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The small Castle circuit at Monguelfo

Val Casies Valley - Monguelfo - Tesido
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Difficulty
Easy
Duration
0:39
in hours
Distance
2.3
in km
Suggested period
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Searching for the ghost of the Castle

Starting point: Monguelfo / tourist information office (1087m)
Distance: 2,5 km
Descent: circular hike
Walking time: 00:45 h
Difficulty: easy
Difference in altitude: 800 m
Information: Castel Welsperg is open for visits during the summer timewww.suedtirolmobil.info - Lin. 441

Route data
Easy
Distance
2,3 km
Duration
39 min
Ascent
78 m
Decent
78 m
Technical skills
Physical condition
Scenary
Highest point
1.163 m
Lowest point
1.085 m
Directions

From the tourist office in Monguelfo (1087m), walk through the houses for a short distance northward to the school centre, from there, constantly following the signposts of the mentioned path, which winds its way partially uphill to Castel Welsperg (1150m), descend in hairpin bends down the wooded slope to a wide bridge over the “Gsieser Bach” stream (1120m), past this, return to the old Val Casies road in Monguelfo. Along the route around the castle, the short ascent 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
Parking space available.
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