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Hike along the Urlärchenweg in Platt

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  • Erlebnisreiche Wanderung zu den Urlärchen und Gletschermühlen bei Platt im Passeiertal.
    Erlebnisreiche Wanderung zu den Urlärchen und Gletschermühlen bei Platt im Passeiertal.
    Photo: Hannes Riegler
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Distance 8.6 km
2:59 h
530 m
530 m
1,564 m
1,035 m
When we talk about primal larches in South Tyrol, everyone only knows those from the Ulten Valley. But they are not the only ones. In the farthest Passeier Valley we also find several witnesses of the prehistoric and ice age.

We start our primeval hike in Platt (Moos in Passeier). At the village square we find the first signpost to the primeval circular walk. We walk along the road until we take the path to the left uphill through woods and meadows. There wild poppy, fennel and caraway grow. Follow trail no. 6 steadily uphill until you reach the hamlet of Farmazon after about 45 minutes. The power of the primordial animals: We take path 10 B, which leads us into the Farmazon valley. It becomes more and more rustic, here nature is still at peace with man. This is the only way to explain the fact that after about a quarter of an hour we are standing in front of mighty gnarled larches whose girth is enormous and whose thousand-year history makes our own lives seem short. The babbling of the nearby stream and the peace and quiet are good for body and soul. We lean against one of these larches, because nature lovers claim that you can feel the power of the mighty trees. There is a peculiar feeling of


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