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Alpine tour across the Passo di Vizze (Pfitscherjoch)

Val di Vizze (Pfitsch)
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Informationen zur Tour Alpine tour across the Passo di Vizze (Pfitscherjoch)

Tour Hauptmerkmale

  • Duration
    3:00 h
  • Distance
  • Altitude
    560 m
  • Altitude
    1400 m
  • Max. height
    2261 m
Mountain bike tour from the Schlegeis reservoir in the Zillertal valley across the Passo di Vizze to Sterzing (Vipiteno) in South Tyrol.


The alpine crossing by mountain bike starts at the Schlegeis reservoir in the Zillertal. Take the path to the Lavitzalm and proceed up to the Passo di Vizze. After a relaxing break at the Pfitscher-Joch-Haus by the Passo di Vizze lake, the tour continues downhill into the Pfitschtal valley to Stein. Shortly afterwards turn right and head along the "Alte Pfitscherjochstraße" to St. Jakob (San Giacomo). From here take the main road to Fussendraß and then turn right onto the "Alte Pfitscher Straße" to the village of Ried. Now follow the road to the finish point in Sterzing (Vipiteno).

Starting point

Schlegeis reservoir - Zillertal

Target point

Sterzing (Vipiteno), station


At the Schlegeis reservoir

Public transportation

Take the fast train to Jenback and then the Zillertal train or the bus to Mayrhofen. You can rach the Schlegeis reservoir by bus from Mayrhofen.


Take the Brenner motorway to Innsbruck. Continue towards Kufstein until the exit for the Zillertal valley and proceed to mayrhofen. From there go to, Ginzling, then the Schwemmalm and on to the Schlegeis reservoir.

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