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Hike along the Herrschaftsweg trail

Hiking trail · Meraner Land
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Dorf Tirol
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    Photo: Tourismusverein Dorf Tirol/Alex Filz, Dorf Tirol
Map / Hike along the Herrschaftsweg trail
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moderate
Distance 6.7 km
2:10 h
462 m
462 m
818 m
566 m
With castles, forest trails and wonderful views, the Herrschaftsweg (or Ruling) trail truly lives up to its name.
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
818 m
Lowest point
566 m
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Coordinates:
DD
46.688773, 11.156593
DMS
46°41'19.6"N 11°09'23.7"E
UTM
32T 664903 5172838
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Turn-by-turn directions

The starting point of this impressive scenic route is the tourist information office. From here follow trail no. 26 to Tyrol Castle, then continue towards Vellau, past the Schneeweisshof snack station. Turn right along the Herrschaftsweg (no. 28). After approx. 1 km trail no. 23A heads left up the steps to Innerfarmerhof. Pass by the Ausserfarmerhof and follow the trail that winds below the Culinaria Restaurant/Farmerkreuz. Footpath no. 23B continues to the right, first through mixed forest and then through the orchards back to the village center.

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Coordinates

DD
46.688773, 11.156593
DMS
46°41'19.6"N 11°09'23.7"E
UTM
32T 664903 5172838
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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
moderate
Distance
6.7 km
Duration
2:10 h
Ascent
462 m
Descent
462 m
Highest point
818 m
Lowest point
566 m

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