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Oberplars - Saxner path - Vellau - Kienegger path - Oberplars

Winter hiking · Meraner Land
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  • Saxnerweg - Kieneggerweg - Vellau
    Saxnerweg - Kieneggerweg - Vellau
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Map / Oberplars - Saxner path - Vellau - Kienegger path - Oberplars
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moderate
Distance 9.5 km
3:07 h
612 m
612 m
1,107 m
530 m
The moderately difficult Saxnerweg leads from Partschins to Vellau. The small fraction on the sunny slope of Algund is looking forward to welcoming you!
Enjoy the magnificent view over Merano up to Bolzano, from the Ortler massif to the Dolomites.
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moderate
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Highest point
1,107 m
Lowest point
530 m
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Coordinates:
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46.686510, 11.101590
DMS
46°41'11.4"N 11°06'05.7"E
UTM
32T 660704 5172473
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Turn-by-turn directions

The starting point of the hike in Oberplars/Plars di Sopra, a district of Algund/Lagundo, is easily reachable by bus or on foot along trail no. 7. Follow trail no. 7 past the Saxnerhof farm and proceed along the Saxnerweg trail up to Vellau/Velloi with the St. Trinity church. Continue on trail no. 26 up to the Kienegger restaurant. Then hike westwards along the Kieneggerweg trail down to the Saxnerhof farm and follow trail no. 7 down to Oberplars/Plars di Sopra. Return to Algund/Lagundo along the Algund Waalweg canal trail.

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Getting there

Via the Adige Valley, take the MeBo expressway to the Algund exit.
Coming from Vinschgau, Algund is just before Merano.

Coordinates

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46.686510, 11.101590
DMS
46°41'11.4"N 11°06'05.7"E
UTM
32T 660704 5172473
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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
9.5 km
Duration
3:07 h
Ascent
612 m
Descent
612 m
Highest point
1,107 m
Lowest point
530 m
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1600 m 1800 m
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