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The Chestnut footpath - Isarc Valley

Long distance hiking trail · Eisacktal/Südtirol
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  • Chestnuttrees along the way through the Val d' Isarco valley. 
    Chestnuttrees along the way through the Val d' Isarco valley. 
    Photo: Raimund Kompatscher
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Distance 61.7 km
19:36 h
2,200 m
2,469 m
In the middle of chestnut groves
The chestnut footpath crosses the Isarc Valley leading to Novacella near Bressanone. This route, surrounded by secular chestnuts is particularly spectacular in the autumn or at any time of the year.

Lines of chestnuts cover the hillsides of the Valle Isarco from the Abbey of Novacella near Bressanone to the hillside of Renon and downhill to Roncolo Castle to the north of Bolzano. The chestnut footpath, "Keschtnweg", is exceptionally scenic in the Autumn as at any other time of the year. This signposted route takes through colourful woods of latifoglie, green meadows and lush chestnut forests – a unique natural landscape.  Authentic products are offered for sale by the local farmers along the footpath . The chestnut footpath in the Isarc Valley: Stage 1: from Novacella toVeltruno - 5:00 hours Stage 2: from Velturno to Barbaino - 5:45 hours Stage 3: from Barbiano to Leitach - 5:00 hours Stage 4: from Novacella to Roncolo Castle - 5:00 hours

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