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 2017 packages including Guaranteed Entry are available now, way before the ballot results come out and guarantee yourself a place on this superb Italian Grand Fondo.
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.
Maratona dles Dolomites 6 Day Package = £1,035 GBP in a twin share room
Airport transfers for you, your bike and luggage to and from the start and finish locations (outlined below):
Venice Marco Polo Airport to Colfosco
Colfosco to Venice Marco Polo Airport (day after Maratona dles Dolomites event)
4 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 10 days/9 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 Grand Fondo.
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 6 Day package 2017:
Wednesday 28th 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 1215pm. 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 29th 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 30th 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 1st July: 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 2nd July:Breakfast….very early followed by a spin down to La Villa for the start of Maratona dles Dolomite Grand Fondo.
Monday 3rd 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 10h30/1030am so please ensure that flights are scheduled to depart no earlier than 12h30/1230noon.
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 and located in Colfosco
· Securing deposit for Maratona 6 Day package = £350 and balance payable 19/04/17
· The Single Room Supplement = £150 (please check for availability)
Download the Booking Form for the package you require and email it to Shelley at enquiries@alpcycles to reserve your place with us