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Road Biking In the Italian Alps
Enter your start date, end date and number of people and we will check availability and prices for you. The recommended duration for this activity is between 1 and 5 days. However, you can book as many days as suits your requirements. If your group size is more than 6 please contact us for a bespoke quote. Special prices for families and children: please contact us.
- Ponte di Legno: superb road biking in the Italian Alps
- Great service and attention to detail
- Fun and friendly approach
- Selection of riding itineraries according to your level and needs
Location : Ponte di Legno
Ratio : 1:5
Available during : Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec
Montecampione, Vivione, Mortirolo, Aprica, Gavia, Stelvio: these are just a few of the ascents in and around our base in Ponte di Legno. Together with you, we will make a daily schedule, depending on the weather conditions, your motivation and preparation. We will take care of the guiding and logistics: you will just have to concentrate on your riding!
In heart of the central Italian Alps, Ponte di Legno is a cycling paradise and a perfect destination from May to October. The top of the famous Gavia Pass is "just" 17km from the town centre. Stelvio, the second highest Alpine pass in Europe at 2758m above sea level, is on the other side of the Gavia. The Gavia, the Stelvio and the Mortirolo climbs around Ponte di Legno are a regular feature of the Giro d'Italia.
Join us to ride the epic Stelvio, Gavia and Mortirolo passes as well as many other lesser known, but no less challenging climbs. We can organise your cycling holiday for you, including every detail from when we pick you up to when we transfer you back to the airport at the end of your trip.
We have been serving cyclists for many years and we have put together a comprehensive range of services to ensure you have nothing to worry about except for riding your bike.
It is for you and your guide to decide the exact makeup of your booking however, these itinerary days shown below are an example of how a booking for this activity could be structured.
Day 1 - Arrival
Arrive in Ponte di Legno with your own vehicle or with our bookable van transfer from one of the local airports. Check-in to your hotel or apartment, acclimatize, meet your Guide and check your bike and equipment. Relax, you are on holiday, in the Alps, in Italy, with your bike!
Day 2 - Passo Tonale
Meet your Guide in your hotel. Bike and equipment check. Briefing for the day. Warm-up ride to down to Vione, up to Canè, back to Ponte di Legno. Climb the Tonale Pass and descend back to Ponte di Legno. Km 40 Altitude gain 1000m Level 2/3
Day 3 - Passo Vivione
Transfer to Forno Allione. Ride the Vivione Pass and descend to Boario Terme. Transfer or ride back to Forno Alione. Transfer back to Ponte. Km 57 or 87 Altitude gain m 1300 or 1500 Level 3/4
Day 4 - Passo Mortirolo and Aprica
Ride from the Hotel to Monno. Climb Passo Mortirolo and descend to Aprica then Edolo. Ride or van transfer back to Ponte di Legno. Km 82 or 98 Altitude gain m 1300 or 1700 Level 4
Day 5 - Passo Gavia and Stelvio
Ride from the hotel to Passo Gavia, descend to Bormio and ascend the Stelvio Pass. Desned back to Bormio. Return ride or van transfer back to Ponte di Legno. Km 87 or 130 Altitude gain 2900 or 3300 Level 4/5
Day 6 - Departure
If you have a return flight, book our shuttle van and we will transfer you back to the airport.
- Services of a local Bike Guide
- Holiday planning according to your level/fitness
- Daily organisation
- All food
- Travel insurance
- Accommodation (more info)
- Transfers (more info)
What's Not Included
•You are a reluctant athlete
•Cycling on flat ground for an hour or so is more than enough for you
•You exercise once a week for 30 minutes or more
•You can ride at a relaxed pace for up to two hours a day, for two consecutive days
•You can tackle a climb of up to 400m per day
•You have a reasonable level of fitness, exercising at least twice a week for 45 minutes or more, throughout the whole year
•You can ride for up to three/four hours per day at a moderate pace, with snack and photo stops, for three consecutive days
•You are capable of tackling a moderate climb of up to 800 metres per day
•You have a good level of fitness, exercising three or four times every week throughout the year, for up to an hour at a time
•You are comfortable biking up to five/six hours a day at a moderate pace, with snack and photo stops
•You can tackle two or three fairly serious climbs a day, up to 800 metres at a time
•You are super-fit and often train for bike events
•You are comfortable biking eight hours or more per day, at a moderate pace, for four or five consecutive days
•You can tackle sustained climbs of up to 1,500 metres, two or three per day
- Technical equipment: road bike (contact us for rental options)
- Personal equipment: water bottles, provisions (energy bars, chocolate, dried fruit), comfortable bike clothes and shoes, helmet, eye protection, gloves.
Availability & Prices
|Number of people||Price (€)|
|1 Pax||€160.00 per person per day|
|2 Pax||€80.00 per person per day|
|3 Pax||€53.33 per person per day|
|4 Pax||€40.00 per person per day|
|5 Pax||€40.00 per person per day|
|6 Pax||€40.00 per person per day|
|7 Pax||€40.00 per person per day|
|8 Pax||€40.00 per person per day|
Road Biking In the Italian Alps Reviews
"Ciao Cain, Hope you are well. Tony and I wanted to than you for a great cycling holiday in Ponte di Legno. Each day was fantastic, specially the Mortirolo-Gavia tour! Thank you again for the time and energy you spent with us, was an amazing experience! "