Overall length: approx. 12 kmDuration: approx. 2.5-5 hours, depending on the starting pointAltitude difference: approx. 20 mDifficulty: low
Roggia di Marlengo, reachable in about a 12-minute walk from Marlena, is ideal for a pleasant stroll through apple orchards, vineyards and chestnut trees.
Duration: approx. 4 hoursAltitude difference: approx. 420 mDifficulty: low
The Alta via of Marlengo is a relatively straightforward route. It winds through the mountains, from farm to farm, through meadows and chestnut groves, to the restaurant Gasthaus Senn am Egg.
Hiking in the Tessa Group
Merano’s Alta Via winds back to the Tessa Group Natural Park and is divided into a number of itineraries that can last for a day or several days.
Practice your climbing skills on the Hoachwool via ferrata!
The starting point for this fantastic tour is Castel Juval's parking area. On the west side of the car park, there is a tin statue of a climber, indicating the path to the ascent.
Northwest of Merano, in the Tessa Group Natural Park, there are the ten lakes of Sopranes, one of the largest and evocative lake groups in South Tyrol.
The largest is Lago Lungo, with a length of 1,000 metres and a width of 285 metres, followed by Lago Verde, characterized by a circular shape.
On the rocks of Rotsteinkogel, nature turns into cinema.
At a height of 1,465 m, there is the Knottnkino, located directly on the Rotsteinkogel.
The mountain village of San Felice (1,265 m) lies on a sunny plateau.
A favorite destination is Lake Santa Maria (or Lake Tret), surrounded by magnificent larch woods and an alpine flora of extraordinary beauty.
By train from the Val Venosta, travel from Marlengo to Laces.
By train from the Val Venosta, travel from Marlengo to Laces. From the station, head east to the lower cable car station, which leads up to San Martino, at 1,740 metres above sea level (alternatively, you can take the 7th trail and reach San Martino on foot).