Bicycle routes in Val di Sole

  • Start and arrival: Dimaro – San Lorenzo Church, Loc. Calcara
    Time: 2 hours
    Difficulty: EASY
    Min height: 768 m
    Max height: 953 m
    Cultural and landscape waypoints: San Lorenzo Church in Dimaro.

An easy itinerary located between the two watercourses that surround the town of Dimaro: Meledrio and Noce. Starting from Dimaro you arrive to the hamlet of Carciato, you go through a narrow paved road that rises near the wood, you get into it and continue until you reach the banks of Meledrio. Cross a typical wooden bridge; on the right you can see a mallet, once used to forge iron. Following the path, on the left, you arrive at Località Calcara where you can find a new hydroelectric power plant. Taking the right path you arrive at Località Costa Rotian and then, continuing downhill, you pull over the river Noce until you cross the bycicle path to Dimaro.

  • Start and arrival: Malè – Loc. Arco
    Time: 3 hours
    Difficulty: EASY
    Min height: 552 m
    Max height: 811 m
    Cultural and landscape waypoints: Fucina Marinelli (loc. Pondasio), Palazzo Torraccia in Terzolàs, Rocca di Samoclevo.

From the town of Malè proceed towards Trento and get in Pondasio: in this hamlet you can visit an old hydraulic forge once used to mold iron (Fucina Marinelli). Continue to Terzolàs where you can admire “ Palazzo Torraccia”, the Town Hall, once the family Malanotti’s noble residence. Leaving the village you are immersed in a landscape of orchards that accompanies your path until you reach Samoclevo. Here you can find a beautiful fortress: it was first the Caldes family’s castle and then the Thunn’s. Continue in the countryside until you reach the village of San Giacomo. Go through a pine forest  and then back through the orchards until you get the fortified village of Mostizzolo; from here the bicycle path will take you back to Malè.

  • Start and arrival: Dimaro – San Lorenzo Church
    Time: 3 hours
    Difficulty: MODERATE
    Min height: 768 m
    Max height: 1.225 m
    Cultural and landscape waypoints: San Lorenzo Church in Dimaro, Cascata del Pisson (waterfall)

From the town of Dimaro follow the town road to Carciato and continue to the west side of the hamlet, an area called Senàssega. Here starts a pebbly road that goes up into the wood; keeping to the right you will reach the banks of the Meledrio torrent. A wooden bridge let you cross it and, passing an old “calcara”, you will reach another bridge over the Meledrio torrent, that’s the “Pisson waterfall”. Here a stop to admire this natural wonder is a must. Cross the bridge and go up the steep but compact road until you reach a flat section. You come to a junction: take your right to Pont del Pastin - Campo Carlo Magno; pass through a small tunnel until you reach a wooden bridge on the Meledrio torrent. At this point the road climbs up along the bottom of the valley passing at the foot of Dosso di S. Brigida (hill), hospice for pilgrims that was once run by monks, until you reach the uncultivated clearing of the Malga di Presson. Cross over the torrent on the Pont del Pastin (bridge), continue along the torrent, go into the wood and get to Malga del Doss. From here, continue down and pass a series of bends until you are back onto the same route that will allow you to return to Dimaro.

  • Start and arrival: Mezzana – Sports Center
    Time: 3 hours
    Difficulty: MODERATE
    Min height: 888 m
    Max height: 1.664 m
    Cultural and landscape waypoints: Loc. Valpiana, Cascata Sass Pisador (waterfall), Centro Visitatori Malga Bassa Fazzon (visitors’ centre), Lago dei Caprioli (lake)

From the Sports Center in Mezzana start in the direction of Ossana, pass the San Michele castle and the church dedicated to San Vigilio and follow the steep paved road towards Val Piana. Cross the wood and, running alongside the Foss stream, get to a wide meadows of the valley where you can take a break. Continuing onwards, on the right, following the directions to Malga Val Piana you get to the “Sass Pisador” waterfall. Continuing on the left an unpaved road goes into the wood and get to the parking of “Lago dei Caprioli – Fazzon” near the Malga Bassa Fazzon, a structure that houses a site of the visitors’ center of the Adamello Brenta Nature Park. Hence the “Lago Caprioli” is only 1 km. Once arrived, after admiring the scenery and maybe made a qick break, return back along the same road; pass Pellizzano and Fazzon and climb towards Malga Fazzon Alta, continue on the left towards Marilleva. Take a steep road that enters into the wood and takes you back to the starting point near the Sports Center in Mezzana.

  • Start and arrival: Dimaro - San Lorenzo Church
    Time: 6 hours
    Difficulty: FOR EXPERTS
    Min height: 768 m
    Max height: 2.146 m
    Cultural and landscape waypoints: San Lorenzo Church, Cascata del Pisson (waterfall), Rifugio Orso Bruno (mountain hut) – panoramic point

This route is located completely within the Adamello Brenta Nature Park and it follows the same track as the “Adamello Brenta Bike Tour”.

From the town of Dimaro cross the hamlet of Carciato and, once you reach Senàssega, take a pebbly road that goes up into the wood. Reach the banks of the Meledrio torrent and cross it  through a typical wooden bridge. Pass first an old “calcara”, than a waterfall on the Meledrio and go up the steep but compact road, that has numerous bends, until you reach a flat section where you will find directions on your right to “Pont del Pastin - Campo Carlo Magno”; from here continue till “Malga di Presson”. On the right you ca admire the beautiful sight on Val di Centonia and then, straight ahead, passing next to a small chapel with a water spring you will arrive near the n° 239 Madonna di Campiglio-Dimaro State Road in an area called Prà del Mazza. Cross the Meledrio torrent to reach the opposite side and continue untill you get to “Malga Mondifrà” at the foot of the Dolomites: this is a beautiful place to have a break and admire the scenery, unique and fascinating. Continue along a flat section and then enter into the wood in order to reach a meadow near a large turn. Go down slightly to the right and follow the clearly visible track of a path that takes you up to a pasture and  you will arrive next to the golf course and the residential houses at Passo Campo Carlo Magno. Keep to the right reaching the n° 239 State Road. Just before you reach the State Road, take the narrow path on the right going down across the wood to a small bridge over the Rio Falzè (stream); this path goes down parallel to the State Road towards Dimaro until it reaches the State road near a bend in the road. On the opposite side of the road, take the unpaved road with directions to Malga Darè. Past the Malga, you will enter into a marshy, rugged area a track that will lead you to the Malga di Dimaro. Continuing on the left go up along several bends reaching the area called Malghet Haut and then on the left towards Monte Vigo - Rifugio Orso Bruno; follow the stony road down to Malga Panciana and again towards the Marilleva n° 206 Provincial Road. Reach the wide bend by the pastures of the “Malghetto di Mestriago”, take the unpaved road to “Malga di Almazzago” towards Costa Rotian and then quickly down to Dimaro.


  • Start and arrival: Deggiano
    Time: 2 hours
    Difficulty: DIFFICULT
    Min height: 953 m
    Max height: 1.253 m
    Cultural and landscape waypoints: Small church dedicated to San Valentino located in a panoramic point

Starting from the highest part of the village of Deggiano a very steep unpaved road goes up through the meadows surrounding the village, enters into the wood and goes up to the uncultivated meadows of the Masi da Mont. The rural homes found here, which are called “masi”, have certain structural characteristics that make them an excellent example of Alpine architecture, as well as the quaint stone fountain nearby. On the right of the fountain, after passing a short slope, you must follow the track that continues on flat terrain amongst terraced fields towards the villages of Montés and Bolentina that are located on the south eastern slopes of “Mount Camucina”. Just above a small mountain shelter, the trail enters into the wood and, after crossing several streams and technical downhill slopes, it goes upwards until it reaches an unpaved road that takes you just above the village of Montés. Go down to the lower part of the village of Montés: here an unpaved road will take you to a beautiful “maso” that has been completely renovated. The road becomes a trail and takes you up through a wood, than goes up a steep but short stretch to a small clearing. Here take the grassy road that in a short time will take you back to the village of Deggiano.