Circular hiking trail along the borders in the Val Casies Valley

Val Casies Valley - Monguelfo - Tesido
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Category
Difficulty
Difficult
Duration
6:02
in hours
Distance
17.5
in km
Suggested period
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An insight into life on the border in earlier times

Starting point: Val Casies / S. Maddalena fondovalle (1460m) Mudler Distance: 17,5 kmDescent: circular hike Walking time: 07:00 h Difficulty: difficult Difference in altitude: 1278 m Information: www.suedtirolmobil.info - Lin. 441  

Route data
Difficult
Distance
17,5 km
Duration
6 h 02 min
Ascent
1.337 m
Decent
1.337 m
Technical skills
Physical condition
Scenary
Highest point
2.737 m
Lowest point
1.461 m
Directions

From the valley floor at St. Magdalena/Val Casies (1460, refreshment possibility, parking fee) follow the G markings along forest trail No. 49 to the Messnerhütte huts (1660m, refreshment possibility), Kradorfer Alm (1704m, refreshment possibility), Oberbergalm (1975m, refreshment possibility) and to the Gsieser Törl (2205m). From there take the new route of the Shepherds' and Hunters' Trail No. 49 to the Hochkreuz mountain (2739m). The descent is via trail No. 12 through the Pfoital valley to the Talschlusshütte hut.

public transportation
Bus & train timetable: www.suedtirolmobil.info.
How to get there

Coming from Innsbruck/Brennero (A): Drive on the Highway of Brennero (A22) until the exit Bressanone/Val Pusteria, then go on along the SS49-E66 for about 58kms until you arrive in Monguelfo. To get to Tesido and the Val Casies Valley, we recommend to take the exit West in Monguelfo.
Coming from Lienz (A): You can reach us also padding by Lienz in Westtyrol (A). You have to cross the Austrian-Italian border between Ahrnbach and Winnebach (B100-E66) and drive on the SS46-E66 until Monguelfo. To get to Tesido and the Val Casies, we recommend to take the exit West in Monguelfo.

Where to park
Paid parking lot in S. Maddalena/Val Casies Valley at the head of the valley.
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