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The Burgweg and Ochsentodweg Trails and Tyrol Castle

Lagundo (Algund)
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Informationen zur Tour The Burgweg and Ochsentodweg Trails and Tyrol Castle

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  • Duration
    2:00 h
  • Distance
    8.0km
  • Altitude
    360 m
  • Altitude
    360 m
  • Max. height
    639 m
Lagundo (Algund) to the celebrated Tyrol Castle, near Merano (Meran)

Directions


The access road to the castle begins at the valley station of the cable car to Velloi (Vellau), in Plars di Mezzo (Mitterplan); it goes slightly uphill, crossing Grabbach Stream and branches off to the right towards Blumenthalerhof Farm a little bit further on. After the paved Ochsentodweg, the route leads almost flat to Thurnstein Castle then goes uphill to Tyrol Castle, via San Pietro (St. Peter). Return trip: a steep descent via Brunnenburg or the village of Tirolo (Dorf Tirol) along the Gnaidweg Trail to Quarazze (Gratsch), Algund (Lagundo), and back to the starting point.

Starting point

At the chairlift to Velloi (Vellau) in Plars di Mezzo (Mitterplars)

Target point

At the chairlift to Velloi (Vellau) in Plars di Mezzo (Mitterplars)

Parking

In Lagundo (Algund)

Public transportation

Train to Lagundo (Algund)

Directions

Through the val d'Adige (Etschtal) Valley or the val Venosta (Vinschgau) Valley to Lagundo (Algund).

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