Round trip along the ancient Waalweg (irrigation channel) of Rabland

In Merano and surroundings you can promenade along the ancient water channels, the so-called "Waalwege". The Waalweg in Rabland/Rablà is a tranquil circular hiking trail, perfect for a pleasant walk the whole year round for the whole family!

Tour Start
Rablà/ Rabland, Lahnstraße Road
Tour End
Rablà/ Rabland, Lahnstraße Road

Directions:
Start out at the west side of Rablà (525 m) on a narrow street between the houses and orchards, the route leads to the western end of the old irrigation channel close to the Happichl Inn. From there, walk along a flat stretch along the irrigation channel for about 30 mins until the path ends. The trail turns sharp right and a narrow track leads back to Rablà in just 20 mins.

Highlights:
-St. Jacob’s Church in Rablà
-Roman Milestone in Rablà
-"Waalschelle" (the regular sound of this bell showed to the "Waaler" (the responsible man for the function of the irrigation channel, that the water was flowing regularly)

Parking
All-day parking lot in Lahnstraße Road, Rablà (approx. 10 minutes to the irrigation channel)

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