met Gella Vandecaveye

Following our successful Cyclings@Marmotta of last 2 years, we organize now in September 2019 our first Ladiescycling @ Marmotta. With this event, we target sporty, recreational, cycling ladies & men. Enjoyment in a healthy and relaxing manner in the mountains of Salzburgerland and around the Hochkönig is paramount.  

Ladiescycling @ Marmotta is meant for ladies who like recreational cycling at an average pace (the “25km / hour peloton”). With a good basic condition and general cycling experience (racing bike) you can perfectly participate.

  The guidance of the group will be done by Gella Vandecaveye, ex judoka Olympic champion. Gella is not only a sporty lady but also and above all a super sympathic and inspiring guide. She has already guided several groups at such events and know the hotel from former visits.


Cycling program (tentative):

Wed 18/09 – Arrival, introduction and explanation

Thu 19/09 – Acquaintance ride through the region (ca 75km)

Fri 20/09 – Ride to and around the Grossglockner (approx. 90 km) with an optional climb to the top.

Sat 21/09 – Tour ride (choice between 65 and 120 km)

Sun 22/09 – Departure of your choice

After cycling, different activities of choice are possible depending on personal preference and time.

  • Cable lift to Karbachalm + mountain hike
  • Outdoor pool Mühlbach / Maria Alm
  • Mountain karting
  • Paragliding
  • Trip to Zell am See

Also friends / girlfriends / non-cyclists are  welcome and can enjoy the environment or participate in alternative activities (see above)


395 Euro / person (based on 2 persons / room)

Single room = 485 Euro  


  • 4x overnight stay with breakfast
  •  4x three-course dinner at the hotel
  • 3x lunch package during bike rides
  •  guidance of bicycle tours by Gella and a co-supervisor (car)
  • socializing, conversations, exchange of experience with Gella Vandecaveye



If you are interested in this event or would like more information, please send an email to stating “Ladiescycling @ Marmotta”. Registration is confirmed after payment of the deposit. (maximum 25 participants)


Who is Gella Vandecaveye?

Gella Vandecaveye is the most famous Belgian judo women since years. She started judo at the age of 8. In her younger years she combined top sport with higher studies. She studied communications management / journalism and through this she already proved her great will, perseverance and boundless ambitions.

Gella Vandecaveye is a multiple European and world champion judo, double Olympic medalist. Gella shares her top sport experience with a lot of enthusiasm and passion by inspiring and motivating other people, both during the practical team activities and during the motivation and coaching sessions. Because of her empathy she feels the wishes, desires and possibilities of her participants well. Boundaries are shifted, boundaries are drawn. Top sport is the university of life and that is what Gella is now doing as an entrepreneur. It remains a fascinating journey that she likes to talk about, always with a touch of humor.