Medium difficulty tour to discover the beautiful and green Valle dei Mocheni, or "Enchanted Valley", as the famous Austrian writer Robert Musil defined it
Distance 28.1 km
This valley is surrounded by the mountains, 20 km away from Trento. It is a German kind of linguistic island, still it is more famous because of the breath-taking scenario and the rich colours of nature.It is a wild and charming environment which you can explore by roadbike, looking up to the high mountain tops of the Lagorai mountain chain. he villages of the valley are scattered around on both sides of the valley: on the left side Sant’Orsola Terme and Palù del Fersina, while Frassilongo is on the right side. This tour will take you on both sides of the valley, among colorful landscapes that charachterize it, and let you know this traditional corner of Trentino by bike.
Don't miss a stop at Sant'Orsola Company to taste the fruits of the forest as raspberries, blackberries, blueberries and more
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.
From Pergine Valsugana you go to Canezza and cross the various little villages of the valley, among which Frassilongo, Fierozzo and Ronca. After Ronca you reach Palù del Fersina, the highest point of this tour. There you will take the path going down on the other side of the valley, going through Sant’Orsola Terme. At the end of the valley you will reach Canezza again and then to back to the starting point.
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How to reach the start of the route: By train or along the Valsugana cycling path.
Follow the main road until the roundabout of the plane tree in the center
In the centre of Pergine, near the plane tree
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike
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