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Circuit Walk from Chiusa|Klausen to Sabiona|Säben

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Nice walk to Sabiona monastery, with both ascent and descent to the famous castellated monastery and place of pilgrimage, previous seat of the bishop, with a notable rock visible from Chiusa in the middle of the Eisacktal Valley.
Distance 2.8 km
1:30 h
230 m
230 m
721 m
522 m
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Hubert Mair
Update: October 10, 2017
Highest point
721 m
Lowest point
522 m


Chiusa|Klausen (523m) (525 m)
46.639209, 11.564626
46°38'21.2"N 11°33'52.7"E
32T 696282 5168266


Chiusa|Klausen (523m)

Turn-by-turn directions

From Chiusa (523m) follow the signs of “Sabiona/Säben”, from Hauptgasse main alley to the entrance to Sabiona, then on the right climb the Medieval stone steps to Branzoll Castle and the paved Stations of the Cross route ascending moderately to the Liebfrauenkirche church and the Gnadenkapelle chapel till the Monastery Sabiona and left to the Heiligkreuzkirche church and the highest point of the rock (729m). Descent: Descend from the church over the bridge to the entrance of the monastery, there walk down on the right, initially in the rock tunnel northward on the paved path to the saddle between the rock of Sabiona and the Leitacher Berg mountain. Walk along the flat route at the saddle (681m), take the fork (signposts  Chiusa) descending on the right through the forest and downwards along the winding Säbener Promenade trail, a pleasant stroll taking you almost above Staatsstraße street, then from there ascend to Branzoll Castle and via the entrance to the staircase and up to Chiusa.


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46.639209, 11.564626
46°38'21.2"N 11°33'52.7"E
32T 696282 5168266
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike


Basic Equipment for Hiking

  • Sturdy, comfortable and waterproof hiking boots or approach shoes
  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Hiking socks  
  • Rucksack (with rain cover)
  • Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket and suitable legwear)
  • Sunglasses
  • Hiking poles
  • Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
  • First aid kit
  • Kit para bolhas
  • Bivy / survival bag  
  • Survival blanket
  • Headlamp
  • Pocket knife
  • Whistle
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Navigation equipment / map and compass
  • Emergency contact details
  • ID
  • The 'basic' and 'technical' equipment lists are generated based on the selected activity. They are not exhaustive and only serve as suggestions for what you should consider packing.
  • For your safety, you should carefully read all instructions on how to properly use and maintain your equipment.
  • Please ensure that the equipment you bring complies with local laws and does not include restricted items.

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Elisa D
July 25, 2018 · Community
Passeggiata suggestiva e panoramica, non difficile, fattibile con scarpe da ginnastica.
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2.8 km
1:30 h
230 m
230 m
Highest point
721 m
Lowest point
522 m


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