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Hike Andriano - Hocheppan castle - Andriano

Hiking trail · Südtirols Süden
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Andrian
  • Castel Appiano
    / Castel Appiano
    Photo: Tourismusverein Eppan, Andrian
  • Path no 2
    / Path no 2
    Photo: Tourismusverein Andrian, Andrian
  • / Hocheppan chapel fresco
    Photo: IDM Angelika Schwarz, Andrian
m 500 400 300 2,5 2,0 1,5 1,0 0,5 km
moderate
Distance 2.9 km
1:09 h
321 m
45 m
594 m
315 m
Medium-easy exkursion across beautiful deciduous forests. The view to Bolzano and Sciliar is beautiful along the path.
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
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Landscape
Highest point
594 m
Lowest point
315 m
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Start

Coordinates:
DD
46.514000, 11.228703
DMS
46°30'50.4"N 11°13'43.3"E
UTM
32T 670966 5153572
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Turn-by-turn directions

The starting point of the excursion is the centre of Andriano. Follow Via Bottai towards the Festenstein. After ca. 400 m take a left on Via Kripp to reach the forest between the houses of Via
Hocheppan. Follow path no.2 on a windy climb and descent past the Kreideturm to the castle Hochehppan.  After a relaxing rest in the castle eatery and a visit to the valuable historical and
artistic frescoes in the castle chapel, return on the same route to Andriano.

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Getting there

Coordinates

DD
46.514000, 11.228703
DMS
46°30'50.4"N 11°13'43.3"E
UTM
32T 670966 5153572
w3w 
///everywhere.slowing.windpipe
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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
2.9 km
Duration
1:09 h
Ascent
321 m
Descent
45 m
Highest point
594 m
Lowest point
315 m
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