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From Kohlern via "detours" to Kardaun

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  • Im Angesicht des Rosengartengruppe: die MTB-Tour von Kohlern über die Anhöhen des Eggentales nach Kardaun.
    Im Angesicht des Rosengartengruppe: die MTB-Tour von Kohlern über die Anhöhen des Eggentales nach Kardaun.
    Photo: Edith Runer
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moderate
Distance 42.7 km
4:48 h
998 m
1,839 m
1,476 m
269 m
The K-&-K-Marathon
If you think you only have to go downhill when you want to go from K for Kohlern to K for Kardaun, you are mistaken about this tour. 980 wonderful metres in altitude and the marathon distance of over 42 kilometres have to be mastered.

After a leisurely train ride from Bolzano up into the cool Kohlerer Luft (if you want to do it to yourself, you can also pedal the 950 metres up a steep road – about 1 hour), we drive along the asphalt road for a few hundred metres and then turn left onto the first forest path. It is part of the European long-distance hiking trail, marked E 5 and leads past Herrenkohlern. At times it is steep and stony, but as the kilometres go by, the trail conditions get better and better.  From Toten Moos (with a pond) we head towards Deutschnofen. We head downhill, partly on asphalt again, past the Wölflhof farm and then uphill again to Deutschnofen. Soon after entering the village, turn left into Schloss-Thurn-Straße (no. 5) and head towards St. Agatha – Birchabruck. No. 5 turns into a forest road. But we take the sharp right turn, stay on the narrow road, leave the little St. Agatha church on the left and continue leisurely downhill. Later the asphalt turns to gravel again (marked B), so that


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