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South Tyrol - based in one hotel

Balzano based on one hotel

South Tyrol: Who does not think of excellent wines, Törggele meals, the Dolomites, and the scenic beauty of the landscape when hearing this name? A bicycle tour through South Tyrol can truly become an amazing holiday. This tour will show you cities like Bolzano, Merano, and Trento. You will get to Lake Kalterersee and through beautiful orchards and vineyards. A bicycle tour through South Tyrol is always also a culinary exploration. Our tour is for sure one of the most convenient ways to explore South Tyrol by bike.
Italy
Easy to Moderate
  • 7 Days / 6 Nights
  • Self-guided Tour
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Itinerary

Tour information meeting and bike fitting. We recommend taking a walk through the capital city of South Tyrol.

From Bolzano, you will cycle along the river Eisack and then on a newly opened cycle path to Merano. The spa town at the junction of the rivers Passer and Adige is waiting for you with its many attractions (ancient fortress, Tappeiner way, spa promenade, Post Bridge …). Your way back will lead you via Lana (Schnatterpeck Altar), through orchards and vineyards, to Eppan and back to your hotel.

You will cycle on the bike path past the castle Sigmundskron (Messner Mountain Museum) and continue to Eppan with fantastic views across the valley to Lake Kalterersee. You will find a huge number of grapes and apples along the way. Later, you will return through the nature reserve Montiggler Seen (possibilities for swimming!) and slightly uphill to Bolzano.

Today, you will ride your bike southwards on the Adige bike path from South Tyrol, via Salurn, into the Trentino area. Immediately after leaving the German-speaking part of Italy behind you, you will get the chance to try some wonderful pasta dishes (included in the tour package price). Trento’s picturesque old town with its cathedral, numerous palaces, the Castello del Buonconsiglio, and of course cosy cafes and colourful shops is your final destination today. Return transfer by train to Bolzano.

The day starts with a train journey to Brixen. The old cathedral town is beautifully located in the middle of vineyards. You should definitely visit the picturesque old town with its arcades and cathedral. On your way back to Bolzano, you will come across the medieval town of Klausen with the monastery Säben. Then, you will cycle downhill on an old railway line which was transformed into a beautiful bike path.

The panoramic cable car will take you up to 1,221 metres of altitude to Upper Bolzano (bike ticket not included, approx. € 4,-/round trip). By bike (or alternatively by narrow gauge railway) you will get to Lake Wolfsgrubensee and further to Klobenstein. From there, it is only a short distance to the unique earth pillars, a fantastic natural phenomenon. Then you will return to Upper Bolzano and take the cable car back down to the valley. Alternatively, you can descent from Klobenstein to the Eisacktal valley.

The route

Many bike paths and farm tracks lead through orchards and vineyards. Only sometimes you will find yourself on short connecting roads with moderate traffic. You will cycle mostly downhill on flat roads, but there are also some short climbs. For almost all stages there are shortcuts or extensions you can take instead of taking the routes described below.

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Prices and events

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Place of arrival: Bozen
  Season 1
04.04.2020 - 24.04.2020
26.09.2020 - 10.10.2020

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Season 2
25.04.2020 - 29.05.2020
05.09.2020 - 25.09.2020

daily
Season 3
30.05.2020 - 04.09.2020

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South Tyrol based in one hotel Scala Stiegl 7 days, IT-BZRST-07SC
Base price
649.00
699.00
729.00
Surcharge single room 239.00 239.00 239.00
Season 1
04.04.2020 - 24.04.2020
26.09.2020 - 10.10.2020
daily
Season 2
25.04.2020 - 29.05.2020
05.09.2020 - 25.09.2020
daily
Season 3
30.05.2020 - 04.09.2020
daily
South Tyrol based in one hotel Scala Stiegl 7 days, IT-BZRST-07SC
Base price
Surcharge single room
649.00
239.00
699.00
239.00
729.00
239.00
Filter
7-gear unisex incl. rental bike insurance
7-gear gents incl. rental bike insurance
21-gear unisex incl. rental bike insurance
21-gear gents incl. rental bike insurance
bike+
Electric bike incl. rental bike insurance
85.00
85.00
85.00
85.00
129.00
189.00

Services & Extras

Services
  • Accomodation in "Comfort" rooms
  • Breakfast buffet
  • 1x Pasta meal for lunch
  • Train journey from Trento to Bolzano incl. bike
  • Train journey from Bolzano to Brixen incl. bike
  • Detailed travel information (route maps or overview maps, route description, tourist attractions, important telephone numbers)
  • signposting
  • GPS tracks available
  • Service hotline

Not included

  • Arrival and departure
  • costs for parking
  • city tax
  • transfers
  • optional sightseeing’s
  • city maps
  • Travel Insurance
  • costs of the private requirements
Extras

Arrival / Parking / Departure

  • Parking outside or in hotel garage, approx. € 70,- per week, payable on spot, no reservations in advance possible.
  • By train: the train station Bolzano is located close to the hotel.

 

 

Note

  • Any visitor’s taxes are not included in the tour price!
  • When booking, please inform us about the hotel you wish to stay at.

Accommodation

Ratings

4 of 5 Stars (1 Rating)
4 stars
Rainer Dürscheid DE | 28.03.2015
Gute Tour
Insgesamt eine erholsame Woche in einem guten Hotel, schöne Touren durch die Täler rund um Bozen.Für ein 4 Sterne Hotel wenig Aufschnittauswahl beim Frühstück.

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