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Panorama tour in Castelrotto

Castelrotto (Kastelruth)
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Tour Hauptmerkmale

  • Duration
    3:15 h
  • Distance
  • Altitude
    780 m
  • Altitude
    780 m
  • Max. height
    1176 m
The municipality of Castelrotto is made up of different towns and hamlets situated between Val d’Isarco, Val Gardena and Alpe di Siusi. Its altitude makes it the perfect starting point for many diverse cycling excursions.


This itinerary does not lack beautiful views that go from the valley floor passing through the Isarco until the entrance of the Val Gardena. This itinerary unwinds mainly along scarcely frequented secondary roads and forestry trails which give you the opportunity to enjoy the surrounding nature. The most demanding segment of this itinerary is the ascent from Rio di Tisana (the lowest point of the itinerary) to Telfen. The short single trail after Tisana is quite demanding and requires an appropriate technique to be travelled safely. For those who are interested in more cultural activities you can stop at the Mulino Malenger in S.Vigilio at the Museo Contadino museum of Maso Tschötscher in S.Osvaldo.

Itinerary description
➊ 1050 m, starting point at the station downline of the Marinzen chair lift in Castelrotto. Along path N.8 you reach Tioselles, carry on until the road that takes to Passo Pinei; from here descend towards the left to the Schgaguler hamlet then to the right initially along path N.10 then 2b in direction of Tagusa. At the crossroads ➋ 1150 m, descent to Tagusa ➍ 950 m, carry on towards south along path N.2 until the Tisana intersection ➎. Here follow the signposting to the right for S.Osvaldo while going down path N.1b. Attention: after ca. 1 km do not miss the entrance ➏ 900 m to the left in the short single trail, ➐ 700 m, descent towards the valley floor for ca. 100 m on the road towards Ponte Gardena then turn left in direction of S.Osvaldo/S.Vigilio until the Rio di Tisana – from here steep ascent towards the Lafogler farm house ➑ in S.Osvaldo ➒ 750 m, pass by the Pfleger farm house and carry on until Molino di Malenger ➓ 840 m, ride in between the farm house and the barn, proceed until the intersection ⓫. From here follow the signposting for Molino “Furschermühle“ and keep going along the Oswald von Wolkenstein trail until Siusi ⓬ 990 m, travel the county road towards Castelrotto for ca. 1 km, at the fork ⓭ turn left in direction of the Laranz forest passing by the sports centre in Telfen. Get off your bike for a brief distance until the roundabout and then travel the county road for ca. 1,5 km to get back to Castelrotto.

Starting point

Station downline of the Marinzen funicular railway

Target point

Station downline of the Marinzen funicular railway


Station downline of the Marinzen funicular railway

Public transportation


A) Brennero Motorway A22, exit Bolzano Nord, Prato Isarco, Castelrotto
B) Brennero Motorway A22, exit Chiusa, Ponte Gardena, Castelrotto


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