The Dolomites, the most beautiful mountains in the world, a world heritage site
The Dolomites, also called Pale Mountains, are a set of mountain ranges in the Eastern Italian Alps, including the provinces of Belluno, Bolzano, Trento, Udine and Pordenone. ‘Dolomite’ is the type of rock and the generic name of the Dolomites that comprises a large number of mountain ranges also very different from each other, whose highest point is the group of the Marmolada (3,343 m).
The Dolomites are in the dreams of every well trained cyclist as the slopes are quite challenging. The most well known peaks by the lovers of cycling are: Passo Gavia, Passo Pordoi, Passo Sella, Passo Falzarego, Passo Stelvio, Passo Giau and Zoncolan.
Many trails also for mountain bikers are scattered in the valleys and along the slopes of the Dolomites.
Marmolada, called the Queen of the Dolomites, is the highest mountain range of the Alps, between the provinces of Belluno (Veneto) and Trento (Trentino-Alto Adige), reaching the maximum altitude with the Punta Penia (3.343 m).
Also important is the presence of the largest glacier of the Dolomites, the Marmolada glacier.
Sella Group is a mountain range of the Dolomites, located between the valleys of Gardena and Badia (South Tyrol), Fassa Valley (Province of Trento) and Livinallongo (Province of Belluno).
It is characterized by a plateau located on its top Piz Boe (3,152 m).
Important tourist destination in winter for skiers and in summer for hikers who can make the tour of the massif called Sella Ronda either clockwise or anticlockwise. Sella Group is considered as one of the most scenic spots of the Dolomites.
Three Peaks of Lavaredo
The Three Peaks of Lavaredo are three of the most famous peaks in the Alps, the Dolomites of Sesto. They are considered among the best-known natural wonders in the world of mountaineering.
The peaks can be reached from the lake of Misurina, Auronzo, Dobbiaco and Sesto Valley.
Magico Veneto - Cycling in the Dolomites
Magico Veneto - Grand Tour in the Dolomites