Hiking tour Matschatsch high-altitude trail
A special kind of day hike near Andriano is the day tour on the Matschatsch and Eppaner Höhenweg trails.
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
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.
Hiking boots, wind and rain protection, sunglasses
Trains stop at the railway station in Bolzano, bus connection Bozen-Eppan
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.
Car park in St. Michael
Type of path
Length 14.1 km
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