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Panorama 360° - Alpe Cermis - Tour 926

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m 2000 1500 1000 500 20 18 16 14 12 10 8 6 4 2 km Adventure Park Cermis Cermislandia The waterfalls of Cavalese
Easy but exciting route on the forest roads of Alpe Cermis. Check the brakes carefully as you get off the gondola lift, more than 15 km of fun descent await you!
Distance 21.3 km
2:30 h
100 m
1,250 m
The itinerary, also suitable for beginners, has a continuous and gradual downward development, but never steep. After the first stretch entirely in the woods, the panorama opens generously over Val di Fiemme near the Salanzada pasture. The only ups and downs that follow, lead to the last stretch of descent to the final surprise: the suggestive waterfall, a jump of about 15 meters, whose microparticles of water suspended in the air give refreshment on hot summer days.

Author’s recommendation

It is also possible to start with the cable car from Cavalese.
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Update: June 17, 2021
Highest point
2,010 m
Lowest point
834 m
Best time of year

Safety information


Along all routes, always pay attention to other people and vehicles coming from both directions. MTB routes are not for bikers only.

After windstorm Vaia in October 2018, forest roads are used also by heavy vehicles to transport wood.

When riding on streets, bikers have to respect the traffic code just like drivers.



  1. Plan your ride
  2. Share the trail with other users
  3. Yield right of way to hikers
  4. Let your speed be determined by your experience
  5. Ride slowly on crowded trails, overtake with politeness and respect
  6. Cycle only on authorized and open trails
  7. Avoid muddy trails in order not to damage them further
  8. Respect nature, plants, animals and the trail
  9. Do not frighten animals
  10. Take your rubbish home with you
  11. Respect public and private property
  12. Always be selfsufficient
  13. Do not cycle solo in remote areas
  14. Take back home only good pics



Please note that the practicability of the itineraries in a mountain environment is strictly linked to the contingent conditions and it 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.

Tips and hints

APT Val di Fiemme - Tel. +39 0462 241111 - -   

Alpe Cermis - Tel. +39 0462 340490 - -  



Valley lifts-station of Alpe Cermis (861 m)
46.283309, 11.471616
46°16'59.9"N 11°28'17.8"E
32T 690401 5128495


Valley lifts-station of Alpe Cermis

Turn-by-turn directions

From the valley lifts-station of Alpe Cermis (open from Mid-June to Mid-September) take the two gondolas to reach 2.000 m of altitude.

This is where the dirt road with wide curves called “Via del Bosco” starts, leading down to Doss dei Laresi at 1.200 m. The road on the left descends to the meadows of Salanzada. The trail continues slightly uphill to the area called “Tabià”, from where the descent to the amazing waterfall of Cavalese begins.

Return to the starting point along the cycle route.

Transport of bicycles on cablecar € 5,00.


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Cavalese can be reached by Trentino Trasporti buses from all the villages of Val di Fiemme.

Getting there

Once in the center of Cavalese, follow the signs for Funivie Alpe Cermis. The second departure station is located on the valley floor road, between the village of Masi di Cavalese and the waterfall. From here, take the cable car that takes you to an altitude of 2,000 meters.


Numerous car parks are available both at the start of the lifts in Cavalese and at the valley station.


46.283309, 11.471616
46°16'59.9"N 11°28'17.8"E
32T 690401 5128495
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Author’s map recommendations

MTB map available in all Val di Fiemme information offices.


What do I need to bring on my bike tour? 

  1. An adequate water supply according to your needs (considering temperature, possibility of refuelling and duration of the route)
  2. Plenty of snacks (for example, dried fruit or energy bars)
  3. Waterproof / Windproof jacket.
  4. A spare top / spare socks. (Descending in a sweaty garment, will make you cold)
  5. Suncream
  6. Sunglasses
  7. Bike gloves/mitts
  8. Map or GPS device
  9. Bike repair kit for punctures and mechanical breakdowns
  10. First aid kit 

It is always advised to let someone know where you plan to go and how long you expect to be.

Emergency telephone number 112

Basic Equipment for Mountain Biking

  • Cycling helmet
  • Cycling gloves
  • Sturdy, comfortable and preferably waterproof footwear
  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Rucksack (with rain cover)
  • Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket)
  • Sunglasses
  • Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Navigation equipment / map and compass

Technical Equipment for Mountain Biking

  • Air pump or CO2 pump including cartridges
  • Puncture repair kit
  • Replacement inner tube
  • Tire levers
  • Chain tool
  • Hex keys
  • Phone / device holder as required  
  • Bike lock as required
  • Where applicable, the bike must meet requirements for road use by having a bell, front and rear lamps and spoke reflectors
  • The 'basic' and 'technical' equipment lists are generated based on the selected activity. They are not exhaustive and only serve as suggestions for what you should consider packing.
  • For your safety, you should carefully read all instructions on how to properly use and maintain your equipment.
  • Please ensure that the equipment you bring complies with local laws and does not include restricted items.

Questions and answers

Question from Carmine Violante · August 04, 2021 · Community
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Luca Parmegiani
August 29, 2020 · Community
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When did you do this route? July 28, 2020
Marco Perini
October 05, 2018 · Community
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When did you do this route? September 10, 2018
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21.3 km
2:30 h
100 m
1,250 m
Circular route Refreshment stops available Cableway ascent/descent


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