Bicycling and mountainbiking in Bozen / Bolzano, South Tyrol
Bicycling & mountainbiking in Bozen / Bolzano and vicinity
Simply hop on your bike and peddle through the constantly changing scenery – That's bicycling in Bozen / Bolzano and vicinity. From Leifers / Laives, you can take an easy bike ride along the Etsch / Adige River, to Garda Lake, or to Bozen / Bolzano or Meran / Merano. Give it a try! And then take a rest with us at the Hotel Steiner.
Starting as early as March, the first bikers can be seen on the famous passes in the South of South Tyrol. The Mendel Pass, Gampen Pass, the Nons / Non Valley, the San Lugano Pass, the Fleims Valley / Val di Fiemme, the Cembra Valley are all great touring options. In Eppan / Appiano, Kaltern / Caldaro, and Tramin / Termeno a total of 600 km of trails crisscross the forests – truly an Eldorado for mountainbikers open for bikers starting in mid-April.
Rent a bike.
We rent E-Bikes for € 20,00, City-bikes for € 15,00 and Kids-bikes for € 10,00. We also rent helmets, child seats or kids trailer for bikes. Get your free bike tour info at the front desk.
Bicycle tour to Bozen / Bolzano
This tour will take you from the train station in Leifers / Laives via the Bahnhofstrasse to the Marconistrasse and on towards Pfatten / Vàdena. Turn in to the bike trail to Bozen / Bolzano and then continue till you reach the center of the provincial capital!
By bike to Lake Garda
The entire route, from the bicycle path to Garda Lake, has a length of 105 km and can be completed in five hours. The bicycle trail is level or only slightly hilly, so that even beginners shouldn't have a problem.
Montiggler Lake Trails with the mountainbike
There are a number of fine trails threading their way through the Montiggler Woods. There are a few challenging ascents, a couple of segments that require technical prowess, but many of the trails otherwise offer smooth hiking across fields and along forest paths. And don't forget your swim suits for a cool dip at the end!
Bozen aerial cableway tour with the mountainbike
From Bozen / Bolzano, there are three different aerial cableways that bikers can use to reach the freeride tours. The "classic" tour among DH routes is definitely Kohlern / Colle, where bikers from far and near can be found. Oberbozen / Soprabolzano - Ritten / Renon features root passages, serpentines, and breathtaking views of the Dolomites. And Jenesien / San Genesio Atesino offers an idyllic trail & flow tour which has yet to gain much notoriety.
At the Tourism Agency in Leifers / Laives, you can obtain the loan of bicycles and electric bikes.