Hiking tour St. Verena church
Hike on the Ritten to the little church of St. Verena and to the oldest settlement on the Ritten.
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
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.
24, 8, 35a, 35
Hiking boots, wind and rain protection, sunglasses
Trains stop at the railway station in Bozen, bus connection Bozen-Klobenstein
Brenner motorway A22, exit Bozen Nord, direction Ritten, Klobenstein
Parking at the railway station in Klobenstein
Type of trail
Length 16.1 km
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