Dolomites Bike Day
Explore some of the most suggestive pass roads cycling in the Dolomites UNESCO World Heritage
The Dolomites Bike Day, which celebrates its third edition in 2019, is among the most important cycling events in the Dolomites.
For summer 2019 a welcome novelty!
For the Dolomites Bike Day 5 mountain passes, which have written the cycling history, embedded in the middle of the Dolomites UNESCO World Heritage, will be reserved for cyclists.
Bike enthusiasts will have the possibility to cycle on the legendary mountain passes Pordoi, Fedaia, Falzarego, Valparola and Campolongo choosing the itinerary or part of itinerary that best suits their preparation.
From 9 am to 3 pm the roads linking the Ladin valleys Val Badia, Livinallongo, Fassa and Ampezzo will be will be closed to motorized traffic and reserved for cyclists. A total of 108 km of riding emotions on the pass roads that have made the history of great cycling.
During the Dolomites Bike Day, a non-competitive cycling event with free access to all bike enthusiasts, many roads and mountain passes between Alta Badia, Veneto and Trentino will be animated by racing bikes, mountain bikes, e-bikes, and even bicycles with baby carriage following the footsteps of the Giro d’Italia and the Maratona dles Dolomites – Enel.
It is recommended to ride the selected route counterclockwise and to keep the right side of the road.
Dolomites Bike Day
The circular route, amidst fascinating natural landscapes, leads through some of the most attractive roads and well-known Dolomite passes in South Tyrol and Veneto. Starting from Alta Badia you cycle to Corvara and up to the Campolongo pass where you ride down to Arabba and Livinallongo. Here you climb the Falzarego pass and the Valparola pass - one of the most fascinating sceneries in the Alps - from where you reach again Alta Badia by cycling downwards to San Cassiano. From San Cassiano you ride to your starting point.
The route has a total length of 52 km and a total difference in altitude of 1.370 meters.
We recommend to ride in anti-clockwise direction.