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Borgo Valsugana - Val di Sella

Race cycling · Valsugana, Lagorai, Tesino
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    Photo: APT Valsugana, APT Valsugana e Lagorai
  • Arte Sella: Anton Schaller - Rifugio 2012
    / Arte Sella: Anton Schaller - Rifugio 2012
    Photo: © Arte Sella, CC BY-SA, APT Valsugana e Lagorai
  • Arte Sella: opera di Arne Quinze
    / Arte Sella: opera di Arne Quinze
    Photo: Ph Giacomo Bianchi - © Arte Sella, CC BY-SA, APT Valsugana e Lagorai
  • Arte Sella: Atsushi Kitagawara - Forest Byobou
    / Arte Sella: Atsushi Kitagawara - Forest Byobou
    Photo: Ph Giacomo Bianchi - © Arte Sella, CC BY-SA, APT Valsugana e Lagorai
  • Arte Sella: Lee Jaehyo 0121-1110=115075
    / Arte Sella: Lee Jaehyo 0121-1110=115075
    Photo: Ph Giacomo Bianchi - © Arte Sella, CC BY-SA, APT Valsugana e Lagorai
  • Art: Arte Sella in Valsugana, percorso ArteNatura
    / Art: Arte Sella in Valsugana, percorso ArteNatura
    Video: Visit Valsugana
  • / Art: Arte Sella in Valsugana, percorso ArteNatura
    Video: Visit Valsugana
  • / Art: Arte Sella in Valsugana, percorso ArteNatura
    Video: Visit Valsugana
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There is a place where nature becomes art. And there is a time when you can admire it... This tour takes you to the heart of the Art exhibition Arte Sella

moderate
24.7 km
1:40 h
718 m
718 m

Exciting tour that allows you to cross one of the most evocative valleys of Valsugana: the Val di Sella, known above all for the modern art exhibition of Arte Sella. The route starts from the town of Borgo Valsugana and climbs up a road between the landscapes of the Armentera cliffs and the beech, larch and fir woods, which in Spring and Summer create a magical green atmosphere and in Autumn turn into thousend shades of yellow, orange and red. At the top you should not miss a visit to Arte Sella and a stop in the restaurants of the area for a snack or a lunch with typical products and traditional dishes of Valsugana.

The extra idea: reach the starting point by cycling on the beautiful Valsugana cycle path, or by train with thespecial train + bike service (6 bike- places in low season, 32 in July and August)

Author’s recommendation

Don't miss a visit to Arte Sella Exhibition: a beautiful natural museum in the forest of Val di Sella

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APT Valsugana
Updated: July 03, 2019

Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
973 m
Lowest point
380 m
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Safety information

Give your bike a regular checkup, especially if you've had it for years.

Be seen: you must wear a high vis jacket (or sash) in tunnels and on country roads after sunset.

Always wear your helmet.

Make sure your front and rear lights are working.

Put out your arm to give advance warning of your intention to change position and before you do anything, check there are no vehicles coming up behind you.

Don't use headphones or your mobile phone handsfree kit: you need all your concentration on the road!

Obey the road signs: stop at traffic lights and don't ride on the wrong side of the road.

If you are cycling in a group, always go in single file.

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.

Equipment

Always wear your helmet.

Water and some snacks

Tips, hints and links

www.visitvalsugana.it

www.artesella.it

Start

Borgo Valsugana (380 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
46.051002, 11.470899
UTM
32T 691149 5102682

Destination

Val di Sella

Turn-by-turn directions

You start in Borgo Valsugana, a picturesque village in the valley crossed by the Brenta river, marked by the impressive castle named Castel Telvana. You ascend along the orographic riverside of Moggio, crossing Olle, enjoying the panoramic views on the Lagorai mountain chain and on the mountain walls of Cima 12 and of Monte Ortigara. Half way through you can stop and visit Malga Costa - a mountain farm - and the works of art within the Arte Sella exhibition.

Possible variations of the route: When you come back you can travel along the left orographic riverside of Moggio, continue straight to Hotel Legno and crossing the great plant nursery of San Giorgio.

Public transport

By train (railway Trento - Bassano del Grappa - Venezia)

Getting there

From the SS47 Valsugana exit at Borgo Valsugana and continue on the main road until you get to the parking next to the main bus station, or along the Valsugana cycling path.

Parking

 There is a parking place close to the bus station, located in via G. Giovannelli - Borgo Valsugana

Arrival by train, car, foot or bike


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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
24.7 km
Duration
1:40 h
Ascent
718 m
Descent
718 m
Loop Scenic With refreshment stops Cultural/historical value

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