Stelvio National Park·July 7 - 13 2024

Stelvio Gravel Cycling

5 days of guided gravel cycling routes across Stelvio National Park. Ride our gravel bikes and discover the wilderness of Stelvio

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Overview

Live a cycling holiday in the mountain area of Stelvio National Park and discover the most wild and off road place of the entire area. 5 days of gravel cycling with fat wheels dedicated to the discovery of the most beautiful landscapes of Italy, Austria and Switzerland. Return each night in the same hotel for having relaxing and recovering time before the next bike day adventure!

Effort level

Hard

This tour is suitable for all those sportmen who are true fans of this sport, have an optimal athletic base and want to try something different than usual Total length: 220 km Total ascent: 6000 m Total descent: 6000 m

Travel status

Planned

The travel is scheduled, you can book your experience. Wait our confirmation before organize your logistic for the destination chosen.

No. of participants

3-6 Participants

Highlights

Improve your riding skills in an exclusive environment

Improve your riding skills in an exclusive environment

Who said you can't train on vacation? Improve your stamina and driving technique in the most iconic places in the Stelvio National Park

Taste the best alpine traditional cuisine

Taste the best alpine traditional cuisine

After a long bike ride, try the best specialities of the alpine cuisine.

Live an outstanding outdoor experience riding the best off road tracks

Live an outstanding outdoor experience riding the best off road tracks

Live your adventure holiday through the most un-known routes of Stelvio area

Itinerary

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Day 1

Check-in and meet your guide

During this first day you will have to reach the selected accommodation in Bormio by the afternoon. Before dinner there will be a meeting with the guide.

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Day 2

Cancano Gran Tour

58 km and 1100 m elevation gain

first day in the saddle dedicated to the Cancano lakes. A day to familiarize yourself with the bicycles and to discover the geography of the Stelvio National Park at your leisure. The protagonist climb of the arrival of the 18th stage of the Giro d'Italia 2020 will be covered, an edition that will remain in the annals for its autumn performance.

Leaving the asphalt you will go along the perimeter of the lakes up to the border with Switzerland, this section will be exploratory of the Val Mora stage.

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Day 3

Verva Loop

69 km and 1400 m elevation gain

It starts to get serious, in this stage after having left the paved road in locality Pedenosso, the whole crossing up to Grosio will be characterized by a dirt road in some parts even quite demanding. Yes will cross the old Decauville railroad, part of Val Viola, Val Verva up to malga of the same name. After the pass downhill towards the Acque Sparse lake and then still down to Grosio. The return is expected along the Sentiero Valtellina, the long cycle path that joins the Stelvio to Lake Como.

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Day 4

Rest Day

A day to relax and taste the flavors of Valtellina cuisine. An opportunity not to be missed on the day of rest, that of spending a few hours in the relaxing Terme di Bormio or in the exclusive SPA resorts of QC TERME. If you really want to pedal, it will be possible to rent an e-Bike.

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Day 5

Italy-Switzerland Traverse

62 km and 2600 m elevation gain. 

This will be the hardest day of yours vacation, but you will stay definitely satisfied. Having left the Cancano lakes and having reached the border, already seen on day 1, we will travel 3 demanding and technical kilometers on a single track that will take you to the splendid Val Mora, a surreal landscape that will remind you of the American prairies. Reached the village of St. Maria Val Monastery, will start there the ascent to his majesty the Stelvio.

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Day 6

Gran Zebrù Tour

30 km and 990 m elevation gain. 

After the efforts of the Swiss stage, we collect the latest strength to reach the Refuge Campo in val Zebrù, in the heart of Stelvio National Park. There will be here definitely time for a plate of polenta and spezzatino! Always keep yours at hand cellphone or your camera, it is not so unlikely to meet some ibex. We will return to Bormio in the Pedemontana panoramic road.

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Day 7

Check-out

Nothing good lasts forever, it is time to say goodbye but we are looking forward to have you again with us! See you soon

Travel Prices

Stelvio Gravel Cycling Travel Price

Stelvio Gravel Cycling Travel Price

Your accommodation in the lodging will be in a double room. For single room there is a supplement cost.

FROM$1,508.28/pp

What's Included

Included

Lodging

All Breakfasts

all dinners

Accident insurance for activities

5 days of professional guided gravel routes

gravel bike rental

bike damage insurance

bike backpacking bags

Lunch

Your transport to reach the destination

Everything not on the list included

Tourist local tax

Extra Services

Travel Cancellation Insurance

Travel Cancellation Insurance

Do you want to leave without worries? By adding this option to your cart you are buying an insurance service that will refund you the full price paid to Adventoured in case you are unable to participate in the trip for reasons beyond your control....
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PRICE$44.96/pp

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Lodging

Hotel 3 stars in Bormio

Hotel 3 stars in Bormio

The structure that will host you during your holiday will be in Bormio and it will have all the facilities for bikers!

Your Guide

Marco - Bike Guide

Marco - Bike Guide

Marco is 30 years old and is a true passionate of cycling. throughout the year he rides his bikes to discover the best tracks in the Stelvio National Park.

Stelvio National Park

The National Park between Trentino, Suedtirol, Lombardia and Switzerland

The Stelvio is a typical high-altitude mountain park: for about three quarters of its territory is above 2000 meters and reaches a maximum of 3,905 m on the top of the Ortles.Thanks to the high average altitudes, it is characterized by a succession of impervious peaks and vast glacial surfaces. The Ortles-Cevedale group, on the border between Lombardy and Trentino-Alto Adige, forms its geographical heart.

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FAQs

What are my responsibilities while traveling?

Practicing outdoor sports brings risks. Adventoured and outdoor guides do not accept any responsibility deriving from your wrong behaviors during the participation of our group travels. You are the ultimate responsible for your action.

Do I have any insurance coverage for accidents that can happen during group travel?

Of course! The cost of the trip also includes insurance that adequately covers costs that may arise from the unpleasant event of an accident during outdoor activities. In this page you can find the insurance terms and condition.

Customer Insurance

If I book a trip, do I have the possibility to cancel?

Of course! the reimbursement possibilities are as follows:

  • If you cancel 45 days before the departure of the trip, you are entitled to a refund of 100% of the trip;
  • If you cancel between 45 and 30 days before the departure of the trip, you are entitled to a refund of 70% of the trip;
  • If you cancel within 30 days before the departure of the trip, you are not entitled to a refund

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What is the difference between planned and confirmed trip?

The planned trip is the one available for sale on the platform while the confirmed trip is the one that has reached the minimum number of participants and will start. It is important that you organize the logistics only when the trip has been confirmed by the Adventoured team.


How long can the trip be confirmed?

The goal of the Adventoured team is to find all travel companions for your outdoor trips, but we have given ourselves the terms within which our trips can become confirmed or not:

  • 20 days before the start of the travel in the case of trips lasting more than 6 days;
  • 7 days before the start of the travel in the case of trips lasting between 3 and 6 days; 
  • 48 hours before the start of the travel in the case of trips lasting less than 3 days

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What happens if I have booked a trip but it has not been confirmed by Adventoured?

Unfortunately we were unable to find the minimum number of people to start the trip you booked. At this point you have two solutions: 

  • Request a refund of 100% of the amount paid for the trip booked;
  • Pay the difference to cover the fixed costs of the trip and start the trip anyway. Please note that in this case you could face an increase between 50% and 100% of the initial cost of the trip. To activate this opportunity we will need your response within 24 hours

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Trip Tips

Go Private!

Go Private!

If you want to live this experience by yourself or if you already have a group of people to share your vacation with you can book this trip privately: Use the form in the bottom of this page to contact us!

Gravel Bike

Gravel Bike

The routes we will encounter will be both road and off road. for this adventure we will rent for you a gravel bike RUUT CF2 2X with carbon frame and Shimano Grx 400

Bike Backpack

Bike Backpack

On this journey you will move from place to place. It is important to bring a backpack of at least 20L with you to carry the basic equipment. Instead, we will take care of the transport of your luggage from hotel to hotel.

Flexible booking conditions

Flexible booking conditions

All Adventoured travels have flexible booking condition! If you cancel your booking the reimbursement possibilities are as follows: - If you cancel before 45 days before the departure of the trip, you are entitled to a refund of 100% of the trip; - If you cancel between 45 and 30 days before the departure of the trip, you are entitled to a refund of 70% of the trip; - If you cancel within 30 days before the departure of the trip, you are not entitled to a refund

Travel cancellation insurance

Travel cancellation insurance

Leave without worries and get your travel price refunded if one of these events prevents you from leaving! - if you contract COVID, become ill, or experience an accident just before leaving;  - your flight or train ride is annulled or delayed for longer than 8 hours; - if your car breaks down on the way to the airport;  - you have your travel documents stolen - if you have to postpone your trip due to a natural disaster at your vacation spot, such as an earthquake, avalanche, or volcanic eruption. P.s. This insurance doesn't cover your personal logistic costs (flights, train, car).

Liability during sport activities

Liability during sport activities

Practicing outdoor sports brings risks. Adventoured and outdoor guides do not accept any responsibility deriving from your wrong behaviors during the participation of our group travels. You are the ultimate responsible for your action.

Logistics

Logistics

As our trips require a minimum number of participants, we suggest you to not organize your logistics until your experience is confirmed by the Adventoured team.

Stelvio Gravel Cycling

Italy· July 7 - 13 2024· 6 nights

FROM$1508/pp