Cortina d'Ampezzo

Roadbike Holidays Country: Cortina d'Ampezzo Italy

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Hotels in the region

Boutique Hotel Villa Blu Cortina

Boutique Hotel Villa Blu Cortina ****

Venetien, Italy

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Hotel Villa Argentina

Hotel Villa Argentina ***

Venetien, Italy

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Roadbike highlights

  • Countless tours on mountain pass roads – mountain passes of the Giro d’Italia
  • Racing cycle tours through the Dolomites - UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Queen’s stage with 7 passes on one day

Bike season

May - October

Thanks to its location in a hollow, the region is protected from the bleak north winds and enjoys a mild climate. The best time for racing cyclists is from May until October.

Racing cycling in Cortina
The Winter and Mountain Sports Centre Cortina d’Ampezzo is situated in over 1.200 above sea level in the Valle del Boite of the Dolomites´ Ampezzo Alps. But not only the central location make this the ideal starting and finishing point for extensive racing cycle tours on the roads through the UNESCO World Heritage Site Dolomites. The possibilities around Cortina are unlimited and with the 700 kilometres across the mountain passes of the Giro d’Italia, a new tour can be taken every day of the holidays.

Mountain pass roads for racing cyclists in Cortina
The mountain pass roads around Cortina d’Ampezzo are in excellent condition and one is spoilt for choice: What is better, taking the tour across the Tre Croci up to the famous Tre Cime de Lavaredo or the route from Cortina across the Cimabanche to Toblach or up to the Falzarego Pass where Fausto Coppi defeated Gino Bartali on the high mountain stage of the Giro d’Italia 1946? Or up to the Passo di Giau which the Spanish racing cyclist legend  Josè Manuel Fuente first crossed in 1973 or rather across the famous Pordoi Pass with its Cima Coppi which has been the highest point of the Giro d’Italia thirteen times already?

Racing cycle holidays in Cortina
Cortina d’Ampezzo is not only one of the most elegant and popular holiday destinations in the Dolomites but also the perfect base for a unique, inimitable racing cycle holiday in the Alps.

to the roadstation of the region: MOVER

The most beautiful roadbike tours in Cortina d'Ampezzo

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Roadbike Expert

Verena Stitzinger, Alpine deluxe & Bike guide<br />
Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy

Cortina d´Ampezzo is a paradise for collectors of altitude metres! The most spectacular passes of the Dolomites – including the view to the Marmolada Glacier and the 3.000 metres high rock giants Tofana and Cristallo - surround this picturesque town. Starting from Cortina d´Ampezzo, ambitious racing cyclists can take on a new tour into the mountains every time on six days. Would a bit more be even better? The queen’s stage offers seven passes in just one day: Falzarego, Col di Lana, Pordoi, Sella, Gardena, Valparola and Falzarego again. A once-in-a-lifetime must for any racing cyclist.

Verena Stitzinger, Alpine deluxe & Bike guide
Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy