Road Bike Dolomites to Venice

Italy
Road Bike
Self-Guided
Road Bike Dolomites to Venice

Road Bike Dolomites to Venice

Prices

From $825USD

Difficulty

Self-guided

Hotels

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Highlights

Experience spectacular sights and thrilling rides as you cycle from the Dolomites to Venice

Cycle exhilarating and scenic mountain passes including Kreuzberg and Passo Giau.

Ride through vineyards, charming villages, and across the battlefields on paved roads and bike paths.

Finish your tour in the UNESCO World Heritage designated canal city of Venice.

Experience the local hospitality as you immerse yourself in the Italian culture of the local towns and cities along your route.

Explore gorgeous Northern Italy on this one-way road biking tour. The Cycle the Dolomites tour is an 8-day self-guided itinerary that will lead you from the UNESCO designated Dolomite mountains into the romantic canal city of Venice.

You’ll experience exhilarating rides through scenic mountain passes, historic villages, and quiet vineyards as you descend from Dobbiaco. After beginning the tour with challenging alpine ascents, you’ll end up on gentler routes across plains and valleys. Enjoy each night in a different city or town to experience many aspects of the wonderful Italian culture. This tour is perfect for the cyclist who wants to ride the spectacular Dolomites and visit the historic city of Venice all in one exciting trip.

Road Bike Dolomites to Venice Itinerary

Day 1 Arrive in Hochpustertal

Today you’ll arrive in Hochpustertal. Explore the area and check into your hotel. Don’t forget to prepare your bike for your big adventure!

Overnight Location
Hotel in Hochpustertal
Distance
None
Meals
None

Day 2 Ride the Dolomite Passes

Alternate route: 90 km, 1250m of ascent

Overnight Location
Hotel in Cortina d’Ampezzo
Distance
80 km, 1650m of ascent
Meals
Breakfast

Day 3 Cycle the Passo Giau Towards Belluno

Ride from the fascinating town of Cortina d’Ampezzo and pass between Tofane and the Five Towers. You’ll have some amazing mountain views as you cycle the Passo Giau and then into Belluno.

Overnight Location
Hotel in Belluno
Distance
95 km, 1600m of ascent
Meals
Breakfast

Day 4 Ride Through Valdobbiadene

Today your ride will take you from the birthplace of gelato into the region that produces the famous bubbly wine Prosecco. Cycle up another amazing pass before you arrive in Feltre.

Overnight Location
Hotel in Feltre
Distance
105 km, 1300m of ascent
Meals
Breakfast

Day 5 Cycle Monte Grappa

This morning you’ll have one last mountain to contend with before you arrive in the plains. Cycle across Monte Grappa, which was a battle site during World War I.

Finish the day in Bassano del Grappa, where you’ll spend the night.

Overnight Location
Hotel in Bassano del Grappa
Distance
65 km, 1500m of ascent
Meals
Breakfast

Day 6 Ride to Historic Treviso

As you leave the mountains behind you, you’ll cycle by some beautiful villas designed by the respected architect Palladio. Take a break and explore the town of Asolo, and then ride through the vineyards to Treviso. Explore the beautiful architecture and interesting sights of Treviso before you turn in for the night.

Overnight Location
Hotel in Treviso
Distance
110 km, 600m of ascent
Meals
Breakfast

Day 7 Follow the River to Venice

Alternate route: 40 km, 100m of ascent

Overnight Location
Hotel in Mestre/Venice Mainland
Distance
110 km, 0m of ascent
Meals
Breakfast

Day 8 Departure

Today your tour concludes after breakfast. If you wish to spend more time exploring the incredible city of Venice you can add additional nights to the end of your tour.

Overnight Location
None
Distance
None
Meals
Breakfast

Road Bike Dolomites to Venice Price and Dates

This self-guided cycling tour in Italy is run as a custom tour for your group and the price depends on the time of year in which you choose to travel and whether or not you prefer a single room.

Prices below are per person.
Important note: the departures are available on Wednesday and Saturday only. In some cases, the alternative departures are available for groups of 5 and more. Please note that this tour is not available between August 11th and 18th.

Low season (from May 17th to June 16th and September 16th to September 30th):

  • Price per person staying in a single room: €1,050EUR per person
  • Price per person staying in a double room (min 2 travellers): €825EUR per person

High season (from June 17th to September 15th):

  • Price per person staying in a single room: €1,095EUR per person
  • Price per person staying in a double room (min 2 travellers): €895EUR per person
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Accommodation on the Road Bike Dolomites to Venice Tour

This tour is based in hotels. Hotels on this trip are 3 and 4-star and offer comfortable rooms in welcoming local establishments along your cycling route.

In some cases, the accommodation listed below may need to be substituted for other comparable accommodations.

Single Rooms and Solo Travellers
Rooms are double occupancy. If you prefer a single room, the required supplement is included in the listed price.

Night 1

Hotel in Hochpustertal

Stay in this breathtaking town tucked in the Alps in the Puster Valley. Enjoy a comfortable room and wake up to the soft sounds of nature.

Night 2

Hotel in Cortina d’Ampezzo

Known as the Pearl of the Dolomites, enjoy a night in this town in the centre of it all. Nearby attractions include the Drei Zinnen (Three Peaks) and other great massifs.

Night 3

Hotel in Belluno

This tour provides accommodations in 3-star hotels.

Night 4

Hotel in Feltre

Spend the night in a comfortable 3-star hotel along your route.

Night 5

Hotel in Bassano del Grappa

Enjoy the night in a comfortable 3 or 4-star hotel.

Night 6

Hotel in Treviso

An underrated beauty, Treviso consists of iconic canals, arched bridges, and stunning old buildings. Often called “the little Venice,” this is a gateway to the real thing.

Night 7

Hotel in Mestre (Venice Mainland)

Venice is calling, and you’ll be able to fall into bed at the end of an exciting day of cycling and touring here.

Hotels on Standard Tour

What’s Included in the Road Bike Dolomites to Venice?

Meals

7 breakfasts are included.

Accommodations

Accommodations for 7 nights are included. Accommodations before the tour in Hochpustertal and after the tour in Mestre are not included but can be added as a supplement.

Transportation during the Tour

Transportation for your luggage between hotels is included throughout the tour. Airport transfers at the beginning and end of the tour are not included.

Also Included

  • Detailed documents, guides, route maps, and GPX tracks
  • Emergency telephone support hotline for the duration of the tour
  • Pre-planned route
  • Luggage transfer between hotels

Not included

  • Flights
  • Guide services
  • Meals, drinks, or snacks not previously mentioned
  • Travel insurance
  • Tourist hotel tax, payable each night at hotel
  • Visas if required
  • Airport transfers
  • Gratuities for drivers, servers, or other staff if desired
  • Bike rental

Optional Extras

  • Additional nights before or after the tour
  • Single occupancy upgrades
  • Optional activities or excursions
  • Bike rental: Bianchi Intenso Carbon – Veloce/Shimano 105 10 V (advanced reservation required, €295EUR)

Frequenty Asked Questions about Road Bike Dolomites to Venice

How hard is the Road Bike Dolomites to Venice tour?

We rate this tour as a 5/5. This tour has an energetic pace, and you’ll be cycling distances up to 100km per day. There will be some long ascents in the mountains that can be challenging and are recommended for riders with some training and road biking experience. The route will be on either paved bike paths or roads.

Do I need a visa to travel to Italy?

Check with your local country about visa requirements. You could also try this website, though you should verify with your government.

Are meals included on the Road Bike Dolomites to Venice tour?

7 breakfasts are included.

Do I need insurance?

Yes, it is mandatory to have health and medical insurance to join this trip, and your insurance should cover cycling. Get your Travel Insurance.

How do I get to Hochpustertal to start this tour?

This tour begins in Hochpustertal, near Toblach/Dobbiaco or Niederdorf/Villabassa. The nearest airports are Innsbruck Airport (INN), Antonio Canova Airport in Treviso (TSF), and Venice Marco Polo Airport (VCE). It can be accessed from all airports by train or by car.

Is the Road Bike Dolomites to Venice tour guided?

No. You will be provided with all necessary information to complete your self-guided tour. Self-guided tours offer great flexibility in your day-to-day, but you should be comfortable with more independence than you’d have on a guided tour.

Where does the Road Bike Dolomites to Venice tour end?

This tour ends in Venice. The nearest airport is Venice Marco Polo Airport (VCE).

Can I rent a bike?

Yes, you can rent a bike during the booking process. You can rent either a road bike or an electric pedal-assist bike.

Can I bring my own bike?

Yes. If you bring your own bike, it should be a road bike suitable for the demands of the tour.

Do I need special vaccines to travel to Italy?

Check with your family doctor.

Are there any travel restrictions for Italy?

Please check with your local government about travel restrictions before you book your tour. This map from the US Department of State provides an overview of the current status in countries around the globe. The UK‘s Foreign Office and Government of Canada also provide advice on foreign travel. Note that the travel advice may change depending on your nationality.

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Prices

From $825USD

Difficulty

Self-guided

Hotels

Active Travel is what we do

10Adventures knows Active and Adventure Travel because everything we do is focused on Active and Adventure Travel. We understand the needs of travellers and partner with excellent local guides who specialize in active, experiential and adventure travel.

Real humans are always a click or call away

Your time is important, and you shouldn't have to deal with automated bots or a confusing phone system. At 10Adventures you are assigned an Adventure Concierge, who is a real person who has one job: to support you during the planning & booking of your trip.

Customize or go private and get the perfect trip for you

Taking a holiday can be the most fun you have all year. At 10Adventures we believe that you should have the ability to personalize the trip, to get it just the way you want. Sometimes that's joining a group, but more often it's going private with your loved ones, and getting the dates and itinerary that's just right for you.

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Is this tour for me?

We rate this tour as a 5/5. This tour has an energetic pace, and you’ll be cycling distances up to 100km per day. There will be some long ascents in the mountains that can be challenging and are recommended for riders with some training and road biking experience. The route will be on either paved bike paths or roads.

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