Alpcycles is one of the exclusive Official Tour Operators for the Maratona dles Dolomites. This classic Italian Granfondo has a 138km closed road course with 7 main climbs taking in over 4000m of climbing and includes famous passes such as the Passo Giau, Passo Campolongo and Passo Gardena.
As an Official Tour Operator our Maratona dles Dolomites 2018 packages including Guaranteed Entry are available now, way before the ballot results come out and guarantee yourself a place on this superb Italian Granfondo.
Come and experience this breath taking part of the world. At the beginning of the trip combine some great guided/supported ride days, riding the majority of the route of the Maratona to give you an insight and prior knowledge of the climbs and descents to aid you on event day.
This event is great for couples and offers 3 distances on the same event day!
Maratona dles Dolomites 5 Night Package = £1,095 per person Sorry, no availability*
What's included 5 Night
What is included in our Dolomites 5 Night package
Airport transfers for you, your bike and luggage to and from the start and finish locations (please check our scheduled airport transfer times before you book flights):
27/06/18: Venice Marco Polo Airport to Colfosco
Pick up time: We collect at 1pm so please ensure that your flight is scheduled to land by 1215noon.
02/07/18: Colfosco to Venice Marco Polo Airport (day after Maratona dles Dolomites event)
Drop off time: We will be dropping off at the airport at 1130am so please ensure that flights are not due to depart until 130pm at the earliest.
5 Nights Hotel Accommodation
Half Board catered
Twin ensuite rooms
Breakfast everyday and 3 Course Evening meal every night
1 Cycling kit wash during your stay
Secure storage for your roadbikes
2 fully guided & van supported riding days in the lead up to the Maratona Event to make the most of your time in this iconic area and recon sections of the route for the event on Thursday & Friday
3 Alpcycles guides for the full trip
Support van with water/snacks/tools/pumps/spares* (*there will be a charge for any significant spares used such as tyres)
Routes and itineraries planned and fully guided by Alpcycles guides.
The knowledge, enthusiasm and support of the Alpcycles team throughout the 6 days/5 nights to ensure you have the best experience ever….so if anything else needs thinking of, we have probably already thought of it!!!!!!
Tour operator guaranteed Entry in the Maratona dles Dolomites Granfondo.
Your timing chip (10 euros deposit which you get when you hand back after the event)
Scheduled transfers from/to Venice Marco Polo airport (please check transfer times before booking any flights)
Secure storage and tools for bikes
The support & passion of the Alpcycles.com team
What is not included in your package:
Travel Insurance & insurance for your bike
Drinks at the hotels, lunches and anything outside of what is outlined above
The itinerary for the 5 Night package 2018:
Wednesday 27th June: Guests and your bikes will be collected from Venice Marco Polo Airport at 13h00/1pm and transferred to our accommodation in the heart of the Dolomites and perfectly located for the trip. Please be sure to book flights that are scheduled to land by 1200noon. Once at the chalet meet the team, get the bikes set up and have a chill. Dinner with the guides in the evening and time to chat about the route for the following day.
Thursday 28th June: Breakfast, then the first of 2 guided ride days fully supported by the Alpcycles team. Enjoy the breath taking scenery of this region of Italy with a route that will inspire you and give you the opportunity ride most of the course prior to the event on Sunday: 55km, Corvara - Passo Campolongo - Arabba - Passo Pordoi - Passo Sella - Passo Gardena - Corvara
Friday 39th June: Breakfast and time to get back out on the road for the second guided ride day. Again, fully van support with lunch on board to keep you going and covering the second section of the event route: 50-55km, Corvara - Passo Campolongo - Arabba - Pieve di Livinallongo - Passo Valparola - La Villa - Corvara
Saturday 30th June: Breakfast….then time to chill before tomorrow’s event. We will head to the Start village and collect race numbers etc today too then an early dinner this evening.
Sunday 1st July:Breakfast….very early followed by a spin down to La Villa for the start of Maratona dles Dolomite Grand Fondo.
Monday 4th July:Departure day. There will be a very early breakfast and then a transfer back to Venice Marco Polo Airport. The transfer will drop guests at the airport at 11h00/1100am so please ensure that flights are scheduled to depart no earlier than 13h00/1pm.
Maratona 4/5 Night Packages:Our 4 & 5 night riders will be staying with us at either Hotel Pension Vittoria or Hotel Garni Belair. Both are in the heart of Colfosco, family run and with great service and facilities for guests. We are always pleased to be working with both families who have looked after our riders superbly over many years. The hotels have comfortable, airy ensuite rooms, free wifi, secure bike storage. Both of the packages include breakfast & 3 course evening meal each day, as well as one of the Alpcycles team located at the hotel to ensure you are well looked after throughout your stay.
An overview of this package:
· You are travelling with a trusted OFFICIAL TOUR OPERATOR
· Your Event Entry is included
· Alpcycles VIP Feedstation is included
· Airport transfer from/to Venice Marco Polo (VCE) at SET TIMES are included
· Accommodation is Half Board hotel and located in Colfosco
· Securing deposit for Maratona 5 Night package = £350 pp
· The Single Room Supplement = £250 pp and subject to limited availability
Download the Booking Form for the package you require and email it to Shelley at enquiries@alpcycles to reserve your place with us