Starting point of the South Tyrolean Cycling Track is the fascinating town center of Vipiteno/Sterzing.
The first stage leads from Vipiteno through the beginning of the Valle Isarco/Eisacktal, descending to Fortezza/Franzensfeste and subsequently turning left and cycling through the Val Pusteria/Pustertal until reaching Brunico/Bruneck.
Starting point of the South Tyrolan Cycling Track is the city of Vipiteno/Sterzing. The track proceeds through the marvelous town and the “Sterzinger Moos” in southern direction, along fields and woods towards the majestic fortress of Fortezza/Franzensfeste. After passing the fortress turn east on the first road and follow the signposting of the cycling track in direction of the Val Pusteria/Pustertal. The route leads along the river Rienza/Rienz in eastern direction to the city center of Brunico/Bruneck.
ParkingValley station of the cable car Monte Cavallo at Vipiteno/Sterzing
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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)
- Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
- Cell phone
- 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.