Road Cycling Highlight (Segment)

Recommended by 76 out of 80 road cyclists


  • Martin Donat

    The Mendelpassstraße, the site of a daredevil car race in the 1930s, connects the South Tyrolean Überetsch with the Trentino Valle di Non and winds its way for 15 kilometers from Eppan (at 400 meters) to the pass at an altitude of 1,362 meters.

    The view of the Dolomites from here is a treat. Particularly exciting for racing cyclists is the winding road on the South Tyrolean side. Here the road winds like a labyrinth through the rocks.

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    • April 19, 2016

  • Bikehotels Südtirol

    The Mendel Pass (Italian Passo della Mendola) or "The Mendel" connects the Überetsch with the Nonstal. The pass road is open all year round and offers a lot of fun on a winding route.

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    • March 10, 2016

  • Hauptkommissar

    I can only recommend. I have also ridden a few times. When the weather is nice you are close to the sky and it is a dream to drive this route.

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    • March 20, 2016

  • Willi Wut

    If you are already up, then definitely worth it to go to the Penegal, which are still several, steep altitude (short-term 20% slope) in addition, just right for mountain goats! And from there on top, there you have a wonderful view. Unfortunately, the small road 2016 was in poor condition, so be careful when leaving!

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    • June 2, 2017

  • Martin

    Great view of the Meraner Becken and the Kalterersee

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    • May 7, 2017

  • Johannes

    Pleasant to drive pass with uniform slope of about 7% over 1000 hm. Very nice view of Bolzano and Lake Kaltern. Good road surface.

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    • July 15, 2018

  • Hans

    First from Lana up the Passo Palade / Gampenpass, down to Fondo and over the Passo Mendola / Mendelpass (about 300 vertical meters) back up. Very cool, the half-hour departure again on the pass road down towards Bolzano.

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    • November 5, 2018

  • Peter HAJ

    A super nice descent from the Mendel Pass down to Kaltern. My tip: Lunch break in the "Kalterer height" with good food under vine leaves sitting.

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    • August 18, 2019

  • Sigi Sommer

    Great road with beautiful views of Lake Kalterersee, but busy at the weekend.

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    • September 23, 2019

  • Wölle


    • July 25, 2019

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Best Race Bike Rides to Mendelpassstraße

Location: Trentino, Italy


  • Distance8.40 mi
  • Uphill2,900 ft
  • Downhill0 ft

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