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Burgweg - Ochsentodweg - Castle Tyrol

Duration: 2,77 h
Length: 8,99 km
Difficulty: Medium
Altitude uphill: 422 hm
Altitude downhill: 469 hm
Highest point: 633 m

A leisurely hike that promises a wonderful view of the Merano region.

General description
A wonderful hike that leads via the Burg and Ochsentodweg to Thurnstein Castle and further to Tirol Castle.
You can already feel the Mediterranean climate here.
This hike is also suitable for families.
Route description

The hike starts at the valley station of the Vellau chairlift in Mitterplars. You follow the Burgweg path 20 until you reach the Caffè Conrad. Now you continue walking until you reach the Blumenthalerhof. There you follow the paved Ochsentodweg path 29, which leads us slightly uphill to Thurnstein Castle and further along the asphalt road to St. Peter and to Castle Tirol.
Return journey: steep descent via Brunnenburg or via Dorf Tirol (Gnaidweg) to Gratsch and via the Algunder Waalweg back to the starting point.

description to arrive at destination

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


Hiking with children


Parking at the center of Algund, opposite the town hall (at additional costs).

Public transport

By train to Merano and by bus line 235 or 213 to Algund.

Tourist Office Algund
Hans Gamper Place 3
I-39022 Algund bei Meran (BZ)
South Tyrol - Italy
+39 0473 448600
November - end of March:
MON-THU 8.30 am - 12.30 am & 2 pm - 6 pm
FRI 8.30 am - 12.30 am & 1 pm - 5 pm
SAT* & SUN closed
* Between 26 November and 25 December also open on Saturdays from 09.00 - 12.00.
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