The Dolomites: a cyclists paradise

San Candido/Innichen and the Alta Pusteria Valley/Hochpustertal offer quite a number of world-renowned cycling tours and excursions. For the entire duration of your stay, our hotel offers you free bicycle rental at the bike shop next to the hotel.

Please find below a few exciting cycling trips.
Some of these are considered to be classics and many of you may be familiar with them.

• San Candido/Innichen – Lienz
  This cycling route is primarily downhill along the Drava/Drau River, through amazing scenery.
  After approx. 42km you will reach the East Tyrolean picturesque town of Lienz. For the return, you may use the train.
• San Candido/Innichen – Brunico/Bruneck
  Discover the Pustaria Valley/Pustertal with the historic towns of Dobbiaco/Toblach and Villabassa/Niederdorf
  along this 35-kilometre tour. After a visit to the old town of Brunico you may either return by train or even tackle it by bike
  (the difference in altitude is approx. 450m).

• San Candido/Innichen – Val Fiscalina/Fischleintal
  This cycling route works for cyclists of all levels. With a soft climb of 360m over a distance of 15km,
  cyclists will find options for a tasty snack break before returning by bicycle.

• San Candido/Innichen – Cortina d’Ampezzo
   Mostly gravelled cycling path for experienced cyclists. It starts uphill up to the peak of the Cimabancke/Gemärk mountain pass.
   From there it is an exhilarating downhill descent into Cortina d’Ampezzo. The lakes of Dobbiaco/Toblach and Landro/Dürrensee
   as well as the unforgettable views of the Tre Cime di Lavaredo/Drei Zinnen mountain range are worth every effort along this 30km route.
   Return by bicycle

Special tips for experienced mountain bikers:

• San Candido/Innichen – Dobbiaco/Toblach – Carbonin/Schluderbach – Prato Piazza/Plätzwiese – Villabassa/Niederdorf
   This route of 42km features a difference in altitude of approx. 1000m;
   part of the route goes through the Nature Reserve of Braies-Sennes-Fanes/Fanes-Sennes-Prags.

• San Candido/Innichen – Monte Elmo/Helm
  This route goes along the Drava/Drau River to Versciaco/Vierschach and from there up to the Baita del Cacciatore/Jägerhütte,
   where you can enjoy a well-deserved rest and a hearty snack. From there you will continue towards Monte Elmo
   and return downhill towards Sesto/Sexten.

• San Candido/Innichen – Rifugio Tre Scarperi/Dreischusterhütte
  This mostly tarred, 18km long route offers a relatively moderate difference in altitude of approx. 450m,
  and leads through the immaculate, scenic Campo di Dentro Valley/Innerfeldtal.