VINSCHGAU – VENOSTA
25 July – 1.515 m | 172,6 km
Crono Sluderno – Crossroads Maso Albergad | 9,6 km • 624 m
SHORT STAGE DESCRIPTION
Second challenge – ride of Giro delle Dolomiti with its 172 km and almost 2000 meters of climbing. You reach Merano, the famous spa town in South Tyrol, and climb up to Tel, where the Vinschgau Valley begins. You ride 50 km through this U-shaped valley, admiring numerous villages, churches and castles. In the distance you can see the glaciers of the Ortler group glistening. In the Marble Village of Lasa, there will be a refreshment point before keeping on to “Alta Via della Val Venosta”. Far away you can see the cultivated fields of the valley floor and catch a glimpse of the white marble quarries. Once in Tanas, you ride back to Bolzano for lunch, deviating around the Merano basin.