Tag Archives: Gardena

Sellaronda [counterclockwise]

Sellaronda Bikeday

Description: The Sellaronda loop counterclockwise. Once you’ve gone around clockwise you should try this direction, too, in order to see the views that you missed on the descents in the other direction. You’ll be thinking that you’re riding a totally different route. This is also the direction that is ridden during the Sellaronda Bikeday that is held every […]

Sellaronda [clockwise]


Description: The classic Sellaronda loop should be ridden by every cyclist at least once. This is the direction we prefer because having Passo Campolongo at the beginning is a nice warm-up for the next 3 climbs. 0 km Starting in Badia head south (uphill) on the SP244 towards Corvara. 4.5 km There’s a fantastic cold water […]

Passo Gardena from Selva

Passo Gardena from Selva ©PatitucciPhoto

Looking at the numbers, Passo Gardena from the side of Selva di Val Gardena seems pretty easy. Well, it isn’t hard for sure, but if you’re approaching the Passo Gardena after a long loop – maybe after already climbing the whole Val Gardena or coming from the Passo delle Erbe loop – it may feel […]

Passo Gardena from Corvara

Passo Gardena during Sellaronda Bikeday

The Passo Gardena is the main connecting road between the ladin valleys of Val Badia and Val Gardena, and as the main road, it is also one of the busiest passes of the Dolomites. In the morning you may encounter commuters driving to work, and herds of tourists or motorbikes on a ride throughout the day. Having said this […]