On your MTB in Val Gardena’s most scenic tracks
Discovering Val Gardena/Gröden on a MTB
A MTB holiday through Val Gardena/Gröden, in the Dolomites: can you think of a better way to spend a vacation with your faithful mountain bike? The Dolomites are an undisputed MTB paradise, with their unrivalled scenery and the thick network of MTB tracks, single trails and forest paths winding through the legend-laden landscapes of South Tyrol.
A MTB dream: Val Gardena/Gröden and the Dolomites
Stand by to be amazed by the wealth of scenic MTB routes in Val Gardena/Gröden. Well-manicured tracks to suit every taste, to be challenged on your own or through guided tours that we at Hotel La Pineta are more than happy to help you organise. The MTB school Val Gardena is an excellent point of reference for your MTB holidays in Val Gardena: the schools’ expert guides can’t wait to show MTB enthusiasts the most exciting trails. A special service for your MTB holiday in Val Gardena: the bikemobil Card, a special ticket which combines MTB rental and use of public transport all across South Tyrol. The card can be purchased for 3 or 7 days and includes one-day MTB rental from one of the several MTB-rental points (rented MTBs can be returned to any other rental point in South Tyrol) as well as free use of all means of public transport in the region. If you are into MTB, Val Gardena/Gröden is the perfect destination to treat yourself to a matchless MTB experience through the unspoilt landscapes of the Dolomites.
MTB events in Val Gardena/Gröden
The variety of MTB tracks in Val Gardena/Gröden ensures just the right challenge for mountain bikers of every level of skill and ambition, from take-it-easy-tracks to show-me-what-you-got routes leading over the impressive mountain passes in the Dolomites. There are two MTB challenges in Val Gardena/Gröden in particular, that true MTB-fanatics simply cannot miss. The Sella Ronda Bike Day is a cliffhanging ordeal through the passes of Sella, Gardena, Pordoi and Campolongo, which on this occasion are closed to traffic. These four demanding passes can be reached directly from our hotel in Selva di Val Gardena/Gröden in Wolkenstein and biked in either a clockwise or counter clockwise direction, solo or accompanied by qualified guides. If toiling up and down the MTB trails of Val Gardena has whetted your appetite, the many huts along the way will not let you down.
The latter challenge is the somewhat legendary Sellaronda MTB Track Tour in Val Gardena, to be confronted with an expert guide at your side. The lifts take you and your MTB comfortably to the starting point; from there, it’s up to you. If you choose to go clockwise, the trail is about 60 km long, whereas in the counter clockwise direction it is ca. 50 km to ride.
MTB freeriders will not be disappointed, either: right here in Selva/Wolkenstein the new MTB Freeride Ciampinoi has some surprises in store, which are not limited to the panoramic views of the Dolomites.
Is that all? Nope! There are more highlights in the Dolomites, awaiting all MTB-heads. Ladies and gentlemen, the Dantercepies freeride ourse and the MTB Val Gardena/Alpe di Siusi, the only “Approved Bike Area” in South Tyrol: 30 marked trails of varying level of difficulty, winding over a 1,000 km-cycling network at 700 to 2,450 metres of altitude. Riding on the Alpe di Siusi/Seiser Alm, i.e. Europe’s largest plateau, before the majestic peaks of Sassolungo and Sassopiatto in South Tyrol is an experience you will definitely want to share. Saddle up then, you and your MTB have an appointment with Val Gardena/Gröden!