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Asiago to the Dolomites Gravel Bike Tour

Adventures from the green pastures of the Asiago Plateau to the sheer beauty of the Dolomites

Tour Duration

5D / 4N

Trip Style

Signature, Gravel

Activity Level

3

Hotel Level

Combined

Bikes

Trek Checkpoint SLR 7
Trek Electric-Assist Domane+ SLR 7

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Starting from

$2,899.00 per person

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Join us on a gravel adventure in northern Italy with incredible rides on a mix of mule tracks from the Great War and forested roads.

Experience a unique gravel bike tour that spans the Venetian Pre-Alps and the dramatic Dolomites. Start from the lesser-known Asiago Plateau, cycling through historical sites dotted with WWI memorials. Then, transition to the foothills of the southern Dolomites, known for their imposing vertical walls and breathtaking views. We'll take you off the beaten path through lush alpine pastures and visit traditional malghe, mountain huts where you’ll taste authentic regional cheeses and dishes. You’ll discover the verdant beauty in the high mountain pastures of Paneveggio Natural Park. This adventure offers a blend of impressive rides, historical insights, and local gastronomy, set against some of Italy’s most stunning landscapes.
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Trip Wows
  • Uncover the natural beauty and cultural richness of Asiago, an Italian hidden gem steeped in history and culture

  • Explore the gravel roads of the Asiago Plateau, offering a mix of mule tracks from the Great War, singletrack trails, as well as forested gravel and pastoral roads taking you to mountain huts

  • Discover the rich traditions and authentic flavors of the region's pastoral lands at malghe, where farm-fresh cuisine and locally sourced products captivate with their wholesome quality

  • Stay in two charming mountain hotels with elegant spas and fine restaurants to enjoy a week of relaxation

  • Get seduced by the unmatched scenery of the Dolomites and marvel at the staggering sunsets that give these mountains a pink-colored sheen

Malghe or Alpine farms

Malga or Alpine hut

Discover the ancient culture and traditions of the mountains

Ride past numerous malghe, alpine huts where farmers produce high-quality dairy and preserve mountain traditions passed down through the generations.


What Guests are Saying
Three cyclists smiling with a mountain in the background

I am so thrilled to have designed a gravel trip on these beautiful Italian mountains that I call home, and where I have experienced the most memorable hikes, biking adventures, and ski days of my life. I can't wait for you all to come and ride the most breathtaking dirt roads through unspoilt meadows and woods, discovering a picturesque territory steeped in history and with long-life traditions. Every day will surprise you with new postcard scenery as well as culinary delights. I can’t imagine a better finale than riding at the foothills of the imposing Dolomite mountains — they offer the most spectacular views in the world. This is truly a gravel paradise and I am sure you will love it as much as I do!

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Susy Maddalon, Trip Designer

A group of cyclists posing with the Dolomites mountain range in the backgroun

Trek Travel, of which we have participated in 14 tours (and counting!), has stood out amongst the crowd of bicycle tour operators in several aspects. First and foremost, the heart of your business: The guides. Whatever it is you do to train them (and we’ve heard stories!) is perfect. They bring to the table not only their amazing people skills (read: PATIENCE), but a fun-loving spirit that does not seem disingenuous. They have a set of mechanical skills that proves invaluable. Trust me, we’ve done trips with companies larger than yours where the guides had no idea how to fix a mechanical issue on a bicycle.

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Lynn M, Trek Travel Guest

Cyclist overlooking the valley and mountains from a gravel road

Everything was my favorite. The scenery, the organization and planning of the trip which allowed everybody regardless of biking abilities to enjoy themselves, the food, the high-tech Trek bikes, exceptional guides who took care of absolutely everything with a smile.

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Edward, Trek Travel Guest


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Great Ride

Passo Rolle to Val Venegia Loop

A breathtaking ride through one of the most picturesque valleys in the Dolomites, surrounded by green forests and with the Pale di San Martino as your backdrop.


Dates & Pricing

Book early for the best price

  • Guaranteed

  • Join Waitlist

  • Private

  • Limited Availability


Itinerary
Rider Information

Hotels
Outdoor pool and patio area at Linta Hotel Wellness & Spa
Double bedroom with wood furniture and wall accents at Linta Hotel Wellness & Spa
Lounge area with large windows and decorative wooden ceiling at Linta Hotel Wellness & Spa
Breakfast at a table for two on the patio at Linta Hotel Wellness & Spa
Large dining hall with full windows at Linta Hotel Wellness & Spa
Indoor pool and lounge area at Linta Hotel Wellness & Spa
Asiago, Italy
Linta Hotel Wellness & Spa
Luxury

Set in a stunning location overlooking the elegant town of Asiago and impressive views of the mountains, this hotel has been recently renovated with a total refurbishment of the rooms and a comprehensive wellness center. The restaurant with its amazing vistas, the splendid spa facilities, and the privileged location of the hotel surrounded by natural beauty make this hotel an ideal retreat and home base for a gravel adventure.

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Double bedroom with high-back chair and large wardrobe at Storico Hotel Regina
Double bed at Storico Hotel Regina
Indoor pool and spa area at Storico Hotel Regina
Double room with decorative checkered walls and ceiling at Storico Hotel Regina
Lounge at Storico Hotel Regina
San Martino di Castrozza, Italy
Storico Hotel Regina
Explorer

This historic hotel is conveniently located in the centre of San Martino di Castrozza, at the foot of the imposing Pale di San Martino. The hotel features an outdoor hot tub, heated indoor pool, wellness centre, and restaurant. The rooms are furnished in an elegant alpine style with all the comforts and hospitality of a family-run mountain hotel. Surround yourself with fantastic mountain views and natural beauty at this mountain haven.

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Bikes & Gear
Ride the Best Bikes in the Industry
Trek Checkpoint SLR 7 Gravel bike Gravel
Trek Checkpoint SLR 7

Ride with confidence on the best gravel bike in the business, featuring a high-performance frame designed to be nimble yet stable, and the smoothing effect of IsoSpeed technology. Shimano hydraulic disc brakes provide safe stopping, and with the electronic Shimano GRX Di2 drivetrain, you’re set for smooth shifting on any terrain. Enjoy all the bumps in the road with robust 45mm tubeless tires. The Checkpoint SLR 7 will take you on big adventures beyond the pavement.

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Trek Domane+ SLR bike Road
Trek Electric-Assist Domane+ SLR 7

Upgrade your experience on the Domane+ SLR 7. It has everything you love in a road bike, with the extra boost to take you farther than ever before. With an ultra-lightweight design and a whisper quiet electric assist motor, this performance e-road bike will assist you on the climbs and enable you to venture further. So go ahead—take the long way. With Domane+ SLR 7, there’s always room for more distance and more fun!
Upgrade to the Domane+ SLR 7 on this trip for $399 (3-6 day trips) or $599 (7+ day trips). Available in limited quantities. See specific trip dates for available bike options.

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Trek Travel Guides

The World’s Best

From the moment you meet our guides, you'll understand the difference. You'll feel the genuine care they take to make your vacation perfect. From their expert support to sharing their favorite hidden spots, they tailor every moment to you.

Certified Guides

Additional Gear
  • Trek Travel Santini cycling jersey to keep
  • Trek Travel water bottles to keep
  • Cinch sack day bag to keep
  • Bontrager saddle
  • Bontrager helmet
  • Bontrager front and rear Flare R lights
  • Garmin Edge 1030 GPS computer with pre-loaded routes
  • Shimano SPD mountain style pedals
  • A flat pack containing a tube, levers, and a CO2 cartridge with inflator
  • For the most comfortable ride, we recommend you bring your own saddle. If you prefer, you can bring your own pedals and helmet on the trip and our guides will install your gear on the first day during your bike fit.
A collage of cycling gear guests will use on a Trek Travel Classic Bike Tour.

Trip Inclusions

Additional Details

Know Before You Go!

We want you to be fully prepared for your cycling vacation of a lifetime. This involves making sure that you choose the appropriate trip for you and that every aspect of your experience is flawless. Each Trek Travel trip is unique to ensure maximum enjoyment every time.

Your Trip Need to Knows:

  • Getting off the beaten path means there may be limited services during gravel rides. There may not be traditional restrooms available on some routes, but there will be plenty of trees.
  • On some rides, we may opt for a simple picnic style lunch on the route or a more traditional cafe lunch at or near the end of the ride when we are back in town.
  • Dining in Italy: Meals in northern Italy region often start later. Lunch begins from 1:00 PM and dinner from 8:00 PM. Dinner can also last two or more hours, allowing time to enjoy the sumptuous cuisine of the area at a leisurely pace.

Before and After Your Trip

Weather

Average monthly temperature and precipitation

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
High (°F) 46.0° 49.0° 58.0° 65.0° 76.0° 82.0° 86.0° 86.0° 77.0° 66.0° 55.0° 47.0°
High (°C) 7.8° 9.4° 14.4° 18.3° 24.4° 27.8° 30.0° 30.0° 25.0° 18.9° 12.8° 8.3°
Low (°F) 31.0° 33.0° 39.0° 47.0° 56.0° 63.0° 66.0° 66.0° 58.0° 50.0° 41.0° 32.0°
Low (°C) -0.6° 0.6° 3.9° 8.3° 13.3° 17.2° 18.9° 18.9° 14.4° 10.0° 5.0° 0.0°
Rain (in) 0.61° 0.69° 0.77° 1.98° 2.19° 2.17° 1.54° 1.35° 1.29° 1.67° 1.55° 0.9°
FAQs

The summer months (June, July and August) are the warmest time of the year in the Asiago Plateau and in the Dolomites, with low chances of rain. In July the average daily high temperature is around 72°F (22°C) and low is 56°F (13°C), with temperatures rarely dropping below 53°F (11°C) at night. July is also the sunniest month of the year, with an average of 200 hours of sunshine per month. Summer storms are more frequent in August. Weather can change drastically very fast in the mountains, so make sure to pack layers and don't forget your rain gear, just in case View our Packing List

To reserve your space on a trip, you can either call us at 866-464-8735 to speak with an expert Trip Consultant or book online any time by clicking the “BOOK THIS TRIP” icon near the upper right of each destination’s overview page.* Once you have submitted your reservation online, a Trip Consultant will contact you within one business day to answer any questions you may have and to confirm space, bike, and room availability on your desired trip. Your booking will be finalized once your no-risk deposit is paid. If you make a reservation more than 90 days prior to the trip, a $750 no risk deposit is due at the time of booking.** If you reserve your trip less than 90 days prior to the departure, the full balance is due at the time of booking. Once your booking is complete you will receive an email confirmation with important information pertaining to your trip.

*Please note that select trips cannot be booked online at this time. For those trips, please call a trip consultant at 866-464-8735.

**Deposit amounts vary for all Race, Cross Country, Special Edition, Ride Camp, Discover, and Self-Guided tours. Please confirm deposit amounts for all trips with your Trip Consultant at time of booking.

When a trip is booked, a guest confirmation email is immediately sent out. One week prior to the trip start, you’ll receive an email containing your trip start meeting location reminder and any last-minute information that you’ll need to know. You will also receive instructions to download the Ride with GPS app before your trip to provide you the day to day plan and daily route guides.

With one person booked on a date, the trip becomes guaranteed.*

In the case where trips are at one or two guests, we will contact you prior to final payment to give you the following options:

Pay a small trip fee of $500 per person for two guests or $1000 for one guest, which ensures your preferred trip date will run. If there are three or more guests before departure date, the fee will be refunded in full.

or

Switch to a different trip or different departure date. Should there be any difference in trip price between your original trip and the new one, you will be expected to pay the difference, or we will refund you accordingly.

Offer only valid if Trek Travel contacts a guest to discuss these specific options. Bike trips with fewer than three guests may operate with only one guide. The guide will support all rides with a Trek Travel van. If you would like to discuss the option of having two guides, please speak with your trip consultant.

The small trip supplement for Ride Camps is as follows – for two guests an additional $250 or for one guest an additional $500.

*Cross Country, Discover, Race, and Special Edition trips as well as a small number of select departures have a minimum guest count to guarantee. Please check with your Trip Consultant for more information.

Unforeseen events may make it necessary to cancel or modify a trip. Our Guest Services team will update you with any changes. We reserve the right to cancel departures in cases of force majeure or the failure of third parties—such as hotels—to honor their reservations, in which case all payments received to date will be refunded, which constitutes full settlement. Trek Travel is not responsible for expenses incurred in preparation for any canceled trips, such as airline tickets, or for costs that are incurred due to travel delays, flight cancellations, or illness. We strongly encourage Travel Protection for complete coverage.

We understand things happen in life and sometimes you have to cancel or change your tour.

Read our Cancellation Policy

Our Trip Consultants are available to assist and can answer your questions. Please call us at 866-464-8735.

Trek Travel recommends that you purchase a travel protection plan to help safeguard you and your travel investment against the unexpected. We offer a travel protection plan through Arch RoamRight that provides coverage for unforeseen events that could affect your ability to travel with us. Learn more about our Travel Protection

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Sharing the joy that comes with wow moments

Trek Travel guides are dedicated to making moments that last a lifetime, and we invite you to thank them with a trip gratuity. These are customary and at your own discretion, to recognize service, hospitality, and the little extras that surprise and delight. For this Signature Gravel trip, we recommend between $200-$250 per guest and, of course, you may choose to give more if your guides made your trip an unforgettable experience.

Like everything else about your vacation, the Trek Travel team is here to make this experience easier for you. While local currency is preferred, you may also tip through the following options:

Via PayPal (please have this account set up in advance when possible) or with your guest services representative on the phone before or after the trip.

Gratuities will be divided among the guide team, so feel free to leave your gratuity with whomever you choose at the end of your trip.

You cannot put a price on a wow. But you can show your thanks for an exceptional experience.

Didn't find what you were looking for? Check out our General FAQs section. You will find answers to the most common questions that don't necessarily pertain to a specific trip. See Gravel FAQs


Guaranteed Trips

Our trips are guaranteed to run once we have one confirmed booking on the trip. Click here to view our full guarantee policy.

Trek Travel reserves the right to cancel trips with zero guests, therefore you must book with Trek Travel before making travel arrangements for the trip. We are not responsible for travel arrangements made prior to confirming your Trek Travel Trip. Select trips are not guaranteed.

Sold Out/Waitlist

This trip is currently sold out, but you may be added to the waitlist in the case of availability.

Limited Availability

If a date is marked with Limited Availability, there are few spots left to book. We will secure additional rooms from our hotels before confirming your reservation.

Looking to travel with a small group? Ask our trip consultants about private trips and learn more.

What are your trip styles?

Classic - Reserve:

Savor the finer things as you relax in luxurious 5-star accommodations and wine, dine, and ride in some of the most unforgettable destinations around the world.

Classic - Signature:

Explore beautiful destinations by bike, enjoy extra inclusions, savor delicious local cuisine, and enjoy the perfect mix of accommodations.

Classic - Discovor:

Enjoy a casual cycling vacation with fantastic routes and comfortable accommodations.

Ride Camp:

Train like the pros in some of their favorite riding destinations.

Pro Race:

See the pros in action at the biggest cycling events of the year.

Cross Country:

Tackle an epic adventure that takes you point-to-point across mountains, countryside, and more.

Self-Guided

Enjoy a bike tour on your schedule with just your chosen travel companions.

Private

If a date is marked as Private, it is reserved for a private group.

Looking to travel with a small group or looking for a custom date?
Call our trip consultants at 866-464-8735

What is the Difference?

Ultimate Luxury:

Savor some of the most spectacular, 5-star properties in the world. Exuding luxury and elegance, these one-of-a-kind accommodations offer the chance to rejuvenate at award-winning spas, dine at Michelin-starred restaurants, and more.

Luxury:

Enjoy luxurious accommodations handpicked for a refined experience. From signature spa treatments to delicious local cuisine, you’ll be more than provided for; you’ll be pampered.

Explorer:

These handpicked hotels provide relaxation and fun in a casual and comfortable environment. Delicious cuisine and great service mix perfectly for a memorable stay.

Combined:

On select cycling vacations, you’ll stay at a mix of Explorer and Luxury hotels. Rest assured, no matter which hotel level you’re at, our trip designers carefully select every accommodation.

Activity Level

Level 1:

Road: 1-3 hours of riding. Up to 25 mi (40 km). Up to 1,000 ft (300 m).

Gravel: 1-3 hours of riding. Up to 20 mi (35 km). Up to 1,000 ft (300 m).

Hiking: 1-3 hours of hiking. Up to 5 mi (8 km). Up to 1,000 ft (300 m).

Level 2:

Road: 2-4 hours of riding. 20-35 mi (35-60 km). Up to 2,500 ft (750 m).

Gravel: 2-4 hours of riding. 15-30 mi (25-45 km). Up to 2,000 ft (300 m).

Hiking: 2-4 hours of hiking. 4-8 mi (6-12 km). Up to 1,500 ft (450 m).

Level 3:

Road: 3-5 hours of riding. 25-55 mi (40-85 km). Up to 4,500 ft (1,500 m).

Gravel: 3-5 hours of riding. 20-40 mi (35-60 km). Up to 3,000 ft (900 m).

Hiking: 3-5 hours of hiking. 6-10 mi (9-16 km). Up to 2,000 ft (600 m).

Level 4:

Road: 4+ hours of riding. 40-70 mi (60-110 km). Up to 8,000 ft (2,400 m).

Gravel: 4+ hours of riding. 30-50 mi (45-80 km). Up to 4,000 ft (1,200 m).

Hiking: 4+ hours of hiking. 7-15 mi (11-24 km). Up to 4,000 ft (1,200 m).

What are your trip styles?

Classic - Reserve:

Savor the finer things as you relax in luxurious 5-star accommodations and wine, dine, and ride in some of the most unforgettable destinations around the world.

Classic - Signature:

Explore beautiful destinations by bike, enjoy extra inclusions, savor delicious local cuisine, and enjoy the perfect mix of accommodations.

Classic - Discover:

Enjoy a casual cycling vacation with fantastic routes and comfortable accommodations.

Ride Camp:

Train like the pros in some of their favorite riding destinations.

Pro Race:

See the pros in action at the biggest cycling events of the year.

Cross Country:

Tackle an epic adventure that takes you point-to-point across mountains, countryside, and more.

Self-Guided

Enjoy a bike tour on your schedule with just your chosen travel companions.

Single Occupancy

Sometimes it’s more convenient and comfortable to have your own room while on vacation. We understand and that’s why we offer a Single Occupancy option. The additional price guarantees a private room all to yourself