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Brenner Pass

Brenner Pass, 39041 Brenner, South Tyrol, Italy

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About Brenner Pass

The Brenner Pass is an Alpine pass that connects Italy and Austria, located at 1372 m asl; it is located 80 km north of Bolzano in South Tyrol and represents one of the most important connections between the countries of Northern Europe and Italy. Since ancient times this pass was the most important link and communication route between the North Sea and the Italian peninsula. There was an uninterrupted migration of people, driven by trade or war.



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Eisack7.46km from Brenner Pass

The Isarco is a river in northern Italy, born in the ' Alta Vall' Isarco in South Tyrol, near the Brenner Pass, passes through the village of Vipiteno, before descending along the Isarco Valley.  After a course of over 90 kilometers along the homonymous valley, it flows into the Adige near Bolzano, as its main left tributary, presenting a greater flow than the upper segment of the Adige itself.

Gitschberg20.91km from Brenner Pass

Mount Cuzzo is a mountain in the eastern Alps located between the valleys of Altafossa and Fundres, in the locality Maranza top 2,512 meters, including a ski area of the same name. The shoulder to the west of the mountain is called Kleingitsch, 2,262 meters high, while to the east there is the 1,827-meter Stollberg.  The ski area includes slopes that are approximately 22 kilometers long. The mountain is crossed by a total of two cable cars, 4 chairlifts, and four ski lifts.

Jaufen Pass23.62km from Brenner Pass

The Jaufenpass or simply Jaufen is a mountain pass in South Tyrol.  At an altitude of 2094  m slm, it connects the Waltental with the Ratschingstal and the extensive Passeier with the Wipptal. The Jaufental, which runs parallel to the Ratschingstal, also ends at the top of the pass. The road connecting the pass, Strada Statale 44 del Passo di Giovo, is very winding and has 20 hairpin bends.

Passeier Valley28.32km from Brenner Pass

The Val Passiria is a valley Alpine Post in Alto Adige, northeast of Merano, one of the Ötztal Alps and the Stubai Alps.  The valley is crossed by the Passirio stream which flows into the Adige near Merano.  The Val Passiria cycle path develops along the valley, which winds through the nature of the landscape and the Passirio stream.

Speikboden30.3km from Brenner Pass

The Speikboden is a mountain range in the Central Alps between Weißenbachtal, Mühlwalder Tal and Ahrntal. It represents the easternmost part of a foothill of the western Zillertal Alps that extends roughly to the southeast. The highest point reaches a height of 2517  m and is also called Speikboden. Other named peaks of the massif are the Seewassernock, the Große Nock, the Kleine Nock and the Gornerberg. On the Speikboden there is an extensive ski area of ​​the same name with slopes as far as Th

Novacella Abbey30.7km from Brenner Pass

The Novacella abbey, is an Augustinian abbey in Novacella, a hamlet of Varna, near Bressanone in the autonomous province of Bolzano. It is one of the most important abbeys in northern Italy and the Alpine Arch consisting of a complex of religious and civil buildings. In May 1956 Pope Pius XII elevated it to the dignity of a minor basilica.

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Home to the spectacular sawtoothed Dolomites, the semi-autonomous provinces of Trentino and South Tyrol are packed with stunning landscapes. The region has long enticed hikers, climbers, poets and fresh-air fanciers, with the scenic Sella Ronda remaining one of the world's most iconic skiing and cycling circuits.