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Active holidays in Italy and Europe - Your bike and hike holiday unforgettable, carefree and without stress!



Etsch cycle pathOriginal Tour FUNActive Tours

General information:

Classification of the tour : Self-guided tour
Difficulty: easy
Distance: 125 km
Duration: 5 Days / 4 Nights
Price: from 385,- €

Etsch cycle path map

Highlights and places of interest along the route:


In the west of South Tyrol, the Val Venosta valley stretches from Naturno near Merano to the Passo Resia. Apple orchards and apricot trees on the one side, rough mountainpeaks and glaciers on the other side. Val Venosta´s most famous inhabitant, Ötzi, lived 5300 years ago, his body was preserved by the ice in the spot where he died, in val Senales. You cicle over the Via Claudia Augusta and partial over the Etsch cycle path to the capital city Bolzano.

Characteristics of the route:

This tour is an easy tour for everyone, where you cross castles, ruins and antique citys. On this tour you have the possibility to take the Vinschgerbahn along the route.

A day by day account of the route:

Bozen Etsch cycle path

Day 1: Arrival in Bozen/Bolzano

Capital city of South Tyrol;

Etsch cycle holiday

Day 2: to Mals/Malles-Schlanders/Silandro (approx. 50 km)

Through Laas/Lasa, famous for the marble;

Etsch cycle path South Tyrol

Day 3: to Meran/Merano (approx. 40 km)

The Spa town of Meran with its Mediterranean flair;

Merano Etsch cycle path

Day 4: to Bozen/Bolzano (approx. 35 km)

Visit the famous Ötzi or relax at Walther Square;

Italy Etsch cycle path

Day 5: Departure

Individual departure or extension of your stay;

Prices 2019

Self-guided tour
Package price per person in a double room with breakfast 385,00 €
Surcharge single room 75,00 €
Half board surcharge per person 85,00 €
Additional services
Rental bike 49,00 €
Electro bike 109,00 €
Extra nights in bozen
Per person and night, double room with breakfast on request
Surcharge single room per night on request


Starting dates 2019, self-guided tour:

  • Arrival daily from 14/04/2019 (first available arrival day) to 29/09/2019 (last possible arrival day).

General information:

  • Arrival information:
    By car: on the Brenner/Brennero motorway (A22) to Bolzano or over the Felbertauernstraße to Lienz in Eastern Tyrol (Austria) and then further throught the valley Pustertal/Val Pusteria on the SS49 and over the Brenner/ Brennero motorway (A22) to Bolzano. 
    By train: take a train from Innsbruck - Brenner or over Eastern Tyrol (Austria) - the valley Pustertal/Val Pusteria to Bolzano. Timetable available on:;; 
    By plane: nearest airports are Bolzano airport, Innsbruck airport (approx. 83 km), Verona Villafranca airport (approx. 191 km), Treviso airport (approx. 228 km), Venice Marco Polo airport (approx. 313 km).
  • Parking:
    Parking facilities at the hotel of your arrival or at a nearby public parking area, approx. € 15.00 per day. Reservation of the parking area/parking garage not possible; payable on the spot.


  • Accommodation:
    Hotels or guesthouses 3*** category.
    Attention: tourist tax – if requested – has to be paid on the spot.

  • Rental Bikes:
    21-gear women‘s or men‘s bicycle 
    7-gear unisex bicycle with back pedal 
    Electro bike (unisex bike, on request - limited availability)

  • Tour information available in:
    German, Italian, (English - maps only)

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