day 2: to Oberdrauburg/Kötschach Mauthen (approx. 69 km)

Alongside the Drau to East Tyrol;

Cycleholiday Dolomites Trieste Feistritz an der Gail

Day 3: to Feistritz an der Gail (approx. 65 km)

Lake Pressegg will invite to a relaxing break;

Lake Bled

Day 4: to Bled (approx. 55-65 km)

You spend the night at the romantic Lake Bled;

Cividale del Friuli e-bike trip

Day 5: to Cividale del Friuli (approx. 50 km)

Through the Soca Valley;

Cycleholiday Dolomites Trieste

Day 6: to Gradisca d'Isonzo (approx. 35-63 km)

The Collio Goriziano; longer variant passing at Udine

Trieste electric bike

Day 7: to Trieste (approx. 40 km)

Stop to visit Castel Duino and Miramare;

Trieste e-bike trip

Day 8: Departure

Trieste - the oldest part of the habsburg Monarchy;

Prices 2018

 
Self-guided tour
Package price per person in a double room with breakfast – arrival day 27/04 and 29/09/2018 599,00 €
Package price per person in a double room with breakfast 729,00 €
Single room surcharge per person 149,00 €
High season* surcharge per person 65,00 €
Surcharge variant 2 nights Bled per person 25,00 €
Additional services
Rental bike 75,00 €
E-Bike (on request, limited availability) 165,00 €
Rental GPS by Garmin 25,00 €
Additional nights in Niederdorf/Toblach; Hotel 3***stars
Per person and night in a double room with breakfast in April/May/October 47,50 €
Per person and night in a double room with breakfast in June/from August, 19th/September 53,50 €
Per person and night in a double room with breakfast in July/until August, 3rd (incl.) 68,50 €
Per person and night in a double room with breakfast in from August, 4th to 18th (incl.) 71,50 €
Surcharge single room per night 12,00 €
Additional nights in Niederdorf/Toblach; Hotel 4****stars
Per person and night in a double room with breakfast in April/May/October 69,50 €
Per person and night in a double room with breakfast in June/from August, 19th/September 84,50 €
Per person and night in a double room with breakfast in July/until August, 3rd (incl.) 94,50 €
Per person and night in a double room with breakfast in from August, 4th to 18th (incl.) 114,50 €
Surcharge single room per night 12,00 €
Additional nights in trieste; Hotel 4****stars
Per person and night, double room with breakfast 69,00 €
Single room surcharge per person and night, with breakfast 35,00 €

*High season: arrival date 23/06/2018 to 08/09/2018 (incl.)

 


Starting dates 2018 - self guided Tour:

  • Arrival every Friday and Saturday from 27/04/2018 (first available date) to 29/09/2018 (last available date).
    In June, July and August arrival also every Tuesday possible!

  • Exception: Sunday 08/07 (no start possible on 06/07 and 07/07)

  • With a minimum of 5 persons we can organise upon request a start on every other day.

 

General information:

  • Arrival information:
    • By car:
      By car on the Brenner motorway (A22) to Brixen/Bressanone – take the exit Franzensfeste, Pustertal then through the Pustertal Valley (SS49) to Niederdorf or Toblach, depending on the location of your hotel

      Drive along the Felbertauernstraße to Lienz in Eastern Tyrol (Austria) and then further into Italy through the Alta Pusteria to Toblach or Niederdorf, depending on the location of your hotel.
    • By Train:
      Take the train from Innsbruck over the “Brenner/Brennero” to Franzensfeste. Change trains for the Pusteria Valley/Lienz and get off either at Niederdorf or Toblach depending on the location of your hotel.
      Timetable available on: www.deutschebahn.de; www.oebb.at; www.trenitalia.com

    • By flight:
      Low cost flights are available to “Sant’ Angelo - Antonio Canova” airport in Treviso, to “Marco Polo” airport in Venice, “Ronchi dei Legionari” in Trieste or Innsbruck. Upon request, we even organize transfers from the airport to the starting point of the cycle tour.
       

  • Car parking:
    Free and unattended parking facilities for the duration of the bicycle tour at a nearby public parking area.

  • Accommodation:
    Accommodation in hotels - 3*** and partly 4****star category
    Attention: Tourist tax – if requested – has to be paid on the spot.

  • Transfer:

    • Return transfer every Saturday (in July and August also on Tuesday) from Trieste to Toblach/Dobbiaco - Niederdorf/Villabassa at a price of Euro 69.00 per person (bicycle included – reservation and payment upon booking).

    • SAF – Bus from Trieste (daily at approx. 06.40 a.m.) to Innichen/San Candido at the cost of approx. € 19,50 per person (no bicycle transport possible) – Train connection from Innichen/San Candido to Toblach/Dobbiaco or Niederdorf/Villabassa at the cost of approx. € 2,00 per person. Timetable and details on www.autostazionetrieste.it.
  • Rental Bikes:
    21-gear ladies‘ and men’s bicycle
    7-gear Unisex with back pedal
    E-Bike (unisex bike)

  • Tour information available in:
    German – English - Italian
 
 

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