Date July 3, 2022
Nights 4 or 5 Nights
Book From £99pp Deposit
Price From £pp
Maratona dles Dolomites - Enel July 3, 2022 Italy The Big Six

Maratona dles Dolomites - Enel with Sportive Breaks

The most beautiful sportive on the planet. Set in Corvara in the heart of the dolomites, the Maratona dles Dolomites takes in some of the best climbs in the region on closed, smooth roads. Riders from all over the world have been coming here for the last 33 years to ride this incredible sportive. Three route choices making this suitable for most abilities.

Weekend Highlights

Weekend Highlights

  • Guided Warm Up Rides: We run three guided warm up rides over some stunning Dolomites routes including some Maratona recon.

  • Mechanical Support: Available all weekend to make sure your bike is in perfect condition or rent one of our Ridley Fenix SL from £139.

  • Hotels by the Start / Finish Line: Choice of two family run hotels, one in the start at La Villa and one at the finish (3km away from the start) in Corvara

  • Private Feed Stop: Just before the medium and long route split we have a private feed with savoury food & OTE nutrition.

What's Included


Choice of two family run hotels


From Venice (VCE) on Wed or Thurs

Included Meals

All breakfast & dinners

Sportive Entry

Guaranteed Maratona entry

Guided Warm Up Ride

Daily guided warm up rides with support van


Available all weekend


Maratona dles Dolomites - Enel

The Maratona dles Dolomites is a single-day sportive that sells out within minutes. The first event took place in 1987 and has been described by National Geographic as passionate, big and chaotic.

The event welcomes 12,000 cyclists each year, who are drawn by the magnificent mountain terrain, challenging route and, no doubt, the TV interest.

The locals get just as excited about the event as the cyclists taking part, lining the roads in traditional dress, playing music and of course cheering as participants pass by. With three routes to choose from, there is something for all ability types.


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30th June : Arrival Day One

● This will be the arrival day for individuals booked onto our five-night package. ● Sportive Breaks provides transfers from Venice airport, departing at 11:30. ● We will aim to arrive in Corvara at 14:30. ● There will be an optional warmup spin once we have all checked in to the hotel. ● A welcome dinner will be held at 19:30.

1st July : Arrival Day Two

● Our relaxed warmup ride spans 89km, with an elevation of 2,800m. This will provide the opportunity to see the hardest climb on the Dolomites sportive route. ● There will be a coffee stop to savour an Italian beverage during our cycle. ● This will be the arrival day for individuals booked onto our four-night package. ● Transfers organised by Sportive Breaks will leave Venice at 11:30. ● The transfer will aim to arrive in La Villa at 14:30. ● A welcome dinner has been arranged to start at 19:30.

2nd July : Warm Up Ride

● We will cycle the Sella Ronda, which spans 52km and includes four climbs, reaching an elevation of 1,800m. ● This ride will include what is considered by many to be the most splendid 50km ride on the planet. ● We will return to the hotel at 2pm. ● Race packs will be collected.

3rd July : Final warm up & race brief

● Final warm-up ride before the Maratona dles Dolomites sportive. This will be a punchy spin over Falzarego. The route spans 54km and reaches an elevation of 1,600m. ● We will return to the hotel in time for a spot of lunch. ● The afternoon is yours to enjoy. You may choose to explore the local area or use this opportunity to get your bike checked by our mechanics.

4th July : Maratona day!

● Breakfast will be available from 04:30 to help you fuel up before the race. ● Pens will open at 05:30, ready for the race to start at 06:30. ● Sportive Breaks will have a feed stop at 75km, close to where the long and medium route splits. There will be the opportunity to enjoy some savoury food to raise energy levels before confronting the rest of the sportive. ● After the event, we will return to the hotel for an evening of celebration.

5th July : Departure Day

● Sportive Breaks has arranged a transfer from La Villa and Corvara to Venice airport. Departure will be at 06:30, aiming to arrive at Venice for 09:30.


Hotel Gran Fanes

Str. Agà, 44, 39033 Corvara in Badia

Our base for many years in Corvara is the brilliant Hotel Gran Fanes. Set a 2 minute walk from town, the hotel overlooks the Campolongo. The same family has run this hotel for generations and the local dishes in the evening are delicious. There is a good spa downstairs to recover after a long ride and the terrace outside is perfect for us all to get together for a beer.

Airport Transfers

Sportive Breaks will provide transfers from Venice (VCE) to Corvara across two days. The journey takes approximately two hours and forty-five minutes. Our guides will be in arrivals to meet you.

Arrival Times
Departure Times
Venice (VCE)
Wednesday 12:30 & Thursday 12:30 (arrive 30 mins before this)
Arrive back in Venice at 9.30am (arrange flights 2 hours after this)

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