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Walther v.d. Vogelweide Circular Hiking Tour in Laion/Lajen

Laion (Lajen)
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Informationen zur Tour Walther v.d. Vogelweide Circular Hiking Tour in Laion/Lajen

Tour Hauptmerkmale

  • Duration
    3:00 h
  • Distance
    7.2km
  • Altitude
    410 m
  • Altitude
    410 m
  • Max. height
    1101 m
On the track of the medieval minstrel Walther von der Vogelweide from Laion to Albions

Directions

A hiking trail along the tracks of the medieval minstrel Walther von der Vogelweide, the most celebrated of the Middle High German lyric poets, said to be born in Laion. 

Starting point

Laion, sports area

Target point

Laion, sports area

Specificity

- St. Catarina church in Novale/Ried, dating from the 15th century, with unique motifs of vines and grapes
- The Vogelweider farm in Novale at Laion, said to be the birthplace of the famous minstrel and lyric poet (born 1170)
- St. Nicolò church in Albions, dating from the 15th century, bearing a special depiction of Mary the Mother of God, to which people throughout the centuries have prayed to for fertility

Parking

Laion village centre

Public transportation

Directions

On the motorway A22 to Chiusa and up to Laion.

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