Sellaronda Dolomites Highlights

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Riding through some of the most spectacular peaks of the Dolomites, a UNESCO World Heritage site;

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Making your way around the entire Group, you can conquer 4 legendary Passes: the Sella Pass, the Pordoi Pass, the Campolongo Pass and the Gardena pass;

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Testing yourself along the climbs that have shaped the history of the Giro d’Italia.

 

Sellaronda Dolomites

The Sella Group offers an extraordinary collage of shapes and colours and a rich selection of routes away from the crowds. Defined by some as a castle of rock that changes its appearance on every side, and by others as a majestic island which aims at the sky, the Sella is the most distinctive Massif in the Dolomites. The rapt silence and aristocratic grandeur of these peaks are enough to make you stop to contemplate the view.

Do not fixate for too long on the uphill road towards the peaks of the Passes which you are looking to conquer and add to your cycling Passport, or you may end up in the nearest village enjoying local delicacies.

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Bike season

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Bike events

02.07.2017
Maratona delle Dolomiti

Amateur event that every year limits entries to 9,000 cyclists from around the world. Registration requests, on the other hand, are 4 times this number. The event route challenges riders with 7 Dolomite Passes: Campolongo Pass, Pordoi Pass, Sella Pass and Gardena Pass, Falzarego, Giau and Valparola Passes.

25.06.2017
Sella Ronda Bike Day

Event that sees the closure of the four Passes to traffic and attracts over 20,000 cyclists on these roads.

Canederli

Traditional dumplings made with bread, milk and eggs, typically flavoured with the addition of speck, ham, cheese and parsley. In every valley, they are cooked in different ways: with buckwheat, steamed or thin and pressed. The dish was a staple for farmers and peasants and it was eaten on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays. In times of famine, the cubed ham was replaced with turnips.

Cutting the dumplings with a knife is a terrible insult to the cook: tradition, in fact, requires that you break them up with a fork.

There are also sweet variations of this traditional dish, with the addition of cinnamon/cloves, strawberries or berries.

“Radicchio dell’orso” (alpine blue-sow-thistle)

Alpine blue-sow-thistle is a wild plant with a bitter taste that grows at an altitude of 2,000 metres at the edges of the snow. It is pickled in a sweet and sour brine and is used in many recipes.

Torta di fregolotti”

Cake made with butter and almonds with a crumbly consistency, perfect for recharging your batteries after a long day of biking or for starting off your day with a bang.

The Sellaronda Dolomites owe their name to the ski and road route of the Sella mountain range located between the Fassa, Livinallongo, Badia and Gardena valleys. In winter, it is an ideal destination for skiers, while in summer cyclists make a stop here to conquer all the major mountain passes in the area.


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