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South Tyrolean Cycling Track – Stage A2: From Brunico/Bruneck to Bressanone/Brixen

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  • Bruneck mit Schloss Bruneck
    / Bruneck mit Schloss Bruneck
    Photo: Tappeiner AG
  • / Ankunft in der Bischofsstadt Brixen
    Photo: Tappeiner AG
  • / Kurz vor Brixen auf die Hochfläche von Natz-Schabs.
    Photo: TV Natz-Schabs
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Along the river.
From the cycling track of the Val Pusteria/Pustertal from Bunico/Bruneck passing Naz-Sciaves/Natz-Schabs to the diocesan town of Bressanone/Brixen
moderate
Distance 40.4 km
3:10 h
328 m
600 m
The second stage of the South Tyrolean Cycling Track leads through the city of Brunico/Bruneck and along the river Rienza, while passing through the picturesque Val Pusteria/Pustertal. Passing the towns of Chienes/Kiens, San Sigismundo/St. Sigmund, Riomolino/Gais and Vandoies di Sotto/Niedervintl, follow the descent to Chiusa di Rio di Pusteria/Mühlbacher Klause and ascend briefly towards the town of Rio di Pusteria/Mühlbach. Now descend towards the valley until you reach the fortress of Fortezza/Franzensfeste, where you turn left and reach the lake Lago di Varna/Vahrner See. Following the cycling track, you finally reach the city of Bressanone/Brixen, the finishing point of the second stage
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Michael Mair 
Update: October 27, 2021
Difficulty
moderate
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Highest point
899 m
Lowest point
558 m
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Start

Brunico/Bruneck (835 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.796378, 11.937611
DMS
46°47'47.0"N 11°56'15.4"E
UTM
32T 724174 5186727
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Destination

Bressanone/Brixen

Turn-by-turn directions

On the highway A22 until Bressanone Nord/Brixen Nord. Take the exit and follow the main road Val Pusteria/Pustertal until you reach Brunico/Bruneck.

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all notes on protected areas

Public transport

You can reach Fortezza/Franzensfeste by train where you take the next train to the Val Pusteria/Pustertal which will take you to Brunico/Bruneck.

Parking

Brunico/Bruneck – a parking area (garage) is located next to the town square Piazza Municipio in the center

Coordinates

DD
46.796378, 11.937611
DMS
46°47'47.0"N 11°56'15.4"E
UTM
32T 724174 5186727
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Author’s map recommendations

Tabacco Blatt 033/030

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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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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
40.4 km
Duration
3:10 h
Ascent
328 m
Descent
600 m

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