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Circular hike from Plars to Vellau

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  • Fantastische Aussicht von der Terrasse des Gasthofs Kienegg
    Fantastische Aussicht von der Terrasse des Gasthofs Kienegg
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Distance 10.5 km
3:52 h
716 m
716 m
1,107 m
391 m
To the viewing balcony
A circular hike to Vellau with alternatives. After all, there is also the chairlift.

The round hike from Plars to Vellau leads along sunny paths from the valley floor up to the Vellau viewing balcony high above the Merano valley basin. Sunshine should be taken seriously, as the ascent can be quite sweaty in high summer. However, since this circular hike begins at the valley station of the Sesssellift from Plars to Vellau, there is always the alternative of either ascending or descending in this almost museum-like Einzer chairlift. It is certainly a special experience to float upwards so slowly and quietly through the forest. For detailed information and timetables, call +39 0473 448 532. But now for the route description of the circular tour: From the valley station briefly down the road to the bus stop, here turn right onto trail no. 7. Follow this on small roads through orchards quite winding through Oberplars and continue to the junction 26A to Gasthof Saxnerhof (about 1:15 h). From here, follow the steep Kieneggerweg trail for about an hour to the inn of the


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