Day 1: Arrival in Niederdorf/Villabassa or Toblach/Dobbiaco
Individual arrival at the start hotel in Hochpustertal.
Day 2: Villabassa or Dobbiaco – Lake Pragser Wildsee – Olang/Valdaora -
Villabassa or Dobbiaco (approximately 1,200 m in altitude; 25 miles/40 km)
From Villabassa/Dobbiaco you cycle along the cycling path until you reach the entrance to Pragser valley and continue up to lake Pragser Wildsee, which enchants visitors with its crystal clear turquoise water. After a short downhill ride to St. Veit you take a forest track under the Pragser Dolomites to Brunstalm. After a break and refreshment, you can enjoy the downhill ride to Valaora di Sopra and go back to Villabassa/Dobbiaco on the cycling path.
Day 3: Villabassa or Dobbiaco – Eggerberg – Villabassa or Dobbiaco (approximately 1,850 m in altitude; 40 miles/65 km)
The first part of today's stage leads along the asphalted road to the lookout on Eggerberg (1,480m). Over the forest tracks, on the back of the mountain, you reach Ratsberg (1,620m) and the homonymous hotel. From here you go downhill to the "Silvesteralm" (1,800m). Over the "Innichberg" you get back to Villabassa/Dobbiaco.
Ambitious mountain bikers can cycle from the "Silvesteralm" over an old military road up to Markinkele (2,545 m). This summit, the southern peak of the Villgrater mountains, offers a marvelous view over the higher two of the Three Peaks. You take the same way back to "Silvesteralm" and Villabassa/Dobbiaco.
Day 4: Villabassa or Dobbiaco – Helm – Rotwand – Villabassa or Dobbiaco (approximately 1,400 m in altitude; 37 miles/60 km)
Today you reach one of the most beautiful side valleys of the Pustertal, Sesto. You leave Villabassa/Dobbiaco on the cycling path and reach San Candido. From there you cycle over Innichner Sonnenberg (sunny mountain of Innichen) to the skiing mountain of Helm (2,041 meters).
Expect a wonderful view on the Sextner Dolomites. After a short downhill ride to the fortress Mittelberg you reach the Rotwand meadows and Bad Moos. From there you follow the cycling path along the river of Sesto until you get to the old thermal springs of San Candido and back to Villabassa/Dobbiaco.
Day 5: Villabassa or Dobbiaco – Gemärk – Cortina d'Ampezzo (approximately 1,100 m in altitude; 28 miles/45 km)
You leave Villabassa/Dobbiaco going south on the cycling path along the tracks of the old Dolomites railway. You pass two lakes: Toblacher See and Dürrensee and you reach the border – the Gemärk – of the two regions Trentino-Südtirol and Veneto. ;Follow the cycling path to Ospitale. From here the Valley Padeon takes you under Mount Cristallo to Pass Tre Croci and then slightly downhill to Cortina d’Ampezzo where you will spend the night.
Day 6: Cortina – Cortina, 5-huts tour (approximately 2,000 m in altitude; 31 miles/50 km)
Leave Cortina on the cycling path and go to Fiames. From there you go on until you reach S. Umberto and slightly up to the hut Rifugio Ra Stua (1,668m). Continue to the hut Senneshütte (2,120m). Now a long downhill ride begins passing the hut Rifugio Fodara Vedla (1,980m) to the hut Rifugio Pederü (1,540m). On the old military road you cycle up to the hut Faneshütte (2,060m) passing lake Lago di Limonto the hut Großen Faneshütte (2,095m). Under the famous Vallon Bianco, former theater of war, you cycle back to Fiames and Cortina.
Day 7: Cortina – Gemärk – Plätzwiese – Villabassa or Dobbiaco (approximately 1,000 - 1,300m in altitude; 25 or 31 miles/40 or 50 km)
Today you will reach the high plateau Plätzwiese – mount Dürrenstein and Hohe Gaisl still high above it. Next to nature and peace you will enjoy the most stunning view: Monte Cristallo, Tofane, Three Peaks just to name some of the summits you can admire! To get there, take the cycling path to the region border Gemärk and then you take the old military road to Plätzwiese. After a short break and refreshment you go downhill to Pragser valley with its dark coniferous forests – take the cycling path back Villabassa/Dobbiaco.
Ambitious riders can cycle from the hut Dürrensteinhütte on to the Strudelkopf and enjoy the view over the world famous Three Peaks and the valley Höhlensteintal.
Day 8: Departure
Individual departure or option to extend your stay.