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Etschradroute - Etappe 1: Reschenpass - Meran

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  • Church steeple of old Curon in Resia Lake
    / Church steeple of old Curon in Resia Lake
    Photo: Grüner Thomas, © Vinschgau Marketing
  • / The church steeple in Resia Lake is the symbol of Curon.
    Photo: Grüner Thomas, © Vinschgau Marketing
  • / Radweg bei Burgeis mit Kloster Marienberg und Fürstenburg im Hintergrund
    Photo: Grüner Thomas, © Vinschgau Marketing
  • / Die Etschradroute führt entlang der Stadtmauer von Glurns.
    Photo: Grüner Thomas, © Vinschgau Marketing
  • / Schmucke Gassen in Glurns
    Photo: Grüner Thomas, © Vinschgau Marketing
  • / Radfahrer vor der Churburg
    Photo: Grüner Thomas, © Vinschgau Marketing
  • / Der Dorfplatz von Laas ist selbstverständlich mit Laaser Marmor gepflastert.
    Photo: Grüner Thomas, © Vinschgau Marketing
  • / Familienausflug auf der Etschradroute
    Photo: Frieder Blickle, © Naturns
  • / Schloss Juval: Wohnsitz von Reinhold Messner und Sitz des MMM Juval
    Photo: © Tappeiner
  • / St. Prokulus Kirchlein in Naturns
    Photo: © Tourismusverein Naturns
  • / Fresken im St. Prokulus Kirchlein
    Photo: Frieder Blickle, © Marketinggesellschaft Meran
  • / Eingang zum Prokulusmuseum
    Photo: © www.prokulus.org
  • / Prokulusmuseum
    Photo: © www.prokulus.org
  • / Blick vom Garten des Prokulusmuseums zum St. Prokulus Kirchlein
    Photo: Frieder Blickle, © Marketinggesellschaft Meran
  • / Gärten von Schloss Trauttmansdorff
    Photo: © Gärten von Schloss Trauttmansdorff
  • / Therme Meran
    Photo: © Oskar Dariz
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moderate
Distance 86.7 km
4:45 h
305 m
1,450 m

Author’s recommendation

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Author
Monika Heindl
Update: July 30, 2015
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
Reschenpass, 1,507 m
Lowest point
Meran, 296 m
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Tips and hints

Start

Reschenpass (1,456 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.847577, 10.505749
DMS
46°50'51.3"N 10°30'20.7"E
UTM
32T 614799 5189326
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Destination

Meran

Turn-by-turn directions

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Public transport

Getting there

Parking

Coordinates

DD
46.847577, 10.505749
DMS
46°50'51.3"N 10°30'20.7"E
UTM
32T 614799 5189326
w3w 
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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Equipment

Basic Equipment for Bike Riding

  • Cycling helmet
  • Cycling gloves
  • Sturdy, comfortable and preferably waterproof footwear
  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Rucksack (with rain cover)
  • Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket)
  • Sunglasses
  • Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Navigation equipment / map and compass

Technical Equipment for Bike Riding

  • Air pump or CO2 pump including cartridges
  • Puncture repair kit
  • Replacement inner tube
  • Tire levers
  • Chain tool
  • Hex keys
  • Phone / device holder as required  
  • Bike lock as required
  • Where applicable, the bike must meet requirements for road use by having a bell, front and rear lamps and spoke reflectors
  • The 'basic' and 'technical' equipment lists are generated based on the selected activity. They are not exhaustive and only serve as suggestions for what you should consider packing.
  • For your safety, you should carefully read all instructions on how to properly use and maintain your equipment.
  • Please ensure that the equipment you bring complies with local laws and does not include restricted items.

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Vid Pogacnik
August 16, 2017 · Community
When did you do this route? August 11, 2017
Reschen, taking the west bank of the sea
Photo: Vid Pogacnik, Community
Reschensee by the west bank route
Photo: Vid Pogacnik, Community
St. Valentin auf der Haide
Photo: Vid Pogacnik, Community
Burgeis, with the Marienberg monastery
Photo: Vid Pogacnik, Community
Burgeis, with the Fürstenburg castle
Photo: Jasmina Pogačnik, Community
Coming to Glurns
Photo: Jasmina Pogačnik, Community
Near Tschengls
Photo: Jasmina Pogačnik, Community
Evening in Meran
Photo: Vid Pogacnik, Community
Harald Weinzettl
May 27, 2015 · Community
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Photo: Harald Weinzettl, Community
Photo: Harald Weinzettl, Community

Photos from others

Reschen, taking the west bank of the sea
Reschensee by the west bank route
St. Valentin auf der Haide
Burgeis, with the Marienberg monastery
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Reviews
Difficulty
moderate
Distance
86.7 km
Duration
4:45 h
Ascent
305 m
Descent
1,450 m
Scenic Refreshment stops available Family-friendly Cultural/historical interest

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