Biking or Hiking in South Tyrol
6 Day Tour. Late May to late September
Trentino South Tyrol
Good 3-Star Hotel
20. May - 30. September
DAY 1: Everyone meets up in the Eisack Valley at Chiusa, the city of Albrecht Dürer, the famous 15th century German artist and intellectual. From there, the cyclists will depart on the 25 km bike path to Bolzano. It’s easier for the hikers who will take a bus to Bolzano after an easy 2-hour walk through landscapes typical of the Eisack Valley, travelling along the slopes below Säben Abbey to Velturno. Likely they’ll have time fora leisurely stroll in Bolzano while they wait for the bicyclists. Then it’s to the hotel.
DAY 2: A bike tour through Val Venosta today – an easy 50 km route. For the hikers, it’s a circular route from Glorenza to Tarces to “Tarscher Bühel” and back to Glorenza, with 170 m elevation gain, approximately 2 to 3 hours, easy.
DAY 3: Cycling tour from Naturno to Merano to Bolzano. An easy tour of 45 kms. A hike along the “Marlinger Waalweges”, approximately 4 hours, with an elevation gain of 150 m, easy.
DAY 4: Bicycle tour through Val di Fassa and Val di Fiemme of approximately 45 km, easy. Hiking in the Trudner Horn Nature Park, approximately 4 hours, elevation gain 300 m, easy to moderate.
DAY 5: Cycle tour from Ora through the South Tyrolean Unterland/Trentino and back, a round trip of about 45 km, rated easy. A hike on the high plateau of “Reggelberges” above Ora, in the area of Bletterbach Gorge. About 4 to 5 hours, 300 meter elevation gain, easy to moderate.
DAY 6: A bicycle round-trip tour from Ora to Lake Caldaro, about 20 km, easy. OR from Ora to Appiano to Lake Caldaro, about 35 km, easy to moderate. And a hike from Bosco di Monticolo through the Valle della Primavera to Lake Caldaro, about 2 to 2,5 hours, easy.