Heading north from Cortina, the 10km Cortina - Pian de Loa - Cascate di Fanesmountain bike route begins in the centre of Cortina from Hotel Cornelio, near the crossroads for Passo Tre Croci, after the bus station. It winds alng the cycling track (n.208), which once was the site of the railway Cortina Dobbiaco. The small road is almost flat and paved until the outskirts of the town. There it becomes a dirt road which flanks Mount Pomagagnon under Punta Fiames.
Upon reaching a little house (the old railway station of Fiames), turn left and descend towards the main road. Cross the main road to catch the path n.10, which borders the river Boite towards Pain de Loa.
After crossing the bridge, follow the path n.10/104 and follow the signs for Cascate di Fanes - Ponte Outo. Themountain bike route from this point is a constant climb for about 2km.
Distance | Altitude | Place | Direction
0 KM. 1240 MT. CORTINA Start from the cycle path (ex-railway track /path. 208).
4.5 KM. 1293 MT. FIAMES Descend left to reach Hotel Fiames and continue along path for Pian de Loa.
8 KM. 1364 MT. PIAN DE LOA Continue along path 10/401 following signs for the waterfall cascate di Fanes-Ponte Outo.
10 KM. 1600 MT. CASCATE DI FANES
Return via the same route. * 10 km.
Overall, Cortina - Pian de Loa - Cascate di Fanes is the 17th most popular mountain bike trail of all 45 mountain biking rides in Italy.