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South Tyrol’s first „Way of Light“

Val Casies Valley - Monguelfo - Tesido
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Category
Difficulty
Easy
Duration
2:06
in hours
Distance
7.1
in km
Suggested period
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VIA LUCIS
Finding yourself through the power of light

Starting point: Val Casies Valley/S.Maddalena parish church. Return via the Karbachtal valley
Duration: 02:00 h
Difference in altitude: 200 m

Route data
Easy
Distance
7,1 km
Duration
2 h 06 min
Ascent
267 m
Decent
267 m
Technical skills
Physical condition
Scenary
Highest point
1.525 m
Lowest point
1.259 m
Directions
The „Via Lucis“, the first meditation path of South Tyrol, shows the events from Pentecost until Easter on 14 wooden signs. Those were made by the local artist, Lukas Kargruber, and they are supposed to bring strength and hope to everyone hiking along this path.
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.
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