Hiking, all hiking routes, difficult

The historic mountain farms of Partschins/Parcines

General description

Wonderful four-hour difficult mountain hike to the lonely mountain farms of the Vertigner and Tablander hamlets.

Tabland and Vertigen are two small hamlets on the steep slopes of the Partschinser Sonnenberg. 
Here you can find the oldest and partly historical mountain farms (reclamation in the High Middle Ages) of the Parcines municipality. Approximately one thousand metres in altitude separate the farms from the village. 

The mountain hamlet Tabland (1243 m) consists of the oldest Parcines mountain farms: Egger, Brunner, Oberlechen (1350 m), Raweiner, Prünster (1196 m). From the Prünster, which runs a restaurant in addition to the farmhouse, you have a wonderful view of the remaining farms Steiner (1442 m), Fletscher (1290 m), Rammwald and Dursterhof (1057 m).

Route description

From the parking bus stop Mairhof Partschins/Parcines follow the signs 7A and 7 to the farm Niederhaus (932 m). Continue steeply through woods and meadows to the Oberhaus farm (1163 m) (historical spa). Here leave trail nr. 7 to the left on the forest trail 26A steeply uphill to the abandoned Ganderhof (1198 m) and further to the Greiterhof (1357 m). 
Continue on the access road (marker 26) westwards to the Eggerhof, the easternmost farm in Tabland, from where the path continues slightly downhill to the Prünsterhof (restaurant). From the Prünster trail No. 26 downhill in the direction of Partschinser Wasserfall / Gasthaus Wasserfall (bus stop 265)

Option 1: Return to Parcines with bus line 265 (saving approx. 40 minutes)
Option 2: Return to Parcines from the Parcines Waterfall Path. No. 23 and path. No. 1 direction Winklerhof.  From there over the suspension bridge path. No. 39 and then via Sonnenbergweg to Parcines to the starting point parking bus stop Mairhof Partschins.

Park

Parking bus stop Mairhof Partschins/Parcines
Parking and bus stop for the lines 213 and 265 in centre of Partschins.
On the parking deck is short-term parking for max. 1 hour with parking disc allowed.
On ghe underground parking lot is long term parking for max. 8 hour
Parking spaces Via Zehent Partschins/Parcines
near the public swimming pool Partschins/Parcines

Public transport

From Merano: with the bus line n°213 to Partschins/Parcines
From Venosta Valley: with the Venosta Valley Railway 250 to Rablà, and from there, take bus number 265 to Partschins/Parcines

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