AUTHENTIC LAKES AND MOUNTAINS
Distance: 111 Km
Elevation gain: + 1993 mt
Max altitude: 1811 mt
Min altitude: 321 mt
Max gradient: 19%
Departure from Terme di Arta car park
Madonna del Ponte.
Villa Santina lake.
Turn left for Enemonzo.
Turn right onto a beautiful road in the Enemonzo countryside.
Turn left to return to the secondary road.
Start the climb to Ampezzo at the Passo del Pura exit (6.5 km at average 4.5%, including a downhill section).
Ampezzo (water, refreshments and coffee available in a number of bars).
Turn right for Sauris and enter the Lumiei valley.
The first tunnel, “Clap della Polenta” (527 metres, cobbled, use lights).
The second tunnel, “Pala Pelosa” (314 metres, cobbled, use lights).
The third tunnel, “Puinton” (525 metres, cobbled, use lights).
The fourth tunnel (200 metres, cobbled).
The fifth tunnel, “della Diga” (726 metres, cobbled; caution: the darkest tunnel, use appropriate lights) .
Lake Sauris and the dam
Sauris di Sotto
A series of hairpin bends.
On the left, the church of San Lorenzo, Sauris di Sopra.
Start of the final 3.5 km, average gradient above 9% with 18% on the last section
End of the climb, viewpoint with bench.
Turn right for Val Pesarina.
Turn right for Pesariis, the village of clocks.
Turn right for the Degano valley, then take the cycleway to Arta Terme.