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Oberplars - Saxner path - Vellau - Kienegger path - Oberplars

Duration: 3h 7
Length: 9,45 km
Difficulty: Media
Altitude uphill: 612 hm
Altitude downhill: 612 hm
Highest point: 1107 m
Municipality: Lagundo
During this hike you have a breathtaking view of Algund and Partschins.
General description
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.
Route description

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.


Hiking with children

Public transport
By bus line 235 to Oberplars-Algund.