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Classic Climbs: The Dolomites Bike Tour

Challenge yourself on Stelvio, Mortirolo, Gavia, Giau, and the Sella Ronda

Tour Duration

6D / 5N

Trip Style

Signature, Classic Guided

Activity Level


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Trek Domane SL 7

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Starting from

$4,399.00 per person

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Conquer legendary climbs on a Dolomites bike tour where breathtaking and challenging terrain blend with warm Italian hospitality.

The combination of landscapes of the famed Dolomites with the Ortler Alps mountain ranges offers epic riding unlike any other, as you climb the jagged peaks and legendary roads made famous by the Giro d'Italia. Experience the passion of Italian cycling beneath clear blue skies, as you ride past pale mountains and through lush alpine pastures. After a few days in the breathtaking Dolomites to test yourself on the Sella Ronda and more, you'll move over to the Italian Alps to tackle the most famed and challenging climbs in Italy — Stelvio, Gavia, and Mortirolo. This cycling trip offers the very best blend of the dramatic Dolomites and Italian Alps.

Trip Wows
  • Discover the amazing scenery of the beautifully rugged Monti Pallidi, a UNESCO World Heritage Site

  • Ride the storied climbs of the Giro d'Italia including Passo Sella, Stelvio, Mortirolo, and Gavia

  • Savor the hearty local cuisine, blending Italian and Austrian flavors

  • Relax and unwind in the most luxurious hotel in the heart of the Dolomites and enjoy the welcoming atmosphere of a family-run hotel in the lovely town of Bormio

  • Learn about the Dolomites's deep-routed culture where three different languages (Italian, German, and Ladin) combine with ancient traditions and history

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All smiles after reaching the summit of Passo Gavia

Conquer Passo Gavia

Experience this legendary Italian climb, revered as the world's most scenic. Wind to the top on a narrow, very steep road with switchbacks and endless views.

What Guests are Saying
CLD: Mortirolo

Loved the cycling, routes were amazing, guides were perfect, hotels were great and the food was deliciously all week. It all adds up to a perfect vacation and one we'd gladly do again. Our three guides were absolutely the best!

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Karl S., Trek Travel Guest

CLD: Passo Sella

This excellent Trek Travel trip provided me with the opportunity to climb Passo Stelvio (on my bucket list), Passo Giau, Passo Mortirolo, and Passo Gavia. It was hard work with a lot of enduring effort, however, my two guides were excellent to be with and I did appreciate the group who joined me for the fun. The support and the facilities were excellent, and I plan to come back to this trip again in the future.

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Tom, Trek Travel Guest

CLD: Sella Ronda

Absolutely unreal experience. Perfect mix of challenging and fun. I would go anywhere and do anything with Nick and Stefano.

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BB, Trek Travel Guest

flyover view of people riding their bike on a paved road in the Dolomites

This Classic Climbs tour is a fantastic opportunity for good cyclists to challenge themselves on some of the best climbs in the world. The guides are thoroughly familiar with the entire area and do an excellent job of tailoring the riding to match the skill levels and capabilities of each rider. The quality of the riding, scenery, and professional tour organization make this one of the best cycling experiences I have ever enjoyed.

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Steve, Trek Travel Guest

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This was truly the trip of a lifetime. Every aspect of the trip was well planned out. I have biked in many awesome and scenic places before, but nothing quite like the Dolomites. Completing the challenging climbs on this trip was definitely satisfying, but not half as satisfying as the enormous mountains and geological features around every twist and turn in the road. The excellent food, friendly cyclists, and other planned activities on this trip only add to the wonderful experience.

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Ray, Trek Travel Guest

DL:riding in the Dolomites

No words can explain the total experience. Unbelievable, Exhausting, Exhilarating, Mind Boggling and Love Every Minute of it. The guides are great guides and hosts. They are very knowledgeable about the area and do anything to help you out. They really got to know each and everyone of us personally. You couldn't ask for better guides. The food and wine was unbelievable. The whole experience was fantastic, plus I rode with a great group of people.

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Don, Trek Travel Guest

DL:riding in the Dolomites (up to Passo Giau)

I've been fortunate to travel to 50+ countries and cycled in many of those. This was definitely one of the best week's of cycling I've ever experienced. The scenery of the Dolomites is simply incredible and each day, when you think the views can't get any better, they do. It was a privilege to be able to ride so many of the incredible climbs and descents I've read so much about and to be taken care of by Trek Travel in style. Thank you!

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Paul, Trek Travel Guest

Stelvio ascent

Great Ride

Stelvio Pass

This iconic climb is steeped in Giro d'Italia history. Challenge yourself to 48 relentless switchbacks and 15 miles (25 km) of 8% average grades.

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