CYCLING 2016-17 p066-067

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Classic Climbs of the Dolomites Dates & Price Guide START END FLIGHT INC LAND ONLY 14 Jun 21 Jun 1199 999 06 Sep 13 Sep 1199 999 13 Jun 20 Jun 1249 1049 05 Sep 12 Sep 1249 1049 Fanes - Sennes - Braies N.P. from/to Innsbruck Passo delle Erbe Passo di Gardena 2016 2017 Premium departure S P F Polo FdeparturPe F Family departure DROP BARS • AUSTRIA, ITALY 67 Val Pusteria Brunico Cortina dʼAmpezzo Longega Badia Bressanone ITALY Marmolada Pederú Hut Passo Campo longo Passo Pordoi Passo di Falzarego Passo di Fedaia Passo di Valparola AUSTRIA Passo Sella Day 367 Day 2 45 8 days inc. flights from £1199 Austria, Italy Activity Level TOUGH/TOUGH+ Trip Code MSB At a Glance Itinerary - Day by Day 1 Fly to Innsbruck; transfer to Badia. 2 Warm up ride to the Pederu Hut, on the edge of the Fanes- Sennes-Braies nature park. 3 Classic loop climbing the Campolongo, Falzarego and Valparola passes, all frequent challenges of the Giro d'Italia. 4 Today's route is short in distance but still very challenging as we climb the beautiful Passo delle Erbe. 5 Heading north today we ride the 'sunny road' of the Val Pusteria, stopping en route for an ice cream. 6 Sella Ronda Bike Day. Ride the most famous loop in the Dolomites, on closed roads, with thousands of other cyclists. 7 Ride through the most beautiful gorge in the Dolomites to the Passo Fedaia, set beneath the famous Marmolada peak; return via the Pordoi and Campolongo passes. 8 Transfer to Innsbruck; fly to London. Conquer iconic Giro summits l Sella Ronda Bike Day l Spectacular mountain scenery • 6 days cycling with vehicle support on request • 100% tarmac roads • Group normally 4 to 16, plus cycling leader Min age 16 yrs • 7 nights hotel • All breakfasts and 5 dinners included NEW The Alta Badia region of the Italian Dolomites is quite simply a mecca for road cycling. Our week is based in the pretty town of Badia, with the famous climbs of the Giro d'Italia and the amateur Maratona dles Dolomites event right on the doorstep. The rides are certainly challenging, but the roads are great and the scenery is truly spectacular with jagged limestone peaks revealing themselves around the numerous hairpin bends. A real highlight is the 'Sella Ronda Bike Day', a unique opportunity to ride this beautiful circuit on closed roads alongside thousands of other riders. Dates and prices correct at time of publication (see page 13). Prices are £ Sterling per person. • Optional single supplement £100 (very limited availability) Alternative £260 (Double room for sole use) • Land only start Badia day 1, end Badia day 8 • Insurance: please see page 106 Bike details: • KTM Strada or Basso Laguna carbon road bike (or similar) £120, paid on booking TRIP HIGHLIGHT On day 6 we take part in the Sella Ronda Bike Day. This fantastic event takes place in June and September, following a 58km closed road loop over stunning Dolomite passes around the Sella mountain range. The event is free and open to anyone and in 2015 over 22,000 cyclists turned up to ride. There is no official start and end point so we can ride as much or as little as we want, stopping for fantastic Italian coffee whenever necessary! 8 9 Daily Distance (km) 2 66 3 57 4 55 5 96 6 67 7 100 Call 0845 863 9626 or visit www.exodus.co.uk and enter the three letter trip code www.altabadia.org Sella Ronda Bike Day


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