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Hiking to the earth piramids near Oberbozen

Soprabolzano/Oberbozen, Ritten/Renon, Bolzano/Bozen and environs
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Hiking to the earth piramids near Oberbozen • South Tyrol

Tourism in Renon/Ritten can look back on a long tradition rooted in the desire of the town dwellers of Bolzano/Bozen to escape to their summer retreats. The Renon Themed Trail tells the stories of the Rittnerbahn narrow gauge railway, the tracks of the emperor, the earth pyramids, water and stone, Saint George and Jacob, as well as summer retreats in Santa Maria Assunta/Maria Himmelfahrt.


Distance 5.4 Km
Duration 1h:21 min
Ascent 275 m
Descent 275 m
Highest point 1225 m
Lowest point 1031 m
Tour Details

Getting there from Bolzano/Bozen:

By car: from Munich in approximately 3,5 hours via the motorway (Rosenheim-Kufstein-Innsbruck-Brenner) until you come to the motorway exitz Bolzano/Bozen NORD. Take this exit, drive in the direction of Bolzano and toward the Renon/Ritten mountain.

By train: On the Munich-Innsbruck_Verona line to Bolzano wehre alal trains stop. Bus stop near the train station, whrere buses 165 go to Collalbo/Renon. Or walk 10 minutes to the start of ropeways to Soprabolzano/Renon. The ropeway goes in only 12 minutes to Soprabolzano/Renon. There starts the Renon railway every half hour and after 18 minutes you arrive to Collalbo/Renon.