Algund - Mahlbach - Seespitz - Vigiljoch - Aschbach
With a wide network of trails and an excellent panoramic view over the Adige Valley to the Dolomites, the Vigiljoch hiking area is very popular with families, hikers and mountain bikers.
From your starting point at the Forster Steg, you walk to the electricity plant of Forst. Ascend to the Rastbühelhof on path # 9, which will lead to the Gramegg-Brünnl. Take path # 29 and ascend to the Seespitz zur Schwarzen Lacke - mountain restaurant. After 3 hours ascent, you should take a break. The hike continues on path # 9 to the little church, then branches off to the right on path # 28 and then leads you down to Aschbach (1,362 meters). From there you can take the Aschbach cable car down to Rabland and continue back to Algund by bus or train.
Coming from Merano:
Drive along until the end of the Josef-Weingartner street; turn right into the Steinachstraße; a few meters later turn left into the Marktgasse.
After a few meters you will find the Lido outdoor pool on the left, the car park and the Fortser Steg.
Free parking at the Lido outdoor pool in Algund.
Take the bus nr. 212, direction Forst (last stop in the Josef-Weingartner street) or you can also take the bus nr. 212 to the Brauhausstraße (take the second stop).
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