Cycle from Monte Zoncolan in the Carnic Alps, through the Dolomites to the Italian Alps and the mighty Passo Stelvio, taking in iconic climbs of the Giro d’Italia along the route.
Discover the beauty of the Sella Ronda, climb with the ghost of Pantani on the Mortirolo. Channel your inner Dumoulin on the slopes of the Stelvio. Cover 611 spectacular kilometers and climb over 17,000 meters: that’s 14 Italian mountains to tick off your bucket list.
On an Eat Sleep Cycle tour all you have to think about is enjoying your ride. Our trip support is second to none and we pride ourselves on a high staff-guest ratio. We take care of everything so you can savour the ride of a lifetime. This is a flexible itinerary offering riders the opportunity to extend or shorten the ride depending on their fitness level.
Arrival, transfers from Venice Airport.
Warm-up ride, Mont Zoncolan, 40 km, 1,600 m
Ravascletto to Cortina, 96 km, 2,700 m
Cortina – Giau – Corvara, 70 km, 2,400 m
Sella Ronda, 52 km, 1,700 m
Corvara – Gardena – Bolzano, 80 km, 1,700 m
Passo Stelvio – Bormio, 56 km, 1,900 m
Passo Mortirolo & Passo Gavia, 114 km, 3,200 m
Depart, group transfer to Milan Malpensa Airport
Our Trans Dolomites tour is for riders of abilities ranging from Intermediate to Epic. To be able to enjoy the rides regular cycling in the months before the tour is highly recommended.
Don’t forget our support vehicle will never be from the group should you wish to take a break.
We are experienced at adjusting rides to suit different rider levels within a group. Please give us a call if you have any doubts or questions.
Enjoy first class guiding, vehicle & mechanical support from our dedicated team throughout the tour.
Eat Sleep Cycle ride leaders are experienced professionals from all walks of life. Fun, friendly and patient, you will never be left behind.We’re experts at tailoring a tour to meet the needs of our guests, be that adapting rides, ride nutrition and working with our host hotels.
Expect a high staff to rider ratio, small ride groups on the road and the cycling holiday of a lifetime!
The Italians have a real love affair with food and this is one aspect of the trip to be excited about.
Breakfast is a buffet at the hotel each morning. We will keep you fuelled on the road with our favourite ride nutrition. We serve a cold lunch roadside; our proven way to keep you pedalling & avoid long wait-times at cafes and restaurants.
Dinner is included at each hotel. Sit back, relax & enjoy Italian cooking & hospitality at its best.
*Drinks at riders own expense.
Hard riding requires harder recovery at our carefully selected 3* & 4* hotels:
The 4-star Hotel La Perla offers a complete wellness centre and a restaurant serving a varied breakfast and Friuli specialities. The property is in Ravascletto, 28 km from the Austrian border
Stay in the heart of the buzzing ski-town of Cortina in this pretty, family run hotel with Alpine views.
Hotel Gran Ciasa * * * *, Colfosco (2 nights)
Hotel Gran Ciasa is 200 m from Colfosco’s ski slopes. Rooms feature a balcony with panoramic views of Mount Sassongher and the Sella Mountain Group.
Hotel Magdalener Hof * * *, Bolzano (1 night)
Stay in this quiet hotel on the edge of Bolzano & enjoy great views of the Dolomites. Relax in the pool or head out to soak up some city culture!
Hotel San Lorenzo * * * *, Bormio (2 nights)
San Lorenzo is in the centre of Bormio, it has an excellent restaurant, and wellness area which includes a sauna, a Turkish bath, a salt room and comfortable lounge areas.
*Hotels shown subject to availability at time of booking.
Benefit from a 10% discount on any Eat Sleep Cycle bike hire as part of this package.
Choose from a Ridley, designed in cycling’s heartland of Belgium, or a state-of-the-art Factor bike. All our bikes are supplied with compact 50-34 chainsets & 11-32 cassettes.
RIDLEY FENIX SL 105
RIDLEY HELIUM X
RIDLEY FENIX DISC
Arrive: Meet at Venice Airport at 10:00 am on day 1 for your group transfer to the start of the tour.
Depart: Take a group transfer to Milan Malpensa Airport on day 8. You’ll arrive by 12:00, in time for flights out after 14:00.
Guests are responsible for booking their own flights and travel insurance.
Cycling: Fully guided and supported.
Accommodation: 3*/4* Hotels and guesthouses.
Food: Full board.
Bike Hire: Optional
Transfers: Group airport transfers
Groups of 6 or more riders: can opt to make a tour private and choose their own dates.
Groups of 8 or more riders: can benefit from a 5% discount.
Deposit: a 50% deposit will secure your place on the tour.
Balance: the outstanding balance is due 2 months in advance of the tour.
I completed the Trans Dolomites tour with Eat Sleep Cycle. The tour was excellent, very well organized and the team were incredibly dedicated and passionate. The routes, food, accommodation was fantastic. The routes encompassed some of the most epics climbs in Europe and scenery was breathtaking. In particular the guides were fantastic and were always there for all needs. Thank you Eat Sleep Cycle for one of the most exhilarating weeks of my life. Highly recommended!PadraicDelivered a phenomenal cycling experience in the Dolomites!
17 friends hired ESC to organize and guide us on a cycling trip in the Dolomites. [...] This was a large group, and the team at ESC did a terrific job of selecting the best routes and really surprised us with the quality of the hotels. We had terrific dinners and lots of wine and laughs.Danny G2018 Dolomites with Eat Sleep Cycle
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Our guides are experts in cycling, travel & hosting world class tours. We recruit professionals from all walks of life who love to ride.
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