Wanting to plan an incredible cycling adventure but you’re not sure where to start? Well, first of all, you need a destination and if you’re looking for somewhere that offers incredible scenery, multi-discipline exploration and, of course, delicious food, then Trentino should be at the top of your list.
Nestled in the northern parts of Italy, the province of Trentino is famed for its endless entanglement of road and mountain bike routes, including the Dolomites. Here, you’ll find everything you’ll need to make a memorable trip, from luxury bike-friendly accommodation to family fun rides in a culture-rich environment.
Whether winding roads are your calling or gnarly mountainous descents beckon your tyre tracks, Trentino has a great deal to offer.
Trentino by Road Bike
Smooth, undulating, winding roads and a killer gut-busting climb. Sound good to you? Trentino has them in the plenty and for years, they’ve welcomed pro riders and races to tackle their legendary climbs.
Believe it or not, there are 23 famous climbs in the Trentino area which are just waiting to be ticked off of your cycling to-do list. Some of these include climbs like the Passo Manghen which covers 1,857m of ascent over 23km which requires a good level of stamina and some pretty powerful legs. For more of a challenge, try tackling the Passo Pampeago which is a short 10.3km distance but with a steep 1,030m of ascent!
For more information on these legendary climbs, head over to the Visit Trentino website here and begin writing these onto your checklist.
If sweating it out on a road climb isn’t your idea of a holiday, no problem. Trentino has a vast 400km network of paved cycle paths which are suitable for all ages and abilities. They even have a handy cycle route tool here where you can find the perfect route for you and your family.