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Lana to San Ippolito (St. Hippolyt)

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Informationen zur Tour Lana to San Ippolito (St. Hippolyt)

Tour Hauptmerkmale

  • Duration
    4:00 h
  • Distance
    9.6km
  • Altitude
    790 m
  • Altitude
    380 m
  • Max. height
    864 m
This hike in the area of Merano (Meran) runs from Lana to San Ippolito (St. Hippolyt), a little alpine chapel with a gorgeous setting.

Directions


This hike from Lana to San Ippolito (St. Hippolyt) starts from the Roggia di Brandis (Brandiswaalweg) Trail, which runs alongside a Waal water channel, in Lana di Sotto (Niederlana), following Trail No. 1 above the Museum of Fruit Growing (Obstbaumuseum) towards Foiana (Völlan). Then take the Brünnlerweg Trail through deciduous forests and orchards and past Mair am Gatter Farm and Aichholz Farm. From the centre of Foiana, continue along Via Bagnia (Badlweg), which starts behind the Farmer's Museum (Bauernmuseum) and then continues through the forest on a shady trail (No. 10) to Bagni di Foiana (Völlaner Badl). The trail goes downhill towards Wittmer-Hof Farm and continues on down to Obermayrhof Farm. From there, follow trail markings (No. 8) further to the foot of the San Ippolito Hill, where you’ll have a lovely view of Laghetto di Naran (Narauner Weiher) Pond. In order to reach a unique outlook point and the Romanesque church, it’s a bit tough going up the last few metres: the trail is bumpy and steep. Return to Foiana on Trail No. 8, passing Talmühle Tavern. The No. 14 bus departs for Lana from Foiana every hour. 

Variante

Return trip: from Foiana (Völlan) on foot along to route of ascent back to Lana

Starting point

To Lana di Sotto (Niederlana)

Target point

To Lana di Sotto (Niederlana)

Specificity

The No. 14 bus connecting Foiana (Völlan) and Lana runs about every hour. 

Parking

At the fruit-growing museum in Lana di Sotto (Niederlana).

Public transportation

Train to Merano (Meran) and then bus to Lana.

Directions

Through the Val d'Adige (Etschtal) Valley and turn to Lana, the go to Lana di Sotto (Niederlana).

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