Bike Tour

Leg 1: From St. Moritz to Zernez
The first leg of the tour takes you through the high Engadine Valley. The hiking and biking trail leads you past old farmhouses and patrician houses in La Punt, along the banks of the Inn River, and directly to Zernez, the gateway to the Swiss National Park.
Approx. 35 km


Leg 2: From Zernez to Val Mstair
Through the Ofen Pass From Zernez, the route goes through the Ofen Pass towards South Tyrol. For leisure cyclists: Because, among other reasons, there is no purpose-built bike path, we recommended that to you do not attempt this very difficult ascent, which rises to an elevation of 2,149 metres. Instead, we suggest that you take one of the many buses that run to Mstair (bus schedules on: One youre in the village, the UNESCO-protected Convent of St. John is an absolute must.
Approx. 40 km


Leg 3: from Mstair to Castelbello/Kastelbell
On the way to Lasa/Laas, which is known for its marble, youll pass through Glorenza/Glurns, the smallest city in South Tyrol, with a completely intact city wall. Youll past Tyrols largest church tower in Silandro/Schlanders, amidst the mountain scenery of the Venosta/Vinschgau Valley, and then head directly to Castelbello. For those who still have the energy for a short climb, renowned mountaineer Reinhold Messner's Juval Castle is well worth a visit.
Approx. 47 km


Leg 4: From Castelbello to Lana
The bike path along the Adige/Etsch River brings you as far as Naturno/Naturns, where theres a little detour to the Church of St. Proculus. From Parcines/Partschins via Lagundo/Algund, at the foot of the Ortler Massif, youll continue directly into the city of Merano/Meran. After enjoying a relaxing dip at the Terme Merano spa and pool complex, youll travel through apple orchards all the way to Lana.
Approx. 35 km


Leg 5: Lana to Caldaro/Kaltern
This leg starts in Lana and runs through the apple orchards of Andriano/Andrian, passing the asparagus fields of Terlano/Terlan and Sigmundskron Castle then continuing to Appiano/Eppan, from where the Adige/Etsch Bike Path continues all the way into South Tyrols capital, Bolzano/Bozen. A visit to the tzi Museum, dedicated to the well-known glacial mummy, is highly recommended. Back on the Wine Road, the route continues towards Caldaro/Kaltern and the warmest lake in the Alps: Lake Caldaro.
Approx. 45 km


Leg 6: Caldaro to Trento This leg continues south, amidst vineyards, towards Termeno/Tramin. After stopping off, if you like, to visit Tramin Winery, the bike path goes on to Salurno/Salurn, South Tyrols southernmost town. After crossing the border out of South Tyrol, there is a flat bike path that leads directly into the historical bishops seat, Trento.
Around 46 km


Leg 7: Trento to Verona
This last leg continues along Trentinos Adige Bike Trail. Youll ride through a sea of vineyards, passing Ala, and finish the tour in the city of Verona.
Approx. 100 km



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