|Route length||38,6 km|
|Altitude difference||62 m|
|Altitude||309 m 227 m|
Pleasing tour along the river Etsch/Adige, till you reach the thermal city Meran/Merano.
The tour starts from Laives from where you will cycle along the river Etsch in the direction of Bozen. Before getting to Bozen you have to turn towards Meran and follow the direction signs. As you cycle along the river Etsch, you will get past the villages Terlan, Vilpian and Gargazon and after 40km you will arrive at the thermal city Meran. Following the direction signs it will take you about 20 minutes to the Passerpromenade, an ideal place to relax before going shopping under the shopping arcade of Merano.
Coming from the south:
Take the highway exit "Neumarkt/Auer-Egna/Ora" and follow the signs "Bozen/Leifers-Bolzano/Laives" for approx. 15 km. Then follow the signs for "Leifers Süd-Laives Sud" to reach the city centre.
Coming from the north:
Take the highway exit "Bozen Süd-Bolzano Sud" and then follow the signs for "Trient/Leifers-Trento/Laives" for approx. 15 km. After the tunnel connecting Bolzano and Laives, follow the signs for "Leifers Nord-Laives Nord" for approx. 1 km to reach the city centre.