Cyclist and E-Bike Cruisers – Tackle the Trail of the Maratona dles Dolomites

STORY BY Megan Hughes 26th May 2018

The summer sunshine is here so what better time to get on your bike?! If you’re after a challenge, get inspired by the cyclists of the Maratona dles Dolomites, the popular marathon cycle trail covering 138km and altitudes of 4,230m, which finishes up in Corvara. From cycling enthusiasts to e-bike cruisers, everyone can enjoy this spectacular route.

Hotel Sassongher, located in the picturesque town of Corvara can arrange private cycling tours across the Dolomites so you can enjoy a unique cycling challenge at your own pace. Tackle the famous Tre Cime di Lavaredo or the Four Passes of the Sella Ronda, taking in dramatic scenery and tough climbs, including cycling the Passo Gardena which forms part of the Maratona.

Enthusiasts can ride the Ferrari of racing bikes, the Pinarello Dogma, while e-bikes are available for those who would like to ride the stunning trails without pedalling uphill. For serious cyclists, training in the altitude of the Dolomites provides the perfect way to dramatically increase cardio fitness.

Hotel Sassongher also offers family cycling holidays and gourmet bike safaris with delicious food served at the mountain huts along the way.

They have rooms available from €175 per person per night, based on two adults sharing a Comfort Room on a half-board basis. For bookings and further information, please visit or call +39 0471 836085.

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