A somewhat arduous, but rewarding forest hike with lots of panoramic views.Route: Ega/Eggen (1120m), village square – trail n. 7A – Grotthof farm – trail S – Malga Häusler Sam (3h). Return: trail n. 8 to Bewallerhof farm – trail n. 8B – Städtl path n. 10 to Ega.
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Malga Häusler Sam
- You're traveling a distance of 7 miles on this moderate trail. Average length of all hikes in South Tyrol is 7 miles.
- You're facing an uphill climb of 530 vertical meters on this hike. The highest point of the track is 5121 ft above sea level.
- Don’t hesitate to take your kids along on this moderate hikes. The hike is also perfect if the kid’s wanna bring their dog on the trip. (See all dog friendly hikes in South Tyrol.)
- 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.
Take highway's exit “Bolzano Nord/Eggental”, turn right direction Bolzano/Bozen, after about 0,5 km on roundabout keep left and head towards Val d’Ega (SS 241). Keep driving up to Ponte Nova. At Ponte Nova’s crossroads, turn to the right and continue to Ega/Eggen (about 25 min. from highway toll booth).