Medieval castles and birdwatching along river Adige
Start from Rovereto, after a visit to Mart Museum, and take the cycle lane in Borgo Sacco near the Tower of the Town Hall in Filzi Square where you will also find the Agency of Tourism Infopoint to ask for information, maps and also book hotels and restaurants.
Here a little fountain made of stone invites you to fill your bottles with the pure and fresh water of Spino aqueduct.
Proceed through the vineyards of Vallagarina and discover the numerous wineries and farms along the road where you will have the opportunity to taste delicious local products.
From the valley floor children will amuse themselves by spotting in the landscape the walls and towers of the castles of Predaglia, Corno, Noarna, Castelbarco in Destra Adige, Castel Pietra and Castel Beseno.
Arrived in Calliano you can take a break at Biotopo del Taio, a birdwatching location perfect to see exotic birds. Here it is also possible to discover Castel Pietra, epicentre of the Battle of Calliano (1487). In its background the majestic Castel Beseno, the greatest medieval fortress in Trentino reachable by foot.
On the way back on the other side of the river you can stop and enjoy a meal or a beverage at Nomi Bicigrill, a popular place among cyclists.
The path is entirely flat and paved, vehicles other that bicycles are not allowed to transit.
In summer it is recommended to wear a helmet or a has as the parth exposed to the sun.
It is recommended to wear a safety helmet.
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.
MTB, racing or city bike
Borgo Sacco is easily reachable from the city centre of Rovereto.
Available parking lots near San Giovanni Church in Borgo Sacco.