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South Tyrolean Cycling Track – Stage B4: From Bressanone/Brixen to Brunico/Bruneck

Bicycle Ride · Eisacktal/Südtirol
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  • Der Südtirol Radwegs führt von der Bischofsstadt Brixen durch das urige Stufels.
    / Der Südtirol Radwegs führt von der Bischofsstadt Brixen durch das urige Stufels.
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  • / A.uf die Hochfläche von Natz-Schabs.
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  • / Ankunft in Bruneck mit Schloss Bruneck.
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On the cycling track of the Val Pusteria/Pustertal from the diocesan town of Bressanone/Brixen, passing Naz-Sciaves/Natz-Schabs, to Bunico/Bruneck
moderate
Distance 42.9 km
3:11 h
452 m
177 m
The stage B4 of the South Tyrolean Cycling Track leads from the diocesan town of Bressanone/Brixen passing Varna/Vahrn towards the lake Lago di Varna/Vahrner See. From here you continue to the fortress of Fortezza/Franzensfeste, where you turn right in direction of the Val Pusteria/Pustertal and upwards towards the town Rio di Pusteria/Mühlbach. Descending to Chiusa di Rio di Pusteria/Mühlbacher Klause you continue on the track along the river Rienza/Rienz, passing the towns of Vandoies di Sotto/Niedervintl, San Sigismundo/St. Sigmund and Chienes/Kiens. After the “Pflaurenzer Kopf” the track leads towards San Lorenzo/St. Lorenzen and further, on the main road, to Brunico/Bruneck.
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Michael Mair 
Update: October 27, 2021
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
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Landscape
Highest point
840 m
Lowest point
558 m
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Start

Bressanone/Brixen, Ponte Aquila (558 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.714030, 11.660440
DMS
46°42'50.5"N 11°39'37.6"E
UTM
32T 703333 5176823
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Destination

Brunico/Bruneck

Turn-by-turn directions

On the highway A22 until Chiusa/Klausen. Take the exit and follow the main road until you reach the center of Bressanone/Brixen.

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

By train through the Valle Isarco/Eisacktal to Bressanone/Brixen

Parking

Parking spaces in Bressanone/Brixen (for example next to the university along the main road)

Coordinates

DD
46.714030, 11.660440
DMS
46°42'50.5"N 11°39'37.6"E
UTM
32T 703333 5176823
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Author’s map recommendations

Tabacco Blatt 030/033

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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
42.9 km
Duration
3:11 h
Ascent
452 m
Descent
177 m

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