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Waalwege Trails in South Tyrol

Hiking along ancient irrigation channels in Merano and Environs

The popular Waalwege trails in Merano and Environs lead along the historic irrigation channels and are easy hikes in a mild climate throughout the year.

The popular Waalwege trails in Merano and Environs lead along the historic irrigation channels and are easy hikes in a mild climate throughout the year. In the spring they lead through flowering meadows and forests, and in fall past golden vineyards and mixed forests. The waterways have no significant slopes and offer fascinating views stretching to the valley.

The Merano Waalrunde Circuit Trail connects all eleven Waalwege trails in Merano and Environs around South Tyrol over a total of 80 km: the Algunder Waalweg, the Kuenser Waalweg, the Maiser Waalweg, the Waalweg Riffian, the Schenner Waalweg, the Brandis Waalweg in Lana, the Tschermser and Marlinger Waalweg, the Rablander Waalweg and the Wallburgweg in Naturno/Naturns.

 
 

The Meraner Waalrunde Circuit Trail runs along historic water channels (in German, Waale) leading around the Merano basin. This easy hike, accessible year...

Waalwege Trails

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This easy hike along the Maiser Waal (or irrigation channel) winds pleasantly through mixed forest and orchards and is highly recommended on hot summer...

 
 

Atmospheric hike on the Schenner Waalweg trail. This shady route winds without any noteworthy climbs along the course of the old irrigation channel and...

 
 

Easy Hike on Marling Waalweg Trail with start in the centre of Marling.

 
 

Easy Hike on Marling Waalweg Trail to Lana with start in the center of Marling.

 
 

This picturesque hike along the Schenner Waal irrigation channel runs along an unspoilt trail through the chestnut grove and orchards high above the spa...

 
 

The 10,5 km long Marlinger Waalweg starts at a narrow section of the valley near Töll and runs along the slope of the Marlinger Mountain above the villages...

 
 

Waalwege are paths along the ancient irrigation channels. From the Ungericht Hof farm (Neolithic engraved stone), follow the road for approx. 10 minutes up...

 
 

The Brandis Waalweg takes a left from the Gampenstraße Road in Oberlana and leads via the monastery Kloster Lanegg and St. Margareth's Church to the...

 
 

Excursion on the Marling Waalweg, the longest of all the irrigation channel trails.

 
 

Marling Waalweg Trail to Töll with start in the center of Marling.

 
 

Built: 1820 Refreshments: Ulfaser Alm mountain hut, Waalerhütte mountain hut Due to altitude this hiking trail is not recommended until early summer.

 
 

Waalwege are paths along the ancient irrigation channels. Ascend to the canal trail via the Kirchweg or Rösslweg streets. After approx. 400 m the Rösslweg...

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