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Italy - Dolomites & Alps - Road Cycling Holiday

Holiday Highlights

  • Riding the challenging and epic Mortirolo
  • Climbing the Gavia and the Stelvio all in one day!
  • Stunning descents: Stelvio, Sella, Pardoi, Valles, Rolle, Grappa…
  • Your grin on reaching the top of the passes!
  • Delicious Italian food and wine every step of the way
  • The Museum of the Cyclist at Madonna del Ghisallo

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Day Description Distance Ascent Meals
1 Arrival Non Riding Day    
2 Como - Morbegno 59 Miles / 95 Kms Approx. 1,200 Metres / 4,000 Feet Approx. B L  
3 Morbegno – Ponte di Legno, via Mortirolo 62 Miles / 100 Kms Approx. 2,500 Metres / 8,200 Feet Approx. B L D  
4 Ponte di Legno - Prato dello Stelvio, via Gavia and Stelvio 55 Miles / 95 Kms Approx. 3,000 Metres / 9,800 Feet Approx. B L  
5 Bolzano – Canazei - Sella Ronda 28 Miles / 45 Kms *or* 40 Miles / 65 Kms with Sella Ronda option 1,300 Metres or 2,100 Metres Approx. B L D  
6 Canazei - Fedaia San Martino 53 Miles / 85 Kms Approx. 2,500 Metres / 8,200 Feet Approx. B L  
7 San Martino - Monte Grappa - Bassano del Grappa 71 Miles / 115 Kms Approx. 2,500 Metres / 8,200 Feet Approx. B L  
8 Departure Non Riding Day   B  

Key: B - Breakfast, L - Lunch, D - Dinner

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Holiday Information

This is a great example of a challenging road cycling holiday in Italy that visits the Italian Alps and the mighty Dolomites. Huge castles, vineyards and dramatic mountain peaks mark the far north of Italy as a genuinely special riding destination. To the north are the High Alps of Austria, to the west the Swiss Alps and to the east the Italian Alps and Dolomites.
It’s here that the Giro d’Italia showcases some of the most challenging and thrilling mountain riding in the world of professional cycling. These are some of Europe’s most dramatic mountains and they also make the perfect home for a classic mountain challenge. The tour takes in the most spectacular of these mountains and, of course, their legendary climbs.
Starting our week close to the tranquil shores of Lake Como we begin, relatively gently, by riding along the shores of the lake. Stepping things up a little we then scale the Ghisallo, visiting the famous hilltop cyclist’s shrine along the way. During the course of the next few days things get progressively tougher as we head deep into the mountains. An early highlight includes the Mortirolo, a climb described by Lance Armstrong as “the toughest in the world” and the site of an impressive memorial statue to the Italian hero Marco Pantani.
As we make our way to Bassano del Grappa during the course of the next few days we take in many more of the Dolomites’ classic climbs including the Gavia, Rolle and the legendary 48 hairpins of the Stelvio, which at 2,758m is one of the highest alpine passes in Europe.

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Holiday Summary

Duration:
8 days
Price:
€1,690
Estimated flight price
€150

Optional

Bike Hire
€200
Single Room
€210

Holiday Details

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7 nights hotels

75% meals provided

6 days cycling

Guided and vehicle support

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