Biking in the Dolomites: An Easy, Scenic Ride from Italy to Austria

Biking in the Dolomites: An Easy, Scenic Ride from Italy to Austria

You’d never guess from looking at the photo below that any biking path in the Dolomite mountains in northern Italy could be easy. But the paved cycling route from San Candido, in the Sud Tyrol region of Italy, to Lienz, Austria, is 42km / 26mi of gentle downhill.┬áIt’s ideal for kids, rollerbladers, or anyone who…

Posted by on Aug 14, 2009 in Cycling, Dolomites | 6 Comments

Hiking in the Dolomites

I grew up hiking in Canada’s Rocky Mountains, and I must say that hiking in the Dolomites is at least as spectacular and more hiker-friendly: no bears! Dolomites lifts are open in the summertime The reason it’s so easy for hikers is that the ski infrastructure has been completely leveraged: the lifts and gondolas function…

Posted by on Aug 6, 2008 in Dolomites, Hiking & Walking | No Comments