Venosta Valley High Mountain Trail
The high Alpine multi-day hike in South Tyrol for real mountain lovers
Venosta Valley High Mountain Trail

Venosta Valley High Mountain Trail

The high Alpine multi-day hike in South Tyrol for real mountain lovers

The Val Venosta Alpine Ridgeway near Naturno is still considered an insider tip among multi-day hikers, but is a beautiful alternative to the well-known Meraner Höhenweg.
The Val Venosta Alpine Ridgeway connects existing paths and newly laid out trails over a length of 108 kilometres, leading from Reinhold Messner's Mountain Museum at Juval Castle near Naturno to the source of the River Adige in Reschen.

Val Venosta Alpine Ridgeway shows how rich in contrast the vegetation in South Tyrol can be in the smallest of spaces: While you hike on the Val Venosta Alpine Ridgeway over the dry Sonnenberg (=sunny mountain), you will constantly have the fertile valley and the densely forested Nörderberg (=northern mountain) with its imposing mountain peaks such as the Ortler massif in front of you.

But the Val Venosta Sunny Mountain is unique in the Alpine region: Due to its exposed position and only about 500mm of precipitation per year, a unique natural and cultural landscape has been formed. In order to survive on the steppe-like, barren soils, the inhabitants had to find ways and methods early on to be able to cultivate their land nevertheless.
Thus, centuries ago, they began to create an extensive and dense network of water channels that diverted the water from streams and springs at high altitudes - the famous Waalwege were born, which today are also part of the Val Venosta Alpine Ridgeway. Thus the trail is not only a worthwhile destination for experienced mountain hikers, but also for all those who want to get an impression of the cultural history and life of the mountain farmers.

The best period for a hike along the Val Venosta Alpine Ridgeway is from April to October, although due to the exposed location it can get very hot, especially in high summer! Moreover, due to the limited accommodation possibilities on the farms, it is advisable to book your sleeping place in advance. 

At a glance

Length  108 km
Starting point  either Stava nearby Naturno/Naturns or Resia/Reschen
Total walking time
 5 - 6 days
 4.600 m
 5.600 m

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Naturns  I  Naturno Naturns I Naturno 3 days ago
Naturns  I  Naturno

Für das neue Naturparkhaus Texelgruppe in Naturns wurden einzigartige Ausstellungsobjekte geschaffen.🥳 Die Grundlage für einige davon boten Kinderzeichnungen. Kinder im Alter von 4-6 Jahren beschäftigten sich mit 4 einheimischen Tieren🦊 und malten und zeichneten sie. In der Sonderausstellung zeigen wir die Werke aller Kinder, die sich an diesem Projekt beteiligten. Wer findet die passenden Zeichnungen zu den im Naturparkhaus ausgestellten Tiermodellen?😍

Die Ausstellung geht noch bis zum 30. November 2024!⏱
Naturparks Südtirol / Parchi naturali Alto Adige


Per il nuovo Centro visite del Parco naturale Gruppo di Tessa a Naturno sono stati creati oggetti espositivi unici, di cui alcuni sono basati sui disegni dei bambini.🥳 I bambini tra 4 e 6 anni si sono concentrati su 4 animali🦊 locali e li hanno dipinti e disegnati. Nella mostra speciale sono esposti i lavori di tutti i bambini che hanno partecipato a questo progetto. Chi riesce a trovare i disegni corrispondenti ai modelli di animali esposti nel centro visite?😍

La mostra resterà aperta fino al 30 novembre 2024!⏱

naturns_naturno naturns_naturno 3 days ago

About our hike to the Wallburgboden circuit!☀️
Definitely one of our favourite trails❤️

In the second picture you can even see the remains of the original irrigation channels of Naturno, which has now been undermined.😍 How many of you have already visited the Wallburgboden circuit?🥳

#naturns #naturno #hiking #whataview #southtyrol #wanderliebe #aussichtgenießen #wanderwege #genießen #südtirol #altoadige

Naturns  I  Naturno Naturns I Naturno 5 days ago
Naturns  I  Naturno

🇩🇪: Wie wärs am heutigen Samstag mit Trailrunning am Naturnser Sonnenberg?🤩🔥
Gestartet wird am Rathausplatz in Naturns, wo der erste Kilometer durch das Dorf Naturns und weiter bis zum Einstieg des Trails gelaufen wird.🏃 Sobald man den Einstieg des Trails erreicht hat, läuft man einen teils steilen Anstieg auf dem Weg Nr. 6 in Richtung Grubhof hoch. Weiter geht es auf dem Meraner Höhenweg Nr. 24☀ über eine Hängebrücke bis zum Galmeinhof, weiter bis zum Innerforch Hof, wo kurz danach der Meraner Höhenweg verlassen wird und ein langer Abstieg von ca. 750hm nach Naturns folgt.⬇️

Also worauf wartet ihr? Laufschuhe an und los geht´s!🥰

PS: Es erwartet euch eine traumhafte Aussicht!😉


🇮🇹: Che ne dite di fare trailrunning sul Monte Sole di Naturno questo sabato?🤩🔥
Si parte dalla piazza del municipio di Naturno, dove si fa il primo chilometro attraverso il paese di Naturno fino all'inizio del trail.🏃 Appena raggiunto l'inizio del trail, si percorre una salita in parte ripida sul sentiero n. 6 in direzione Grubhof. Si prosegue lungo l'Alta Via di Merano n. 24☀ attraverso un ponte sospeso fino al maso Galmeinhof, poi fino al maso Innerforch, dove poco dopo si lascia l'Alta Via di Merano e si percorre una lunga discesa di circa 750 metri fino a Naturno.⬇️

Cosa aspettate? Indossate le scarpe da corsa e partite!🥰

PS: Una vista fantastica vi aspetta!😉

naturns_naturno naturns_naturno 6 days ago

💙The summer season of the Alpin Arena Schnals finally starts on 𝟮𝟵.𝟬𝟲.𝟮𝟬𝟮𝟰!💙
Lots of highlights are waiting for you!🥰


and much more...😍

#naturns #naturno #alpinarenaschnals #summeradventure #mountaincars #hiking #climbing #cablecar #klettererlebnis #wandern #Sommererlebnis #cabrio #schnalstal

Naturns  I  Naturno Naturns I Naturno 8 days ago
Naturns  I  Naturno

🇩🇪: Wir stellen vor:
🌲Die Almen am Naturnser Nörderberg🌲
1. Mausloch Alm 1.835m
2. Naturnser Alm 1.922m
3. Tablander Alm 1.751m

Was ist eure Lieblingsalm in Naturns?🥰

❗️Achtung: Die Zetn Alm bleibt im Jahr 2024 voraussichtlich geschlossen.❗️
🇮🇹: Presentazione:
🌲 Le malghe sul monte Tramontana di Naturno🌲
1. Malga Mausloch 1.835 m
2. Malga di Naturno 1.922 m
3. Malga di Tablá 1.751 m

Qual è la vostra malga preferita a Naturno?🥰

❗️Attenzione: La malga Zetn rimane chiusa nel 2024.❗️

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