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Jaufen Pass

Jaufen Pass, 39015 St. Leonhard in Passeier, South Tyrol, Italy

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About Jaufen 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.



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Passeier Valley5.4km from Jaufen 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.

Eisack16.18km from Jaufen 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.

Timmelsjoch18.06km from Jaufen Pass

The Passo del Rombo is an alpine pass in the eastern Rhaetian Alps, on the border between Italy and Austria, which connects the Val Passiria in Alto Adige with the Ötztal in Tyrol. From a geomorphological point of view, the pass separates the Ötztal Alps from the Stubai Alps.  The refuge at the top of the pass is the destination of many two-wheel enthusiasts. The pass is one of the coldest places in the Alps and is often lashed by a very cold wind. There is also a small stream.

Tyrol Castle20.28km from Jaufen Pass

Castel Tirolo, located near Tirolo, is the manor from which the counts of Tyrol originated and the cradle of the territory that took their name from them.  It was the ancestral seat of the Counts of Tyrol and gave the whole Tyrol region its name.  It was this magnificent castle that dominated not only the near-by hamlet of Tirolo but the entire region of Tyrol.  The castle has served as the site of a museum since the early 1980s. Since 2003, Tyrol Castle houses the South Tyrolean Museum of Histo

Gardens of Trauttmansdorff Castle21.66km from Jaufen Pass

The gardens of Trauttmansdorff Castle are located on the eastern outskirts of Merano in South Tyrol. The botanical garden of the spa town of Merano, named after its landmark Trauttmansdorff Castle, covers an area of ​​around twelve hectares. Natural and cultural landscapes from all over the world, botanical rarities, themed gardens as well as local vegetation images of the province of South Tyrol form the focus of the garden design.

Trauttmansdorff Castle21.71km from Jaufen Pass

Trauttmansdorf Castle is a castle located in Merano. It houses the Touriseum , the provincial museum of tourism. In 2001 the botanical garden surrounding the castle was opened: Touriseum and gardens of Trauttmansdorff Castle.  It is home to the Touriseum, a museum of tourism and since 2001 the surrounding grounds have been open as the Trauttmansdorff Castle Gardens, a botanical garden.

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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.