The Dolomites

Natural architecture

Northeastern Italy is ruled by these unique limestone mountains, with their fascinating architectural shapes. In this challenging yet spectacular setting, you will bike through the terraced vineyards covering the incredibly steep slopes of Sondrio - and perhaps stop for a glass of sassella or grumello. In Bormio, you will be intrigued by the magnificent trails through the Stelvio National Park. In Canazei, don’t forget to bring along a camera and light jacket so that you can fully appreciate the mind-blowing aerial view from the cable car, before biking to Cortina d’Ampezzo, the film location for, among others, Pink Panther and James Bond movies. Up we go!

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August 14 to 29, 2020

August 14 to 29, 2020
> Price (taxes included) : $4,745
Formula: Vélo Québec Voyages
Trip length: 15 days / 14 nights
Level of difficulty: 6

General Conditions

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Delayed departure or return, single occupancy, travel insurance, bike rental (for several destinations) and much more: ask our consultants!

From day to day

Short route: 510 km • Long route: 1198 km

Day 1 - Arrival in Venice and transfer to Sondrio (4 hrs).
Day 2 - Free day or looped route via Fusine, Talamona, Mello, Ardenno, Postalesio. Round-trip to Tartano (31 to 111 km).
Day 3 - Sondrio, Tresivio, Teglio, Tirano, Grosio, Valdisotto, Bormio. Looped route via Passo dei Mortirolo (71 to 91 km).
Day 4 - Free day or looped route via Passo di Gavia or roundtrip to Passo d’Eira, Forcola di Livigno (52 or 99 km).
Day 5 - Bormio, Paso dello Stelvio (2757 m), Prato allo Stelvio, Lasa, Kestelbell, Naturno, Plaus, Merano (97 km).
Day 6 - Merano, Caines, San Leonardo, Passo di Monte Giovo/ Jaufenpass (2094 m), Vipiteno, Mezzaselva, Bressanone. Boucle via Passiria (90 ou 105 km). 
Day 7 - Free day or looped route via Velturno, San Pietro, Eores, San Andrea, Looped route via Passo delle Erbe (1987 m) et Plose (56 to 83 km).
Day 8 - Bressanone, Chiusa, Ponte Gardena, Siusi, Tires, Passo Nigra (1688 m), Passo Costalunga (1745 m), Vigo di Fassa, Pozza di Fassa, Canazei. Looped route via Col de Gardecchia (1940m) (86 to 98 km).
Day 9 – Free day or looped route via Passo Pordoi (2239 m), Arabia, Passo di Campolongo (1875 m), Corvara in Badia, Passo di Gardena (2121 m), Passo di Sella (2240 m) (65 km).
Day 10 - Canazei, Passo di Fedaia (2057 m), Sottoguda, Passo di Falzarego (2105 m), Pocol, Cortina d’Ampezzo. Looped route via Passo Tre Croci, Carbonin and Auronzo (67 to 125 km).
Day 11 - Free day or looped route via Passo Tre Croci (1809m), Auronzo di Cadore, Padola, Passo Monte Croce di Comelico (1636m), Sesto, Dobiacco (40 à 111 km).
Day 12 - Cortina d’Ampezzo, Pocol Campo, Passo di Giau (2236 m), Caprile, Alleghe, Agordino, Agordo, Zenich, Mas, Belluno. Looped route via Voltago, Frassene (104 or 113 km).
Day 13 - Free day or looped route via Bolago, Paderno, Cesiomaggiore, Busche, Gus, Trichiana, Sant’Antonio Tortal, Valmorel. Looped route via Col de Moi (1358 m), Cison di Valmarino, Tovena, Confos (77 to 100 km).
Day 14 - Transfer from Belluno to Venice (2 hrs) and free rest of the day.
Day 15 - Transfer to Venice airport and flight back to Montréal.

Elevation Profile

The package includes:

  • round-trip air transportation for passenger, baggage and bicycle with Air Transat;
  • transfer between airport and hotel;
  • 14 nights in three- or four-star hotels (double occupancy);
  • 14 breakfasts and 4 evening meals;
  • bus transfer on day 14;
  • baggage transportation (one bag per person, 20-kg maximum);
  • mechanical assistance and access to a relief vehicle;
  • daily route plans;
  • taxes;
  • protection from the Compensation Fund for Customers of Travel Agents (CFCTA). No charge since January 1st, 2019.

Equipment (e.g., bicycle) is not included.

Start/Finish: Montréal-Trudeau/Venice–Marco-Polo > Venice–Marco-Polo/Montréal-Trudeau

From 12 to 25 cyclists, accompanied by our guide.

Price of land portion of trip (taxes included): $4100 
Package excluding air transportation for passenger and bicycle.

Vélo Québec Voyages est une agence de voyages accréditée, fondée en 1995. Elle propose 70 destinations à vélo au Québec et à travers le monde, et fait voyager quelque 6000 vacanciers chaque année.