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Panoramic tour to Haniger Schwaige mountain hut

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  • Vajolet Towers
    Vajolet Towers
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moderate
Distance 14.5 km
4:53 h
1,020 m
1,020 m
2,001 m
1,130 m

This hike leads you to the foot of the Rosengarten massif in close proximity to the famed Vajolet Towers and on to the Haniger Schwaige mountain hut. The descent leads over vast mountain meadows and beautiful woodland down to the Plafötsch mountain hut and St. Zyprian in Tiers.

This hiking tour can be found in the family hiking booklet “Out and About with Nix the Witch”.

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moderate
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Highest point
2,001 m
Lowest point
1,130 m
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Coordinates:
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46.470874, 11.560734
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46°28'15.1"N 11°33'38.6"E
UTM
32T 696591 5149553
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Turn-by-turn directions

From St. Zyprian, the Tiers Aerial Cableway, first open-top cable car in South Tyrol, will take you to the Frommeralm mountain pasture, in the heart of King Laurin’s realm. From here, trails no. 15 and 7 lead along a view-packed route (Rosengarten massif, Latemar mountain and the Ortler massif) to the Haniger Schwaige mountain hut. The descent takes you past the Plafötsch mountain hut and back to St. Zyprian/Tiers.
You can also get to the Haniger Schwaige mountain hut in 1 h 20 min starting at curve 8 on the trail in direction Nigerpass/Passo Nigra and following trail no. 7A.
In winter, this road is also a sledging slope.


Refreshment stop along the hiking trail. Not pram-friendly.

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Public transport

The starting point of the tour or the sight is easily and comfortably accessible by public transport.

By bus line 176 from Völs am Schlern stop to St. Zyprian in Tiers stop or by bus line 185 from Bozen bus station to St. Zyprian in Tiers stop.

Please check the bus services and timetables on the website: www.seiseralm.it/bus

Getting there

From Bolzano approx. 23 km to Cyprianerhof/St. Zyprian to the valley station of the cable car Tiers.

Parking

Parking lot at the valley station of the cable car Tiers.

Coordinates

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46.470874, 11.560734
DMS
46°28'15.1"N 11°33'38.6"E
UTM
32T 696591 5149553
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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
14.5 km
Duration
4:53 h
Ascent
1,020 m
Descent
1,020 m
Highest point
2,001 m
Lowest point
1,130 m
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