Pfarre village in Trentino Alto Adige - Bolzano, Italy
View on the famous promenade along the Passirio river. Northern Italy.
Four hikers on Backroads' trip.
Group of people of varying ages having a beer.
Seiser Alm in Italy
Line of cows walking in a field.
Beautiful landscape of forests and mountains.
Basket filled with different types of bread and rolls, soft pretzels.
Biker having a beer at a picnic table.
Two bikers posing with a bike.
Two bikers on a city road.
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Woman offering cake to two guests.
View on Castle Trauttmansdorff between a green Alps landscape and botanical garden of Meran. Merano, Province Bolzano, South Tyrol, Italy.
The church of St Nicholas in the old town of Meran, South Tyrol.
Bolzano Cathedral or Duomo di Bolzano aerial panoramic view, located in Bolzano city in South Tyrol, Italy.
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Dolomites Easygoing Multi-Adventure Tour

Dolce Tempo Journey amid Italy's Dramatic Peaks

Couples, Friends & Solos

6 days 5 nights

Activity Level: 1-2

Premiere Hotels

From: $5,999 - $6,199 pp dbl occ

($750 - $1,150 for sgl occ)

Escape with us to greener pastures in the spectacular Dolomites. Hike and e-bike through electric-emerald valleys and charming Austro-Italian villages. Adventure amid dramatic limestone massifs. Take it slow: savor exquisite mountain meals, fine Italian wines and elegant hotels. The bliss-filled memories from your vacation in the Dolomites will linger—even long after you’ve returned home.

Italy Dolomites Easygoing Multi-Adventure Tour
Italy Dolomites Easygoing Multi-Adventure Tour


Start/End Bolzano

Start/End locations may vary. Do not book flights until your trip details are confirmed.


  • Experience South Tyrol's multicultural mosaic as you e-bike through a stunningly beautiful mountain setting
  • Raft on the rolling rapids of the Ahrn River, admire sweeping views of the magnificent Zillertal Alps above
  • Hike breathtaking routes through high-alpine meadows, where colorful wildflowers dazzle amid alpine massifs
  • Unwind at luxurious Dolomite retreats nestled amid a landscape awash in sorbet-hued alpenglow


Accommodations may vary based on departure date.
6 Days Premiere Hotels
Accommodations may vary based on departure.
Days 1-2

It’s love at first sight when you catch a glimpse of Pederü Hut and the mountain landscape of the Dolomites | E-bike through the Marebbe Valley, passing charming hamlets and farms, along paths that follow river valleys and agriculture roads | Cruise on your bike through the rolling Badia Valley with views of the Fanes mountain group | A South Tyrolean wine tasting is the perfect introduction to the region’s exquisite native grapes and various varietals | Hike through towering mountains and admire the dreamlike landscape of bucolic Ahrntal | Twist and turn on a rafting adventure down the rolling Ahrn River | Satisfy your palate with indulgent dinners featuring regional specialties like canederli (bread dumplings) and apple strudel.

Exterior view of Falkensteiner Hotel Kronplatz
Falkensteiner Hotel Kronplatz
| Premiere Hotel

A chic mountain retreat featuring modern design with minimalist décor and phenomenal views of the peak-ensconced valley. (pool, spa)

Day 3

Hike manicured trails through picture-perfect alpine meadows from the storybook village of Ortisei in Val Gardena | Admire views of the neighboring Sella and Sasso Lungo and Sasso Piatto massifs from high above the the Seiser Alm Meadow | Linger over a cold post-hike birra on the terrace of a typical mountain hütte | Indulge at the spa or soak up alpenglow while sipping an aperitivo with your crew in quaint, Kastelruth town.

Exterior view of Hotel Lamm
Hotel Lamm
| Premiere Hotel

Located at the foot of the spectacular Seisler Alm in the Dolomites, this scenic hotel features spacious rooms, elegant wooden oak floors and a rooftop terrace with a heated pool and wellness area. (pool, spa) 

Days 4-6

We begin today’s hike from Dorf Tyrol, a small town perched above Meran boasting impressive views of multiple castles, mountain peaks and lush valleys | Pass by historic landmarks, including a famed castle and parish church, as you venture towards the city center | Amble across a scenic walkway lined with Mediterranean flora and fauna that overlooks the city | Spin along manicured bike paths through lush meadows to the medieval walled streets and fortified city towers of a hamlet in South Tyrol | Unwind at our historic and luxurious hotel | Visit the gardens of Trauttmansdorff Castle and perhaps extend your vacation in Bolzano.

Exterior view of Villa Eden
Villa Eden
| Premiere Hotel

Surrounded by landscaped gardens with views of the Dolomites, this peaceful oasis is designed around wellness and well-being. A Leading Hotels of the World property. (pool, spa)

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Activity Level: 1-2

Our Dolce Tempo activities allow you to leisurely explore local hidden gems and to get away from the crowds, experiencing the essence of your location on your own terms and at your own pace. Easier than our other trips, but still wonderfully active, itinerary options typically include 2-4 hours of walking, e-biking or other excursions per day. On e-bike routes, our custom electric-assist bikes allow you to pedal effortlessly. Your trip is fully supported with dedicated Trip Leaders, vans, meticulously selected routes and downloadable GPS files available for use on your own device.

Route notes

The hiking and biking terrain on this trip varies from rolling to hilly with a few steep ascents and descents. Keep in mind that the altitude and rugged terrain can make the routes feel more challenging than the mileage may suggest.

Daily Activity Options

* Includes shuttle.
Day 1
Level 1 | 20 miles* | 1200 ft. gain
Level 2 | 22 miles | 1200 ft. gain
Day 2
Level 1 | 2 miles | 500 ft. gain
on Ahrn River (2.5 hours)
Day 3
Level 1 | 3 miles | 300 ft. gain
Level 1 | 4 miles | 400 ft. gain
Level 2 | 8 miles | 500 ft. gain
Day 4
Level 1 | 3 miles | 400 ft. gain
Level 1 | 5 miles* | 500 ft. gain
Level 2 | 6 miles | 500 ft. gain
Day 5
Level 1 | 15 miles* | 300 ft. gain
Level 2 | 36 miles* | 600 ft. gain
Day 6
Trauttmansdorff Gardens Visit (1 hour)

What's Included

Available Bike Options

On this Dolce Tempo trip, most travelers choose to ride one of our custom titanium e-bikes. If you prefer to enjoy the daily rides without electric assistance, you can select another bike. See all options below. (click the arrow to see all available options)

Backroads Electric-Assist Bike
Backroads Electric-Assist Bike
Electric-Assist Bike

Included in your trip price

Keep pace or zip ahead, pedaling with an electric boost. This bike provides plenty of power to flatten the hills and more than enough battery range to cover the distance.
Min. age to ride e-bike: 16+

Local Bike Generic Image
Local Bike Generic Image
Local Bike

Included in your trip price

On this trip where Backroads custom titanium bikes are not available, local bikes of comparable quality, and well suited for the terrain, are offered.

Also Included

  • All breakfasts, 5 lunches, 5 dinners
  • Expertise and services of our experienced Trip Leaders
  • Snacks and beverages between meals
  • Additional guides and experts from the region on many trips
  • Van shuttles to support a variety of route options
  • Comprehensive Travel Planner with detailed pre-trip information
  • Private guided tours at museums, historic sites, wineries and other select attractions as noted in the Travel Planner
  • All gratuities at hotels and restaurants
  • Special events, including wine tastings and other select attractions as mentioned in the Travel Planner
  • On biking and multi-adventure trips, use of fully equipped Backroads titanium bike plus helmet and accessories
  • Trailercycles, carriers, and kid-sized helmets for Family Trips
  • Equipment and experienced guides for kayaking, rafting, snorkeling, sailing and canoeing as described
  • Park and other entry fees
  • Fares for trains, ferries and other modes of travel as listed in the Travel Planner
  • Select coach transfers
  • Baggage transfers and porterage

Straight talk

We want to make sure you're on the right trip and that you have the best experience possible. Every Backroads trip is unique and this one is no exception.

Shuttle Time

In order to access the most scenic biking routes and significant points of interest on this trip, strategic shuttles are incorporated into several days of our itinerary. Most will be limited to an hour or so at a time, but on some days you can expect to spend a bit more time in the van. Please note that we have planned our itinerary to make the most of our time in this spectacular area. So sit back and relax, knowing that someone else is doing the driving, and enjoy the beauty of the journey.

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