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Hike Planet path

Planet path


Min: 4239 ft
Max: 4675 ft
Uphill: 919 ft
Downhill: 387 ft
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last update on May 29, 2017
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Distance: 5.65 miles
Duration:3 h
Loop trail
Min: 4239 ft
Max: 4675 ft
Uphill: 919 ft
Downhill: 387 ft

Trail characteristics

Forest track

Route description

Eggental Tourismus - Alex Filz

This 1:1 billion scale model of our solar system gives visitors the chance to walk from Mercury to Pluto in just a few hours.Route: Astronomic observatory, Unteregger Inn (1315m) – path n. 5 - Vajolet Inn – Biotop – path n. 3 – Lärchenwald Inn (1350m) – path n. 1 – Schenken car park (1300m) – path n. 3, 5A – Moser pond – path n. 5 – Tschigghof farm (1332m) – observatory

Suitable for dogs
Suitable for kids
Eating options available

Where to eat

Landgasthof Lärchenwald

Untereggerhof Inn, Vajolet Inn, Lärchenwald Inn

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. Average length of all hikes in South Tyrol is 7 miles.
  • You're facing an uphill climb of 280 vertical meters on this hike. The highest point of the track is 4675 ft above sea level.
  • Don’t hesitate to take your kids along on this easy 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.

Getting here

Take highwa's exit “Bolzano Nord/Eggental”, turn left direction Prato all'Isarco and than Collepietra/Steinegg. (about 20 min. from highway toll booth).


Eggental Tourismus
Dolomitenstr. 4
Phone+39 0471 619 500
Fax+39 0471 619 599
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