Cycling around Bolzano and surrounding areas is easy because the city's municipality and private companies, such as Südtirol Rad, offer bikes for hire. Travel the scenic routes and see working orchards and vineyards or pop into a traditional inn for a bite to eat. Choose the route you want according to your level of biking skill and stamina.
Because Bolzano has a mild climate, the bike season extends from mid-February to the end of November. Spring sees the asparagus plants and apple trees flower and during summer the forests are green and lush. A number of hotels cater for bikers, while some cable cars will carry bikes and riders.
Bolzano has quite a few good walking trails. For a sense of achievement you could opt for the... Read more