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Scena to Saltusio via the Maiser Waalweg Trail

This easy, generally flat hike leads through the meadows and forests along the Maiser Waal irrigation channel and is especially popular with families who even enjoy walking the route on hot summer days. 

description to arrive at destination

From Merano direction Scena.

Route description

The starting point of this family-friendly hike along the Maiser Waal irrigation channel is the tourist information office in Scena. Here Rothalerweg (road marked no. 10B) leads down to the Maiser Waalweg trail. This trail runs along its mostly shady route through mixed forest and orchards past the Waalerhaus (a hut for irrigation channel maintenance workers) as far as the Hirzer cable car to Saltusio. The return journey to the starting point in Scena is by public bus.