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Climbing to Lessinia

Race cycling · Rovereto,Vallagarina,Altopiano di Brentonico
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  • Salita a Sega di Ala
    / Salita a Sega di Ala
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  • / Salita a Sega di Ala
    Photo: APT Rovereto e Vallagarina - Michele Lotti, APT Rovereto e Vallagarina
  • / Vista da Malga Sega
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  • / Salita a Sega di Ala
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  • / Malga Riondera
    Photo: APT Rovereto e Vallagarina - Michele Lotti, APT Rovereto e Vallagarina
  • / Salita a Sega di Ala
    Photo: APT Rovereto e Vallagarina - Michele Lotti, APT Rovereto e Vallagarina
  • / Salita a Sega di Ala
    Photo: APT Rovereto e Vallagarina - Michele Lotti, APT Rovereto e Vallagarina
  • / Road Bike tour
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m 2000 1500 1000 500 80 70 60 50 40 30 20 10 km AGRITURISMO MALGA RIONDERA MONTI LESSINI Castello di Avio
An interesting tour from Rovereto to discover the Lessinia Plateau.
difficult
Distance 83.2 km
6:54 h
1,449 m
1,451 m

After an initial flat and bucolic stretch following the river Adige, you reach Ala where, just beyond the small church of San Pietro in Bosco, the road to Sega di Ala begins. Along the way, a glimpse of the Sabbionara d'Avio Castle will give you the opportunity to stop for a while, while near Malga Riondera, where the climb gives a little respite, you can stop to catch your breath and admire the view over the Vallagarina. Then back on the saddle and off to Passo Fittanze! The climb is difficult, especially due to the challenging slope in some sections, but the satisfaction on arrival is great! Arrived in Peri, the return is made again along the bike path, up to the starting point. The Lessinia plateau, with its uncontaminated nature, will enter your heart ... you will surely return to explore it along its many paths, on foot, by Mountain Bike or with snowshoes, or to visit the places linked to the memory of the Great War

Author’s recommendation

Stop to admire the little church of San Pietro in Bosco
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Apt Rovereto Vallagarina
Updated: May 15, 2021
Difficulty
difficult
Technique
Stamina
Highest point
1,470 m
Lowest point
120 m

Rest Stop

MONTI LESSINI
AGRITURISMO MALGA RIONDERA

Safety information

In the area from Fosse to Peri the pavement is not in optimal conditions. It is advisable to moderate the speed and pay maximum attention. 

Tips and hints

Apt Rovereto e Vallagarina Tourist Board : +39 0464 430363, info@visitrovereto.it , www.visitrovereto.it     

Start

Rovereto, Ponte delle Zigherane (170 m)
Coordinates:
DD
45.881112, 11.021993
DMS
45°52'52.0"N 11°01'19.2"E
UTM
32T 656901 5082826
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Destination

Passo Fittanze

Turn-by-turn directions

After 21 km of slight slight slope up to Sdruzzinà di Ala, climb up to Passo Fittanze along a demanding 14 km climb and 1,100 meters of elevation gain with sections over 20% gradient. About halfway up the slope, at Malga Riondera, there is a short slight slope. Arrived at the pass, after 14 km downhill, you reach Fosse, from where, after 1 km uphill again, you start to descend again for 9 km and 700 m in altitude reaching Peri. Go along the last 32 km along the Adige cycling path to return to the starting point.

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Getting there

From the A22 exits of Rovereto Nord or Roverero Sud, you reach the village of Borgo Sacco. There, taking the building of the former Manifattura Tabacchi as reference, you reach the Leno torrent, where you meet the small Zigherane bridge.

Parking

Parking spaces available next to the starting point.

Coordinates

DD
45.881112, 11.021993
DMS
45°52'52.0"N 11°01'19.2"E
UTM
32T 656901 5082826
w3w 
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

Helmet, water, snacks and a K-way. Mobile phone and tools for any repairs

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Andrea Gasbarra
August 29, 2020 · Community
Attenzione il tratto Peri Fosse in bici può essere percorso solamente in salita
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Difficulty
difficult
Distance
83.2 km
Duration
6:54 h
Ascent
1,449 m
Descent
1,451 m
Loop Scenic

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