The Algund irrigation channel pathway, or Waalweg, is a 6km long path running alongside the old irrigation channel. Flat and even almost all the way, the trail boasts incredible views over the Meran area and leads you through Plars, Algund village and Gratsch until you get to the Saint Magdalena Chapel and then along the Tappeiner path to Meran/o city.
Village centre Partschins/Parcines
Starting point is in the village center of Partschins/Parcines. You follow the Franz von Goldeggstraße. Then continue on Route N° 10 a, passing the Töllgraben towards the Algunder Waalweg irrigation pathway. You follow the Waalweg until you arrive Gratsch/Quarazze (a district of Merano). There is where the Waalweg ends! From there you follow the Tappeinerweg trail to the center of Meran.
-At Mairhof, Parcines bus turning;
At the parking lot, only short-term parking max. 1 hour with parking disc; max. 8 hrs.;
in the basement parking;
-At Zehentstraße, Parcines;
All-day, in the designated parking area;
-Public swimming pool, Parcines, Zehentstraße;
All-day, in the designated parking area.
From Meran/o: Bus 213 to Partschins
From Vinschgau valley: train 250 or Bus 251 to Rabland/Rablà – and from there bus 265 to Partschins