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Active holidays in Italy and Europe - Your bike and hike holiday unforgettable, carefree and without stress!

ROAD BIKE: FROM THE DOLOMITES TO TRIESTE

A THREE COUNTRIES TOUR IN ITALY, AUSTRIA AND SLOVENIA

Road bike from the Dolomites to TriesteOriginal Tour FUNActive Tours

General information:

Classification of the tour: Self-guided tour
Difficulty: medium
Distance: approx. 600-605 km
Duration: 8 Days / 7 Nights
Price: from 619,- €

Road Bike Dolomites Trieste map

Highlights and places of interest along the route:

Description:

Take in three countries in one week by bicycle. Italy, Austria and Slovenia will present their best features to you. You will witness varying and unique mountain ranges; untouched natural landscapes; crystal clear lakes; soft wine lands embedded against the hillsides and above all, extraordinary sought out stages provides the ideal backdrop for a sporting race bike holiday. This tour facilitates a combination of sprinting and comfortable coasting on the various legs. Your sporting efforts will be rewarded by the range of culinary delights accompanied by a drop of wine. A spectacular final stage continues along the Adriatic coastline to Trieste formerly the harbour city of the Habsburg Empire.

  
Characteristics of the route:

A sporty-racing-bike trip on streets aside of the big traffic (except during high season -July/August).

A day by day account of the route:

Alta Pusteria road bike trip

Day 1: Arrival in Hochpustertal (Niederdorf/Villabassa or Toblach/Dobbiaco)

Starting point: the north-eastern Dolomites;

Italy - Austria road bike

Day 2: Hochpustertal – Oberdrauburg/ Kötschach-Mauthen (approx. 85 km, ascent 1,200 m difference in altidude)

Gailbergsattel - approx. 1,200 m difference in altitude;

Road bike holiday Italy

Day 3: Oberdrauburg/Kötschach-Mauthen – Feistritz an der Gail (approx. 70 km, ascent 390 m difference in altitude, or option*)

*via Weißensee approx. 75 km, ascent 1,000 m difference in altitude; Lake Pressegger - approx. 1,000 m difference in altitude;

Lake Bled, bike holiday

Day 4: Feistritz a.d. Gail – Bled; (approx. 125 km, ascent 2,200 m difference in altitude)

Triglav National park - approx. 2,200 m difference in altitude;

Cividale bridge

Day 5: Bled – Cividale del Friuli; (approx. 120 km, ascent 1,000 m difference in altitude)

Julian Alps - approx. 1,600 difference in altitude;

Gradisca, wine, bike holiday

Day 6: Cividale del Friuli - Gradisca d’Isonzo (approx. 110 km, ascent 1,500 m difference in altitude)

Wine region in Italy - approx. 1,500 m difference in altitude;

Castle Trieste

Day 7: Gradisca d’Isonzo – Trieste; (approx. 90 km, ascent 850 m difference in altitude)

Castle Miramare and Duino - approx. 850 difference in altitude;

Trieste, bike holiday Italy

Day 8: Departure

Trieste - the oldest part of the habsburg Monarchy;


Option with 2 nights in Bled instead of one night in Cividale del Friuli!

Day 5: Bled
Enjoy one day off at the beautiful lake Bled situated in a picturesque environment, surrounded by mountains and
forests.

Day 6: Bled – Gradisca d’Isonzo; (approx. 125 km, ascent 1,100 m)
Look forward to cycle into the Bohinj valley! A wide breathtakingly beautiful valley with cragged slopes of the Julian Alps. With the Bohinjsko Sedlo you will have the first challenge of the day. Marvellous view over the Triglav massiv and the Sava valley accompany you. Cycling through the Soca Valley you will arrive to Gradisca d’Isonzo where you will spend the night..
 

Prices 2019

 
Self-guided tour
Package price per person in a double room incl.breakfast – arrival date on 18/05/2019 and
28/09/2019
€ 619,00
Package price per person in a double room incl. breakfast € 749,00
Single room surcharge, per person € 149,00
High season* surcharge, per person € 65,00
Surcharge per person variant 2 nights Bled instead of Cividale € 25,00
Additional services
Rental bike (on request, limited availability) € 160,00
Special road bike on request on request
Extra nights in Villabassa/Dobbiaco (Hotel 3***- category)
Per person and night in a double room incl. breakfast in May/October € 49,00
Per person and night in a double room incl. breakfast in June/from August, 18th/September € 55,00
Per person and night in a double room incl. breakfast in July until 2nd August (incl.) € 69,00
Per person and night in a double room incl. breakfast from 3rd – 17th August (incl.) € 74,00
Surcharge single room, per night € 14,00
Extra nights in Villabassa/Dobbiaco (Hotel 4****- category)
Per person and night in a double room incl. breakfast in May/October € 72,00
Per person and night in a double room incl. breakfast in June/from August, 18th/September € 87,00
Per person and night in a double room incl. breakfast in July until 2nd August (incl.) € 97,00
Per person and night in a double room incl. breakfast from 3rd – 17th August (incl.) € 117,00
Surcharge single room, per night € 17,00
Extra nights in trieste (Hotel 4****- category)
Per person and night in a double room incl. breakfast € 74,00
Surcharge single room, per night € 35,00

*High season: from 22/06/2019 to 07/09/2019 (incl.)


Starting dates 2019, self-guided tour:

  • ARRIVAL: every Saturday. from from 18/05/2019 (first available date) to 28/09/2019 (last available date).
    In addition, arrival every Tuesday and Friday from 11/06/2019 to 10/09/2019.

  • VARIANT 2 NIGHTS IN BLED: every Friday, from 11/06/2019 (first date) to 10/09/2019 (last start date).

  • EXCEPTI ON: no start possible on 12/07/2019 and 13/07/2019 - instead Sunday 14/07/2019

  • NON SCHEDULE ARRIVAL DATES: minimum of 5 persons upon request!

General information:

  • Classification of the cycle-tour:
    Self-guided tour
     
  • Duration:
    8 days / 7 nights
     
  • Distance:
    Approx. 600 - 605 km
     
  • Starting point:
    Hochpustertal (Niederdorf/Villabassa or Toblach/Dobbiaco)
     
  • Arrival:
    • By car: on the motorway Brenner/Brennero (A22) to Brixen/Bressanone – take the exit „Brixen Pustertal“, then along the valley Pustertal/Valle Pusteria (SS49) to Niederdorf/Villabassa or Toblach/Dobbiaco, depending on the location of your hotel or drive along the Felbertauernstraße to Lienz in Eastern Tyrol (Austria) and then further into Italy through the valley Pustertal/Valle Pusteria to Toblach/Dobbiaco or Niederdorf/Villabassa, depending on the location of your hotel.
    • By train: take the train from Innsbruck over the Brenner/Brennero to Franzensfeste/Fortezza. Change trains for the valley Pustertal/Valle Pusteria - Lienz and get off either at Niederdorf/Villabassa or Toblach/Dobbiaco depending on the location of your hotel. Timetable available on: ww.deutschebahn.de, www.oebb.at, www.trenitalia.com.
    • By plane: Low cost flights are available to Innsbruck airport, “Sant’ Angelo - Antonio Canova” airport in Treviso and/or to the Marco Polo airport in Venice. On request, we can organize transfers from the airport to the starting point of the cycle tour. Transfer every Saturday (in June, July and August also on Wednesday) by shuttle bus from Venice mainland/Mestre to Hochpustertal (Toblach/Dobbiaco or Niederdorf/Villabassa) at a price of € 65.00 per person (bicycle included – reservation and payment upon booking). Minimum 2 persons.
       
  • Accommodation:
    In inns and hotels - 3*** and partly 4**** category
    Attention: Tourist tax – if requested – has to be paid on the spot.
     
  • Parking:
    Free unattended parking facilities for the duration of the bicycle tour at a nearby public parking area.
     
  • Transfer:
    Return transfer by shuttle bus every Saturday (from 18/06/2019 to 17/09/2019 also on Tuesday) from Trieste to Hochpustertal (Toblach/Dobbiaco or Niederdorf/Villabassa) at a price of € 69.00 per person (bicycle included – reservation and payment upon booking). Minimum 2 persons.
     
  • Alternaives:
    SAF – Bus from Trieste (daily at approx. 06.40 a.m.) to San Candido/Innichen at the cost of approx. € 22.00 per person (no bicycle transport possible). Timetable and details on: www.autostazionetrieste.it.
     
  • Rental bikes:
    BIANCHI INTENSO CARBON – Veloce/Shimano 105 10V Compact (on request, limited availability) or similar version.
     
  • Tour information available in:
    German – English - Italian

 

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