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Von Sexten zur Plätzwiese – Graveltouren in Südtirol

Von Sexten zur Plätzwiese – Graveltouren in Südtirol

Difficult
06:37
44.2 mi
6.7 mph
3,875 ft
3,875 ft
Expert gravel ride. Very good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.

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Includes a very steep uphill segment

You may need to push your bike.

261 yd in total

Tour Overview

Hotel Schönblick

Hotel
2.59 mi
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Radweg

Mountain Biking Highlight (Segment)

5.55 mi
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Innichen

Mountain Biking Highlight

10.2 mi
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Toblacher See

Bike Touring Highlight

11.0 mi
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Bahntrassenradweg

Mountain Biking Highlight (Segment)

17.2 mi
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Dürrensee/Lago di Landro

Bike Touring Highlight

23.5 mi
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Plätzwiese

Bike Touring Highlight

32.4 mi
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Marktplatz Niederdorf

Bike Touring Highlight

44.2 mi

Hotel Schönblick

Hotel

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Tour Profile

Waytypes

Singletrack: 17.6 mi
Path: 7.02 mi
Cycleway: 8.44 mi
Street: 3.94 mi
Road: 6.11 mi
State Road: 1.05 mi

Surfaces

Alpine: 0.29 mi
Unpaved: 21.7 mi
Compacted Gravel: 5.81 mi
Cobblestones: 124 yd
Paved: 3.51 mi
Asphalt: 11.5 mi
Unknown: 1.35 mi

Weather Forecast

Bikehotels Südtirol planned a gravel ride.

December 14, 2020

Comments

  • Bikehotels Südtirol

    This beautiful long tour starts in Sesto at the foot of the Drei Zinnen nature park and takes you up to the beautiful Plätzwiese high valley - so a long climb awaits you that requires perseverance. But before you start pedaling hard, the round begins relaxed on the flat bike path to Innichen. Here you can easily curl up and enjoy the wonderful mountain panorama in peace.The Toblacher See is ideal for a first break. It is simply beautifully embedded in the mountains and you have a good view of the famous Three Peaks. If you are hungry, you can fortify yourself in the campsite restaurant. Then it continues on the next section of the round, which leads you over a former railway line. Typically for a railway line, this path is relatively flat and mostly runs over pure gravel. Shortly after the Dürrensee you leave the route and the demanding part of the tour begins.You now pedal upwards over a wide gravel road. Even if this section requires some stamina, you will get your money's worth here. The view of Monte Cristallo, among other things, is simply breathtaking and your goal is also motivating: On the Plätzwiese you can breathe deeply, enjoy the alpine mountains and treat yourself to refreshments in one of the huts. The route takes you past the Dürrensteinhütte and the Plätzwiese alpine hut - only short detours are necessary to both huts. The best cake is without a doubt at the Plätzwiesenhütte.Freshly strengthened and rested, a grandiose descent back to the Puster Valley is waiting for you. If you want to extend the round a little longer, you can turn off to Braies Lake in Braies. If you have enough, you instead continue to follow the route that takes you over a beautiful bike path towards Niederdorf and back to the starting point.

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    • January 5, 2021

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