The Alta Badia region is situated in the south of the Val Badia, in the South Tyrolean Dolomites. The region scores in particular with the famous Dolomites circular tour – the Sella Ronda. This tour is one of the most beautiful circular routes in the Alps – the spectacular peaks and passes of the Dolomites are simply breath-taking.
Dolomites roaund trip Sellaronda - Info & Tips
The Sella Ronda leads 58 kilometres and approx. 1,800 altitude metres across the famous Gardena Pass, Stelvio Pass, the Pordoi and Campolongo Pass. If you want to compete against others, do this on the Maratona dles Dolomites, one of three routes of this event. Enjoy the route together with other cycle sports enthusiasts without racing against the clock on the Sella Ronda Bike Day, on which the road is closed for cars.
Culture & Language of the locals
But Alta Badia is also worth a visit when it comes to cultural aspects. Part of the population of the Val Badia and the Gardena Valley, for example, only speaks Ladin. The Ladins are proud of their culture and keep it alive. Their roots are in mountain farming and arts and crafts and you should not miss out on their love and passion for good food.
Roadbike-Highlights of the region
- Sella Ronda (4 passes: Camplongo, Pordoi, Stelvio, Gardena Pass)
- Maratona dles Dolomites Tour (Sella Ronda + Giau Pass + Falzarego Pass)
- Sellaronda Bike Day
What does the roadbike expert say?
The most beautiful passes of the Dolomites are best explored by starting from the road bike region Alta Badia in South Tyrol. Our road bike hotels at the destination are there to help you with your unique road bike experience. The hosts assist you when planning your tour and support you with their road bike know-how. Lockable bike storage rooms, repair corners and laundry service provide additional comfort. Road bike packages are also available.
The Alta Badia region is especially known for its beautiful Dolomites passes. Many diverse road bike tours lead across the in part very challenging ascents. You will be rewarded with stunning panoramas of the UNESCO World Heritage site. Highlight of this road bike region is the famous Sellaronda. You cycle almost 60 kilometres and around 1,800 altitude metres across the legendary Gardena Pass, Sella Pass, Pordoi Pass and Campolongo Pass. There is surely no time for boredom on your road bike holiday here.