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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. 605 km
Duration: 8 Days / 7 Nights
Price: from 599,- €

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/Toblach)

Starting point: the north-eastern Dolomites;

Italy - Austria road bike

Day 2: to Lesach-Gailtal-Oberdrauburg (approx. 85 km)

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

Road bike holiday Italy

Day 3: to Weißensee-Hermagor-Feistritz (approx. 75 km)

Lake Pressegger - approx. 1,000 m difference in altitude;

Lake Bled, bike holiday

Day 4: to Bled (approx. 125 km)

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

Cividale bridge

Day 5: to Cividale (approx. 120 km)

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

Gradisca, wine, bike holiday

Day 6: to Gradisca (approx. 110 km)

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

Castle Trieste

Day 7: to Trieste (approx. 90 km)

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

Trieste, bike holiday Italy

Day 8: Departure

Trieste - the oldest part of the habsburg Monarchy;

Variant with 2 nights in Bled instead of one night in Cividale!

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 approx. 120 km (approx. 950 m difference in altitude)
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 massif 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 2018

 
Self-guided tour
Package price per person in a double room with breakfast – arrival date on 27/04 and 29/09/2018 599,00 €
Package price per person in a double room with breakfast 729,00 €
Surcharge single room 149,00 €
Surcharge high season* 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
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 night 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€
Surcharge single room per night 35,00 €

* High season: arrival date from 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 also arrival on Tuesdays possible.

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

  • With a minimum of 5 persons we can organize a start of a tour 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 Hochpustertal 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 Venice “Marco Polo” airport, “Ronchi Legionari” in Trieste or Innsbruck airport.
      Transfer every Saturday (in June, July and August even on Wednesday) by shuttle bus from Venice mainland/Mestre to Toblach/Dobbiaco or Niederdorf/Villabassa at a price of Euro 65.00 per person (bicycle included – reservation and payment upon booking).

  • Car parking:

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

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

  • Transfer:
    Return transfer by shuttle bus every Saturday (in June, 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).

  • Rental Bikes:
    BIANCHI INTENSO CARBON – Veloce/Shimano 105 10V Compact (on request, limited availability)

  • Tour information available in:
    German – English - Italian
 

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