Various routes are possible, using the Dolomiti Express train (Train-Bike service) and the Bici Bus, specifically equipped to carry bikes, to integrate routes or as an easy way to travel up from the valley bottom. Bikes are also available for hire from numerous places throughout the valley.
THE UPPER PART – FROM COGOLO TO OSSANA
The cycle path starts in the town of Cogolo, and after a short uphill stretch it leads down to the roughest part of the River Noce. Enjoy the inebriating majesty of its waters and the cool breeze they create.
THE CENTRAL PART – FROM OSSANA TO MALÈ
From Ossana to Mezzana: the route alternates level and slight downhill stretches, passing the pretty villages of Ossana and Pellizzano. Pedalling below Castel San Michele will definitely be an exciting experience.
From Mezzana to Daolasa: still downhill and you can stop off in Daolasa to see the Mountain Bike World Cup race venue or take a ride on the cable car up to 2000m asl, offering one of the best views of the Brenta Dolomites.
From Daolasa to Malè: probably the easiest part of the entire cycle path. Through green meadows it will be fun to drop down alongside the River Noce, observing young and old having fun as they enjoy rafting down the famous waters of this Solandro river.
THE LOWER PART – FROM MALÈ TO MOSTIZZOLO
From Malé, the main town in Val di Sole, downhill to Mostizzolo, with a few gentle climbs and descents through the apple orchards in the valley bottom. At the end of the cycle path, you can ride back the same way or use the Train + Bike service for your return.
Safety informationPlease note that the practicability of the itineraries in a mountain environment is strictly linked to the contingent conditions and is therefore influenced by natural phenomena, environmental changes and weather conditions. For this reason, the information contained in this page may have changed. Before leaving for a tour, make sure the path you will approach is still accessible by contacting the owner of the mountain hut, the alpine guides or the visitor centres of the nature parks, the info offices of the local tourist board.
Getting thereFrom Bergamo-Brescia: take the S.S. 42 Tonale state road. From Bologna-Verona and from Brennero: A22 Brennero motorway, come off at Trento Nord if arriving from the south, or at San Michele all'Adige if coming from the North. Follow signs for Cles and Val di Non along the SS43 and, after Cles, pick up the SS42 and follow signs for Passo del Tonale and Val di Sole.
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