Riolagundo/ Aschbach – Naturnser Alm mountain pasture - San Vigilio/ Vigiljoch

An enjoyable classic Alpine-pasture Round Trip, starting at Riolagundo/ Aschbach, easily reachable with the Riolagundo Cable Car.
 
Hike Start
Riolagundo cableway mountain station
Hike End
Riolagundo cableway mountain station
 
Directions
Take the Riolagundo cable car from Rablà / Rabland to the idyllic village of Riolagundo hamlet at 1,362 m. From the mountain station, take Route No. 28, then change to Route No. 27 (Goldbrunnen-Siebenbrunnen) on the right, up to the Naturnser Alm mountain pasture, at 1,922 m. Take the slight incline up Route No. 9A and then Route No. 9, until Route No. 30 up to San Vigilio/ Vigiljoch at 1,790m. The return trip is on Route No. 28 to the Riolagundo cable car mountain station.
 
Highlights
-The Church of Maria Schnee and the Church of The Holy Heart of Jesus, both in Riolagundo.
-St. Vigilius Church, (dating back to 1278)

Parking
-Saringstraße, Rablà (parking lot No. 1 at the cycling track, close to the railway station)
all-day parking, in the designated parking lot
-Cutraunstraße, Rablà (parking lot No. 2 on the cycling track, close to the railway station )
All-day parking, in the designated parking lot

From Merano: the Venosta Valley Train or Bus 251 to Rablà
From Venosta Valley: the Venosta Valley Train or Bus 251 to Rablà