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Hiking tour Matschatsch high-altitude trail

Stamina
Technique
Experience
Landscape
Difficulty:
Easy
Distance: 14.1 km
Ascent: 720 m Descent: 720 m
Duration:06:00 h
Lowest point:412 m
Highest point:1032 m
Best season
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Short description

A special kind of day hike near Andriano is the day tour on the Matschatsch and Eppaner Höhenweg trails.

Description

Andriano is a small, picturesque wine village near Appiano and Terlano and is ideal for food lovers: rustic wine cellars, excellent restaurants and panoramic hiking tours for hiking enthusiasts.

Starting point of the tour

Village centre of St. Michael

Destination of the tour

Matschatsch and Eppan high trail

Route description

This beautiful hike begins in the village centre of St. Michael. From the main square, hikers first climb to the Gleifkirche church and the Steinegger inn. Here, nature lovers take trail no. 7 in a south-westerly direction and climb the Matschatscherberg. From there, there is a marvellous view of the beautifully situated Matschatsch Castle.
Above the castle, in the so-called "Michaeler Riebn", the famous Eppaner Höhenweg trail begins at bend no. 6, which hikers follow for three hours. The trail leads to Buchwald, where nature lovers can hike back to St. Michael via Kreuzstein and Freudenstein Castle.

Trail signs

7, 6

Equipment

Hiking boots, wind and rain protection, sunglasses

Public transport

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

Directions

Brennero motorway A22, exit Bolzano Sud, MEBO motorway towards Merano, exit Appiano off the motorway, for San Michele follow the signs "Appiano - Caldaro" until you reach the entrance to the village.

Parking

Car park in St. Michael

Type of path

Length 14.1 km

Author

Editorial office south-tirol.com

Southern South Tyrol

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