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ROAD BIKE DOLOMITES - VENICE

FROM THE DOLOMITES THROUGH THE VENETO TO VENICE

FROME THE DOLOMITES TO VENICE ROAD BIKEOriginal Tour FUNActive Tours

General information:

Classification of the tour: Self-guided tour
Difficulty: medium
Distance: approx. 495-575 km
Duration: 8 Days / 7 Nights
Price: from 595,- €

Dolomites Venice road bike map

Highlights and places of interest along the route:

Description:

From the north east of the Dolomites, you cycle over well-known famous mountain passes. Lake Misurina, the “Three Peaks” (Drei Zinnen – Tre Cime di Lavaredo) and the Olympic town of Cortina d’Ampezzo are only some of the highlights you will see along the way.
The tour takes you on to Bassano del Grappa where the land starts to level out. From here you slowly cycle downwards into the valley. After a short detour to Asolo, the town of a hundred horizons, you will cycle along the wine road from Valdobbiadene to Vittorio Veneto. The fashionable town of Treviso waits upon your arrival to greet you. Following the path along the River Sile, you cycle on towards the final destination of the bike tour through Northern Italy until you reach Venice.

  
Characteristics of the route:

It’s a sporty-racing bike tour for cyclists with a good physical preparation. The passes of the Dolomites ask for preparation, because there are a few longer ascents to climb (most aside of the big travelled streets – except during high season July-August). The second half of the week is going to be easier; you reach the flatter landscape of Venice.

A day by day account of the route:

Road bike Dolomites Toblach Niederdorf

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

Starting point: the north-eastern Dolomites;

Hochpustertal 3 Zinnern Landro Cortina

Day 2: Hochpustertal – Cortina d’Ampezzo (approx. 80 km, ascent approx. 1.650 m difference in altitude) or*

*Variant over Calalzo di Cadore (approx. 90 km, ascent ca. 1.250 m difference in altitude);

Cortina Belluno roadbike holiday

Day 3: Cortina d’Ampezzo – Belluno (approx. 95 km, ascent approx. 1.600 m difference in altitude)

The famous Dolomites passes with the mountain views;

Road Bike Dolomites Feltre Belluno

Day 4: Belluno – Feltre (approx. 105 km, ascent approx. 1.300 m difference in altitude)

The famous Italian Prosecco (sparkling wine) area of Valdobbiadene;

Bassano del Grappa bridge bike

Day 5: Feltre - Bassano del Grappa (approx. 65 km, ascent approx. 1.500 m difference in altitude)

Cross the monte Grappa;

Treviso, road bike holiday Italy

Day 6: Bassano del Grappa – Treviso (approx. 110 km, ascent approx. 600 m difference in altitude)

The idyllic town of Asolo; follow the “vine road” to Conegliano;

Venice bike holiday

Day 7: Treviso – Venice Mainland/Mestre (approx. 110 km, ascent 0 m) or*

*Variant: approx. 40 km, ascent approx. 100 m difference in altitude;

Venice culture art, rialto bridge

Day 8: Departure

Venice, city of art and culture; Individual departure or extension of your stay;

Prices 2020

 
Self-guided tour
Package price per person in a double room with breakfast – arrival date 16/05/2020 and 03/10/2020 € 595,00
Package price per person in a double room incl. breakfast € 695,00
Single room surcharge, per person € 169,00
High season* surcharge, per person € 80,00
Additional services
Rental bike (on request, limited availability) € 195,00
Special road bike on request on request
Rental GPS by Garmin € 25,00
Extra nights in Villabassa/Dobbiaco
Price per person and night in a double room incl. breakfast in May/June/September/October € 59,00
Price per person and night in a double room incl. breakfast in July/August € 79,00
Single room surcharge, per night € 17,00
Extra nights in Venice mainland/Mestre
Price per person and night in a double room incl. breakfast € 69,00
Single room surcharge, per night € 23,00

* High season: arrival date from 20/06/2020 to 12/09/2020 (incl.)
We suggest a travel insurance.
Changes in the offer as well as errors, printing errors and arithmetic errors reserved!

 


Starting dates 2020:

  • ARRIVAL: every Wednesday and Saturday, from 16/05/2020 (first available date) to 03/10/2020 (last available date)

  • 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. 495-575 km
     
  • Starting point:
    Hochpustertal (Niederdorf/Villabassa or Toblach/Dobbiaco)
     
  • Arrival:
    • By car: on the Brenner/Brennero motorway (A22) to Brixen/Bressanone – take the exit „Brixen Pustertal“, then through 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 the train to the Pustertal/Valle Pusteria - Lienz and get off either at Niederdorf/Villabassa or Toblach/Dobbiaco depending on the location of your hotel. Timetable available on: www.deutschebahn.de; www.oebb.at; www.trenitalia.com.
    • By plane: Low cost flights are available to “Sant’ Angelo - Antonio Canova” airport in Treviso and to Venice Marco Polo airport - both offer an excellent airport shuttle to and from Venice mainland. On request, we can organise transfers from the airport to the starting point of the cycle tour.
       
  • Accommodation:
    In hotels - 3*** and 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 every Wednesday and Saturday 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).
     
  • Alternative:
    Cortina Express: daily departure from Mestre train station and Venice airport to Cortina d’Ampezzo and/or Toblach/Dobbiaco at the cost of approx. € 23,00 per person (booking necessary www.cortinaexpress.it).
     
  • Rental bikes:
    BIANCHI INTENSO CARBON – Veloce/Shimano 105 10V Compact (on request; limited availability) or similar
     
  • Tour information available in:
    German - English - Italian
 

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