Latemar forest is home to the hazel spruce, a wood used to manufacture string instruments. Therefore, it is also called “tonewood”. This hike leads past several mysterious places, including the Latemar labyrinth.Route: Passo Costalunga/Karer Pass (bus stop, 1752m) – path n. 21 to the Radura di Mezzo/Mitterleger (1840m) Labyrinth path n.
- You're facing an uphill climb of 353 vertical meters on this hike. The high point of the hike is located at an elevation of 1,909 m.
- Latemar labyrinth is among the 10 best rated Hikes in Italy.
- You're traveling a distance of 8 km on this moderate trail. The hike is therefore not too long. Average length of all hikes in South Tyrol is 12 km.
- Hiking boots are not required, but the hike might be more enjoyable with sturdy footwear (especially in wet conditions).
Where to eat
Restaurant Pizzeria Antermont
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 left and continue to Nova Levante and Passo Costalunga (about 25 min. from highway toll booth).