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One-day hike with panoramic view

This panoramic trail with far-reaching views of the Dolomites is a spectacular hike.

Route description

From the parking place in Falzeben the way no. 14 leads past the Zuegg Hütte and the Rotwandhütte Mountain Huts to the summit station Merano 2000 (time to walk: about 1 hour, accessible also by the Falzeben Cable Car or the Cable Car Merano 2000). The way no. 14 takes to the Kirchsteiger Alm and Meraner Hütte Mountain Huts, from there follow the european distance footpath E5 to Kreuzjoch and on to the Kreuzjöchl - here you'll find a new viewing platform. For the return trip take the paths no. 5A and 5 to the Vöraner Alm Mountain Hut, then descent past the Wurzer Alm Mountain Hut to Avelengo. You can reach the starting point in Falzeben by bus.

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