The starting point of the tour around the recreation area of Merano 2000 is the Piffinger Köpfl Mountain Hut at the summit station of the cable car (1,900 m). Piffing is also accessible from Falzeben along a connecting path running about 3 kilometres. The tour runs from the starting point along the paths n. 18,17 and 14 to the Kirchsteiger Alm (1,945 m) and Meraner Hütte (1,960 m) Mountain Huts. The path n. 18A goes to the Waidmann Alm Mountain Hut (1,989 m) and then back to the starting point.
Description to arrive at destination
On the MEBO (Highway Bolzano–Merano) you reach the slip road signposted MERANO SUD, follow the road to Merano, then on the right hand side in direction to Avelengo/Hafling.
Two possibilities to reach the summit station:
- parking place in Val di Nova/Naiftal in Merano, ascent with the Cable Car Merano 2000
- parking place in Falzeben in Avelengo/Hafling, ascent with the Falzeben Cable Car or by feet