Bike region Val Gardena/Alpe di Siusi

Mountain biking in the midst of the “Pale Mountains”

There are no other mountains in the Alps which offer such a gorgeous panoramic view. Comfortable alpine huts offer culinary delights. A 1.000 Km extended network between 700 and 2450 m of altitude, 30 well signposted routes with different levels of difficulty: these are the peculiarities of the bike area Val Gardena/Alpe di Siusi. You can reach the Alpe di Siusi with the cable car “Mont Sëuc” from Ortisei, but also over unique forest roads.

The Sellaronda Mtb Tour is a true highlight due to the stunning backdrop provided by the Sella range and Marmolada. If you don’t want to tackle the Sellaronda on your own, you can enjoy the guided mountain bike tours around the Sella.

Thursday is always a blast thanks to the Val Gardena Panorama ebike-Tour powered by Bosch. The day tour is a circuit of the three Ladin villages, taking bikers over lush mountain meadows and forest paths, featuring a breathtaking and diverse panorama.

To get an insight into the diversity and singularity of the Bike Paradise Val Gardena/Alpe di Siusi, the homepage www.mtb-dolomites.com has been launched in a common project. On this page you will find the characteristics, tour dates, the road book, height profiles, the GPS data as well as other interesting and useful information about individual routes in the bike paradise Val Gardena/Alpe di Siusi. The homepage is extremely user friendly and contains also important information about the area, MTB schools and equipment hire.

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The Hiking and Mountain Bike Map by Tabacco (1:25.000) is available at the Tourist Offices and at the Online-Shop.

Val Gardena is the only “Approved Bike Area” in South Tyrol!

The destination Val Gardena is an “Approved Bike Area” mountain bike region in South Tyrol. The unique in South Tyrol. That’s the conclusion of “Mountain Bike Holidays” which offers bike and cycling holidays in Austria, Italy and Switzerland.
Regions like Val Gardena that have been awarded with the “Approved Bike Area” Quality Seal for Tour & Trail are experts in mountain biking as core area. In Val Gardena bikers can expect for example:

Numerous news for bike fans

Bikepark & Flowtrails Dantercepies
Newly conceived and natural trails, the Dantercepies cablecar just a stone’s throw away and the beautiful Dolomites scenery as far as the eye can see: ideal for the mountain biker who always wants more.
2 flow trails which will warm the cockles of every biker’s heart. Both trails offer 1.6 km easy lines, an absolute flow treat for adults and kids. Thanks to the circular cable car of the Dantercepies and the Cir chairlift, both trails can be easily reached and repeated as many times as you wish! ENJOY THE FLOW RIDE!

Bike Park Piz Seteur
An easy trail for the whole family: enjoy the ride from 3,600 m on the cutting-edge Piz Seteur circular cable car to Plan de Gralba.

Other news are the Skillpark Palmer for children and families, the new bike path in S. Cristina Mont Sëura and the new bike connection Mastlé mountain pasture with St. Jakob.

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"Bike friendly" accommodations in Val Gardena

Val Gardena is known for its traditional, excellent and well-known accommodations and gastronomy.
The so-called "Bike friendly" hotels and othe accommodations attach great importance to the topic of "biking" and offer the following special services for bikers:

  • Wash station for bikes
  • Laundry service
  • Bike garage (lockable)
  • Workshop with basic equipment for bikes
  • Maps and route descriptions
  • In-house guide or guide on request

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Many bike events in Val Gardena

If you’re up for a challenge, the Sellaronda race for pros is what the yearly HERO Südtirol Dolomites offers on June. The race features fringe events, too, and attracts 5,000 bikers from 50 countries.
For all those who would like to shift to a lower gear while biking in a group, the yearly Sellaronda Bike Day is the ideal solution. On this popular biking day, the four Dolomite passes on the Sella will be closed to traffic. Every year, a good 20,000 amateur athletes enjoy the Sellaronda without the usual automotive hubbub and stress.
Trail fun with a 360° Dolomite panorama in Val Gardena with Karen Eller and Holger Meyer from the Rasenmähern. The single trail TRAIL HUNT DOLOMITES dumpling hunt is the ultimate challenge, but not a competition, rather a simple, fun Enduro event.

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All the trails of the mountain bike area "Val Gardena/Alpe di Siusi":