Historic hike: “Kirchsteig” in the Val Casies Valley

Val Casies Valley - Monguelfo - Tesido
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Difficulty
Intermediate
Duration
2:18
in hours
Distance
6.7
in km
Suggested period
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Historical hike from Val Casies Valley / Colle to S. Maria near Dobbiaco.
2 route options: a) historical hike "Kirchsteig", b) historical hike "Kirchsteig" circular hike
a) historical hike "Kirchsteig"
Starting point:
Val Casies Valley / Colle sports zone
Distance: 6.7 km
Walking time: 2 hours and 30 minutes
Difficulty: moderate
Difference in altitude: 496m ascent, 412m descent
Information: Return to Dobbiaco possible by public transport, Line 441, www.suedtirolmobil.info

b) Historical hike "Kirchsteig Rundwanderung
Starting point: Val Casies Valley / Colle sports zone
Distance: 9.6 km
Walking time: 3:15h
Difficulty: moderate
Difference in altitude: 496m ascent, 510m descent
Route data
Intermediate
Distance
6,7 km
Duration
2 h 18 min
Ascent
510 m
Decent
416 m
Technical skills
Physical condition
Scenary
Highest point
1.716 m
Lowest point
1.206 m
Directions

a) Historical hike "Kirchsteig": from the sports area of Colle/Gsieser Tal (1213m, parking) to the Durnwald restaurant (refreshment possibility), then follow the steep uphill trail no. 7 through the forest and reach the highest point "Sattel" 1722m. Then, cross the Strada Romana (trail no. 41), but continue on trail no. 7 until reaching the Santa Maria sanctuary (1295m) near Dobbiaco.

b) Historical hike "Kirchsteig" circuit: Same ascent as hike a). Once you cross the Strada Romana, follow trail no. 60A until you reach the intersection with trail no. 91. Continue on this trail until you reach Hotel Stoll, and then return to the parking area.

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