Destination of this lovely hike is the monument to the Empress Elisabeth (Sissi, wife of Franz Josef I), who stayed several times in the Grand Hotel Carezza. She was often accompanied by a local guide along the path n. 6, which was her favorite walk.Route: Bus stop next to Despar shop in Nova Levante/Welschnofen (1156m) – path n. 7 – Spechterhof farm (1380m) – Meierei Inn (1556m) – path n. 6 – Pitschölerhof farm – Ladritscher Hof farm – Sohler Hof farm – path n. 3 and 3B – monument to the Empress Elisabeth (1566m) – path n. 3 – Hotel Rosengarten (1320m) – Nova Levante
Where to eat
Meierei Inn, Ladritscher Hof farm, Hotel Rosengarten
- You're traveling a distance of 6 miles on this easy trail. The hike is therefore not too long. The average length of all hikes in South Tyrol is 7 miles.
- You're facing an uphill climb of 485 vertical meters on this hike. The high point of the hike is located at an elevation of 5187 ft.
- This easy hike is perfect for the whole family. What’s even better: You can also bring the family’s best friend on this dog friendly hike. (See all dog friendly hikes in South Tyrol.)
- In case of good weather conditions, the hike can also be done without bringing your hiking boots. There are places to buy beverages and food along the track. However it’s always recommended to bring enough water and food along with you.
Bus stop next to Paolina chairlift – path n. 6 – Meierei Inn (1556m) – path n. 6 – Pitschölerhof farm – Ladritscher Hof farm – Sohler Hof farm – monument to the Empress Elisabeth (1566m) – path n. 3 and 3B – Hotel Rosengarten (1320m) – Nova Levante
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 (about 20 min. from highway toll booth).