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The ruins of the once mighty castle Lichtenberg
Photo: Hannes Riegler
Distance 25.6 km
Climb and descent to the Lichtenberg ruin Lovely mountain bike tour in the upper part of the Vinschgau valley with views of the Ortler.
The MTB tour starts in Prad on the Stelvio pass in the Vinschgau valley. It first goes uphill to Gomagoi in the Trafoi valley. From Gomagoi, proceed up the main road towards Stelvio (Stilfs). At a wayside cross turn left into the Stelvio sportzone and take the forest path up to the "Faslar". Continue up the farm road (marked as no.1) and then on paths 15A and 15 until you reach the Lichtenberger Scharte (Lichtenberg col). From there ride down to the Schartalm and stay on the forest road towards St. Christina at Lichtenberg. From here continue downhill to Lichtenberg and along the Way of St. James (no.1) back to Prad.
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