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Eisack dam

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  • Der Blick von oben zeigt: Brixens Altstadt ist von grünen Inseln durchzogen.
    Der Blick von oben zeigt: Brixens Altstadt ist von grünen Inseln durchzogen.
    Photo: Tappeiner AG
m 562 560 558 556 554 2,5 2,0 1,5 1,0 0,5 km
easy
Distance 2.8 km
0:43 h
11 m
10 m
563 m
556 m
The green city walk
Restorative walk along the Eisack dam to the Rappanlagen in Bressanone/Brixen

The view from above shows: Brixen's old town is criss-crossed by large islands. Despite the many new buildings, numerous streets and promenades have been preserved. A popular route takes you over the iron eagle bridge into Brixen. After the bridge on the right, after a few steps you reach the Rappanlagen, Bressanone's largest lung. They were created after 1883 on the newly regulated confluence of the Eisack and Rienz rivers and named after the then governor of Tyrol, Franz von Rapp. Their character as spa gardens is emphasised by the Hotel „Gasser“ built in 1901 and renovated in 1999, as well as by richly decorated wooden balconies on many houses. At the Widmannbrücke, where the Eisack and Rienz rivers meet, we turn left and continue south along the left bank of the Eisack to the wooden bridge at the Lido. From here the promenade runs along both sides of the Eisack to Albeins, a distance of around five kilometres. The recreation area near the lido/fish farm with pond, bird aviary and


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