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Road cycling routes in Meraner Land

South Tyrol, Italy

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For those who enjoy an active vacation, we have lots of suggestions in Meraner Land. Use our Travel Guide as a source of inspiration for planning your next adventure and browse through descriptions and route details of the most beautiful road cycling routes.
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The 10 Most Beautiful road cycling routes in Meraner Land

Road biking · Meraner Land
South Tyrolean classic over the Mendel and Gampen Passes
Premium content Difficulty difficult
2
86.4 km
5:30 h
1,775 m
1,775 m
The tour over the Mendel and Gampen Passes is an absolute classic that is definitely not to be missed during a stay in the Bolzano and Merano s countryside.
Road biking · Meraner Land
Pleasure tour to Lake Kaltern and along the Adige river
Premium content Difficulty moderate
2
120.3 km
6:00 h
550 m
550 m
We make our way through orchards and vineyards to Lake Kaltern, which is picturesquely embedded in the green vineyards with its greenish water colour.
Passschild am Penserjoch (passo Pennes)
Road biking · Meraner Land
Gipfelstürmer mit Penser Joch und Jaufenpass
Premium content Difficulty difficult
148.9 km
7:30 h
3,300 m
3,300 m
Anspruchsvoller Rundkurs über zwei "2000er" innerhalb der Südtiroler Alpen. Die Strapazen bergauf werden mit fantastischen Ausblicken und langen Abfahrten entlohnt.
Aussichtspunkt am Mendelpass (Bergbahn)
Road biking · South Tyrol
Gampen Pass - Castelfondo - Mendel Pass
Premium content Difficulty difficult
108.1 km
5:30 h
2,500 m
2,500 m
Challenging circuit over two serious passes, the Gampen and Mendel passes. In between, a ramp at Castelfondo gets in the way  
Kaltern on the wine route in summer
Road biking · Bolzano and environs
Südtiroler Weinstraße
recommended route Difficulty moderate
86.7 km
4:36 h
840 m
877 m
Interessante und reizvolle Entdeckungstour durch 16 Südtiroler Weinbaugemeinden
Ruins of Pfeffersburg/Casatsch
Road biking · South Tyrol
Short tour to Prissian Castle Village
Premium content Difficulty moderate
46.8 km
2:30 h
590 m
590 m
Short, varied tour along the Adige river and up to the castle-rich Tisner Höhenzug with its picturesque mountain villages of Tisens and Prissian, amidst green vineyards.
Ötztal Radmarathon
Road biking · Oetztal
Course - Ötztal Cycle Marathon
recommended route Difficulty difficult
1
225.5 km
12:00 h
5,500 m
5,500 m
Gut trainiert und hart im Nehmen sollte sein, wer sich dem Ötztaler Radmarathon stellen will. Er gilt als extrem schwierig, führt aber dafür durch eine einzigartige Berglandschaft im Herz der Alpen.
Serpentinen kurz vor der Passhöhe
Road biking · Oetztal
Rennradtour - Sölden - Timmelsjoch
recommended route Difficulty difficult
47.1 km
3:31 h
1,537 m
1,537 m
Das Timmelsjoch liegt auf einer Höhe von 2474 Metern, umgeben von gewaltigen Dreitausendern. Der Pass zählt zu den größten Herausforderungen für Rennradfahrer in den Alpen, er ist jährlich Teil vom Ötztaler Radmarathon und war schon Etappenziel vom Giro d’Italia (1988) und der Tour Transalp. Die großen Mühen der Auffahrt werden jedoch mit den unwirklich in die Steilhänge geschnittenen Serpentinen und dem unvergesslichen Gletscherpanorama der Ötztaler Alpen belohnt.
Road biking · Oetztal
Ötztaler Radmarathon Strecke 2022
recommended route Difficulty difficult
232.7 km
12:00 h
5,500 m
5,500 m
Gut trainiert und hart im Nehmen sollte sein, wer sich dem Ötztaler Radmarathon stellen will. Er gilt als extrem schwierig, führt aber dafür durch eine einzigartige Berglandschaft im Herz der Alpen.
Timmelsjoch Hochalpenstraße
Road biking · Oetztal
Road cycling tour: Timmelsjoch High Alpine Pass Road - Sölden - St. Leonhard
recommended route Difficulty difficult
106.9 km
7:09 h
3,473 m
3,473 m
The Timmelsjoch High Alpine Road is undoubtedly one of the most renowned and popular pass roads in all of Europe. On this tour you can enjoy the truly breathtaking panoramic road in both directions.
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Anello dell'Alta Val di Non con salita alla Forcella di Brez by Fabiano
October 29, 2021 · Community
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When did you do this route? October 29, 2021
Pleasure tour to Lake Kaltern and along the Adige river by Wolfgang
October 02, 2021 · Community
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When did you do this route? October 02, 2021
South Tyrolean classic over the Mendel and Gampen Passes by Wolfgang
October 02, 2021 · Community
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When did you do this route? September 30, 2021
Photo: Wolfgang B., Community
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