A stunning part of the Dolomites which for too long has been enjoyed only by the Italians! The scenery around the Tre Cime is world class with some stunning mirro lakes and incredible rock formations. The 3Epic started life as a hugely popular MTB race but now there is a road cycling event which promises to become the next big thing. The route takes in 3 local climbs before coming back to the start town of Auronzo di Cadore and the final challenge - Tre Cime di Lavaredo. Join us for a long weekend of great food, stunning scenery and a brilliant sportive.
The Tre Cime is one of the worlds great climbs but unknown to most riders. Be the first of your mates to ride this Italian legend.
This is an incredible spot for riding. We take the most of the weekend with a stunning warm up ride on Saturday over to Cortina and looping back to Auronzo on quiet roads with beautiful views in all directions.
A secret sportive, unknown and unridden by non-Italians, the 3Epic is a stunning route in the Dolomites finishing on one of the legends of Italian cycling - Tre Cime di Lavaredo.
Arrive in Venice before 10.30am for an 11am transfer. We arrive in Auronzo by 1pm with time to set up the bikes and go for a warm up spin all together before dinner.
We have breakfast from 7.30am and then roll out for a warm up ride at 8.30am. We head to Cortina over the Passo Tre Croci before looping back to Auronzo. Total ride is 85km with 1,500m of climbing with a coffee stop mid route. We should be home for early afternoon.
We have breakfast from 7.30am and then have an easy coffee spin just to keep the legs moving. In the afternoon we have a pre sportive briefing with tips for the ride and all the logistical info you need.
Sportive day. An early start in Auronzo with the race pens very close to our hotel. After the race we have a post ride celebration meal.
Morning at leisure before we head back to Venice for 12pm. Book your flights to leave after 2pm.
There are a couple of shorter route options but we strongly suggest the long route. This is only 108km and then you roll downhill for 30km to get back to the race village in Auronzo di Cadore. Expect stunning lakes, classic climbs and some quiet local roads.
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Ride Distance: 104
Elevation gain: 2320
We collect from Venice for the 1hr45min drive to Auronzo di Cadore. Collections are at 11am for arrival at 1pm.
We have time for a coffee spin on Friday and then take in a lovely 85km warm up ride on the Saturday over a different part of the Dolomites that you won't see on the sportive. This is a social ride at a relaxed pace leaving you plenty of time in the afternoon to relax and prepare for Sunday.
4 night packages staying in Auronzo di Cadore. The perfect short break for this great sportive. Our small group trips are supported by our Sportive Breaks host & a local guide.
All Packages Include:
Twin Package for 2 People