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Cycling path from Val Pusteria towards Riscone

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  • At the entrance to the Val Pusteria valley the bike tour has its starting point. 
    At the entrance to the Val Pusteria valley the bike tour has its starting point. 
    Photo: Hannes Riegler
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Distance 31 km
2:18 h
232 m
144 m
Bike & train
Bike & train. This bike tour from Rio Pusteria to the sports area in Riscone, above Brunico, offers the whole family an emotion-packed day out. It also includes a train ride on the way back!

The car park at the lock of Rio Pusteria is right next to the Val Pusteria cycling path. Take the cycling path and follow the directions for Vandoies. After 1,2 km, cross the river cycling over the wooden covered bridge and then follow the signposts for the “Brunico/Radweg Bruneck” cycling path. Cycle past the towns of Vandoies and Chienes, then after 14 km, without any particular climbs, you will reach the railway station of Casteldarne. Continue along the cycling path. After roughly 3 km, go up a small hill. Continue to cycle towards Brunico until the “Bierschupfe” bar that is by the Rio Gadera bridge in the industrial area. Leave the cycling path and turn right and cycle past the gravel pit uphill until you reach the Maurn Estate that is below the impressive S. Michele Castle. To reach Riscone, continue along the road but don’t follow directions for “Saalen”; at the crossroads keep left. Cycle through meadows near characteristic country houses up a slightly steep hill until you

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