September is the perfect month for a bike holiday in the spectacular UNESCO World Natural Heritage Dolomite mountains. Whether you are an MTB fan or a road cyclist, Cortina d'Ampezzo offers a fabulous blend of scenic trails, legendary mountain passes and unbeatable Italian gastronomy, in some of the world's most beautiful and pristine alpine landscapes.
No one knows better than the Italians that cycling is a way of life, a love story full of intrigue, dreams and drama. What better place to live this great passion than against the magnificent backdrop of the UNESCO World Natural Heritage Dolomites.
With the high season of the Italian summer coming to and end and the crowds returning to the city, a new surge of energy can be felt in the majestic Dolomite Mountains brought on by the arrival of cyclists looking to take advantage of long, sunny autumn days and less crowded roads and trails. In late summer and early autumn the colours of the Dolomites intensify as nature puts on its most spectacular performance of the year, enhanced by the unique show of light and shade that can only be experienced in the mountain.
As the pace of life takes on a different rhythm, the famous Dolomite hospitality can be experienced at its most genuine, making your bike holiday an authentic Italian masterpiece.
The beautiful alpine town of Cortina d'Ampezzo, known as the Queen of the Dolomites, is the ideal starting point for cyclists looking for an autumn adventure, with many of the most famous Dolomite MTB routes and road-bike itineraries within easy reach.
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