cycling in CORTINA D'AMPEZZO
Cycling in the Dolomites around Cortina all year-round
The Dolomites boast excellent riding weather from May to October, with lower levels of precipitation than other areas on the Alps. And if you’re after quieter roads, May, September and October are considered your best bet. During spring, nature awakens, days are long, the air is sparkling, the flowers bloom and lakes are at their very best. Autumn is instead a very authentic season, with very stable weather and magical colors. Cycling through the golden-red-orange colors of foliage, surrounded by golden larches, is a truly unforgettable experience!
Cycling is one of the best ways to explore the Dolomites and Cortina is one of the great cycling areas in the Alps, in the heart of the Dolomies. For relaxing days you can take some shorter itineraries with little elevation gain, such as the Cortina-Dobbiaco route along the Dolomites Bike Path (Cicblabile delle Dolomiti) or the Misurina Lake Circuit. In addition, there are plenty of circuits of over 100 kilometers, covering 1,000 to 3,000 metres of climbing. These routes take in a selection of iconic passes, such as the Giau, Falzarego, Gardena, Sella, Pordoi. Thus, cycling lovers of all levels will be able to live an unforgettable Dolomites cycling holiday!
Cortina, in the heart of the Dolomite Mountains, is the ideal starting point for a cycling holiday. You can indeed set off to explore the most beautiful mountain passes of the Dolomites or stop for a few days while doing the Munich-Venice route or even visit Austria, reaching the city of Lienz!
Cycling in the Dolomites around Cortina d’Ampezzo is just a must-do for every rider!