The Sandwirt is the birthplace of the Tyrolean freedom fighter, Andreas Hofer. Today an inn stands on the location, with the farmhouse parlor of the old inn building particularly worth seeing.
From Meran/Merano to the Passeiertal Valley in direction of Timmelsjoch Mountain Pass/Jaufenpass Mountain Pass until at St. Leonhard/S. Leonardo.
The starting point is easy to reach with the following public connections: With bus line 240 from Meran/Merano to Sandhof.