On your mountain bike in Schenna

Mountain biking in Schenna - unforgettably beautiful

The best thing? Rent a Cube Mountain E-Bike directly from us and off you go!

Travelling by mountain bike in Schenna allows you to experience the region around Meran at its most beautiful. Hop on your bike and pedal through the stunning South Tyrolean mountains, taking in the fresh air and the wonderful views. Alternatively, you can cycle through the idyllic valley, past meadows and vineyards, to the spa town of Meran or the provincial capital of Bolzano.

You can also book your Cube Mountain E-Bike in advance (for a fee, subject to availability).

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From leisurely rides

to challenging trails

Looking for the perfect mountain bike route? We’ve compiled a list of our top picks to help you decide. For personalised recommendations tailored to your preferences, we're delighted to assist you in person.

Up the Scena/Schennaberg mountain

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This medium-difficulty MTB tour in Schenna is recommended for experienced bike enthusiasts. The Scena/Schennaberg mountain can be conquered in around 3.5 hours and promises marvellous views of all of Meran and Environs. Begin your journey on the paved road from Schenna to Verdins, following it up to the mountain farms of the Scena/Schennaberg mountain. Shortly before the Taser Alm mountain hut, turn right towards Greitererhof farm and follow the hiking trail to Eggerhof farm. A fantastic view of Meran and Environs awaits you here. The route continues along the Taser Höhenweg high mountain trail to the “Rabenschnabel” (raven’s beak). Here, you can expect some technically difficult sections with stone steps. You then continue along a forest path to a clearing at Gsteirerhof farm, and it’s downhill from there. Pass the mountain farms on the way back to St. Georgen and your MTB hotels in Schenna.

To Fragsburg Castle

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For those who would like to visit a picturesque castle during their MTB holiday in Schenna, we recommend the medium-difficulty, two-hour MTB tour from Schenna to Fragsburg Castle. The starting point is the centre of Schenna. Follow the paved road towards Meran. Shortly before the Gardens of Trauttmansdorff Castle, turn left onto the Via Labers road and up to Fragsburg Castle.

Stafell circuit route

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Experienced MTB holidaymakers in Schenna will appreciate this more challenging tour, which takes around 4.5 hours to complete. Cycle along the paved road from Schenna via Verdins and Prenn until you reach Hochwies. From there, continue to Klammeben on a gravel path. This is where the challenging part begins: the descent to Videgg and the Taser Alm mountain hut. Follow the gravel trail through forests and meadows, ending up back at your starting point in Schenna.

Hirzer tour – light

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MTB holidaymakers in Schenna should plan five hours for this bike tour. It leads from Schenna via the Riffianerweg trail down to the Maiser Waalweg trail and finally to the cycle path, which takes you to the valley station of the Hirzer cable car in Saltaus. Take the Hirzer cable car up to the Prenn middle station. Here you cycle along forest path no. 4 up to the Hochwies Inn, the Gompm Alm, and finally the Hirzer hut at around 2,000 metres above sea level. From there, the descent begins, leading past Rio di Bosco/Prantlbach, Klammeben, the mountain station of the Hirzer cable car, and along trail no. 40 to the Stafell hut. Via Oberkirn and Unterkirn, you finally return to the road to Verdins and the base camp for your MTB holiday: Schenna.

MTB from Schenna into Val Passiria/Passeiertal

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This two-hour mountain bike tour takes cycling holidaymakers into the South Tyrolean Val Passiria/Passeiertal valley, past the birthplace of Tyrolean freedom fighter Andreas Hofer. From Schenna, the route follows the Riffianerweg trail down to the Waaler hut. This tour leads briefly along a dirt trail, then along the cycle path that follows the Passirio/Passer river into the valley to Saltaus and the valley station of the Hirzer cable car. The route continues past St. Martin to St. Leonhard, the main town of Val Passiria/Passeiertal.

On your mountain bike in Schenna
On your mountain bike in Schenna
On your mountain bike in Schenna

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