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Partschins High Path - circular hiking trail

Hiking trail · Meraner Land
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    / Partschins High Path - circular hiking trail
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  • Partschins High Path - circular hiking trail
    / Partschins High Path - circular hiking trail
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  • / Parcines High Path - circular hiking trail
    Photo: Tourismusverein Partschins, Partschins
  • / Partschins High Path - circular hiking trail
    Photo: TV Partschins, Partschins
  • / Partschins High Path - circular hiking trail
    Photo: TV Partschins, Partschins
  • / Parcines High Path - circular hiking trail
    Photo: Tourismusverein Partschins, Partschins
  • / Parcines High Path - circular hiking trail
    Photo: Tourismusverein Partschins, Partschins
  • / Parcines High Path - circular hiking trail
    Photo: Tourismusverein Partschins, Partschins
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moderate
Distance 8.4 km
3:36 h
632 m
632 m

Idyllic high forest hike on the Partschinser Sonnenberg with the most beautiful views of the Merano basin. 


Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1,210 m
Lowest point
626 m
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Start

Coordinates:
DD
46.684562, 11.073878
DMS
46°41'04.4"N 11°04'26.0"E
UTM
32T 658591 5172200
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Turn-by-turn directions

Tour Start
Partschins/Parcines village center
Tour End
Partschins/Parcines village center

The hiking begins in the center of Partschins/Parcines. Follow the trail n° 7A to the  Graswegerkeller inn. From there continue on the trail n° 7 direction Niederhaushof. Here starts the Partschinser Höhenweg/Parcines High Path with the trail n° 23. This trail is a narrow footpath, sure-footedness and a good head for heights are required.
The Partschinser Höhenweg/Parcines High Path leads you to the famous waterfall of Partschins/Parcines and the Wasserfall inn, passing the Eggerhof farm and the Prünster inn. In front of the Wasserfall in you can find the bus stop of the bus line 265.
Head down the valley (trail n° 8B) to the Birkenwald inn. From here follow trail n° 1 downhill to the Winklerhof farm/inn and over the suspension bridge and the Sonnenbergweg trail back to Partschins/Parcines.

Note


all notes on protected areas

Getting there

Parking
At Mairhof, Partschins/Parcines bus turning
At the parking lot, only short-term parking max. 1 hour with parking disc; max. 8 hrs.;
in the basement parking


Public Transport
From Merano: Bus 213 to Parcines
From Venosta Valley: the Venosta Valley Train or Bus 251 to Rablà – and from there Bus 265 to Parcines.

Coordinates

DD
46.684562, 11.073878
DMS
46°41'04.4"N 11°04'26.0"E
UTM
32T 658591 5172200
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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
  • 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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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
8.4 km
Duration
3:36 h
Ascent
632 m
Descent
632 m

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