Mountainbike - Dolomites Nature parks
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8 days | difficulty level

Mountainbike – Dolomites Nature parks

MTB in the Dolomites nature parks

Difficulty Level:
Duration: 8 days
Distance: 275 - 275 km
Landscape:

For the most part on old military and forest roads, impressions of the world-famous Dolomites await you on each and every stage of the route.
The route partly follows the tracks of the famous MTB marathon, which takes place every year in July. The Dolomites, UNESCO World Natural Heritage Site, and bizarre peaks line accompany your path through the „Fanes-Sennes-Braies“, „Ampezzo Dolomites“ and „Sesto´s Dolomites“.

The mountain bike route runs on military and forest roads and on wide mountain trails. The tour is suitable for everyone with a good basic condition.

HIGHLIGHTS
ON THE PATH

Prags/Braies
Plätzwiese/Prato Piazza
Prags/Braies
The plateau is one of the most popular hiking areas in the country; this region has a special attraction for visitors, especially because of its exceptional flora.
Cortina d'Ampezzo
Cortina d'Ampezzo
Cortina d'Ampezzo
Since Cortina d'Ampezzo hosted the 1956 Winter Olympics, it has definitely been chosen as the most popular and exclusive mountain destination by sports and mountain lovers from all over Italy.
Kronplatz/Plan de Corones
Messner Mountain Museum Corones
Kronplatz/Plan de Corones
The MMM Corones is located on the summit plateau of Kronplatz. The unique view extends in all four cardinal points beyond the national borders: from the Lienz Dolomites in the east to the Ortler in the west, from the Marmolada in the south to the Zillertal in the north.
Ampezzo Dolomites
Cinque Torri
Ampezzo Dolomites
Unique rock formation consisting of steep towers that originally formed a whole large boulder.
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TRAVEL ITINERARY

8 days / 7 nights

Day 1: Niederdorf/Toblach

Individual arrival at the hotel in Hochpustertal. Free, unguarded public car park near the hotel.

Day 2: Niederdorf/Toblach – Markinkele - Niederdorf

(approx. 45 km, ascent approx. 1.475 m)

From Niederdorf/Toblach, you first reach the little Silversterkirchlein via an asphalted road; then via the old military road you arrive to Markinkele, in Italian „Cornetto di Confine“. After a short stop at the newly renovated Markinkele lodge, you return to Niederdorf/Toblach.

Day 3: Niederdorf/Toblach - Kronplatz - St. Vigil

(approx. 55 km, ascent approx. 1.490 m)

Today‘s stage takes you along the Pustertal cycle path and on a long climb to the Kronplatz (2.275 m), which in summer is a popular destination for families, hikers, bikers and culture enthusiasts. On the top of the mountain are located the „Concordia 2000“ peace bell and the Messner Mountain Museum Corones. Particularly experienced mountain bikers rush down into the valley on the various downhill and freeride trails. With Kronplatz you have taken the last strenuous hurdle and finally cycle to St. Vigil.

Day 4: St. Vigil - Sennes/Fodara Vedla - Ra Stua - Cortina

(approx. 40 km, ascent approx. 1.200 m)

From St. Vigil you cycle to Pederü and along the military road to the Fodara Vedla refuge and on to the Senna hut, which offers a sweeping panorama over some of the most beautiful peaks in the Dolomites: Hohe Gaisl (3.146 m), Cristallo (3.221 m), Sorapis (3.205 m) and Tofane (3.243 m). Through meadows and mountain pine fields you cycle on through the Dolomites, which in 2009 were inscribed on the UNESCO World Natural Heritage List. Past the Fanesalm and through the Fanes Valley you reach the Olympic town of Cortina (1.211 m). Cortina, as the centre of a winter sports region, has been the venue of several major international events, including, for example, the 1956 Winter Olympics. Today Cortina still hosts World Cup races of various winter sports.

Day 5. Cortina - Rifugio 5 Torri - Cortina

(approx. 55 km, ascent approx. 1.800 m)

Today´s stage takes you on a short panoramic tour of the Ampezzo Dolomites. From Cortina you cycle uphill to Col Rosa and further on to Rifugio Cinque Torri. On your right you will see the Cinque Torri (2.361 m), consisting of five steep towers that once formed a large boulder. In front of you rises one of the highest 3 peaks of the Dolomites, the dolomite giant Monte Pelmo (3.168 m). With its immense dimensions, this mountain was one of the first great peaks of the Dolomites to be reached by man. Afterwards you will go back to Cortina.

Day 6: Cortina d´Ampezzo - Gemärk - Plätzwiese

(approx. 40 km, ascent approx. 1.600 m)

Today‘s cycling day takes you to the famous high plateau of Plätzwiese, above which Dürrenstein and Hohe Gaisl majestically tower. In addition to nature and tranquility, there is a stunning view here: In the distance you can see Monte Cristallo, the Tofana and the world-famous Three Peaks. First we take the cycle path to the provincial border and then along the old military road to Plätzwiese. Ambitious mountain bikers can cycle from the Dürrensteinhütte to the Strudelkopf mountain and enjoy the view of the famous Three Peaks and the Höhlenstein Valley.

Day 7: Plätzwiese - Niederdorf/Toblach

(approx. 40 km, ascent approx. 400 m)

Today you ride from Plätzwiese downhill to the Braies Valley with its dark coniferous forests and via the cycle path back to Niederdorf/Toblach. Ambitious mountain bikers can cycle to the Pragser Wildsee, before you reach the bike path to Niederdorf/Toblach.

Day 8: Niederdorf/Toblach

Indivdiual departure or possibility to extend your stay.

Prices and dates

Standard
Package view calendar
Half board supplement 145 €

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

Price per night in double room with breakfast Toblach From 10/06/2023 to 16/06/2023 79 €
Single room supplement per night Toblach From 10/06/2023 to 16/06/2023 25 €
Price per night in double room with breakfast Toblach From 17/06/2023 to 09/09/2023 89 €
Single room supplement per night Toblach From 17/06/2023 to 09/09/2023 25 €
Price per night in double room with breakfast Toblach From 10/09/2023 to 16/09/2023 79 €
Single room supplement per night Toblach From 10/09/2023 to 16/09/2023 25 €

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

Mountain Bike TOP 169 €
Electric MTB 229 €

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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General information

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By car: via the Brenner freeway (A22) to Brixen - exit Franzensfeste / Pustertal - through the Pustertal (state road SS49) to Niederdorf or Toblach, depending on the hotel you arrive at, or via the Felbertauern road to Lienz in East Tyrol and further to Italy in Hochpustertal (Niederdorf or Toblach, depending on the arrival hotel).
By train: to Innsbruck via the Brenner Pass to Franzensfeste or from Verona via Bolzano to Franzensfeste. From here to Hochpustertal (direction Innichen - Lienz). Railroad station Niederdorf or Toblach, depending on the starting hotel.
By plane: low cost flights to Treviso or Venice Marco Polo airport. On request we organize transfers from the airport to the starting point of the tour.

Hotels 3*** and 4**** category
Attention: Tourist tax – if requested – has to be paid on the spot.

Free unguarded parking on a nearby public parking lot for the duration of the bike trip.

  • Mountain bike Bianchi Kuma 27.2 (on request, limited availability) or similar model.

  • E-Mountainbike HAIBIKE with 500 Watt battery - Yamaha TG (on request, limited availability) or similar model

  • Accommodation in hotels 3*** and 4**** category

  • Breakfast buffet or full breakfast

  • If booked half board: at least 3-course dinner (except in Cortina d‘Ampezzo)

  • Personal tour information for Mountainbike Week

  • Luggage transfer from place to place

  • Well planned routes

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

  • Telephone service hotline for the entire tour

  • Navigation app

  • Arrival to the starting point of the tour

  • Departure at the end of the tour

  • Drinks, tourist tax and all extras

  • Lunch, Dinner if not booked

  • Not mentioned entries

  • Rental bikes and travel insurance

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

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