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Hiking Circuit from Klausen to Gufidaun via Albions and back

Hiking trail · Eisacktal/Südtirol
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Map / Hiking Circuit from Klausen to Gufidaun via Albions and back
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Distance 11.8 km
4:00 h
567 m
566 m
967 m
519 m
Passing Albrecht Dürer’s memorial stone in Klausen/Chiusa, this circuit trail crosses Albions, Gufidaun/Gudon and back again. The best time for this hike is in spring and in autumn during the Törggelen festivities.

Author’s recommendation

The City Museum of Klausen and the Village Museum in Gufidaun (open from April to the end of October) are worth visiting.
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Update: May 02, 2019
Highest point
967 m
Lowest point
519 m
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Rest Stop

Gufidaun
Albions

Start

Parish Church in Klausen (521 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.639808, 11.566601
DMS
46°38'23.3"N 11°33'59.8"E
UTM
32T 696431 5168338
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Destination

at the starting point

Turn-by-turn directions

Start at the Parish Church in Klausen (512 m) and cross the Eisackbrücke bridge to Andreasplatz square. From here, trail no. 5 leads through the subway under the railway line and climbs up to the Dürerstein (Dürer’s memorial stone). Cross the provincial road to Gröden/Gardena and continue through the forest and up the steeper slopes on the meadows as far as the small village of Albions (890 m). The old village and its small church are well worth a visit.

From Albions, take trail no. 10 slightly downhill into the Löchlbachgraben ditch then ascend up to the refreshment point at Ansitz Fonteklaus Residence. Along the tarred access road descend steeply onto trail no. 4 and turn sharp right onto the Zickerbachgraben ditch. The trail leads through the forest to Gufidaun, from where it’s worth visiting the old village centre.

To return, take trail no. 7, then follow the country road that leads into the forest at the bend. Shortly after, the trail comes to a motorway bridge. The road runs under the bridge and then returns to the starting point in Klausen.

Note


all notes on protected areas

Parking

At the market square at Klausen

Coordinates

DD
46.639808, 11.566601
DMS
46°38'23.3"N 11°33'59.8"E
UTM
32T 696431 5168338
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

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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Distance
11.8 km
Duration
4:00 h
Ascent
567 m
Descent
566 m
Highest point
967 m
Lowest point
519 m
Circular route Refreshment stops available Family-friendly

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