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Val Rendena Bike Path

· 1 review · Long distance cycling · Madonna di Campiglio, Pinzolo, Val Rendena
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  • Pista Ciclabile Val Rendena
    Pista Ciclabile Val Rendena
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moderate
Distance 23 km
2:09 h
380 m
36 m
827 m
478 m

The cycling path follows the course of the Sarca river, starting just above the lake of Ponte Pià, near the town of Ragoli, to Pinzolo: a true immersion in nature.

Every view tells a story of the mountains and of great feats. The smells are those of wood, of the forests, and of the water. The track is a ribbon drawn and blended in with a picturesque Alpine scenario, in the Adamello – Brenta Nature Park, which mostly follows the same path as the Sarca river.

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Update: June 15, 2018
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827 m
Lowest point
478 m
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Safety information

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.

Start

Lago di Ponte Pià (483 m)
Coordinates:
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46.050997, 10.782716
DMS
46°03'03.6"N 10°46'57.8"E
UTM
32T 637912 5101258
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Destination

Pinzolo

Turn-by-turn directions

The route begins near Ragoli, and, after about 4 km, reaches  the neighbourhood of Tione.

The ample parking area at the “Sesena” sports facilities is the ideal starting point for the Giudicarie trails. In fact, it is located at the crossroads between the three main valleys (Giudicarie Interiori, Giudicarie Esteriori, Val Rendena).

There are no challenging climbs, it follows gently rolling and peaceful terrain, making it ideal for families with children and for those who enjoy pedalling through natural surroundings without particular effort. The path unfolds among the meadows of the towns of Iavrè, Darè, Vigo and Pelugo.

By bicycle, you climb the path of the Sarca river, until, after about 21 kilometres along cycling/hiking trails, you come close to Pinzolo, where the route ends. There are long sections where the track follows the Sarca river, passing through many parks with picnic areas, including the one in Vigo Rendena, where a “Bicigrill” has been set up.

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Getting there

Val Rendena can be reached via numerous routes:

MOTORWAY A22 DEL BRENNERO: Exit at Trento Nord, then continue, following directions for Madonna di Campiglio along National road 45/bis (to Sarche), then along road SS 237 (to Tione). Finally, along National road SS 239 you reach Pinzolo and then Madonna di Campiglio.

MOTORWAY A4 Milano-Venezia: Exit at Brescia Est (distance from the toll gate about 110 km), following directions for Lago di Idro along National road SS 237 del Caffaro to Tione. You then follow SS 239 to Pinzolo.

Coordinates

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46.050997, 10.782716
DMS
46°03'03.6"N 10°46'57.8"E
UTM
32T 637912 5101258
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Gaia Ferrari
July 18, 2021 · Community
pista molto bella e ricca di parchi in cui trovar ristoro e giocare lungo il percorso. Noleggiato bici a Pinzolo per tutta la famiglia e percorsa la pista scendendo, per poi risalire senza troppa difficoltà
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When did you do this route? July 16, 2021

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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
23 km
Duration
2:09 h
Ascent
380 m
Descent
36 m
Highest point
827 m
Lowest point
478 m
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