Cycling in the Dolomites

Holidays in South Tyrol

The Dolomites are not only a highlight for hikers, but also a paradise for cyclists. Numerous excursion routes and one-day or multi-day tours await cyclists in the Fanes-Senes-Braies Nature Park. All mountain routes offer a fascinating view and comfortable alpine huts and refuges along the way.

In S. Vigilio / Marebbe and surroundings you can choose from 600 km of mountain-bike routes. Road books, GPS tracks and detailed route descriptions of all offered tours are available.

Tour tips in S. Vigilio & surroundings:

Distance in kmDifference in altitudeDuration in hours
… to Fanes into the Nature Park155002medium difficulty
… via Limo Lake to Large Fanes, Ra Stua and to Senes Hut with downhill route to Pederoa6017006-7demanding
… via Large Fanes to a splendid high-alpine plateau and to St. Kassian/S. Cassiano6212006-7demanding
… on a comfortable asphalt road to St. Vigil/S. Vigilio243501-1,5easy
… via S. Vigilio to La Miara Refuge and to Furkelpass/Furcia Pass308502,5-3medium difficulty
… via Ciaseles and Pfaffenberg to the place of pilgrimage Maria Saalen578504-4,5medium difficulty
… to the harbours Rara and Miscí366502-2,5medium difficulty

Bike tours inclusive of GPS and tour profile

Other highlights:
  • New since 2010: Freeride trail Herrnsteig. The new Freeride trail "Herrnsteig" is open for downhill mountain-bikers and features steep turns, jumps, wooden bridges and chicanes. This modern mountain-bike trend is called freeride. It stimulates concentration, coordination, fine motor skills, and of mountain-bikers capacity to react.
  • Plan de Corones was a stage finish for the Giro d'Italia in 2006, 2008 and 2010.
  • The Tour Trans Alp is organised for cycling fans every two years.
  • Dolomiti Super Bike is the most demanding cycling race in the Dolomites. Details