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MTB tour Hocheppan Castle

Stamina
Technique
Experience
Landscape
Difficulty:
Medium
Distance: 16.1 km
Ascent: 926 m Descent: 926 m
Duration:02:30 h
Lowest point:402 m
Highest point:958 m
Best season
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Short description

The tour from Eppan to Hocheppan Castle is something for connoisseurs.

Description

The mountain bike tour offers outstanding views, rewarding refreshment stops and occasionally short, challenging sections.

Starting point of the tour

St. Michael in Eppan

Destination of the tour

Hocheppan Castle

Route description

Cyclists start the Hocheppan tour in the centre of St. Michael near Eppan: first head towards Kaltern until the junction 540/7, where you turn off and cycle past Moos-Schulthaus Castle to Gasthof Steinegger. Here, cyclists follow trail no. 8B to Gasthof Kreuzstein. Here cyclists are faced with a choice: either head towards Gasthof Buchwald and take forest road no. 10 onto the tarmac road and to Perdoning.
Or, just before Buchwald, take forest road 536 to get to Perdoning. In Perdoning, continue on forest road no. 9 and after a very steep descent you finally reach Hocheppan Castle. Return along the road towards St. Michael.

Route sign

540/7, 8b, 10, 536, 9

Equipment

Mountain bike, helmet, wind and rain protection, sunglasses, air pump

Public transport

Trains stop at the railway station in Bozen, bus connection to Eppan.

Directions

Brenner motorway A22, exit Bozen Süd, motorway MEBO, exit Eppan

Parking

Car park in St. Michael near Eppan

Tip by the author

Type of trail

Length 16.1 km

Author

Editorial office south-tirol.com

Southern South Tyrol

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