Distance 25.2 km
St. Katharina in the Tiers Valley is 20 km from Bolzano
A very varied route in constant alternation of magnificent forests and relatively easy paths leading to enchanting lakes and mountain huts in the fantastic landscape of the Sciliar at the southern end of the Sciliar-Rosengarten Nature Park. The proposed route involves a certain amount of effort but, as it consists of two small rings, it can be done in a reduced form or at different times, which considerably reduces the effort required (27 km and 1000 m difference in altitude or 20 km and 580 m difference in altitude). The views and the landscapes are convincing in any case.
You start the tour from the provincial road of the Tierser Tal between Völser Aicha and St. Katharina (918 m) and cycle a few kilometres in the direction of the Nigerpass, first flat and then slightly uphill. Once you have left the village of Tiers behind you, you soon reach the ancient church of St. Cyprian. Here you leave the pass road and turn left towards Weißbad. At the end of the small hamlet, the road comes to an end. There is a car park where you turn left and take the forest road no. 4A to Wuhnleger (after a few hundred metres you reach the Visitor Centre of the Sciliar – Catinaccio Nature Park in an old sawmill at the entrance to the Val di Ciamino). The white dirt road climbs quite steeply and bypasses an asphalt strip. Before the tunnel, it is possible to follow path 6A, which turns right and then returns to the provincial road. The asphalt road rises sharply immediately after a crossroads where you have to turn right, crosses the Kompatscherhof farm and continues at
Parts of this content were machine translated using German as the source language
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