The Tour Transalp, the crossing of the Alps by bicycle, is a very special challenge for every ambitious cyclist
To cross the Alps might be one of the biggest goals of every ambitious cyclist. According to estimates more than 150,000 bikers, mostly mountain bikers, cross the Alps every year on different Transalp routes (900 in total).
The classic Transalp routes run from north to south and include several very challenging mountain passes, like the Transalp tour from Garmisch-Partenkirchen in Germany to Riva del Garda on Lake Garda in Italy. The routes include 5 - 10 days, 300 - 600 km, their altitude difference ranges from 4,000 - 20,000 m, depending on the choice of the route and mountain passes.
One of the most popular stages of the classic Transalp routes runs through the Val Pusteria. Crossing the Passo di Fundres (a real dream for every downhill enthusiast) it leads through the idyllic village of Fundres, the homonymous valley and the lower Val Pusteria. The Transalp is a real must for every ambitious cyclist and an unforgettable experience in every sense!