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Hiking trail

From Riffian/Rifiano to the Merano Spa Promenade

Hiking trail · Meraner Land
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Passeiertal
  • Riffian/Rifiano
    / Riffian/Rifiano
    Photo: Tourismusverein Passeiertal/Benjamin Pfitscher, Passeiertal
  • Meran/Merano
    / Meran/Merano
    Photo: Kurverwaltung Meran/Alex Filz, Passeiertal
  • / Promenade in Meran/Merano
    Photo: IDM Südtirol/Marion Lafogler, Passeiertal
  • / Kurhaus in Meran/Merano
    Photo: Kurverwaltung Meran/Alex Filz, Passeiertal
  • / Winter promenade in Meran/Merano
    Photo: IDM Südtirol/Damian Pertoll, Passeiertal
  • / Meran/Merano
    Photo: IDM Südtirol/Damian Pertoll, Passeiertal
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easy
Distance 5 km
1:15 h
69 m
254 m
501 m
317 m
In winter some sections of the route may be covered in snow or ice.
Difficulty
easy
Technique
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Landscape
Highest point
501 m
Lowest point
317 m
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Start

Coordinates:
DD
46.701988, 11.180584
DMS
46°42'07.2"N 11°10'50.1"E
UTM
32T 666697 5174357
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Turn-by-turn directions

Taking the path below the local Tourist Office, proceed along the Passer river as far as the intersection then turn right and cross Granner bridge. Turn right again towards Merano/Meran as far as the Lazag recreation area and continue uphill and through the underpass running under the main road. On arriving at the Winterpromenade spa promenade and the Sissi park, one can make out the Sommerpromenade spa promenade and the Merano Kurhaus from the Postbrücke bridge.

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Getting there

From Merano / Meran to the Passeier Valley in direction of Passo Rombo / Passo Giovo until Rifiano / Riffian.

Coordinates

DD
46.701988, 11.180584
DMS
46°42'07.2"N 11°10'50.1"E
UTM
32T 666697 5174357
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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
  • Kit para bolhas
  • 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
easy
Distance
5 km
Duration
1:15 h
Ascent
69 m
Descent
254 m
Highest point
501 m
Lowest point
317 m
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