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If you are a road-biking fan and if travelling the Dolomite passes in the saddle is your ideal destination, if you can’t do without pedalling at least a little way every week, our Roadbike Hotel in the Dolomites is for you.

Our hotel in San Cassiano, in the ideal location for setting off on your road bike, offers a vast range of professional-quality facilities and services for lovers of cycling and those who accompany them.

Roland, owner of the hotel and himself an expert road-biking guide and passionate cyclist, with CONI certification, will be there to guide you on some unforgettable tours and adrenalin-rich downhill runs among the most beautiful and famous Alpine routes.

We can offer cyclists a complete service thanks to our partnership with the famous cycling trainer Giovanni Camorani. Our hotel guests can embark on a course of professional training making use of the indoor bikes with the Rotopress system at the Born To Run training centre.

MOUNTAIN BIKE HOLIDAYS EXPLORING THE DOLOMITE TRAILS IN ALTA BADIA IN THE COMPANY OF OUR EXPERT GUIDES.

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Hotel Gran Paradiso & Roadbike Holidays (RBH)

As a member of Roadbike Holidays we are the experts for your road-biking holiday.

All member hotels have proven competence in road-biking and are able to meet all the needs of cyclists in terms of both quality and performance. The annual checks, certified by TÜV Austria, guarantee that the highest standards are maintained.

It is possible to spend any of the four seasons of the year in the saddle at the numerous hotels signed up to Roadbike Holidays. You can, for example do winter training, or pre-season training by the sea, take pleasant tours around lakes or face up to the challenge of a marathon in those famous Alpine passes.

Roadbike Holidays aims to provide a number of special packages for cycling fans, both amateur and professional. There are other packages for triathletes and for sports clubs or the special service that includes a guide vehicle, making Roadbike Holidays truly unique.

We have been certified by Roadbike Holidays.


Alta Badia & Roadbike

Many people consider the Dolomites cyclists' heaven. Pedalling along in the Dolomites, lifting your eyes from your bike, you will always have before you a breath-taking view of Mother Nature at her most triumphant.

Alta Badia offers road-biking fans a wealth of entertainment among the mountain passes that have written the story of cycling, countless guided tours led by highly qualified local experts, unforgettable majestic Dolomite landscapes and such high-profile cycling events as the Sellaronda Bike Day and the Maratona Dles Dolomites.

Alta Badia is the perfect destination for anyone wishing to spend a holiday in the saddle – it's just waiting for you to explore!


The Roadbike 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


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


Safety

  • 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 kit always at the ready with the guide
  • Repair kit carried by the guide


Expertise

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


Guide Team

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

  • Our hotel offers two road-bike outings a week, on Tuesdays and Fridays. On request this can also be on your departure day
  • Each tour always has two levels of difficulty with two different guides taking care of each type of cyclist
  • Every day, between 18:30 and 19:00 there is a meeting with the guides with information about the tours followed by a personal consultation
  • Qualified guides approved by C.O.N.I for road and mountain-bike tours.
  • Maintenance and basic mechanical assistance for guests’ bikes
  • Free hire of a GPS device three times a week, including instructions on its use from our guides
  • Our hotel works in partnership with the famous sports shop Alta Badia Shop & Rental for road-bike hire. On request the hotel organises bike hire at a cost of €39 a day.
  • Free hire of our MTBs for adults and children; on request also hire of helmets and baby seats
  • Self-service bike-cleaning: washing, drying, protective treatment with silicone or wax spray
  • Free bike check-up (brief information sheet listing 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 at reception
  • Laundry service for cycling gear: included in the bike package; without the package at a cost of €6 a bag.
  • Dryers for bike clothes and footwear
  • 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
  • Après-bike with afternoon snack
  • Table reserved for cyclists in the garden or on the terrace before the tour


Services at an extra charge

  • E-Bike hire direct from the hotel at a cost of €50 per person per day
  • 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

  • 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 bike tours
  • Price list for guided tours, bike hire and products of interest to bikers, massage and treatments for cyclists


Club & groups. Our hotel provides special services for cycling clubs and groups, including:

  • Bike store with CCTV for at least 20 bikes
  • Photos of the guided tours on CD/USB stick
  • Bookable shuttle service
  • Service area with all the equipment needed for the care and maintenance of your bike
  • Seminar room with use of a projector and other equipment for presentations and discussions



Services for cyclists’ friends and family

While we offer a whole host of services to bikers, we never forget that they are often accompanied by family members or friends not interesting in cycling. This is a list of services specially for them:

  • 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 Nordic walking (one each per day)
  • 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 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 in 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 stand


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

Monday
  • At 9:00 a.m. - MOUNTAIN BIKE & E-BIKE TOUR: : Natural Park Puez Geisler Tour (Longiarü)
  • At 9:00 a.m. - ROADBIKE TOUR: Dolomites Bike Day (Fodom)

Tuesday
  • 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: Sellaronda

Wednesday
  • At 9:00 a.m. - MOUNTAIN BIKE & E-BIKE TOUR: First World War Tour (Valparola -5 Torri)
  • At 9:00 a.m. - ROADBIKE TOUR: Tre Cime di Lavaredo

Thursday
  • 1 hour before dawn - MOUNTAIN BIKE & E-BIKE TOUR: UNESCO Dolomites Sunrise
  • At 9:00 a.m. - ROADBIKE TOUR: Passo Giau

Friday
  • At 9:00 a.m. - MOUNTAIN BIKE & E-BIKE TOUR: Alpe di Siusi Panorama Trail Tour
  • At 9:00 a.m. - ROADBIKE TOUR: Passo delle Erbe

Saturday
  • At 9:00 a.m. - MOUNTAIN BIKE & E-BIKE TOUR: Fanes-Sennes-Braies Natural Park Tour (Fanes)


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Our Customer Satisfaction Index: 94.8
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: 4.6/5

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Monday
16 °C
6 °C
Tuesday
21 °C
2 °C
Wednesday
22 °C
3 °C