Starting point of the hiking tour is the church in Medraz. From there you'll head via a steep asphalted road to the settlement Medrazer Stille, where the Talersteig is immediately adjacent. It leads through a forest to the Blutschwitzerkapelle (engl. sweating blood chapel). It continues towards the Sonnenstein Inn, which offers an opportunity to rest and have a meal. Further on the way you keep following the signs on the forest path, which will take the hiker to the monastery Maria Waldrast. While here, a visit in the pilgrimage church is worth the time before returning on the same way back to the starting point.
- You're facing an uphill climb of 896 vertical meters on this hike. The highest point of the track is 1,737 m above sea level.
- You're traveling a distance of 7 km on this moderate trail. The hike is therefore not too long. Average length of all hikes in Tyrol is 14 km.
- Don’t hesitate to take your kids along on this moderate hikes.
- Hiking boots are not required, but the hike might be more enjoyable with sturdy footwear (especially in wet conditions). If you get hungry along the way, there are places to rest and get food. Nevertheless it’s recommended to also have enough water and food in your backpack when hiking or biking.
Coming from Innsbruck you'll reach the Stubaital via the Brennerautobahn A13 (Europe bridge). Take the exit at Schönberg and continue towards Fulpmes-Medraz. Car parks are provided.
By public transport
You can also catch a bus or the Stubaitalbahn (railway) in Innsbruck taking you directly to Fulpmes.