06 - Pleasure tour through the Merano Basin to Lake Kaltern
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Mit dem Rad vom unteren Vinschgau durch das Meraner Becken zum Kalterer See.Photo: Tappeiner AG
An excursion from the lower Vinschgau Valley through the Merano Basin to Lake Kaltern with not too many metres in altitude. For South Tyrol, this is clearly a rather flat loop over a distance of more than 100 km. The maximum altitude is also kept within limits at around 500 m - good for a spring tour or training with low pulse values.
From the centre of Naturno ➊ take the Etsch cycle path and then follow the cycle path signs downstream. In Troll, cross the main road, downhill to Algund as far as the swimming pool ➋. Cross the Holzbr cke at the crossroads in the direction of Forst. There, cross the SS 38 ➌ and continue to Marling. Continue on the SP 5, later on SS 38 to Lana. At the roundabout ➍ below the Vigiljochbahn cable car, head towards the centre, then straight on at the next roundabout. After 250 m turn right and follow Kapuzinerstrasse ➎. Becomes SP 58, continue following through apple orchards towards Nals. At the roundabout on the road to Nals ➏ go straight and follow the main trail through the apple orchards, always below Nals. At the junction with the road to Andrian ➐, follow it to the left until Andrian. Continue straight on along the SP 14 to St. Pauls. After passing through the village ➑ take the cycle path back to SP 14. Head towards Kaltern, past the lake, and turn left onto the small road to
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