Discover Val Rendena by bike
The pathThe Rendena valley is crisscrossed by some 30 km (19 mi) of bike trails connecting Madonna di Campiglio to towns and villages such as Villa Rendena, Tione di Trento, Ponte Pià, and Ragoli. The trails alternate between sections of false flat and brief climbs for a rolling itinerary along the banks of the Sarca River that provides cyclists of all ages and skill levels a fun outing in which to enjoy the fresh mountain air without getting overly tired.
Cycle path: map and technical information
- Length: 30 km, from Madonna di Campiglio to Ponte Pià.
- Downhill altitude difference: 148 m.
- Uphill altitude difference: 424 m.
- Surface: asphalt and short paved road
- Recommended season: spring, summer and autumn
- Traffic: limited, shared with roadway through towns and in certain other sections
Around Madonna di CampiglioStarting in Madonna di Campiglio, the route heads down for about 13 km (8 mi) to Pinzolo along a mostly paved road (with a maximum gradient of not more than 10%) that features stunning views of the Dolomites and the Brenta valley. Once in Pinzolo, you can return to Madonna di Campiglio with the bike-and-ride bus service, or you can continue your bike ride along the valley. The 17 km (10.5 mi) route from Pinzolo to Tione is paved and well marked and takes you along an enjoyable descent broken up by a number of flat and brief uphill sections.
the low valleyYou will first pass Piana di Curio, an agricultural area in Caderzone Terme, where you will see several farm buildings and vast fields that make this landscape unique. As you continue on, you will reach Parco Crosetta and then Mortaso, Spiazzo and Borzago. After a brief uphill section, you will pass Ches and then reach Parco Masere, in Pelugo, before riding through the meadows of Vigo, Darè and Javrè. Once in Villa Rendena, you can continue on to Sesena di Tione, Preore, Ragoli and Ponte Pià.