radweg eisacktal
radweg eisacktal

Valle Isarco Cycle Path: Bressanone - Chiusa - Bolzano

The Bressanone-Bolzano Cycle Path snakes across the rutted valley: Where it gets wider, vineyards and settlements characterise it

Beside the Isarco River, the Valle Isarco valley is also traversed by three main traffic lines, that are the motorway, the state road and the railway line. In the last years, the latter was tunnelled. The bicycle path stretches on the former railway track. We start our tour in Bressanone (Brixen), along the Isarco river towards south. Apples and grapevines grow on the sun-drenched western slope.

Within a short time we reach the Mediaeval city of Chiusa (Klausen), surveiled by the Sabbiona Monastery and Castel Bronzolo. After a stop in the centre, we continue towards Ponte Gardena, on the slopes on the right you can see Villandro and Barbiano. The valley becomes more narrow: From Colma (Kollmann) we proceed on the former railway line to Cardano.

Bridges and galleries make the cycle track interesting and varied. At Prato all'Isarco (Blumau), along the cycle track, the so-called "Augenreise" starts, that is to say a "journey for the eyes": Pieces of art, installations and paintings lead us the way to Bolzano (Bozen). The valley gets wider and is now mainly characterised by vineyards. The trail stretches into the track R4 along the Isarco riverside and is connected to the cycling paths of the town.

  • Train & bicycle: regional trains with limited transportation of bicycles (stop at: Bressanone - Chiusa - Ponte Gardena - Bolzano)

Connection to further cycling routes of the cycling network in 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:
    02:45 h
  • Track length:
    42,0 km
  • Altitude:
    from 258 m to 569 m
  • Altitude difference:
    +89 m | -386 m
  • Signposts:
    Radweg Eisacktal (Valle Isarco Cycle track), part of Brennero-Bolzano Bicycle Route
  • Destination:
  • Track surface:
    almost all the track is asphalted, several galleries (illuminated, no traffic)
  • Recommended time of year:
    Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Download GPX track:
    Valle Isarco Cycle Path: Bressanone - Chiusa - Bolzano

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