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Hiking tour Hexenstühle

Stamina
Technique
Experience
Landscape
Difficulty:
Easy
Distance: 16.3 km
Ascent: 1587 m Descent: 286 m
Duration:01:5 h
Lowest point:859 m
Highest point:2171 m
Best season
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Short description

Hike from Völs and Kastelruth to the witches' chairs.

Description

Mysterious, mystical, occult? Where the witches' chairs in the Sciliar area come from, how they were created or who built them is still unclear today. Come and see for yourself the Dolomite throne in the middle of the woods near Völs and Kastelruth.

Starting point of the tour

Völs am Schlern

Destination point of the tour

Hexenstühle

Route description

From Fiè, you can first reach Kastelruth by public transport or by car. On the main road, hikers walk briefly in the direction of Val Gardena and then take the Tiosler trail no. 7/8. The path takes walkers past beautiful farms to the edge of the forest, where the hike continues on a forest road.

In Puflatsch, choose trail no. 8 and hike through a small forest clearing and later partly on serpentines to the Hexenstühlen. The descent is the same as the ascent.

Trail signs

7/8, 8

Hiking equipment

Hiking boots, wind and rain protection, sunglasses

Public transport

Trains stop at Klausen railway station, bus connection Klausen-Seiser Alm.

How to get there

Brenner motorway A22, exit Klausen-Seiser Alm/Schlerngebiet, SS12 to Waidbruck, then towards Seiser Alm, Völs.

Parking

Car park in Völs

Tip by the author

Type of trail

Length 16.3 km

Author

Editorial team south-tirol.com

Seiser Alm-Schlern

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