Merano High Mountain Trail

Merano High Mountain Trail

Merano's Alta Via (the Merano High Mountain Trail) encompasses the reserve of the Tessa mountains and is one of the most beautiful paths of the Alps with its 94 km (58 miles) curling along an irregular landscape offering marvellous views of mountain peaks more than three thousand metres high and peaceful places for a rest.

With an amazing panoramic view, you can admire the Venosta valley, the Merano basin, the Passiria valley, the Alps of the Sarentino valley, Stubaital and Ötztal valley.

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Merano and surroundings
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Passiria valley
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The funicular of Tirolo Hochmuth and the chairlift of Vellau, access to Tessa Group Nature Park excursion area.

Merano High Mountain Trail
Merano High Mountain Trail at the alpine hut Leiteralm with the Mutspitz - Cima Muta in the background

The Merano High Mountain Trail is an extraordinary "several day walking tour" through the Tessa Group Nature Park, the largest reserve of South Tyrol. It is divided into northern and southern circuits.

Val di Fosse
Val di Fosse

The entire hike can take between 4 and 6 days. Along the Merano High Mountain Trail are huts and inns for overnight stays.

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Hike details:

Hochmut - Leiteralm: 0.50 h
Leiteralm - Hochganghaus: 1.20 h
Hochganghaus - Nassereith - Giggelberg: 3.45 h
Giggelberg - Hochforch - Pirch - Grub: 2.50 h
Grub - Lint - Kopfron - Unterperfl: 3.00 h
Unterperfl - Vorderkaser - Eishof: 4.05 h
Eishof - Eisjöchl-Hütte - Pfelders: 6.15 h
Pfelders - Hütt - Gögele - Christl - Matatz: 4.20 h
Matatz - Magdfeld - Vernuer - Gfeis: 4.50 h
Gfeis - Longfall - Thalbauer - Hochmut: 3.00 h


Total time: 34.15 h

Merano's Alta Via
Merano's Alta Via

The path 24 encompasses the reserve of the Tessa mountains

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Sciliar plateau
Sciliar plateau

The highest plateau in Europe, situated in the middle of the Dolomites

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Edelweiss
Hotel Edelweiss

A quiet and sunny position at the foot of Gitschberg Mountain

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Lake Monticolo
Bolzano surroundings

Cycle paths, lake Caldaro and lake Monticolo, the castles

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