Begin in Andreas Hofer Strasse near Lana Tourist Information Office and ride to Tribusplatz square. There turn left into St. Agathaweg path and follow the road. At the end of St. Agathaweg turn right and cross the bridge over the MEBO expressway. Ride to the right to the Etschtal Valley cycle path and then right again towards Merano. At the dairy in Merano turn left into Schotterwerkstrasse and at the end turn left again into Katzensteinstrasse.
At the crossroads turn left into Dante Alighieri Strasse and follow this until Brunnenplatz square in Obermais/Maia Alta. There cross the square and ride straight on into Virgilstrasse. Then turn left onto St. Georgenstrasse and at the end turn right. After approx. 100 m you will reach the Passeiertal Valley cycle path on your right-hand side. Follow this for 18 km.
At the end of the cycle path follow the signposts for Merano center and ride along Sommerpromenade to Sissi Park. Here cross the road and pedal alongside the river Passer to Merano Thermal Baths. There turn right into Giosuè Carducci Strasse and over the bridge to Theater Platz square. Turn left into Carducci Strasse and follow this to the crossroads. Again turn left and follow the signs to the Bolzano cycle path. The return journey is via the same route from the Lana-Postal exit.
Sights along the route: the Gardens of Trauttmansdorff Castle, Passeier Museum, Sissi Park in Merano, Merano Thermal Baths