Exploring by bike
Alleghe and the Dolomites
Treat yourself to a holiday full of outdoor action on two wheels, on roads that will challenge your resilience, but reward you with breathtaking views.
There are truly plenty of opportunities for mountain bike enthusiasts: from simple routes for all the family to itineraries for the more serious cyclist. The most expert seeking adventure on unpaved roads, mule tracks or high-altitude trails can also use the ski lifts, which allow bicycles to be transported during the summer months.
You can also engage the services of professional instructors and guides throughout the area, and find maps and guide books showing routes for your trips. Guaranteed fun for all with mountain bikes in the heart of the Dolomites.
For cyclists wishing to test themselves in various types of competition, there’s a full calendar of events throughout the summer.
The roads around Alleghe are an unmissable destination for two-wheel enthusiasts. Cyclists can follow countless routes and challenge themselves on the most demanding mountain passes, following in the tracks of cycling champions both past and present.
Indeed, some of the Giro d’Italia’s finest pages of history were written in the foothills of the Dolomites. To mention just the most recent, think of the spectacular arrival at Palafavera in Val di Zoldo in 2005, the San Pellegrino pass flanked by two solid walls of fans in 2006, and the top of the Fedaia pass in 2011. Get in the saddle: you’ll enjoy an unforgettable experience surrounded by extraordinary views.