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Hikes in Bolzano
South Tyrol, Italy
The capital of South Tyrol is located in the center of the region. It impresses with its historic old town with arcades, museums and parks. At the same time, Bolzano represents the gateway to the Dolomites. The city is located in the middle of hilly vineyards in a protected valley basin. In the modern center of the city, modernity and tradition are harmoniously combined. However, it is also worth exploring the surroundings of Bolzano. Here you can experience great challenges and pure hiking pleasure.
The 10 Most Beautiful hikes in Bolzano
Hikes around Klobenstein
The hiking trails lead you through the beautiful nature of South Tyrol. Many of the hikes start at the train station in Klobenstein. After about 30 minutes you will reach the viewing platforms of the earth pyramids. Here you can enjoy an impressive view of the earth pyramids. Now further hiking trails lead in the direction of the Maria Saal church. You will hike through beautiful, green forests that provide shade on hot summer days. On the tours starting in Klobenstein you can enjoy the beautiful nature and an incomparable view of the Dolomites.
Lake hike on the Ritten
Not for nothing is this tour considered one of the most dreamlike hikes in the area. It starts at the Wolfsgrubener lake on the Ritten. From there, like some hiking tours, it leads to the Mitterstieler See. A narrow path with a small climb leads to a viewpoint in a class of its own - an indescribably beautiful view of the Dolomites. You can look directly at the Rosengarten, Schlern and Latemar.
Hiking to the ruins of Rafenstein Castle
The castle ruin Rafenstein is a popular destination for numerous hikes. The valley station of the cable car to Jenesien is the starting point for several hiking tours. The hiking trails are quite steep, so you should have a good condition. The hikes are so well manageable. The hiking trails lead past beautiful vines and across green meadows. The ascent to the castle ruins of Rafenstein is quite steep, but you will be rewarded with a fantastic view of the surrounding countryside. Furthermore, you have the opportunity to visit the castle ruins. It holds a lot of interesting information for you.
On the panoramic trail Schwarzseespitze you can hike around the Schwarzseespitze. Thanks to minimal ascents, this hiking tour is also suitable for families with children. At every turn you will be rewarded with a magnificent panorama. In good weather you can enjoy an excellent view of the Dolomites, the Ortler and the impressive 3000m peaks of the Central Alps. The viewing platform "Dolomitoskop", which is located in the midst of mountain pine bushes, offers you a magnificent view of the Dolomites panorama.
Excursion Haselburg near Bolzano
Haselburg Castle is located not far from Bolzano and is a must-see for anyone visiting this historic city. The castle is located on a rocky hill. You walk along beautiful promenade paths and can enjoy a great view of Bolzano.
The city is not only a popular starting point for hiking tours in the countryside, because here are some exciting sights that you should not miss:
- Bolzano old town: historic center invites you to enjoy the history of the city
- Kohlern: Bolzano's green lung and a nature reserve
- Gries-Quirein: Offers many wineries and old farms that invite you to visit them