1. Sellaronda: The Sellaronda is a 55km loop that takes you over four mountain passes and around the Sella massif. It’s a challenging ride with stunning scenery, and it’s one of the most popular routes in the Dolomites.
  2. Passo Giau: The Passo Giau is a challenging climb that’s a favorite among local cyclists. The 10km ascent has an average gradient of 9.3%, with some sections reaching 14%. The views from the top are stunning, and there are plenty of cafes and restaurants where you can refuel.
  3. Val di Fassa: Val di Fassa is a beautiful valley that’s perfect for cycling. The valley floor is relatively flat, and there are several scenic routes that take you past picturesque villages and through lush forests.
  4. Passo dello Stelvio: The Passo dello Stelvio is one of the most iconic mountain passes in the world. The climb is 24km long and has an average gradient of 7.6%, with some sections reaching 12%. The views from the top are breathtaking, and the descent is a thrilling ride.
  5. Alpe di Siusi: Alpe di Siusi is Europe’s largest high-altitude Alpine meadow, and it’s a popular destination for cyclists. The ride up to Alpe di Siusi is relatively gentle, with an average gradient of 5.5%, but the views from the top are spectacular.
  6. Giro d’Italia Routes: The Dolomites have been a popular destination for the Giro d’Italia, and you can ride some of the same routes as the pros. Some of the most famous routes include the Passo Giau, Passo Fedaia, and Passo San Pellegrino.