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From Waidbruck to Tagusens

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  • Familienwanderung von Waidbruck zum Schulmuseum in Tagusens im Eisacktal.
    Familienwanderung von Waidbruck zum Schulmuseum in Tagusens im Eisacktal.
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Distance 7.6 km
2:54 h
553 m
553 m
1,025 m
472 m
Journey into the (school) past
Our spring hike takes us past Trostburg Castle up to the hamlet of Tagusens. There we visit the old school museum. A journey into the past, when school still had a different character

We start in Waidbruck, wedged between the Eisack, the motorway and the train line. From Oswald-von-Wolkenstein-Platz, the Trostburgweg leads after a few metres of asphalt road üover a medieval cobblestone path – old ruts – through deciduous forest to the castle. The climb is a little steep, but the castle is reached in a quarter of an hour. School Museum in Tagusens: We continue hiking up trail no. 2 towards Tagusens. A flagstone path leads us through the forest until we reach a clearing in about half an hour and soon see the few houses of the hamlet, which no longer has an inn and radiates a peculiar tranquillity. Passing the village well, we see the sign of the school museum. Here, Mrs. Paula, the curator of the school museum, is waiting for us. Already in the 18th century there was a school in Tagusens with 46 children at peak times, which seems incredible considering the few houses. The dwarf school was closed in 1993. Now you can find facilities and teaching objects here that


Parts of this content were machine translated using German as the source language

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