Road bike holiday in the top cycling regions of Italy

Your perfect road cycling holiday in Italy at specialized regions

Italy is one of Europe’s most popular holiday destinations. But the country with its characteristic shape of a boot offers more than clichéd beach holidays at the Adriatic Sea. The north is dominated by the impressive mountain giants of the Alps, rising more than 4,000 metres up to the sky.

The legendary Dolomite passes, outstanding food and good wines make this corner of the world something very special. Add in more than 300 days of sunshine per year and there’s nothing standing in the way of your road biking holiday in South Tyrol. The highlights:

  • The Furkel Pass
  • Brixen and Würzjoch tour
  • The Dolomites Marathon tour

The most beautiful passes in the Dolomites can be found in the Alta Badia region in South Tyrol. You’ll receive a special reward on the ascents: breathtaking panoramic views of the UNESCO World Heritage Site. The highlights:

  • The Dolomites marathon tour
  • The Sellaronda
  • The Fedaia tour

At the foot of the Latemar and Rosengarten you’ll find an unspoilt natural landscape and the most beautiful Dolomite passes, combined with Italian hospitality – not to mention the Ladin culture. Dive into another world! The highlights of the Eggental:

  • Karer Pass tour
  • Obereggen to Bozen
  • 4 passes tour

The Three Peaks of Lavaredo are probably one of the most photographed motifs of the Dolomites and a spectacular excursion destination. The quaint holiday villages of Sexten, Innichen, Toblach, Niederdorf and Prags add to the atmosphere – the region is a must for every bucket list!

  • Dobbiacco – Cortina tour
  • The Tree Peaks tour
  • The Staller Saddle

Anyone who really wants to feel the burn in their calves has come to exactly the right place. You’ll find countless passes that can be combined in many different ways – but that doesn’t mean that you can’t also enjoy some relaxing tours. Take a look at the highlights and find your perfect tour:

  • Brixen – Würzjoch tour
  • Pragser Wildsee to Plätzwiese
  • Villnöss & Grödnertal

Are you looking for the perfect mix of road biking, culture and indulgence on holiday? Then you must absolutely add the South Tyrol Wine Road around Tramin and Lake Kaltern to your bucket list. Discover both gentle and challenging tours & Italian flair. The highlights:

  • Car-free day on the Mendel Pass
  • The Menghen Pass
  • Umbrail Pass - Stilfserjoch

From here you can either tackle the Stilfserjoch Pass Road or the more leisurely tour along the Via Claudia Augusta. With more than 300 days of sunshine per year, you’ll almost always be spoilt by the Vinschgau sunshine. The highlights:

  • Stilfserjoch Pass Road
  • Three countries tour: Italy, Switzerland, Austria
  • Naturns tour

In Emilia Romagna you’ll find the perfect combination of an active road biking holiday and a beach holiday in the Adriatic. The pleasant, warm climate makes it possible to enjoy an XXL road biking season. The highlights of this region are definitely worth seeing:

  • Il Cippo – on the trail of the pirate
  • The Longiano – Montiano tour
  • The Sogliano Tour

The quaint villages that lie between rocks and hilly vineyards are the counterpart to the romantic coastline in many places – and this mix makes both elements irresistible when it comes to delivering a harmonious road biking holiday! The highlights:

  • The Marco Pantani Museum in Cesenatico
  • The UNESCO World Heritage Site in San Marino
  • Road biking season from March to October

Trentino is scattered with road biking highlights. Whether it’s the world-famous hotspot of Lake Garda or less well-known spots in the region – Trentino has so much to offer and in many places there is an interesting mix of alpine flair and Mediterranean atmosphere:

  • The Mocheni valley
  • Malcesine tour
  • San Giovanni al Monte tour

The picturesque Lago di Levico in the spa town of Levico Terme is located in Valsugana in eastern Trentino. The Eldorado passes deliver a great many road biking highlights but without all the hustle and bustle of the popular hotspots. So, you’re in the right place if you prefer things to be a bit quieter. The highlights:

  • The Kaiserjäger Road
  • Asiago plateau
  • The thermal spa town of Vetriolo

For many people, northern Lake Garda is THE hotspot when it comes to road biking – and it has earned this reputation with its intact infrastructure and spectacular mountain backdrops. The highlights:

  • Monte Velo - Viote
  • San Giovanni al Monte
  • Cavedine Lake tour

Veneto

Italy

Veneto is situated in Northern Italy and is part of the country’s most diverse region. Here you bike from the passes of the Dolomites to the coast of the Italian Adriatic Sea. Perfect for a multi-faceted road bike holiday.

  • The Sellaronda Bike Day
  • Two nations tour
  • The Marmolada tour

Cortina

Italy

Cortina d’Ampezzo is a great destination for a road biking holiday – there is so much history and so many mountain passes to discover! In the heart of the UNESCO World Heritage Site, you’ll find exactly what you`re looking for and the sights are likely to take your breath away! The highlights:

  • Cortina tour
  • The Sellaronda
  • The Three Peaks of Lavaredo tour

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Active holiday on road bike through Italy

On your road bike tours, you will find sweat-inducing pass roads with many altitude metres and an amazing Dolomite panorama. The landscape changes to gentle hills further south and scores with an all-year warm climate and white beaches. Our road bike regions are perfect for your season start and end.

Italy offers quite something in terms of scenery and culture - over 50 different UNESCO World Heritage sites on Italian territory speak for themselves. Even though the country’s individual road bike regions couldn’t be more different, they have some things in common: the typical Mediterranean flair, plenty of Dolce Vita, tasty food and of course excellent wine!

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