Toblach - Cortina Package XL

  • Holiday type Cross country skiing
  • Duration 8 days
  • Difficulty Level Media

The Dobbiaco-Cortina Folk Race is one of the most traditional races in Italy and has been taking place since 1977. After the Marcialonga, it is the second largest cross-country race in Italy. Internationally, the course
from Cortina to Dobbiaco has become famous due to the repeated staging of the Tour de Ski since 2010.

The traditional 42 km Classic route runs along the former railway line of the Dolomite Railway, which was
built during the First World War and abandoned in 1962. The route of the former railway line has become a popular venue for sporting events, also thanks to the constant gradients and the many architectural and
natural beauties: Forests, lakes, bridges, tunnels and old stations, surrounded by the fascinating Dolomite

Included and Not Included Services

Accommodation in hotels 3** or 4*** category

Half board

Information meeting on the evening of arrival

Race number, registration, race package

Waxing service for the skis

Transfer/shuttle to/from the race

Pre-race support by Team Robinson

Telephone service hotline for the duration of the cross-country trip

Arrival at the starting point of the tour

Return journey at the end of the tour

Drinks, tourist tax and all extras


Not mentioned entries

Travel insurance

Everything not explicitly mentioned under „Included services“

DAY 1: Arrival at Hochpustertal (Dobbiaco)

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

DAY 2: Dobbiaco - Sesto (approx. 15 - 45 km)

The perfectly groomed trail leads across meadows, fields and through snow-covered winter forests, starting from the Alta Pusteria via San Candido to the mountaineering village of Sesto. Particularly well trained cross-country skiers can extend the tour by taking a detour across the Austrian border to Sillian, if the snow conditions are good. The return journey is possible by public transport.

DAY 3: Circular tour Obertilliach (trail net approx. 60 km)

Today you will ski in the snow-covered Obertilliach in the Lesach valley. While the professionals are preparing for their upcoming competitions in the cross-country and biathlon center, you can enjoy the excellent snow conditions and cross-country ski runs in the surrounding meadows and forests and choose a suitable round from the extensive cross-country ski network.

DAY 4: Circular trail Prato Piazza (one lap approx. 6 km) and snow shoe hiking to the Strudelkopf (Monte Specie)

Today‘s cross-country day is dedicated to the exploration of the well-known high pateau. At the foot of the Croda Rossa and the Picco Vallandro, you can trace your tracks in the snow on the circular trail. There is also the option of taking a snowshoe hike to the Monte Specie. If the air is clear, you can enjoy an unforgettable panoramic view of the Dolomites of Sesto and Ampezzo from there.

DAY 5: Val Casies (approx. 10 - 40 km)

In the morning, follow the trail to Villabassa and on to Monguelfo and then into the Val Casies. You ski on the wide, sunny valley floor through dreamy winter landscapes and past picturesque farmhouses. Several restaurants along the route invite you to stop for a refreshment. Depending on your motivation, you can go back to Monguelfo and from there across the fields to Villabassa or Dobbiaco. Otherwise it is possible to shorten the stage using public transport.

DAY 6: Preparation for the race

You will explore the race course today and warm up for tomorrow‘s or the day after tomorrow‘s race. The skis can be tested and there will be a professional ski waxing service in the afternoon. The start number distribution will also take place on this day.

DAY 7: Race or rest day

The Cortina-Dobbiaco race will take place. The award ceremony will take place after the race. If you do not compete in the race until tomorrow, you can take a leisurely rest day today. You will receive your start numbers for the start on Sunday today and also the waxing service.

DAY 8: Race and departure

If you race today, you will have the race start on that day. The award ceremony will take place after the races.
Individual departure or possibility of an extension.

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** or 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 cross country skiing trip.

from Venice to Dobbiaco at the price of € 320,00 per bus (up to 8 persons). From Verona to Dobbiaco at the price of € 350,00 per bus (up to 8 persons). (Reservation and payment required at time of booking)

We suggest travel insurance.


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Tour information

  • Duration 8 days
  • Difficulty Level Media
  • Distance 91 - 193 km