Bike riding in Meran and its surroundings
In fine weather you feel like training outdoors. In particular, bike lovers can have really good time in Meran thanks to the numerous cycle lanes and trails.
From the alpine passes to the cycle lanes in the flat valleys made by the rivers, South Tyrol offers both a wide variety of routes that meet any requirements and a huge choice of landscapes to admire.
Because of the great number of bicycle enthusiasts in Meran and its surroundings here it is very easy to find all you need for your ride. In fact, there are a lot of bike rentals, specialist stores, info and repair centres, besides good cycle lanes.
Moreover, in spring and summer guided tours are planned to enjoy riding and discovering the region. Here you can see beautiful woods and valleys as well as Meran and the nearby towns and the alpine paths from which you can enjoy a breathtaking view over the valleys below.
The cycle lanes are suitable for any level of experience, also for families and not fit people. In fact, it is possible to follow city lanes, or the streets between the cities of the surroundings that are appropriate both for comfort and racing bikes.
Lastly, you can go through trails in the woods that are perfect for mountain bike lovers thanks to difficult slopes with altitudes between 300 and 3,000 metres, but also streams to ford, almost wild areas and refreshment points where you can try typical products and traditional dishes.
Of course, to follow the most difficult itineraries you should have the help of people who know Meran and its surroundings like the guides of South Tyrol MTB-Academy who can show you the beautiful MTB trails of the Texelgruppe Nature Park and the wonderful Ulten Valley, as well as the Meran Bike Highline that in 25 kilometres explores Monte Tramontana including numerous alpine restaurants and discovering the beauty of Vinschgau Valley.