This route was cycled during the Italian national biking championship in 2012 for the competition by the professional bikers. It starts in Borgo Valsugana, you ascend till Telve, which is the highest point of this route. You then descend through the villages of Carzano, Scurelle and Castelnuovo, which are marked by soft fruit cultivations and apple orchards, which make the spring route more colourful. You go back to Brenta along the cycling path along Brenta river.
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.
Tips and hintsAPT Valsugana - tel. +39 0461 727700 - email@example.com
From SS 47 of Valsugana exit in Borgo Valsugana and reach the parking place in via G.Giovannelli next to the main bus/train station Borgo Valsugana Est.
You can reach the starting point with the Valsugana Cycling path too.
Parkingparking place close to the bus station, located in via G. Giovannelli - Borgo Valsugana
Always wear your helmet.
We advice to bring with you water and some snacks
Basic Equipment for Road Cycling
- Cycling helmet
- Cycling gloves
- Cycling shoes
- Padded shorts and jersey
- Water bottle and cage
- Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
- Air pump or CO2 pump including cartridges
- Puncture repair kit
- Where applicable, the bike must meet requirements for road use by having a bell, front and rear lamps and spoke reflectors
- The 'basic' and 'technical' equipment lists are generated based on the selected activity. They are not exhaustive and only serve as suggestions for what you should consider packing.
- For your safety, you should carefully read all instructions on how to properly use and maintain your equipment.
- Please ensure that the equipment you bring complies with local laws and does not include restricted items.