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The big Castle circuit at Monguelfo

Val Casies Valley - Monguelfo - Tesido
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Difficulty
Easy
Duration
1:42
in hours
Distance
6.2
in km
Suggested period
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On ancient paths

Starting point: Monguelfo / tourist information office (1087m)
Distance: 6 km
Descent: circular hike
Walking time: 01:45 h
Difficulty: easy
Difference in altitude: 130 m
Information: Castel Welsperg is open for visiting during the summer time |www.suedtirolmobil.info - Lin. 441

Route data
Easy
Distance
6,2 km
Duration
1 h 42 min
Ascent
130 m
Decent
130 m
Technical skills
Physical condition
Scenary
Highest point
1.211 m
Lowest point
1.084 m
Directions

From the tourist office in Monguelfo (1087m) walk through the center of the village, past the music pavilion at the Central Square and continue to the bridge crossing the Rio di Casies. Following the sign Great Castle Tour after approx. 50 minutes, turn right, continue the route and turn right at the crossroads. After a short climb and a wide loop through the meadows you continue through the forest. You go past Castel Welsperg, through the school center to return to the starting point. Along the route around the castle during summer, the short climb to the Thurn Ruin is also worthwhile.

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.
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.  
Where to park
Various parking possibilities in the village centre of Monguelfo.
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