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Sterzing round trip

Bicycle Ride · Eisacktal
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  • Schloss Sprechenstein über dem Eisack
    Schloss Sprechenstein über dem Eisack
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From castle to castle around the town
On this loop you cycle past four castles and the parish church of Sterzing.

easy
Distance 21.9 km
1:30 h
111 m
111 m
1,040 m
937 m
Start at the railway station in Sterzing. Go under the tracks and follow the cycle path along the main road to Wiesen in the Pfitschtal valley. At the bus stop (opposite the cemetery) turn right and then into the second street on the left (approx. 80 m). Cross the bridge and follow the orographic left bank of the Pfitscherbach stream until you reach the Brennerstaatsstrasse below Sprechenstein Castle. Continue in the direction of Elzenbaum, cross the motorway and turn right before the Reifenstein castle. Follow the golf course until you reach the Penserjoch road. Cross the bridge and turn left onto the cycle path to Mareit. From there either take the same route or the parallel municipal road back. At the parish church turn left and then via Gänsbachstr. into the centre and on to the railway station.
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Michael Mair 
Update: October 27, 2021
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1,040 m
Lowest point
937 m
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Sterzing train station (949 m)
Coordinates:
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46.895470, 11.439860
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46°53'43.7"N 11°26'23.5"E
UTM
32T 685849 5196438
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At the railway station in Sterzing

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46.895470, 11.439860
DMS
46°53'43.7"N 11°26'23.5"E
UTM
32T 685849 5196438
w3w 
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Difficulty
easy
Distance
21.9 km
Duration
1:30 h
Ascent
111 m
Descent
111 m
Highest point
1,040 m
Lowest point
937 m

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