Nature trails among lakes, forests, and vineyards and bike routes for families and experts alike: in Trentino, cycling is pure magic.
What could be more exciting than pedaling amidst nature to enjoy the landscapes of the Dolomites? You are probably thinking that you are not physically fit enough and that a cycling vacation is out of your reach. Perhaps you are not yet familiar with the trails of Trentino: here, bicycle tourism is a veritable ethos, with proposals for everyone, including families with children.
Trentino’s valleys abound with scenic trails and loops perfect even for beginners, with specialized welcome facilities and info points located along the way. A super bike-friendly region, Trentino offers a unique opportunity to travel between cities on two wheels. So here are the most beautiful bike routes in terms of nature, food and wine, and art.
Cycling in Val di Fiemme and Val di Fassa
A favorite nature trail is the Val di Fiemme e Fassa cycle path, which is recommended for all types of bicycles. The route runs for about forty kilometers, almost exclusively on paved road, starting in Molina di Fiemme and ending in Campitello di Fassa.
The elevation difference is about 500-600 meters, but don’t worry: if you want to save energy, you can opt for the Bike Express Fassa Fiemme service that connects the two locations during the summer. In this way, you can start cycling from Trento and cover the uphill section with ease.
Among the scents of Val di Non and the colors of Val di Cembra
A bike ride can be a great occasion to discover the area’s excellent produce. One of the most interesting food and wine exploration options is the Val di Non cycle path: an easy, flat route through lush green meadows and rolling hills. You can taste juicy apples such as the Renetta Canada, Golden and Red Delicious varieties, and glasses of exquisite Groppello di Revò made from an indigenous grape.
Another valley, another wine: enjoy tastings of Muller Thurgau in wineries that mark the bike trails of the Cembra Valley amidst vineyards, rocky walls, and stone towers. There are numerous route variants, with alternative trails also reserved for experts and mountain bikers.e.
From city to city: in the lands of Trento and Rovereto
Here’s a bike trail full of artistic and cultural attractions, the Adige cycle path that connects Trento and Rovereto, an itinerary dotted with beautiful fortifications. At each end of the path are some of the most important museums in Trentino: the MUSE, Trento’s science museum and the MART, the Trento and Rovereto museum of modern and contemporary art. Thirty kilometers of pure delight, not only for the pleasant view, but also for the chance to visit some of the best wineries in Trento.
Would you like some more detailed advice on what to visit in Trento? Don’t miss our two-day itinerary-you’ll get plenty of suggestions on what to see in and around Trento, not to mention a visit to Rovereto, including museums, stars and great food.
Travel to Trento with Italo
Why not make your holiday even greener? Travel by train to Trento, the fastest and most cost-effective option to reach the city. Suffice it to say that from Rome you can reach your destination in less than five hours!
With its convenient daily connection to Rovereto, nothing could be easier to organize your summer hikes and trekking routes near Trento. Thanks to Italo, your vacation options range from Val di Fassa in the Dolomites to many green weekend ideas, including a day of biking from Peschiera del Garda to Bardolino.