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    Family hikes in South Tyrol

    Waterfall, cave or petting zoo. Children need motivation to hike. These family hikes are packed with experiences for all family members.

     

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    The Apple walk - Apple educational trail with quiz
    Partschins/Parcines, Meran/Merano and environs

    At 12 stations, we will share fascinating details about apple cultivation with you. Simply scan the QR code at each station to gain immediate access to explanatory videos and information. Then, at each station, you'll encounter questions with 4 answer options. If you have answered all the questions correctly and entered your data in the app, you can pick up a gift at the Partschins tourist office. Have fun!

    Difficulty: easy
    118 altitude up
    0h:58 min duration
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    Mill walk
    Aldein/Aldino, Bolzano/Bozen and environs
    Hike through lush meadows and mixed forest to the Möserbiotop and the Aldein mills
    Difficulty: easy
    110 altitude up
    1h:00 min duration
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    The Passer Promenade
    Meran/Merano, Meran/Merano and environs

    Named after the torrent that flows through the city, this promenade winds along the right bank of the Passer River, in the centre of Merano/Meran. There are two stretches, one between the Ponte della Posta and Ponte Teatro, the other that hence takes to the Ponte di Ferro.

    In the first part there are many artistic flower-beds, palms, ice-cream shops and cafes. Here you can admire the liberty architecture of the Kurhaus, whereas on the lower part of the promenade, surrounded by various historical buildings, you’ll find the artworks of the Human Figures project.

    The promenade is easily walkable with pushchairs, too.

    Difficulty: easy
    0 altitude up
    0h:16 min duration
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    Hike to the "Revó" alp
    Proveis/Proves, Meran/Merano and environs
    Starting point: Hofmahd car park, Laurein (1,786 m) Hiking trail: No. 8, walking time: 20 min, end point: Revó Alm, difference in altitude: 121 m (easy mountain tour)
    Difficulty: easy
    55 altitude up
    0h:25 min duration
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    Hike to the Auerberg alp
    St.Pankraz/San Pancrazio, Meran/Merano and environs
    The trail leads from St. Nikolaus through the forest into the Auerbergtal valley and can be followed on the hiking trail as well as on the forest path. The mountain hut offers traditional alpine dishes in a rustic setting.
    Difficulty: easy
    433 altitude up
    1h:25 min duration
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    LATEMAR.NATURA
    Deutschnofen/Nova Ponente, Dolomites Region Eggental

    The LATEMAR.NATURA trail was made for families and nature-lovers and leads through alpine landscapes and altitude zones to discover natural habitats of the alpine region. Interactive stations make the hikers aware of the nature around and acquaint them with the local flora and fauna.
    The Oberholz hut at the mountain station acts as starting point of a hike underneath the rocks of Latemar. With its modern architecture, the unique location and the 360° panoramic terrace, the Oberholz hut is a true highlight.

    Difficulty: easy
    140 altitude up
    1h:30 min duration
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    Forest adventure trail
    Rodeneck/Rodengo, Brixen/Bressanone and environs
    How well do you know our trees and woods? Set off for a real adventure on the Rodeneck nature trail, where you and your family can explore the forest world in all its many facets. The trail starts by the Ahner Berghof farm and leads o the local reservoir, and is equipped with exciting stations that guarantee great fun for young and old. Put your balance to the test and craw through the tree trunks or have fun throwind pine cones... no room for boredom! You can easily reach the starting point, the Ahner Berghof, with the Almbus shuttle No. 415 (it runs every hour)
    Difficulty: easy
    67 altitude up
    0h:40 min duration
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    Weißbrunner Almhütte
    Ulten/Ultimo, Meran/Merano and environs
    The Weißbrunner hut is located directly at the Lake Weissbrunn. The Lake can be reached by car via St. Gertraud. Traditional Alpine dishes await you at the hut.
    Difficulty: easy
    0 altitude up
    0h:01 min duration
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    Hike to the "Außeren Schwemmalm"
    Ulten/Ultimo, Meran/Merano and environs
    Products: wild herb specialities, various cheeses and traditional alpine dishes
    Specialities: meat and pasta specialities
    Activities: children's playground
    Recommended hike: starting point: St. Moritz 1,630 m, hiking trail no. 6
    Difficulty: easy
    545 altitude up
    1h:55 min duration
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    Hike to the "Untere Kessl Alm"
    Proveis/Proves, Meran/Merano and environs
    Products: traditional alpine dishes
    Hiking suggestion: Starting point: Hofmahd
    also with pushchairs
    Difficulty: easy
    61 altitude up
    0h:40 min duration
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    Winter Promenade
    Meran/Merano, Meran/Merano and environs

    Very sunny and well sheltered from the wind, the Winter Promenade runs along the river; it is the natural continuation of the Passer Promenade. Its most distinctive landmark is the Wandelhalle covered passageway, which provides shelter from inclement weather. The Wandelhalle also houses a gallery of paintings depicting landscapes of South Tyrol and busts of significant figures in the city’s history.

    Difficulty: easy
    24 altitude up
    0h:10 min duration
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    Hike to the "Spitzner Alm"
    Ulten/Ultimo, Meran/Merano and environs
    The Spitzner Alm is located above St. Walburg on the south side at an altitude of 1856 metres. The Alm offers home-made products such as Alpine cheese, butter, traditional Alpine dishes, home-made juices, strudel, Kaiserschmarrn and much more. It is also possible to stay overnight on request.
    Difficulty: easy
    718 altitude up
    2h:16 min duration
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    Tramin to the Rastenbach gorge
    Tramin an der Weinstraße/Termeno sulla Strada del Vino, The South Tyrolean Wine Road

    From the town hall square to the fairground, Söllerstraße, after the Hotel Winzerhof turn right into a vineyard path and follow the nature trail (11+11 A) to Lake Kaltern. Turn left at the Hotel Seeleitenhof and follow the signs for "Rastenbachklamm". This is followed by a varied hike over paths, steps, platforms, bridges and past waterfalls and a stream, through the wild and romantic gorge up to Altenburg. Also worth seeing along the way are the ruins of St. Peter, just before Altenburg. Return via Altenburg, Panoramaweg and Römerweg (11) to the Söll fire station and at Hotel Plattenhof back down the nature trail to Tramin.

    Duration: 4.5 - 5 h

    Difference in altitude: 350 m (circular route)

    Difficulty: medium
    776 altitude up
    4h:40 min duration
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    To the Moaßl waterfall
    Pfitsch/Val di Vizze, Sterzing/Vipiteno and environs

    By the parking lot in St. Jakob in Pfitsch Valley near Sterzing / Vipiteno over the bridge and on the left side along trail 9 to the Moaßl waterfall. Suitable for strollers.

    Difficulty: easy
    243 altitude up
    1h:30 min duration
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    The Kradorfer Alm hut in the Val Casies Valley (1704m)
    Gsies/Valle di Casies

    Hiking fun for all ages

    Starting point: Val Casies / S. Maddalena valley floor (1460m)
    Distance: 3.5 km
    Descent: along the same route or squirrel path
    Walking time: 01:10 h
    Difficulty: easy
    Difference in altitude: 244 m
    Information: www.suedtirolmobil.info - Lin. 441

    Difficulty: easy
    240 altitude up
    1h:10 min duration
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    Gilf Promenade
    Meran/Merano, Meran/Merano and environs

    This trail runs along both banks from the Gilf Gorge down to the point where the river enters the city. On the right bank, it connects directly with the path that leads to the Powder Tower and the Tappeiner Promenade; on the left, it joins with the Summer Promenade. Gilf Promenade is particularly intriguing for its subtropical vegetation. Its Walk of Poets also makes it the most romantic of Merano’s promenades: modern and contemporary love poetry is engraved onto a series of benches here.

    Difficulty: easy
    17 altitude up
    0h:10 min duration
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    The Oberbergalm hut in the Val Casies Valley (1957m)
    Gsies/Valle di Casies

    Traditonal and characteristic alpine pasture with a beautiful view

    Starting point: Val Casies / S. Maddalena valley floor (1460m)
    Distance: 5 km
    Descent: along the ascent route
    Walking time: 02:00 h
    Difficulty: medium
    Difference in altitude: 515 m
    Information: www.suedtirolmobil.info - Lin. 441

    Difficulty: medium
    510 altitude up
    2h:00 min duration
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    The Uwald Alm hut in the Val Casies Valley (2043m)
    Gsies/Valle di Casies

    With its great view over the Val Casies Valley

    Starting point: Val Casies Valley / S. Maddalena head of the valley (1460m)
    Distance: 5 km
    Descent: along the ascending route
    Walking time: 02:00 h
    Difficulty: media
    Difference in altitude: 583 m
    Information: www.suedtirolmobil.info - Lin. 441

    Difficulty: medium
    582 altitude up
    2h:01 min duration
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    Winter walking tour to the mountain hut Aschtalm in S. Maddalena
    Gsies/Valle di Casies

    Hiking and toboggan fun at “Hubi’s” on the Aschtalm 1950m

    Starting point: Head of the valley at St. Magdalena in the Gsieser Valley 1465m
    Distance: 3,5 km + 1,5 km
    Descent: back via the ascent route
    Hiking time: 1 hour and 15 minutes + 40 minutes
    Level of difficulty: easy
    Altitude difference: 485 m + 200 m
    Toboggan run: easy

    Difficulty: easy
    485 altitude up
    1h:15 min duration
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    Winter walking tour to the mountain hut Messner Hütte in S. Maddalena
    Gsies/Valle di Casies

    At the head of the valley in St. Magdalena by the entrance into the Pidig Valley, there is a parking area. From there, follow the signpost number 49 into the valley. Immediately after the wood turner workshop continue straight through the magnificent winter forest. Accompanied by the torrential Pidig Stream, reach your hiking destination Messner Hut at 1659 m (rest point) after just 30 minutes.

    Difficulty: easy
    200 altitude up
    0h:49 min duration
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    Strolling from farm to farm in the Val Casies Valley
    Gsies/Valle di Casies

    Short hike on the sunny side of Colle in the Val Casies Valley

    Starting point: Val Casies Valley / Colle parish church (1260m)
    Distance: 9,6 km
    Descent: circular hike
    Walking time: 02:40 h
    Difficulty: facile
    Difference in altitude: 139 m
    Information: www.suedtirolmobil.info - Lin. 441

    Difficulty: easy
    171 altitude up
    2h:37 min duration
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    The Roman Path “Römerweg” at Monguelfo
    Welsberg-Taisten/Monguelfo-Tesido

    Altitude hike from Monguelfo to Dobbiaco

    Starting point: Monguelfo / tourist information office (1087m)
    Distance: 16 km *
    Descent: along the same route or by public transportation
    Walking time: 04:50 h
    Difficulty: medium
    Difference in altitude: 800 m
    Information: * it is recommended to only hike parts of the www.suedtirolmobil.info - Lin. 441

    Difficulty: medium
    779 altitude up
    4h:55 min duration
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    Altfasstal valley
    Mühlbach/Rio di Pusteria, Brixen/Bressanone and environs
    This itinerary takes you through a fabulous natural landscape featuring sunny terraces, children’s playgrounds and the Almenkneippweg, a path that passes four different stations.

    Tip: you can rent mountain bikes for the way back.
    Difficulty: easy
    253 altitude up
    1h:40 min duration
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    Round trail Lago Göller
    Aldein/Aldino, Bolzano/Bozen and environs

    A varied itinerary with panoramic views, water and history for the hole family at Aldino.

    Difficulty: easy
    225 altitude up
    1h:58 min duration
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    The Stumpfalm hut in the Val Casies Valley (2000m)
    Gsies/Valle di Casies

    Through beautiful woods along the scenic mountain ridge

    Starting point: Val Casies Valley/ S. Maddalena head of the valley (1460m)
    Distance: 5 km
    Descent: along the ascending route
    Walking time: 02:00 h
    Difficulty: media
    Difference in altitude: 541 m
    Information:
    www.suedtirolmobil.info - Lin. 441

    Difficulty: medium
    0 altitude up
    2h:00 min duration
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    Summer Promenade
    Meran/Merano, Meran/Merano and environs

    A twin to the Winter Promenade located on the opposite side of the river, the Summer Promenade has wonderfully lush vegetation: cedars of Lebanon, giant redwoods, poplars and various species of pines provide shade and a cool respite from hot summer days. At the beginning of the promenade, you’ll find Sissi Park; an elegant sculpture of Empress Elisabeth of Austria, done in Lasa marble, presides regally over the park.

    Difficulty: easy
    13 altitude up
    0h:10 min duration
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    Family hike from Lake Carezza to the Häusler Sam hut
    Dolomites Region Eggental

    The easy hike through woods and meadows leads to the Häusler Sam hut, which is situated on a meadow surrounded by forest. The trail brings hikers close to the alpine nature of the "Sam Hill". A stop at the Häusler Sam hut is worthwhile to taste one of the many typical dishes of South Tyrolean cuisine, to rest on the lawn or to admire the many animals such as llamas, donkeys, cows or ponies.

    Difficulty: easy
    214 altitude up
    3h:30 min duration
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    LATEMAR.NATURA: Mountain Cinema
    Deutschnofen/Nova Ponente, Dolomites Region Eggental
    In Obereggen, families and nature lovers hike with particular enjoyment. The LATEMAR.NATURA adventure trail not only features interactive stations that provide interesting information about animals and plants, but also leads directly to the new Eggental mountain cinema, which shows us a wonderful mountain panorama.
    Difficulty: easy
    741 altitude up
    4h:00 min duration

      The journey is the destination for children. From strolls through a strech of apple blossoms in Bolzano/Bozen, Meran/Merano and Brixen/Bressanne surroundings to an unforgettable overnight stay at a mountain refuge in the Dolomites region like in Kronplatz : the many destinations and tours in South Tyrol will delight adults and children alike.