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From Tschars to Juval Castle

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  • Oberortl und Schloss Juval
    Oberortl und Schloss Juval
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m 1000 900 800 700 600 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 km Schloss Juval Sonnenhof Stabener Waalweg
Distance 7.5 km
2:45 h
278 m
278 m
899 m
621 m
We hike along historical irrigation channels to Juval Castle. The medieval castle complex is now owned by extreme mountaineer Reinhold Messner and part of the Messner Mountain Museum.

Along the historic, but still operating irrigation canal Tscharser Schnalswaal, the trail goes up along the Sonnenberg to Juval Castle. Centuries ago, the farmers of South Tyrol created the so-called „Waale“ to irrigate their &crops, fields and meadows in dry times. The water is diverted by means of the shallow „Waale“ from the Bächen higher situated Täler – sometimes even from üabove the forest line - and ütransported over long distances along the Hänge. Surrounded by vineyards and orchards, we always enjoy the magnificent view of the Adige Valley and the mountain regions of the Stelvio National Park to the south. The medieval fortress, now a castle, is owned by the extreme mountaineer Reinhold Messner. Messner not only lives there, but also exhibits his collections on the theme of „Mythos Berg“, which are well worth a visit. With this exhibition, Juval Castle is one of a total of five museums that together form the Messner Mountain Museum. After a guided tour through the old chambers,


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The routes from this source come from years of cooperation between Outdooractive AG and the ADAC publishing house in Munich. More than 80 hiking tour books were produced throughout Germany and at popular holiday destinations in Italy, Spain and Portugal. A special feature are the ADAC children's hiking guides, which are tailored to the needs of young explorers and their parents. 
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