This Italian Dolomites motorcycle tour has it all.
It has excellent biking roads and mountains of outstanding beauty as well as great hotels with traditional food.
With their limestone peaks the Dolomites are the most beautiful part of the Italian Alps.
It is an unspoiled region of lakes, vast forests and Alpine pastures. With its spectacular mountain passes it is as one of the most attractive destinations for bikers.
You will start your journey from Folkestone. Your first overnight destination will be in Luxembourg.
During the next two days you will continue through Germany and Austria. You will have an overnight stop in each country.
The Black Forest will be your second over night stop. Here you will stay in a three star family run hotel. Your host will also treat you with a delicious German supper.
Upon your arrival to Austria you will receive a similar hospitality. The difference being that the hotel star rating and the number of evening meal courses will increase by one.
Your route from Austria will take you over the Timmelsjoch Pass. This is one of the most desirable passes for bike riders. The Motorcycle museum and the restaurant at the top are also worth a visit.
In the Dolomites you will be staying in a small Alpine resort. It is surrounded by fir trees and snow-covered peaks that turn a spectacular pink at sunset. So sit back and enjoy.
Now you will have the opportunity to ride the spectacular mountain passes. These include the famous Sella Ronda, Valparola and Giau. Also Falzarego and Passo di Castalunga as well as Stelvio.
Take your time and enjoy the ride. The ride outs are not long so some routes can be done twice!
As tempting as it may be to keep on riding please take your time to stop and take photos. There are also plenty of places for coffee breaks and cable car rides.
From the hotel you can also visit one of the most glamorous Italian ski resorts. The well known Cortina d’Ampezzo is one of them. Also the historic towns of Bolzano and Bruneck are not far to visit. Lake Misurina is a perfect stop for lunch.
The return journey will take you through Austrian Tirol, the Black Forest and the Champagne region.
This tour can be equally enjoyed on and off the bike. It is a very unique motorcycle touring holiday.
To fully appreciate this tour one visit might not be enough!