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Ochsentod Trail to the Vigiljoch

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  • Die Kurstadt Meran im Blickfeld von der Wanderung aus
    Die Kurstadt Meran im Blickfeld von der Wanderung aus
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Distance 8.3 km
3:40 h
1,185 m
4 m
1,501 m
316 m
The death of the ox
Strenuous hike with a view of Meran

Our hike begins in Lana, near the valley station of the Vigiljoch cable car. The first part of the trail is identical to the culture and nature trail „Aichberg“. We enter the Raffeinweg, follow the narrow asphalt road up through orchards and vineyards, but then pass the entrance to the Waalweg and follow the signs „Haidenhof". We then leave the wide road and walk tightly uphill on trail 33 A, through chestnut and bush woods to the Hoferhof inn (possible stop). Shortly afterwards, we leave the trail (33 A) and take the trail signposted as Ochsentod. The rural cultivated landscape is gradually left behind, we walk through mixed deciduous forest, the higher we climb, the more spruces and larches mingle with the beech and chestnut trees. The view is magnificent, deep in the valley lies Merano, opposite we see Hafling and the peaks of Hirzer and Ifinger, on the horizon the ring of the Dolomites. After an hour's walk from Haidenhof, the Ochsentod rejoins the 33 A trail. We then cross a


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