The region of Cortina d’Ampezzo is definitely worth a road bike holiday! This winter and mountain sports centre is located in 1,200 metres above sea level, in the Italian province of Belluno in Veneto, thus in the heart of the Ampezzo Dolomites. The Dolomites became a UNESCO World Heritage – natural site in 2009 and should be on your bucket list for this reason alone.
A variety of tours and passes to choose from
Due to its location is Cortina d’Ampezzo the perfect starting point for tours across challenging mountain passes.
All you have to do is decide which one to take first:
- The Tre Croci Pass uphill to the famous Tre Cime di Lavaredo?
- The Giau Pass?
- Or rather across the Pordoijoch, which has been the Cima Coppi – the highest point of the Giro d’Italia – thirteen times already?
Whatever you decide: your thighs will be burning for sure.
Cortina is also one of the most popular and elegant holiday destinations in the Dolomites. Anyone interested in history will also get here what their heart desires: The Lagazuoi Open-Air Museum provides interesting insights into World War I when Austrians and Italians faced each other in terrible battles in the local mountains.
Roadbike highlights in the region
- 7-Pass Tour
- Perfect starting point for tours in the UNESCO World Heritage – natural site, the Dolomites
What does the roadbike expert say?
The road bike region Cortina d’Ampezzo is situated in 1,200 metres above sea level. From here you enjoy a wonderful view to the Dolomites - the perfect starting point for your road bike tours. Our road bike hotels at this destination provide additional feel-good factors for you and your road bike. The hosts are happy to provide you with tips for tours and share their road bike know-how with you. And laundry service, repair corner and lockable bike storage room are also available - wonderful!
The Cortina d’Ampezzo region in Veneto is the perfect starting point for road bike tours across the stunning and challenging passes of the Dolomites. A tour uphill to the famous Tre Cime di Lavaredo should definitely be on your to-do list on a road bike holiday at this destination. If you are ready to face the challenge, then you can try and tackle the 7-Pass Tour by road bike. There are plenty of demanding mountain passes to be discovered here.