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Hike Monument to the Empress Elisabeth

Monument to the Empress Elisabeth

Elevation

Min: 3802 ft
Max: 5187 ft
Uphill: 1591 ft
Downhill: 751 ft
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Welcome to Eggental, South Tyrol's sunny side of the Dolomites! Situated within the Dolomites UNESCO World Natural Heritage Site, the Eggental region boasts 530km of hiking paths, numerous mountain-bike trails, 8 fixed.-cable climbing routes and 10 lifts. While the towering peaks of the Rosengarten and Latemar... Read more

last update on Sep 12, 2016
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Difficulty
Easy
Distance: 5.52 miles
Duration:4 h
Loop trail
Min: 3802 ft
Max: 5187 ft
Uphill: 1591 ft
Downhill: 751 ft

Trail characteristics

Asphalt
Forest track

Interesting facts

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  • 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.

Route description

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

Suitable for dogs
Suitable for kids
Eating options available

Where to eat

Meierei Inn, Ladritscher Hof farm, Hotel Rosengarten

Variations

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

Getting here

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).

Contact

Eggental Tourismus
Dolomitenstr. 4
39056
Welschnofen
E-Mail
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Phone+39 0471 619 500
Fax+39 0471 619 599
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