Mountain bike holidays in S. Cristina – Mountain biking in Val Gardena

The alpine region Val Gardena/Alpe di Siusi is a paradise for mountain bikers. 30 varied itineraries await you at an altitude between 700 and 2450 meters in the unspoilt mountain region in front of the bright limestone peaks of the Dolomites. The lifts in Val Gardena are consistently involved in the itineraries. In Ortisei, there is the valley station of the cable car, which within just a few minutes takes you to the largest mountain plateau in Europe. The bicycles can be carried in the cable car and fantastic mountain bike trails start directly at the mountain station on the Alpe di Siusi. The routes lead you mainly across meadows and forest paths, framed by the rugged peaks of the Sassolungo and the Sassopiatto.

Mountain bike holidays in S. Cristina - Mountain biking in Val Gardena

Mountain bike adventures in high alpine scenery

The mountain plateau Alpe di Siusi is criss-crossed by a ramified network of bicycle paths. The mountain bike trails here are well marked and have different gradients. A fun mountain bike excursion is the Alpe di Siusi Huts Tour. Along the way, there are a great number of traditional alpine huts offering savoury mountain cheese and sweet dumplings. Magnificent views of the Sassolungo, the Sassopiatto and of the Mount Sciliar are always guaranteed during your mountain bike vacation. A truly spectacular panoramic tour takes you in three hours to several quaint mountain huts and great panoramic viewpoints on the largest mountain plateau in Europe. The climb can be done easily with the cable car in Ortisei, and on the way back to S. Cristina you may enjoy a magnificent view on the Sassopiatto, the Sassolungo and Denti di Terrarossa.

Mountain tours and pass crossings during your mountain bike holidays in Val Gardena

Mountain tours and pass crossings during your mountain bike holidays in Val Gardena

Some of the most spectacular alpine passes in South Tyrol await you during your mountain bike holidays in Val Gardena. The climbs to Passo Gardena and Passo Sella represent – even for experienced bikers – a true challenge. Demanding altitude trails lead you up to 2,450 meters. A biking event of national importance is the so-called “Sella Ronda Hero”. In this gruelling mountain bike tour, the full Sella Massif is surrounded. While participation in this biking event is reserved for the professionals, you may opt for the slightly less exhausting tour Sella Ronda Bike Day.