Hiking, medium

Parcines Adventure Round Trip

Round trip for the whole family

General description

This round trip leads through Vertigen along the historic Parcines irrigation channel path (Partschinser Waalweg). The path leads along the so-called Trail of Tales, which passes numerous prehistoric findings, cult places and locations related to witchcraft tales (information on the Trail of Tales is available at the local tourist offices). The path leads past several farms and inns and leads up to the top spot of this tour: the 97 m high Parcines waterfall.


Route description

Tour Starting Point
Partschins/Parcines village center (bus roundabout)
Tour End
Partschins village center (bus roundabout)

From Partschins travel east to route No. 7A, heading towards the historic Partschins irrigation channel path (Partschinser Waalweg) in the direction of Salten. Shortly before the Salten crossing, the path leads to the right onto the Partschins Trail of Tales, passing prehistoric settlements and places connected to ancient cults, worship and witchcraft, up to the historic Ebnerhof farm. From here, the way leads through the forest (No 1,  then 23) to the Prünster inn at 1,196 m a.s.l. From there the easy downhill hiking path No. 23 leads down to the Gasthaus Wasserfall inn, past the 97m high Partschins waterfall (at 1060 m a.s.l.). On the way down the valley, take trail No. 8B past the Birkenwald inn – the way leads first to the right and then to the left on Wasserfallstraße street, on path No. 11 leading past the Winklerhof snack bar at 642 m a.s.l.. The trail turns left and heads over the suspension bridge on route No. 39 and then back down to Partschins.

description to arrive at destination



Bus roundabout at Mairhof, Parcines
At the parking deck only short-term parking is permitted, max . 1 hour. In the underground car park, max. 8 hours
Zehentstraße street, Parcines
All day, at the parking places
At the public swimming pool, Zehentstraße, Parcines
All day, at the parking places

Public transport

From Meran/o: bus 213 to Parcines
From Vinschgau valley: with train 250 or bus 251 to Rabland, and then with bus 265 to Partschins

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