Cycling and mountain biking in Val Gardena
Cycling in the mountains
In summer, skis are replaced by bikes in Val Gardena. Whether you prefer mountain bikes or racing bikes, whether you are an ambitious biker or rather enjoy easy trips – Val Gardena offers numerous bike tours. Explore the Dolomites by bike: sporty trails and easy routes lead through the mountains of Val Gardena.
The particularity of this biking region is its altitude – the trails are located between 700 and 2,450 meters above sea level. Framed by the summits of the mountains Langkofel and Plattkofel, there is one of the widest alps of Europe. Here, the bike routes run mostly through forests and fields.
To get a better insight into the diversity of the routes in the biking region Val Gardena, visit the website www.mtb-dolomites.com. Here you can find characteristics, roadbooks, height profiles, GPS-data as well as other interesting and helpful information about the routes in the bike-paradise Val Gardena / Seiser Alm.
Val Gardena Active, offers guided bike tours.
Sellaronda Mountain Bike tour – one of a kind and unforgettable, the skiing classic on bikes
The Sellaronda Mountain Bike Tour is a guided tour offered by experienced mountain bike guides in the four valleys around the Sella group. If you take the cable cars to get up three of the four passes, you can manage to get around the Sella group in one day, including stops to admire the uninhibited panoramic view.
To go back down you follow mainly single trails which are only partly on streets. If you go clockwise, the Sellaronda Mountain Bike Tour is 65 kilometers long and goes over a difference in height of 3,980 meters. Counter clockwise it is 55/56 kilometers long across 3,200 meters of difference in altitude. Not made for beginners…
Bike events in Val Gardena
Twice a year, the world famous passes of Val Gardena are closed for motorised traffic. On these days, the „Sellaronda Bike-Day“ and the „Marathona dles Dolomites“, the passes Grödnerjoch and Sellajoch, and Pordoipass and Compolongopass belong to bikers.