Road bike holiday in the Passeier Valley Road cycling in the Passeier Valley

Pass roads that will conquer road bikers’ hearts

Set off on adventures into the Passeier Valley: impressive steep slopes, challenging bends, countless altitude metres. The valley impresses road bikers with sporting challenges such as the legendary pass roads of the Timmelsjoch and the Jaufen Pass. On a road bike holiday in the Passeier Valley you’ll find a unique road biking territory on the southern side of the Stubai and Ötztal Alps.

From a mild Mediterranean climate to alpine mountain air: the Passeier Valley in South Tyrol is the ideal adventure playground for road bikers. The legendary Jaufen Pass and Timmelsjoch pass roads connect the valley with the Eisack Valley and Austria. The latter is considered to be one of the toughest passes in the alpine region! The Ötztal Bike Marathon takes you over the two cult routes in the Passeier Valley. Start your training for the unofficial alpine world championship for hobby cyclists and lovers of endless serpentine bends!

Nature lovers will find what they’re looking for on a road bike holiday in the Passeier Valley. The 50 km long alpine valley is shaped by orchards, vineyards and green meadows in the Merano basin. The closer you get to the alpine climate in the rear Passeier Valley, the more the landscape changes: the panorama is shaped by coniferous trees and dense forests.

Anyone who wants to enjoy the Mediterranean landscape between glaciers and palms in a more relaxing way can set off on the Passer causeway to the historical spa town of Merano. Enjoy an espresso or a glass of wine and a luscious pinch of culture.

Highlights for your road bike holiday in the Passeier Valley

  • Timmelsjoch experience
  • Jaufen Pass
  • Passer causeway to Merano old town


Road bike holiday: South Tyrol

South Tyrol

The legendary Dolomite passes, outstanding food and good wines make this corner of the world something very special. Add in more than 300 days of sunshine per year and there’s nothing standing in the way of your road biking holiday in South Tyrol. The highlights:

  • The Furkel Pass
  • Brixen and Würzjoch tour
  • The Dolomites Marathon tour

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