Cycle through the Dolomites – based in one Hotel

IT - Trentino-South Tyrol
  • From 949 €
  • Holiday type Bicycle holiday
  • Duration 7 days
  • Difficulty Level Easy

At the foot of the Dolomites you cycle without meeting steep inclines, along well built valley cycle paths, among which are also the classic “Drava/Drau bicycle path”. Lake Toblacher See, the view to the Drei Zinnen (Three Peaks), as well as typical towns will stay in your memory for a long time.

From your hotel in Hochpustertal you leave every day for your bicycle tour. The programme gives you space for an individual organisation of the stages and guarantees fun for all cyclists, equal if athletic ambitious or “pleasure-seeking”. The bicycle tour leads you into side valleys of the Hochpustertal to Sesto and Casies and on the old Dolomites railway track from Cortina d’Ampezzo to Dobbiaco.
Ideal for families; it runs consistently on valley cycle paths without steep inclines. On the most days there is the possibility to choose independently the desired length of route and to adapt according to this the transfer by minibus or train. In addition for convenience you can take a day of rest. There are more demanding routes for experienced bikers. The overnight stay is intended always in the same hotel in Hochpustertal (Villabassa/Niederdorf or Toblach/Dobbiaco).

Included and Not Included Services

  • Accommodation in hotel, 3***S or 4****category in Villabassa or Dobbiaco

  • Breakfast buffet or full breakfast

  • 3 course evening meal

  • Videobriefing

  • All transfers according to the programme, before or after the daily tour (the tour order might be changed depending on the arrival day)

  • Well planned routes

  • Detailed documents (maps, route description, places to visit, important telephone numbers)

  • Navigation APP

  • Telephone service hotline for the entire tour

  • Arrival to the starting point of the tour

  • Departure at the end of the tour

  • Drinks, tourist tax and all extras

  • Lunch

  • Not mentioned entries

  • Rental bikes and travel insurance

  • All not expressly mentioned under the item „Included services“

Bruneck/Brunico
Today it is home to the Messner Mountain Museum RIPA, which is dedicated to mountain people from all over the world.
Bruneck/Brunico
PUR Südtirol is an overall concept that puts South Tyrolean products on display.
Heinfels
Factory of the famous Italian wafer manufacturer with a small bar and a world of pleasure.
Villabassa is the first certified Kneipp adventure village for me in Italy.
Niederdorf is the first "Kneipp-für-mich" village in Italy.
Prags/Braies
Just a few metres off the cycle path is a state-of-the-art production facility for high-quality, natural fruit spreads, mustards and juices, which are also available in the shop directly on site.
Toblach/Dobbiaco
The Three Peaks are the symbol of the Dolomites and therefore probably one of the most famous mountain peaks in the world.

Day 1: Arrival

Individual arrival at the hotel in Hochpustertal (Niederdorf/Villabassa or Toblach/Dobbiaco). Free, unguarded public car park near the hotel.

Day 2: Along the Pustertal cycle path and the river Rienz: Hochpustertal – Bruneck/Brunico

(approx. 25 - 30 km to Bruneck or 55 - 60 km if going to Sand in Taufers/Campo Tures)

Starting from the highest point in Dobbiaco/Villabassa the cycle path is wriggling along the river „Rienz“ through the villages of the valley to Brunico. Visit castle Bruneck with its Messner Mountain Museum or the open-air museum of Dietenheim. Ambitious cyclists have the possibility to continue the cycling path to the valley Tauferer Ahrntal and to visit castle Taufers. Return transfer from Brunico to your hotel in the afternoon.

Day 3: The Sextner Valley: framed from the Dolomites of Sexten

(approx. 40 km)

The cycle path will bring you into he valley Fischleintal, From above some famous peaks of the Dolomites are greeting while you stroll through the Sextner valley. Out of the valley you cycle to San Candido (famous Romanic dome). After a refreshment at the source of the river Drau/Drava you return to the hotel.

Day 4: Drava/Drau cycle path: the classic Toblach/Dobbiaco–Lienz

(approx. 50 - 55 km, consistent slightly downwards)

You leave Dobbiaco or Villabassa and arrive to San Candido, before you overstep the nearby Italian-Austrian border right after Prato Drava. Soft you cycle with the bike to Lienz, which is located on the confluence of Isel and Drava. Worth seeing are the historic centre and the castle Schloss Bruck. Return transfer to your hotel in the afternoon.

Day 5: Cycling path along the Dolomites railway track: Cortina d’Ampezzo - Hochpustertal

(approx. 30-35 km)

Transfer to Cortina d`Ampezzo. On the unique road, with - especially for cyclists - illuminated tunnels of the erstwhile track, the path leads you from Cortina d’Ampezzo to Cimabanche, the highest point of the tour. Following the cycle path you pass lake Dürrensee, don`t forget to look over your shoulder and enjoy the view of the massif of Cristallo. Shortly afterwards you will see the world famous Drei Zinnen (Three Peaks). Passing by lake Toblachersee you reach your hotel in Dobbiaco/Villabassa. Ambitious bikers can cycle both ways instead of taking the shuttle in the morning (approx. 60-70 km).

Day 6: The Gsiesertal Valley

(approx. 55 km)

This valley is characterised by traditional farms and a big calmness and tranquillity. In Monguelfo there is the possibility to visit the castle or you have a break in Villabassa for searching refreshment in the Kneipp facility.

Day 7: Departure

Indivdiual departure from Hochpustertal (Niederdorf/Villabassa or Toblach/Dobbiaco) or possibility to extend your stay.

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Price per night in double room with breakfast Toblach From 25/05/2024 to 14/06/2024 89 €
Single room supplement per night Toblach From 25/05/2024 to 14/06/2024 29 €
Price per night in double room with breakfast Toblach From 15/06/2024 to 13/09/2024 95 €
Single room supplement per night Toblach From 15/06/2024 to 13/09/2024 29 €
Price per night in double room with breakfast Toblach From 14/09/2024 to 21/09/2024 89 €
Single room supplement per night Toblach From 14/09/2024 to 21/09/2024 29 €

It is recommended to purchase an optional travel cancellation policy. Prices valid subject to changes in the offer, omissions, printing errors or arithmetic.

rental bike 21-gear (men) 99 €
rental bike 21-gear (women) 99 €
electric bike rental 219 €
rental bike TOP (men) 149 €
TOP bike (unisex) 149 €

It is recommended to purchase an optional travel cancellation policy. Prices valid subject to changes in the offer, omissions, printing errors or arithmetic.

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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 valley 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 Treviso, Venice Marco Polo, Trieste Ronchi dei Legionari and Innsbruck. We can organise your airport transfer to the first hotel (on request and not included in the price).

Hotel 3***S or 4****category.
Attention: Tourist tax – if requested – has to be paid on the spot!

Free unguarded parking facilities for the duration of the bicycle tour at a nearby public parking area.

• 21-gears women‘s or men‘s bicycle
• Rental bike TOP (unisex model - male model on request)
• E-bike (unisex bike, 500 W battery, range up to 100 km)

We suggest travel insurance.

If you don't want to pack your bags every day and move to a different hotel, then this tour are just right for you. The starting point of the different tours is always the same hotel to which you return in the evening. So you sleep in the same bed every night and take individual day tours in the beautiful surroundings.

Depending on availability, we will booked 3***superior or 4 **** hotels. During this tour, the half board is included.

No, the order of the day trips can vary. You will find out the exact order upon arrival.

Tour information

  • Duration 7 days
  • Minimum age Also ideal for families with children!
  • Difficulty Level Easy
  • Distance 200 - 230 km