This old rail route built in WW1 was decommissioned in 1964. But the recreational value of this route was later reconsidered and subsequently extended to the region of Veneto. Lago di Dobbiaco, Val di Landro, Lago di Landro and the view over the north face of the tre cime (3 Peaks) a stunning bike route for landscape enthusiasts. For the very fit, this amazing route can be ridden both ways. For those who would rather ride it in one direction, there is a handy shuttle bus service in the summer months. this route includes a heavily trafficked section just before cortina, so please take extra care when riding!
Start from Bikehotel Alpenblick to the Dobbiaco train station (1220 m); take the well sign-posted Dobbiaco-cortina cycle path, ride along the lake Dobbiaco (1280 m), and keep pedalling on a gentle climb to lake Landro (1403 m), then cross (underpass) the SS 48 road toward lago di Misurina and keep on climbing up to Passo di cimabanche (1530 m), highest point of this tour; here the descent commences, leaving ospitale behind (1480 m), and reaching the destination of Cortina D’Ampezzo (1210 m). For the return you can take the public bus to Dobbiaco.