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Hike to the Men of Stone

Hiking trail · Meraner Land
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Hafling-Voeran-Meran 2000
  • The stone men above the Sarntaler Alps
    The stone men above the Sarntaler Alps
    Photo: IDM Südtirol | Clemens Zahn, Hafling-Voeran-Meran 2000
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moderate
Distance 20.2 km
6:08 h
871 m
871 m
1,998 m
1,200 m

The stone men are located at an elevation of 2,000 metres on the Tschögglberg mountain plateau. Here you’ll find human figures made of stone. Myriad tales are linked to this place.

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Highest point
1,998 m
Lowest point
1,200 m
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Coordinates:
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46.605140, 11.226060
DMS
46°36'18.5"N 11°13'33.8"E
UTM
32T 670478 5163693
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Turn-by-turn directions

The hike to the Stoanernen Mandlen begins in the village of Vöran/Verano. It starts off along Trail No. 16 heading northeast towards a fork in the road at Grüner Baum Inn then continues along trail no. 16, first to the Bruggen saddle and then heading right, up towards Leadner Alm Mountain Hut. The hike then follows a beautiful trail through the forest, marked trail no. 11, until it reaches Auenerjoch (1,924 m).

From there, it turns right again towards the mystical Stoanernen Mandlen (2,003 m), the mystical site on the Tschögglberg Plateau where figures and small pyramids are made from stone. From the Stoanernen Mandlen, the route continues to Möltner Kaser Mountain Hut and along trail No. 15 to Waldbichl Inn. The trails no. 38 and no. 16 leads back to Vöran. Parking place near the parish church.

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Getting there

With the car until Vöran: Coming from both directions of the freeway Meran/Merano - Bolzano/Bozen (MEBO), take the exit of Meran Süd/Merano Sud and follow directions towards Meran first, to then turn right towards Hafling/Avelengo, follow the street to Vöran/Verano – the parking place is near the parish church in the centre.

With the Burgstall-Vöran funicular to Vöran: Coming from both directions of the freeway Meran - Bozen (MEBO), take the exit of Lana Süd/Lana Sud and follow directions towards Burgstall/Postal. Follow Romstraße/Via Roma for about 1.5km.

 

Coordinates

DD
46.605140, 11.226060
DMS
46°36'18.5"N 11°13'33.8"E
UTM
32T 670478 5163693
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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
20.2 km
Duration
6:08 h
Ascent
871 m
Descent
871 m
Highest point
1,998 m
Lowest point
1,200 m

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