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Cycling & Mountain bike excursions in Val Pusteria, in South Tyrol

Riding up and down the mountains and valleys on a bicycle, with the Dolomites in the background - Holidays on two wheels in the Braies Valley...

Pedalling hard, flashing past bubbling streams, passing through shady woods and colourful flowering meadows. Your bike can take you all the way up there, to the wonderful mountain pastures, surrounded by the imposing peaks of the Dolomites, as you pedal through the Val Pusteria, in South Tyrol. It is particularly beautiful: a colourful series of cycle tracks passes right by our hotel. That's how you can enjoy a dynamic, sporty holiday at Braies. Guaranteed.

Bicycle rides in Val PusteriaBicycle rides in Val Pusteria

The offer of trails through the unspoilt Braies Valley includes excursions for all levels of difficulty, from pleasant cycle rides for the whole family to demanding tours by mountain bike. Get into the saddle in fine weather and pedal along the bottom of the valley. Or climb farther up, to reach the highest peaks. The most striking spots in the Braies Valley, including Prato Piazza, characteristic locations such as Brunico, Dobbiaco and Lienz, can be reached directly from the Hotel Pragserhof. Cycling excursions in Val Pusteria means setting off straight away! The reward for an energetic and tiring ride during your well-deserved summer holiday in Val Pusteria? A spectacular view of the mountains and fast descents. Can't you already feel the air on your face? Invigorating!


Bicycle rides in Val Pusteria, starting straight from the hotel - popular tours on two wheels:

  • Braies – Prato Piazza – Dobbiaco – Villabassa – Braies,  about 5 h, 1,000 m difference in altitude, medium difficulty, 55 km
  • Braies – Villabassa – Monte Rota / Franadega – Planca di Sopra / Valle di Casies – passing through Durna in Selva as far as Monte Eggerberg / Villabassa – Braies,  about 4 h, 1,000 m difference in altitude, medium difficulty, 45 km
  • San Candido – Lienz, return by train,  2 h, easy, 50 km
  • Villabassa – Brunico, return by train,  1.5 h, easy, 30 km
  • Round trip Sesto-San Candido: Cappella del Bosco / San Candido – Waldruhe, Ferrara – San Vito – San Candido,  about 4 h, 900 m difference in altitude, medium difficulty, 33 km
Bicycle rides in Val Pusteria