a man riding his mountain bike on a trail near San Vigilio di Marebbe

Mountain biking in the Dolomites in San Vigilio di Marebbe

Explore the Dolomites by mountain bike close to San Vigilio di Marebbe, an enchanting place in the Plan de Corones tourist region. Travelling the various paths by bike, you'll have plenty of opportunities to enjoy the South Tyrolean mountains.

In San Vigilio di Marebbe, most of the routes are of an easy to medium level of difficulty, even if there are also long and demanding trails which are more suitable for the better-trained and expert cyclists.

To undertake a cycling tour safely and conscious of the ambience around you, remember to follow some simple tips when mountain biking in the Dolomites:

  • You can only cycle on mountain roads and forest tracks that are sufficiently wide;
  • Respect the right of way of pedestrians;
  • Estimate your physical and technical skills objectively;
  • Make sure the bike is in good shape;
  • Respect the environment and don't leave any rubbish behind;
  • Respect the animals (both on the pastures and wild animals);
  • Take caution when descending (helmet);
  • Respect the signs and prohibitions of entry;
  • Plan your return trip with plenty of time;
  • Be a good example to other cyclists.

Some easy routes from San Vigilio di Marebbe:

  • To Creta Lake by following the road;
  • Towards Pederü Hut on an asphalt road;
  • As far as Creta Lake by crossing the Plan Pecei pastures;
  • Crossing the flowered pastures at Ras as far as the village Val dla Tor;
  • To the parish church at Pieve di Marebbe.

Some routes of medium level of difficulty from San Vigilio di Marebbe:

  • To the biotope at Rit and to the pastures at Roterins, in the Plan de Corones area;
  • To Piccolino and Longega passing the village of Gran Giogo;
  • To Furcia Pass at 1,759 metres;
  • To Brach Castle;
  • To the sanctuary at Santa Maria di Sares in San Lorenzo di Sebato.

Some demanding routes from San Vigilio di Marebbe:

  • To the Santa Croce sanctuary which overlooks the village of Pedraces in Val Badia;
  • To the Biella Hut, whose surroundings bear witness to the phenomenon of karstification;
  • To the Gran Fanes Alps passing by Limo Lake and on to the descent to Senes Hut;
  • To the Gran Fanes Alps and then to San Cassiano;
  • To Monte Croce Pass, and then on to the lakes Colli Alti and Fojedöra close to Valdaora in the Puster Valley.