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From Brixen to the Neustift Monastery

Hiking trail · Eisacktal/Südtirol
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Map / From Brixen to the Neustift Monastery
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Distance 7.1 km
1:50 h
32 m
32 m
This scenic and interesting walk leads from the centre of Brixen/Bressanone to the Neustift Monastery, one of the largest abbeys in South Tyrol. With its cloister and important library, the monastery complex of the Augustinian canons is most certainly worth a visit.

Author’s recommendation

Visit the Neustift Monastery and taste the wines of the winery 
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Brixen Tourismus
Update: May 02, 2019
Highest point
590 m
Lowest point
559 m
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Rest Stop

Augustinian Monastery of Novacella

Start

Adlerbrücke, Brixen (560 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.716921, 11.658973
DMS
46°43'00.9"N 11°39'32.3"E
UTM
32T 703211 5177141
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Destination

at the starting point

Turn-by-turn directions

Start at the Adlerbrücke bridge in the old town of Brixen (561 m) and follow trail no. 16 north on the left side of the Eisack river. Then take Cesare-Battisti-Straße street into the Kranebitt town quarter. Cross the road and pass a residential area before entering the meadows and orchards. Continue walking along the bank of the Eisack before reaching the underpass of the old Pustertaler Straße road. Turn left and follow the road to the Neustift Monastery (595 m). To return, take trail no. 16 back to the starting point.

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Public-transport-friendly

Parking

Parking space Priel or Stufels near the starting point of the tour

Coordinates

DD
46.716921, 11.658973
DMS
46°43'00.9"N 11°39'32.3"E
UTM
32T 703211 5177141
w3w 
///oscillating.juke.bartender
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

Basic Equipment for Hiking

  • Sturdy, comfortable and waterproof hiking boots or approach shoes
  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Hiking socks  
  • Rucksack (with rain cover)
  • Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket and suitable legwear)
  • Sunglasses
  • Hiking poles
  • Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
  • First aid kit
  • Blister kit
  • Bivy / survival bag  
  • Survival blanket
  • Headlamp
  • Pocket knife
  • Whistle
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Navigation equipment / map and compass
  • Emergency contact details
  • ID
  • The 'basic' and 'technical' equipment lists are generated based on the selected activity. They are not exhaustive and only serve as suggestions for what you should consider packing.
  • For your safety, you should carefully read all instructions on how to properly use and maintain your equipment.
  • Please ensure that the equipment you bring complies with local laws and does not include restricted items.

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Distance
7.1 km
Duration
1:50 h
Ascent
32 m
Descent
32 m
Public-transport-friendly Refreshment stops available Family-friendly Suitable for strollers

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