Cycle route | Lana to the Mendel Pass
Begin in Andreas Hofer Strasse near Lana Tourist Information Office and ride to Tribusplatz square. Here turn right into Treibgasse and then left at the crossroads into Zollstrasse. Follow the signs for Bolzano (left). Cross the MEBO expressway and the river Etsch and ride along the Bolzano-Merano cycle path towards Bolzano.
In Ponte d’Adige follow the signs for Appiano. After passing Sigmundskron Castle, turn right onto the Bolzano-Appiano cycle path. At the end of the path continue towards Caldaro. As you reach the Sanvit cycling shop, leave the cycle path and follow the road to the junction for the Mendel Pass. After a 13 km climb you will reach the mountain pass (1,363 m).
Continue to ride to Malosco and turn off to Brez. There turn right following the signs for Proves. The Brezjoch mountain pass (1,397 m) takes you to Lauregno where you can ride along the SP 86 road as far as Proves in the direction of the Ultental Valley. Cross below the Hofmahdjoch and into the Ultental Valley. At the end of this road turn right to Lana and, after passing St. Pankraz reservoir, return to your starting point.
Note: You will be riding through tunnels - make sure that you have lighting on your bicycle.