Cycling Holidays in South Tyrol's South

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The southern part of South Tyrol makes every cyclist's heart beat faster. With its mild climate and over 300 sunny days a year, the region provides optimal conditions for cycling tours from spring to late autumn. The central location of Markushof makes it an ideal starting point for cycling enthusiasts.

Whether you're a leisure cyclist, road cyclist, or mountain biker, the diverse surroundings offer the perfect tour or circuit for every cycling enthusiast.

Bike rental

The convenient option to rent your bicycle directly at our tourism office! makes your stay even more enjoyable! You can rent e-bikes, city bikes, and mountain bikes. We recommend making an early reservation to ensure that the desired bike is available for you.

Through our partnership with E-bike Rent, you can even conveniently reserve your bike online. It will then be delivered directly to the Markushof. If you have any questions or uncertainties, the experts at E-bike Rent are happy to assist and provide excellent advice, ensuring you fully enjoy your cycling experience in our beautiful surroundings!

Pleasure cyclists

The flat Etsch Valley is particularly well-suited for leisurely bike rides. Along the cycling paths or on lightly traveled rural roads through picturesque orchards, you can experience carefree and easy cycling.

Here are our favorite tours for pleasure cyclists:

1. Mitterberg Circuit
Circumnavigate Mitterberg on this relaxed circular tour and enjoy the surrounding landscape.

2. Wine Route South
Follow this route through picturesque vineyards and immerse yourself in the fascinating wine culture of the region. Experience the unique atmosphere of South Tyrol's wine country.

3. Etsch Cycle Path
The Etsch Cycle Path follows the Etsch River, providing a pleasant route through the valley. Enjoy the natural beauty and charming villages along the way.

These tours are specifically designed for pleasure cyclists who want to explore their surroundings at a comfortable pace. The diversity of the landscape and the relaxed atmosphere make these routes unforgettable experiences.

Cycling for road bikers

Südtirol boasts an excellent network of cycling routes away from road traffic, ideal for circular and day trips. Paved and lightly traveled rural roads provide cyclists with the opportunity to explore the region to the fullest. For sporty and ambitious road cyclists, there are also challenging mountain and pass roads nearby to conquer.

Here are some tour suggestions for road cyclists:

1. Passo della Mendola, Passo delle Palade to Lana and back
Experience a challenging tour over the Passo della Mendola and Passo delle Palade to Lana. Enjoy the challenge and the impressive landscape along the way.

2. Great Überetsch Unterland Circuit
This extensive circuit takes you through the picturesque Überetsch and Unterland. Discover the diversity of the South Tyrolean landscape on this varied route.

3. To Cauria near Salorno
This tour takes you to Cauria near Salorno, offering not only athletic challenges but also beautiful views and nature experiences.

These tours are specifically designed for road cyclists, providing an ideal opportunity to experience the breathtaking South Tyrolean landscape in a sporty way.

For mountain bikers

Start your mountain bike tours directly from Markushof. For easy rides, consider exploring the old "Fleimstaler Bahn" railway tracks, the nearby Mitterberg, and the Monticolo Forest. For trained mountain bikers, the mountains above the eastern and western valley sides offer destinations with summit experiences.

Here are some tour suggestions for mountain bikers:

1. Old Railway Tracks of the Fleimstaler Bahn
Explore the charming old railway tracks of the Fleimstaler Bahn and enjoy a relaxed ride through the picturesque landscape.

2. From Anterivo to the Hornalm
This tour takes you from Altrei to Hornalm, offering not only a challenging route but also breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains.

3. 4 Alpine pastures Tour in South Tyrol
Experience the beauty of South Tyrolean alpine meadows on this varied tour that takes you to four different alpine pastures. Enjoy the nature and alpine atmosphere along the way.

These tours are suitable for both beginners and experienced mountain bikers, providing an ideal opportunity to discover the diverse landscape of South Tyrol on a mountain bike.

Hotel guests bicicles

Our hotel guests can securely store their bicycles in our video-monitored bike garage. For cleaning after a long ride, a dedicated bike wash station is available. In case of minor repairs, our guests are welcome to use our toolbox. We want to ensure that your stay at Markushof is not only comfortable but also optimal for all cycling enthusiasts.