Published on: 26 February 2016 | Last updated: 10 March 2017
Ciclabile delle Dolomiti (Südtirol-Veneto)
The Ciclabile delle Dolomiti (formerly the Lunga Via delle Dolomiti) is possibly Italy's most scenic cycleway with some gorgeous views of the Dolomites. It follows an old railway line for 64 kilometres from Toblach (Dobbiaco) through Cortina d'Ampezzo in the heart of the Dolomites, to Calalzo di Cadore.
The Cycling Riviera (Liguria)
A 24-kilometre cycleway along an old railway line on the Ligurian Riviera dei Fiori around San Remo. Short, but definitely sweet, and you can always do it both ways.
Read more: The Cycling Riviera
The Val di Sole cycleway (Trentino)
The Trentino offers possibly the best selection of cycleways of any Italian region. The 34-kilometre Val di Sole cycleway is a great example.
Read more: The Val di Sole cycleway (Trentino)
The Ciclovia delle Isole (Veneto)
This cycleway takes you island-hopping along the eastern fringes of the venetian lagoon. Watch fishermen cooking their breakfast on a harbourside barbeque. Find a place to leave your bike and take a traghetto into the main island of Venezia - or explore some of the other islands like Burano with its houses painted in gorgeous colours.
Read more: Ciclovia delle Isole.
The Vinschgau cycleway (Südtirol)
The Vinschgau cycleway (Vinschgau Radweg or Ciclabile della Val Venosta) runs for 78 kilometres between the Lago di Resia (Reschensee) on the border with Austria to and Meran. A beautiful and deservedly popular cycleway, it is also part of the Via Claudia Augusta international cycleway.
Read more: The Vinschgau cycleway
The Sentiero Valtellina
The Sentiero Valtellina cycleway follows the northern section of the river Adda linking the Lago di Como with Bormio in the Alps (110 kilometres).
Read more: Sentiero Valtellina
The Ticino cycleway
The Ticino cycleway is a 93-kilometre cycleway following the course of the Ticino river and the Naviglio Grande. It links Pavia on the river Po with Sesto Calende on the Lago Maggiore. The Naviglio Grande will also take you into central Milano.
Read more: Ticino cycleway
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