Cycling across Val Passiria

This cycling path takes cyclers past the villages of Val Passiria along the Passirio river.

Largely plain and and otherwise slightly upward you can enjoy cycling on the Val Passiria cycling path, pedaling across the great landscape of Val Passiria. Far away from roads and traffic, and steadily accompanied by the refreshing Passirio river. Starting point of this cycling path is Merano: right before the bridge which connects Val Passiria with Merano we turn right and this is where the cycling path starts, leading up to S. Leonardo in Passiria.

Along the left riverside we cycle to the idyllic village of Rifiano and further on to Saltusio below the Cervina funicular. We cycle past the golf course and past the village of painters, which is S. Martino. We cross a roofed bridge and proceed to S. Leonardo. This is also where the MuseumPasseier is located, featuring numerous treasures regarding the history of the valley. Really worth to be visited!

Technical data:
* start in Merano (325 m asl): km 0
* arrival at the Rifiano sports ground (390 m asl): km 4
* arrival in Saltusio (490 m asl): km 8.5
* arrival in San Martino in Passiria (597 m asl): km 15.5
* arrival in San Leonardo in Passiria (689 m asl): km 19

Author: AT

Starting point: Piazza Terme, Merano
Cycling time: 90 min. (way back 70 min.)
Path: 20 km (one direction)
Altitude difference: 365 m
Experienced in: May 2009
Further information: tourist information Val Passiria, phone +39 0473 656188

Suggested accommodations

  1. Hotel Zirmerhof

    Hotel Zirmerhof

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