The Gaul Gorge in Oberlana, is a promenade that follows the roaring course of the Falschauer through rugged rock walls of quartz porphyry, gneiss and granite.
The first leisure promenade in Lana was developed into an extended trail in 1888/89 by the then Teiss landlord, Alois Stauder. From the center of the village of Lana in just a few minutes you will find yourself suddenly surrounded by the "wild" nature of the enchanting Gaulschlucht gorge; splashing water, peace & quiet, steep rock faces and rope bridges.
Starting from the Teiss bridge in the center of Lana we walk along the Gaulpromenade towards Braunsberg Castle (Ultental Valley). The first part of the Promenade runs flat, on tarmac, past well-tended gardens and resting places as far as the large fairground (in winter an ice rink). The path then continues through a small tunnel though the rock into the wildly romantic Gaulschlucht; the forest track is not asphalted, however it is broad and flat. We next walk over a wooden bridge past the waterfall and in a few minutes reach the rope bridge that leads to the sluice on the stream. The route ends in front of a narrow opening in the rocks, which has been closed for safety reasons.
Description to arrive at destination
From Merano direction Lana to the centre of Lana
The Gaul Promenade will be closed from 14.09.-13.10.23 for works.
Several parking possibilities in Lana
Bus line 211 (Lana-Meran), Bus line 214 (Lana-Völlan), Bus line 215 (Citybus Lana), Bus line 245 (Meran-Lana-Ulten), Bus line 246 (Meran-Lana-Gampenpass)
None, also suitable with boarding or low hiking boots. Orientation without problems, as a rule also possible without map.