Day 1 - Treviso to Belluno
68.2 miles; 3,843 ft elevation gain (56ft/mi)
Day One begins with a 30 minute (19 mile) van ride from hotel in Venice, Italy to the start of the route in Treviso, Italy. We head north to pick up the Piave River. We then at about mile 15, have a quick 250 ft climb to a hilltop for views, and then after the descent the rest of the ~40 mile ride is a steady climb until we reach Belluno, following the Piave River all the way.
- Beautiful views of the eastern Dolomites
Belluno is a town and province in the Veneto region of northern Italy. Located about 100 kilometres north of Venice, Belluno is the capital of the province of Belluno and the most important city in the Eastern Dolomites region. With its roughly 36,000 inhabitants, it is the largest populated area of Valbelluna. Belluno has its own theater and many churches an piazzas typical of Italian towns.