• A scenic circular hike with a great view awaits you at Kronplatz.
    A scenic circular hike with a great view awaits you at Kronplatz. Photo: Tobias Markmeyer, @tobias_markmeyer / unsplash.com

Hikes in Brunico

South Tyrol, Italy

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Bruneck is a lively small Italian town in the Pustertal valley. Even before you reach the town, you can see the magnificent castle and the Rain Church from afar, perched on a wooded hill. In summer, the Pustertal valley is a paradise for passionate hikers, families and nature lovers.
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The 10 Most Beautiful hikes in Brunico

View from Kronplatz
Hiking trail · Kronplatz
Panorama summit Kronplatz
Premium content Difficulty easy
3
10.6 km
3:45 h
563 m
563 m
Panoramic hike around Plan de Corones in the Dolomites
Die Erdpyramiden bei Oberwielenbach, einem Ortsteil von Percha (Südtirol), auch Erdpyramiden von Platten genannt.
Hiking trail · Kronplatz
To the earth pyramid slabs
Premium content Difficulty moderate
1
18.6 km
6:00 h
1,072 m
1,072 m
The circular walk takes us to a geological attraction, the earth pyramid slabs.
Im Herbst verleihen die gelb leuchtenden Lärchen dem Schalensteinwäldchen bei Luns einen ganz besonderen Zauber
Hiking trail
Schatzsuche im Schalensteinwäldchen von Luns
recommended route Difficulty easy
1
3.4 km
1:00 h
70 m
70 m
Die Wanderung von Dietenheim bei Bruneck ins Schalensteinwäldchen von Luns ist zwar nicht sehr lang, dafür lädt der verzauberte, im Herbst gelblich schimmernde Lärchenhain aber zum Verweilen und auf eine spannenden Schatzsuche in die Vergangenheit ein.
Die Kaiserwarte erinnert an den Besuch des Kaisers Franz Josef.
Hiking trail · Kronplatz
Sights and nature in Bruneck
Premium content Difficulty moderate
10 km
3:00 h
240 m
240 m
From the town centre to Bruneck Castle, the military cemetery and the Kaiserwarte, down to the Moarberg pond and back along the Waldheim walking trail.
Wanderung in der Ferienregion Kronplatz: Bettelsteig
Hiking trail · Kronplatz
Bettelsteig
recommended route Difficulty moderate
7.8 km
2:50 h
450 m
450 m
Einsamer, aber gut markierter Wanderweg mit überraschenden Ausblicken
Schloss Bruneck
Hiking trail · Dolomites
Kaiserwarte am Kühbergl über Waldfriedhof
recommended route Difficulty easy
3.4 km
1:00 h
100 m
100 m
Eine kulturell und historisch hochinteressante, aber auch landschaftlich nette Wanderung über den Dächern von Bruneck. Durchwegs bewaldete, daher auch schattige Runde.
Gaisscharte, etwas zum klettern
Hiking trail · Rieserferner Group
Pfunderer Höhenweg
recommended route Difficulty difficult
3
72 km
30:15 h
5,576 m
5,698 m
Mehrtageswanderung mit täglich abwechselnden Highlights. Von Hütte zu Hütte in einer beeindruckenden Bergwelt knapp südlich des Alpenhauptkammes von Sterzing bis nach St. Georgen bei Bruneck
Kronplatz Ostseite
Hiking trail · Kronplatz
Kronplatz, Corones-Rundweg, Pustertal
recommended route Difficulty easy
7.6 km
1:52 h
279 m
279 m
Der Kronplatz bietet ein atemberaubendes Panorama: vom Alpenhauptkamm u.a. mit Zillertaler / Ötztaler Alpen im Norden bis bis zum höchsten Berg Südtirols der Mamolata reicht der Blick und dies auf einer sehr einfachen Wanderung / Spaziergang.
The small unspoilt water meadows by the Ahr river
Hiking trail · Kronplatz
Ahr river floodplains, Life by the water
recommended route Difficulty easy
1
2.1 km
0:40 h
15 m
9 m
There are very few floodplains in South Tyrol. Visitors to the Ahr river will be treated to valuable insights into a largely ignored, water-rich environment with the opportunity to encounter special plants and animals.
Bruneck
Hiking trail · Kronplatz
Circular walk in Bruneck
Premium content Difficulty easy
1.7 km
0:40 h
51 m
51 m
Through the old town in Bruneck to the bishop's castle of Bruneck and other cultural highlights.    
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Hikes in the surrounding regions

Hiking between alpine pastures and high plateaus with views of the mountain peaks in St. Martin are just as fascinating as hiking tours that lead through deep forests. There are thundering waterfalls and beautiful lakes with crystal-clear water to discover amidst a dreamlike mountain backdrop.

The area around Bruneck has numerous hiking trails that lead into the fascinating mountain world of South Tyrol. A good level of fitness and the right footwear are the best prerequisites for challenging hiking tours that take several hours.

Hiking in Reischach at Kronplatz

Reischach near Bruneck is a tranquil municipality where hiking enthusiasts can confidently do without a car. After just a few minutes' walk you reach the hiking trails that lead to the Kaiserwarte, the highest point of the Kühbergl. Leisurely circular walks across meadows and fields, on which you pass the small Kappler Stöckl chapel, are particularly suitable for families with children.

Hikes along the Ahr present a unique fauna and flora, but also a fascinating panorama. If you still have enough energy left after hiking, the climbing garden in Aufhofen, which is suitable for beginners and families with children, provides fun and a lot of action.

Hikes at Kronplatz

In St. Lorenzen - very close to Bruneck - there is a lot to experience culturally and sportingly. From here, hiking trails lead into the mountain world of the Dolomites or to the Furkelpass and the Messner Mountain Museum. A circular hike along the Rienz River takes you through idyllic villages to the Grieswaldile recreation area in Dobbiaco. Here you will find a playground and a fitness trail.

Hiking tours on the Panorama Trail offer spectacular views of the imposing mountain peaks of the main Alpine ridge. From the plateau of the mountain, you can comfortably hike the entire summit area. It's easier with the lifts, whose opening times you can find out by phone.

Walk through Bruneck

You should not miss out on a cultural excursion through the beautiful town of Bruneck. In addition to a variety of leisure activities, there are restaurants and cafés that invite you to linger. While strolling and shopping through the romantic alleys, you will discover countless shops that offer a wide range of shopping opportunities.

The many churches from different eras are worth seeing. You can learn exciting and interesting facts in Bruneck's town museum, where both sacred art and contemporary works are exhibited. Another historical sight is Bruneck Castle, which dates back to the 13th century and towers high above the town. The castle's rooms are nowadays used for concerts, exhibitions and performances.

Hiking trail · Kronplatz
A cosy round in Bruneck
Premium content Difficulty easy
Distance 8.6 km
Duration 2:12 h
Ascent 95 m
Descent 95 m

In the heart of the Pustertal.A varied walk in the Bruneck area. So that the cappuccino tastes even better afterwards...

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Bruneck - Heidenberg - Kronplatz by Sven
August 24, 2022 · Community
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When did you do this route? August 10, 2022
Photo: Sven Schimak, Community
Photo: Sven Schimak, Community
Photo: Sven Schimak, Community
Photo: Sven Schimak, Community
Photo: Sven Schimak, Community
Den Gipfel zum ersten mal im Blick
Photo: Sven Schimak, Community
runter geht es mit der Gondelbahn
Photo: Sven Schimak, Community
Hiking Trail AVS by Anna
June 14, 2021 · Community
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