Winter panoramic Hike for Fit Hikers

General description

Another much-loved winter hiking trail starts out in Hafling/Avelengo, passes the Wurzer Alm and Vöraner Alm Mountain Huts, continues on to Kreuzjöchl and then across the snowy pass from Vöran/Verano to Hafling above the timberline.

Route description

The hike begins at the parking lot in the village of Hafling and follows trail no. 2A to the Avelina Restaurant then turns left towards Wurzer Alm Mountain Hut. The route continues along trail no. 2 to Vöraner Alm Mountain Hut, and then picks up the E5 European long distance trail, following it to Karkofel, Kreuzjoch, and on to Kreuzjöchl. The return route follows trail no. 4 down to the Meraner Hütte Mountain Hut and to the Falzeben parking lot via the Zuegg Hütte Mountain hut.

Informations about the opening hours of the mountain huts in the Tourist Office Hafling-Vöran-Meran 2000, Tel. +39 0473 279 457.

Description to arrive at destination

Coming from both directions of the freeway Meran/Merano - Bolzano/Bozen (MEBO), take the exit of Meran Süd/Merano Sud and follow directions towards Meran first, to then turn right towards Hafling/Avelengo, follow the street until the parking lot in Hafling Dorf (below the parish church).


Parking area in Hafling Dorf/Avelengo paese, on charge (under the parish church)

Public transport

With the bus until the bus stop "Hafling Dorf":

  • Bus no. 225 "Meran - Hafling - Falzeben"
  • Bus no. 204 "Hafling - Vöran - Mölten - Terlan - Bozen"

You'll find the time table on the site:

Safety instructions

Due to temperature fluctuations and sub-zero temperatures at night, the hiking trails may be icy. We strongly advise caution and recommend using snow chains for hiking boots.

We recommend to provide information about the current situation.

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