imageAs well as being a partner of Roadbike Holidays Hotel Gran Paradiso is a member of Mountain Bike Holidays in the elite class, the network of hotels offering all-round specialist mountain-biking holidays.

The quality of their member hotels and of the services and facilities offered to biking fans have made Mountain Bike Holidays the European market leader since 1996. The annual review, certified by TÜV Austria, guarantees these top quality standards are maintained.

Our hotel, which has been selected and is continually being tested by the staff of Mountain Bike Holidays, is constantly coming up with new packages to meet the needs of our guests.

Our guides run daily tours with the hotel guests and they are fully aware of the many differing needs of mountain-biking fans.



As members of "Mountain Bike Holidays" we are experts in your mountain-biking holiday.

The local hoteliers and hotels selected and tested by Mountain Bike Holidays continue to come up with new packages to meet their guests needs. Every day they go on tours with their guests and they are fully aware of their very varied needs. The quality of the hotels and the services they offer mountain-bike fans have made Mountain Bike Holidays the European market leader ever since 1996. The annual review, certified by TÜV Austria, guarantees that quality standards are maintained.

TThe ratings Classic, Elite and Pro represent the overall number of guided cycling outings with qualified guides, each day and each week.
We are certified by Mountain Bike Holidays and from 2015 we were rated as Elite.
The Elite rating means the following guided outings are on offer with qualified guides:

  • 2 guided bike outings 6 days a week, with their own specialist guides.
  • At least one guided outing in the weekly programme includes a visit to the neighbouring region. A transfer is organised at the beginning and end of tours that are outside the local area.
  • Cycling technique training
  • One tour also on the departure day

The Mountain Bike Holidays guarantees

  • Every outing has two guides catering for people able to handle 2 different levels of difficulty
  • Useful experience and entertainment
  • Individual advice on signing up
  • Equipment advice
  • Briefing on the details of the tour
  • Breaks at particularly scenic spots with photo-opportunities
  • Local area information
  • Eating out in the most delightful places serving local cuisine
  • Advice on technical matters and tips
  • Bike transport and shuttlebus for cyclists (where provided)
  • Guided tours that always start on time
  • Themed packages

Guided tours

  • With no minimum number requirement
  • Each tour has a maximum of 10 taking part
  • Still run in bad weather, with adjustment to the route


  • The level of cyclists is assessed and they are divided into two groups
  • Information on the difficulty of each route
  • Updated weather and travelling conditions
  • First aid and repair kits always at the ready with the guide


Only properly qualified professional guides accompany Mountain Bike Holidays guided tours.
Guided tours are accompanied by the Hotel Gran Paradiso owner Roland Ploner, by his brother Alex or by one of the other professional guides of the Dolomite Biking Guide Team.

The priority for the Dolomite Biking Guide Team is to guarantee cyclists maximum safety as they enjoy a highly entertaining outing.

Easy & E-Bike

The Easy & E-Bike tours run three times a week (further tours on request).

Roland and Alex, our C.O.N.I. certified guides, will be only too happy to answer your questions and they will be at your side during the tours, each of which will be adapted to the conditions and the skills of those taking part. We will make sure you have a really fun outing.

  • E-bike hire directly from the hotel at a cost of €59 per person per day
  • Recharge station in the hotel
  • Our guides are available every day between 18:30 and 19:00 at reception to help you choose your tour and to give individual advice. They will also give you information about riding techniques.
  • In our bike corner you will find an Easy & E-Bike folder with detailed information about the tours and the services we provide
  • Simple tours with a maximum gradient of 500m
  • Information on bike transport in the valley (public transport, shuttle bus service)
  • Advice and information about the area
Mountain-biking Services

  • Our hotel offers 6 mountain-bike outings a week in two groups (tour cost €40 per person).
  • Each tour always has two levels of difficulty with two different guides taking care of each type of cyclist
  • Weekly training session on biking techniques based on riders’ needs
  • Information about the tours given every day of the week, between 18:30 and 19:00, followed by a personal consultation
  • Qualified guides for road and mountain-bike tours and for biking holidays.
  • Maintenance and basic mechanical assistance for guests’ bikes
  • Free hire of our MTBs for adults and children directly from our hotel, also with baby seats on request.
  • On request the hotel organises road bike hire. Our partner store will take care of all your needs
  • Free hire of a GPS device three times a week, including instructions on its use from our guides
  • Self-service bike-cleaning: washing, drying, protective treatment with silicone or wax spray
  • Free bike check-up (brief information sheet with a list of any maintenance needed)
  • Sale of food supplements Xenofit drinks + bars. They will be offered by guides on guided tours
  • Bike photos to remember those happy times in the saddle, photos can be downloaded free at reception
  • Free laundry service for cycling gear
  • Special maps for bike tours
  • At least 10 tours with downloadable GPS coordinates
  • GPS coordinates can be uploaded from the hotel website or from a computer for your use
  • Bike racks (unsupervised) in front of the hotel for daytime parking + parking area CCTV for overnight storage
  • Dryers for bike clothes and footwear
  • Après-bike with afternoon snack for tour participants in the garden or on the terrace
  • Table reserved for cyclists as a pre-tour meeting point
  • If you would rather not spend every day in the saddle, Alta Badia has lots more interesting things to do

Services at an extra charge

  • E-Bike hire direct from the hotel at a cost of €59 per person per day
  • Satellite equipment hire
  • Bike-cleaning service performed by the staff
  • Delicious packed lunch, especially for cyclists
  • Bookable shuttle service for cyclists
  • Recovery service in the event of breakdowns
  • Waterproof gear hire

In the hotel lobby there is a special info-point for bikers providing:

  • Weekly evening meetings for guests describing the guided tours organised by the hotel
  • Tour maps with descriptions of on and off-road routes
  • Specialist magazines for road, mountain biking and cycling holidays
  • Noticeboard with the weekly programme of guided MTB tours in Alta Badia
  • Price list for guided tours, hire of mountain bikes and products of interest to bikers, massage and treatments for cyclists

Services for cyclists’ friends and family

  • Health & Beauty farm where you can enjoy the swimming pool, take a sauna, a Turkish bath, use the aromarium, Jacuzzi and Kneipp pool, infrared cubicle and have beauty treatments and massage
  • On 3 mornings a week there are exercise classes offering stretching, level 1 yoga and muscle awakening
  • Special maps with hiking routes of different levels of difficulty. You can trust our expert staff to help you plan your walk.
  • Huge garden in which to relax and catch the rays
  • Clay tennis court, equipment hire at reception.
Bike Care

Bike garage and outdoor bike-park

For the entire summer season cyclists can use our handy bike-park outside the hotel.
Before or after your outing, you can park your bike in the shade of the well-equipped gazebo enabling you to perform quick simple maintenance jobs, clean your bike or simply enjoy a beer with friends on our outdoor terrace, without ever losing sight of your bike. You will be able to sleep soundly at night because your bike will be locked into the hotel garage equipped with CCTV.

Bike garage

  • An ample, well-lit space with windows and CCTV
  • 2 access points to the garage only with the key provided to guests
  • Ask at reception for our high-quality padlocks for even greater security
  • Machine for washing and drying your cycling footwear
  • Bike rack

​Service area

In our refurbished bike garage you can use the best equipment for the care and maintenance of your bike:

  • A big workbench equipped with high-quality specialist tools
  • Hand pump
  • Air compressor for inflating tyres and drying the bike
  • Professional bike maintenance stand
  • Repair kit for repairing the inner tube and tubeless tyres
  • Inner and outer tubes of various diameters for road and mountain-bikes (to be paid for)
  • Professional chain cleaner
  • Large assortment of products for bike care (lubricants, de-greasers, etc.)

Bike wash

Both inside and outside the bike garage you will find everything necessary for cleaning your bike to perfection:

  • Water pump with variable pressure
  • Large-sized wash basin
  • Sponges, paper and cloths for drying

Alternatively, why not use the cleaning, drying, lubricating and protective frame treatment service offered by our expert staff? (Service to be paid for)
Roadbike & mountain bike tours programm summer 2021

  • At 9:00 a.m. - MOUNTAIN BIKE & E-BIKE TOUR: : Pralongiá - Cherz
  • At 9:00 a.m. - ROADBIKE TOUR: Dolomites Bike Day (Fodom)

  • At 9:00 a.m. - MOUNTAIN BIKE & E-BIKE TOUR: Natural Park Puez Geisler Tour (Longiarü)
  • At 9:00 a.m. - ROADBIKE TOUR: Sellaronda

  • At 9:00 a.m. - MOUNTAIN BIKE & E-BIKE TOUR: Fanes Sennes Braies Natural Park Tour (Santa Croce)
  • At 9:00 a.m. - ROADBIKE TOUR: Tre Cime di Lavaredo

  • At 9:00 a.m. - MOUNTAIN BIKE & E-BIKE TOUR: Sellaronda
  • At 9:00 a.m. - ROADBIKE TOUR: Passo Giau

  • At 9:00 a.m. - MOUNTAIN BIKE & E-BIKE TOUR: Fanes da San Vigilio
  • At 9:00 a.m. - ROADBIKE TOUR: Passo delle Erbe

  • At 9:00 a.m. - MOUNTAIN BIKE & E-BIKE TOUR: Longiarü – Putia

Our Customer Satisfaction Index: 95
Room: 4.7/5

Cleanliness: 4.8/5

Service : 4.9/5

Price: 4.3/5

Restaurant: 4.7/5

Bar: 4.6/5

Wellness / Spa: 4.7/5


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