Curvy mountain roads
Road cycling in South Tyrol in the Alta Badia resort
Hotel Posta Pederoa is a good starting point for your tours with your road bike to the most legendary mountain passes in the Dolomites. Road cycling in South Tyrol – the tours are mainly challenging and suitable for trained leisure cyclists (not for sprint specialists). Alta Badia also hosts the Maratona dles Dolomites – One of Europe's most important amateur cycling races which leads over seven Dolomites passes, as well as, of course, the Giro d’Italia, which regularly comes to the region of South Tyrol.
The tour connects the four Ladin-influenced valleys in the Dolomites. Cycle from the starting point in La Val/Wengen to Corvara and then climb up to Colfosco/Kolfusch on an 11% slope which offers superb views of the Sella mountain range. The climb starts at Passo Gardena/Grödnerjoch and leads up to the Sasso Lungo/Langkofel peaks, followed by a steep descent and another climb up to Passo Pordoi/Pordoijoch. Continue to Arabba and Campolongo pass, and back to Corvara and La Villa along green hills and meadows.
The tour starts in La Villa/Stern above Corvara. From there, climb up to Passo Pordoi/Pordoijoch on one of the most beautiful climbs in the Dolomites. In Canzanei continue direction Marmolata and after a short flat stretch, continue towards the first glacier fields along the Vernel rock faces, on gradients of up to 19%. Before Fedaia reservoir ride through the tunnel and continue on a steep descent to Rocca Pietore, then direction Digonera and to the junction between Arabba and Cortina. Continue to Arabba via Livinallongo/Buchenstein and back to La Villa/Stern.
This alternative to the Sella tour leads to Arabbe via Corvara and Campolongo on a medium steep road. Cycle along the foot of mythical Col di Lana until you reach the settlement of and then climb up to Falzarego pass via 17 hairpins. Enjoy the stunning views of the snow-covered Marmolata fields and continue from there to Valparola, then descend to Armentarola and back to La Villa/Stern via San.