By bike through the Gsieser Valley
Sentres Verified partner Explorers Choice
Welsberg im PustertalPhoto: Tappeiner AG
For our mountain bike tour we start in Welsberg (1087 m) on the right bank of the Gsieser Bach stream. We cycle on a shady forest road until shortly after Taisten, where we cross the stream on a wooden bridge. From here we keep to the Talblickweg, which offers what its name promises: a beautiful panorama over the valley. We cross biotopes and old hamlets, always staying below a dense forest. We cycle along the old Gsies valley road, the new one was moved to the opposite bank after the storm of 1966. At the hamlet of Oberplanken (1260 m) we cross the stream again and follow the path on the right bank for a little more than 1 km. In Preindl we have to take the busy road for about 250 metres; at the little church Maria Heimsuchung we change the bank again and stay here until St. Martin. Now the last and most demanding part begins, uphill to the Talschlusshütte (1465 m). We are rewarded on the way back with a long descent on a road that leads through St. Magdalena. From St. Martin to
Already unlocked? Log in
Premium content Premium routes are provided by professional authors or publishers.
South Tyrol's # 1 touring portal
Holidays in South Tyrol for active people! The most beautiful hiking trails and bike routes, hotels, guesthouses, holiday apartments and farms for a relaxing holiday in South Tyrol. South Tyrol offers a varied landscape, from the Dolomites to the glaciers of the Ortler Group and to the Mediterranean landscapes around the spa town of Merano and Lake Caldaro. Walks along the irrigation channels, family hikes to alpine pastures, fixed rope routes for adventurous people, flowing trails for bikers and the best ways to enjoy the winter. Discover South Tyrol with sentres.com.
Questions and answers
Would you like to the ask the author a question?
Help others by being the first to add a review.
Photos from others