Fassa Mountain

Relax or whim into the pedals the coming summer season in Val Gardena has much to offer for outdoor and cycling enthusiasts: If guests explore the hiking paradise walk, or one of the numerous tours of varying difficulty with the bike? This part of the world is perfectly suited for those who want to combine active holidays and recreation. A true secret tip among the sports events is the Sellaronda Bike Day on 27 June for riders of all ages and abilities. Without registration or entry fee, this 55-kilometer tour at 1,780 metres around the famous Sella Massif with the most beautiful Alpine passes to invites without the stunning views to enjoy the pressure of competition. Because of the Sella Ronda Bike Day is not a race, but a pure pleasure ride. And the completely car-free: all passes of the Dolomites on the Gardena pass, the Campolongo, the Pordoi and the Sella for motorised transport remain locked on that day and are from 8: 30 until 15:30 only for cyclists opened.

Everyone can ride on this day, wherever he wants, and as soon as he wants. “Breaks are welcome here: on the picturesque route are numerous viewpoints and Alpine owners have with the cyclist plate” set to the cycling community. The official Jersey of the Sella Ronda bike day is available on the day of the day of the bike or in the online-shop of Val Gardena-Groden marketing (www.valgardena.it) at the price of 20.00. For each shirt sold will be 1.00 to the needy children of Fondriest for children”donated. The Foundation was established by the Italian cyclist Maurizio Fondriest, 1991 and 1993 winner of the cycling World Cup and since four years advertising of the Sellaronda bike day, in life. But anyone looking for the challenge, finds it guarantees at the Sellaronda Hero MTB Marathon”, a mountain bike race, which will take place for the first time on June 26, 2010, in one of the most beautiful mountain views of the Alps. The race takes place between the Dolomites of Val Gardena, Alta Badia, Arabba, Val di Fassa and Alpe di Siusi. A competition with two Difficulty levels: the summer in Val Gardena offers a marathon course with 82 kilometers and 4200 metres above sea level, and a route for all (or almost all) with 50 km and 2600 metres above sea level (www.sellarondahero.com) in addition to the unique sports program of course spectacular of nature.

The rustic beauty of the sun-kissed landscape with its dreamy Alpine pastures and the traditional huts on the way to the next Summit almost inevitably lead to an inner serenity, which discards any stresses in the shortest time. The passes of the Dolomites are the biggest challenge for cyclists since time immemorial. To be on the road with the mountain bike is very worthwhile. Appropriate routes offer here for all claims. Accompanied by a mountain guide, and with help of the mountain railways now also the circumnavigation of the Sella is one day mountain biking in one direction or the other cope. Thanks to the new multimedia maps and GPS tracks, it is now possible, the tours already home to plan. Press contact: Val Gardena-Groden marketing Irene Delazzer str. Dursan 80/c I-39047 s. Cristina Tel. + 39 0471 7777 21 fax + 39 0471 7922 35

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