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Hiking tour St. Verena church

Stamina
Technique
Experience
Landscape
Difficulty:
Medium
Distance: 16.1 km
Ascent: 700 m Descent: 701 m
Duration:06:15 h
Lowest point:777 m
Highest point:1243 m
Best season
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Short description

Hike on the Ritten to the little church of St. Verena and to the oldest settlement on the Ritten.

Description

Hiking enthusiasts and culture lovers can best explore the Ritten and its peculiarities on the way to St. Verena and the most beautiful prehistoric site on the Ritten.

Starting point of the tour

Klobenstein railway station on the Ritten high plateau

Destination of the tour

St. Verena church

Route description

The hike starts at the railway station in Klobenstein on the Ritten hoigh plateau. From here the route follows the main road to Lengmoos and the earth pyramids, which are well worth seeing. Follow the blue and white marked hiking trail no. 24 to Maria Saal. Here hikers continue on trail no. 8 and soon reach the Rotwand and the Hexenbödele.

There, take trail no. 35a to the lovely little St. Verena church. The little church is located on one of the oldest settlement sites on the Ritten: evidence from prehistoric times dating back 4000 years has been found in the form of rock steps, figure menhirs and shell stones. Return via trail no. 35 to Penzlhof and Oberschlichter. There, mountain lovers take trail no. 8 again and return to Maria Saal and Klobenstein via Hexenbödele.

Trail signs

24, 8, 35a, 35

Equipment

Hiking boots, wind and rain protection, sunglasses

Public transport

Trains stop at the railway station in Bozen, bus connection Bozen-Klobenstein

Directions

Brenner motorway A22, exit Bozen Nord, direction Ritten, Klobenstein

Parking

Parking at the railway station in Klobenstein

Tip by the author

Type of trail

Length 16.1 km

Author

Editorial office south-tirol.com

Bozen & environs

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