A nice, easy bike ride, amid apple orchards and fascinating attractions.
From the Parish Church of Plaus, take Via Stazione, cross the bridge over the Adige and follow the itinerary along the river to Naturno, keeping on the left bank. Continue towards Stava, passing through the ruin of Lorenzen, and then pedal towards Ciardes / Castelbello. Here, cross the bridge again and return to the starting point, Plaus, staying on the the left side of the Adige and passing through Ciardes, Stava, Cirlano and Zollwies. During the trip, you can admire Castel Taranto.Overall length: approx. 20 kmDuration: approx. 2 hoursAltitude difference: approx. 150 mDifficulty: low
Pleasant pleasure trips in Val d'Adige through enchanting natural scenery and apple orchards.
The starting point is the centre of Cermes. From there, take Via Trojen to Via Valsura and then continue towards Lana di Sopra, crossing the pedestrian bridge. Once you arrive at your destination, cross another bridge and head for Via dei Prati until you reach Piazza Tribus, passing Via Sant'Agata. Finally, ride along the Wine Road to Nalles.Overall length: approx. 15 kmDuration: approx. 2 hoursAltitude difference: slightDifficulty: low
With its many passes, South Tyrol is an Eldorado for cyclists. Among the most scenic destinations in Merano and surroundings are Passo del Rombo (2,509 m) and Passo delle Palade (1,512 m), both of which are classic stages of the Giro d'Italia.
From the Adige Valley to the high-altitude areas, you will cross dense forests, grassy meadows and quiet farms, always with pleasant temperatures.
A true gem for bike lovers is Monte San Vigilio, closed to traffic, featuring demanding downhill slopes and a magnificent panoramic view of the Dolomites.