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Lana Sculpture Walk Trail

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  • Skulpturenwanderweg
    / Skulpturenwanderweg
    Photo: | Patrick Schwienbacher, Lana und Umgebung
  • Skulpturenwanderweg
    / Skulpturenwanderweg
    Photo: | Patrick Schwienbacher, Lana und Umgebung
m 320 300 280 6 5 4 3 2 1 km
Distance 6 km
2:00 h
20 m
20 m

Lana does not own a museum for contemporary art but it has a unique Sculpture Walk Trail leading many kilometres along the whole beautiful Brandis Waalweg and the Ländpromenade to the biotope of the river Valsura and on through the Gola Canyon. This exceptional land art project features open air art works and is continually extended.

Hikers and art enthusiast that take the South Tyrolean Sculpture Walk Trail can experience how artists from all over the world reacted on the given landscape and the changing conditions along the track and how differently they interpreted the nature in their individual works. These art exhibition sites are perfect resting spots and at the same time provide a space for contemplation and self-discovery.

The Sculpture Walk Trail's true nature is best experienced as a journey at an easy stroll. Selected works were placed in key locations, such as crossroads and forks, as a way for walkers to navigate and be spurred on by the works of art. Those who take it slow will be rewarded as the trail reveals the interaction between nature and sculpture - a delight for the eyes, intellect and spirit.

Highest point
300 m
Lowest point
320 m


46.598383, 11.160518
46°35'54.2"N 11°09'37.9"E
32T 665479 5162802

Turn-by-turn directions

The start of the Sculpture Trail takes place in Niederlana. On the Brandiswaalweg in northern direction to Oberlana. Here at the bridge into the Gaulschlucht and back again. Then it goes along the country promenade up to the Falschauer biotope near the industrial zone Lana. The way back is on the way to Lana and the Brandiswaalweg back to Niederlana.


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Getting there

Munich - Rosenheim - Kufstein (A 12 Inntalbahn, toll) - Innsbruck (A 13 Brennerbahn, toll) - Brennero (A 22 Brennerbahn, toll) - Bolzano exit Bolzano Sud - Lana (MEBO expressway) or: Ulm - Kempten - Füssen - Fernpass - Imst - Landeck - Reschenpass (state road 40 + 38) - Merano - Lana.


46.598383, 11.160518
46°35'54.2"N 11°09'37.9"E
32T 665479 5162802
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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
  • Blister kit
  • 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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