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Via Vecchia Trail

Mountainbiking · Brenta Group
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An easy itinerary along Via Vecchia, the road once used to get from Madonna di Campiglio to Pinzolo by way of Sant'Antonio di Mavignola.

Distance 12.5 km
1:30 h
25 m
382 m
1,527 m
770 m

Easy descent that from Madonna di Campiglio descends to Pinzolo also dedicated to the less experienced.

Author’s recommendation

For the return trip to Madonna di Campiglio, there is also the BICIBUS bike-and-ride service.

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Update: July 13, 2023
S0 easy
Highest point
1,527 m
Lowest point
770 m
Best time of year

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Safety information

  • The roads, trails, and ski runs indicated are often used in the opposite direction as well, so keep an eye out for hikers, other cyclists, and vehicles.
  • On trails and other narrow roadways, pay close attention to hikers and slow down or stop as seems appropriate under the circumstances.
  • Always were a helmet and never underestimate the difficulty of the trails.
  • Be careful when crossing wood bridges, as they can often be slippery.
  • Avoid skidding as this can damage both your tires and the road surface.

Please 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.

Tips and hints

For more information, see:



Madonna di Campiglio (1,526 m)
46.231902, 10.826151
46°13'54.8"N 10°49'34.1"E
32T 640810 5121434
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Turn-by-turn directions

From the Madonna di Campiglio Tourist office, head down to Piazza Righi, then cross the square to the right and follow along Viale Dolomiti di Brenta for about 500m. Just after Ristorante Antico Focolare, turn left onto Via Monte Spinale.

At the bottom of the hill, turn right and then immediately left onto Via Castelletto Inferiore and follow along this road for about 1.6 km until Hotel Hermitage. Here, continue uphill for 250m until the dirt road. Follow this road downhill. Continue on for 1.1 km until the intersection near the Fontanella cliff and keep to the right. Continue on for another 700m; turn right at the first intersection and left at the second.

Continue along the dirt road past two tight switchbacks. PAY EXTRA ATTENTION TO THE ROAD SURFACE here and then continue on paved road until the intersection. Keep to the right and follow this flat road for 1.7 km until the intersection with state highway 239.

Turn left and continue downhill for 600m on the main road until the center of Sant’Antonio di Mavignola. Turn left onto a steep road to the village’s square. Now continue to the left and out of town along Via Folgorida. This paved, winding road will take you downhill for 2.8 km to the village of Ponte Canale.

Continue along the paved road, which widens here, for 1.4 km until the bike path that will take you to Pineta in Pinzolo.

Public transport

Trentino Trasporti ( bus service operates daily direct and local connections to Pinzolo and Madonna di Campiglio.
In the summer, this includes the bicibus service and the urban tourist service.

By road

 By car:

  • on the A4 Milan-Venice, take the Brescia Est exit at km 130. Average travel time from exit (by car): 2 hours and 30 minutes.
  • on the A22 Modena-Brennero, take the Rovereto Sud exit at km 92 (1 hour and 40 minutes), or the Trento Sud exit at km 73 (1 hour and 30 minutes), or the S. Michele all’Adige exit at km 78 (1 hour).


Numerous paid parking spaces in the town centre.


46.231902, 10.826151
46°13'54.8"N 10°49'34.1"E
32T 640810 5121434
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  • MTBs with off-road tires
  • helmets
  • protective eyewear
  • repair kits
  • first-aid kits
  • water
  • windbreakers for downhill sections

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S0 easy
12.5 km
1:30 h
25 m
382 m
Highest point
1,527 m
Lowest point
770 m
Scenic Refreshment stops available Family-friendly Cableway ascent/descent

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