Northwest of Bolzano, the Kurzras / Maso Corto area has several mountain bike trails to explore. Check out Trail 3C up to Schone Aussicht pass and then, after stopping at Rifugio Bellavista, cruise down Trail 3. This best done early on weekdays to avoid big crowds.
To reach the mountain bike trails in Kurzras / Maso Corto, fly to Bolzano or Innsbruck, take train to Merano, and then catch hourly bus up valley to Maso Corto.
Overall, Kurzras/Maso Corto is the 39th most popular mountain bike trail of all 46 mountain biking rides in Italy.