radweg etschtal unterland auer branzoll obstgaerten
radweg etschtal unterland auer branzoll obstgaerten

Bassa Atesina Cycle Path: Bolzano - Ora - Salorno

The bikeway of the Bassa Atesina starts in Bolzano, stretches to Salorno and continues to Trento along the Adige River

The Bassa Atesina cycle track stretches from Ponte Adige (Sigmundskron) to the Chiusa di Salorno (Salurn). It belongs to the Via Claudia Augusta track Augsburg-Venice and runs in the south of South Tyrol. If you start in Bolzano, you first cycle along the Isarco river, after 20 minutes only you keep on cycling in a landscape that is characterised by fruit orchards. Passing by the crossing Merano/Appiano, you proceed towards the Adige bridge to the so-called Ischia Frizzi, defining a biotope between the two rivers and a component locality of Vadena.

About 10 minutes later, we traverse again the Adige on the left side, via the white bridge of Vadena. We continue, cycling by Laives and Bronzolo towards the station of Ora. After traversing the railway line, the cycle track crosses a road, then it proceeds towards Egna, past Laghetti and further on to Salorno. This is where the border of South Tyrol stretches, and also the border of the German-speaking area, that is to say the Chiusa di Salorno.

However, the route proceeds across the vineyards of the Piana Rotaliana to Trento, and from there you could even proceed towards Verona. Cycling to Lake Garda or to the Valsugana valley is also possible. Thanks to the bicycle transport service of regional trains, you can return by train.

  • Train & bicycles: regional trains with limited bicycle transport (stops at: Bolzano, Laives, Bronzolo, Ora, Egna, Magré, Salorno, Mezzocorona, Lavis and Trento)

Connections to further cycling trails in the bike path network of South Tyrol:

The following cycle track is called cycle route, but is only in part a bike lane only. It also includes lightly trafficked roads on which cars and tractors run. Please cycle with caution!

suited for families difficulty: easy
  • Starting point:
  • Time required:
    02:30 h
  • Track length:
    37,0 km
  • Altitude:
    from 205 m to 269 m
  • Altitude difference:
    +10 m | -60 m
  • Signposts:
    Radweg Unterland (Bassa Atesina cycle track)
  • Destination:
    Salorno (the cycle track goes on along the Adige river in direction Trento and Verona)
  • Track surface:
    continuously asphalted, short tracks on field paths
  • Recommended time of year:
    Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Download GPX track:
    Bassa Atesina Cycle Path: Bolzano - Ora - Salorno

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