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From Naturno to the Parcines waterfall

Hiking trail · Meraner Land
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Partschins
  • From Naturno to the Parcines waterfall
    / From Naturno to the Parcines waterfall
    Photo: Tourismusverein Naturns, Partschins
  • From Naturno to the Parcines waterfall
    / From Naturno to the Parcines waterfall
    Photo: TV Partschins, Partschins
  • / From Naturno to the Parcines waterfall
    Photo: Tourismusverein Naturns, Partschins
  • / On the Merano High Mountain Trail No 24 to the Waterfall of Partschins
    Photo: TVPartschins, Partschins
  • / On the Merano High Mountain Trail No 24 to the Waterfall of Partschins
    Photo: TVPartschins, Partschins
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moderate
Distance 8.8 km
3:15 h
843 m
311 m

Adventure hike Naturnser and Partschinser Sonnenberg over the old mountain farms to the most impressive waterfall in South Tyrol in Partschins/Parcines.

 

Difficulty
moderate
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Stamina
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Landscape
Highest point
1,089 m
Lowest point
528 m
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Start

Coordinates:
DD
46.650244, 11.005803
DMS
46°39'00.9"N 11°00'20.9"E
UTM
32T 653482 5168252
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Turn-by-turn directions

Tour Start
Naturns/Naturno
Tour End
Naturns/Naturno

From the centre of Naturns/Naturno Feldgasse and St. Prokulusstraße, follow the trail n° 39/91 to the Sonnenberger Panoramaweg. Walk along this trail n°91 until you reach the Runster Mühle mill. After the historic mill, follow the trail n° 39a/91 uphill to the Weitgrub farm and through the forest uphill to the Unterrain and Unterwand farms. From there, follow trail n° 26 to the Dursterhof inn. Continue descending along trail n° 26 through mixed forest to the Birkenwald inn at the foot of the Parcines waterfall. From there, continue on hiking trail n° 23/8B, past the Partschins/Parcines waterfall, to the restaurant Wasserfall and the viewpoint. At the restaurant Wasserfall is the bus stop for bus line n° 265 to Partschins/Parcines. 
Return with bus n° 265 to Partschins/Parcines and from there continue with bus n° 266 to Naturns/Naturno. (Walking time from the Wasserfall bus stop to Partschins/Parcines approx. 50 minutes).

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Coordinates

DD
46.650244, 11.005803
DMS
46°39'00.9"N 11°00'20.9"E
UTM
32T 653482 5168252
w3w 
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Equipment

Basic Equipment for Hiking

  • Sturdy, comfortable and waterproof hiking boots or approach shoes
  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Hiking socks  
  • Rucksack (with rain cover)
  • Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket and suitable legwear)
  • Sunglasses
  • Hiking poles
  • Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
  • First aid kit
  • Blister kit
  • Bivy / survival bag  
  • Survival blanket
  • Headlamp
  • Pocket knife
  • Whistle
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Navigation equipment / map and compass
  • Emergency contact details
  • ID
  • The 'basic' and 'technical' equipment lists are generated based on the selected activity. They are not exhaustive and only serve as suggestions for what you should consider packing.
  • For your safety, you should carefully read all instructions on how to properly use and maintain your equipment.
  • Please ensure that the equipment you bring complies with local laws and does not include restricted items.

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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
8.8 km
Duration
3:15 h
Ascent
843 m
Descent
311 m

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