Where is Vinschgau / Val Venosta?


Vinschgau or Vinschgau Valley (Italian: Val Venosta) extends in the west of South Tyrol from the Reschen Pass to the Töll near Merano. The valley encompasses the uppermost part of the Etsch Valley and is divided into Upper and Lower Vinschgau. The area is centrally located in the Alps and is surrounded by high mountain ridges: to the north by the Ötztal Alps, to the west by the Sesvenna Group and to the south are the Ortler Alps.

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Vinschgau-Val Venosta

Reschen to Merano

86 km, 1.200 hm

One of the most beautiful and diversified bike paths in the Alpine region.

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Bike route Vinschgau at Goldrain

Merano to Bolzano

55 km

The Apple Cycle Path through the Etschtal-Adige Valley connects the cities of Merano and Bolzano with almost no incline.

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Bike route Merano to Bolzano along the railway tracks