• Jaufenpass

South Tyrolean beauty

Route: Prad – Meran – Riffian – St. Leonhard im Passeiertal – Jaufenpass – Sterzing – Penser Joch – Sarntal – Bozen – Terlan – Mölten – Hafling – Meran – Prad

Length: 305 km
Time: 6 Stunden

From Prad we ride through the Vinschgau Valley and it’s beautiful orchards direction Meran. After passing the city we pass the village Riffian to St. Leonhard in the valley Passeiertal. In St. Leonhard we take the road direction Jaufen and reach soon the Jaufenpass (2099m).

From the pass we go down to Sterzing and then ride up the Penser Joch (2214m). We continue on a diversified stretch through the Sarntal to Bozen, the capital of South Tyrol.

After passing the city we continue on the Weinstraße “vine-road” to Terlan and up to Mölten. Here we have a wonderful view on the landscape between Bozen and Meran.

At the end we ride to Hafling where we may enjoy the beautiful horses “Haflinger”. Then we go back to Meran and along the Vinschgau Street we return to Prad.