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Hike from Passo Gardena/Grödner Joch to the Salvan streamlet

Theme trail · Alta Badia
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  • View Gardena Pass
    / View Gardena Pass
    Photo: Alta Badia/Alex Moling, Tourist Association Alta Badia
  • Walking trail Passo Gardena
    / Walking trail Passo Gardena
    Photo: Alta Badia/Alex Moling, Tourist Association Alta Badia
  • / Gardena Pass view
    Photo: Alta Badia/Alex Moling, Tourist Association Alta Badia
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moderate
10 km
3:00 h
659 m
658 m
Embark on a four-hour hike from Colfosco to Passo Gardena, and you will find yourself in the footsteps of the Salvan, the mythical little man of the forest who lived on the border with the Val Gardena.
Difficulty
moderate
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Highest point
2132 m
Lowest point
1593 m
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Turn-by-turn directions

From the church in Colfosco you descend the Sotdlijia street, along the Cassa Raiffeisen bank, until the junction with path nr. 28 for the Pisciadú waterfalls, at the foot of the Val Mezdí. Continue on the path nr. 650 along the meadows to the Gardena pass. Across the road and follow the path nr. 8. The trail leads to the "Salvan" spring than continues halfway up the hill through the Rü meadows, descends on path nr. 8b to the neighbourhoods of Rönn and Pecëi and finishes in Colfosco village centre.

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Getting there

*By car

  • Coming from Innsbruck: take the A 13 and the A 22 toll motorway and exit at Bressanone/Brixen, following the signs to Brunico/Bruneck along the Val Pusteria/Pustertal road as far as San Lorenzo/St.Lorenzen. Follow the signs to Val Badia/Gadertal 
  • Coming from Verona-Bolzano: take the A 22, exit at Bressanone/Brixen and continue as above

*By train

The nearest train stations are:

  • Brunico - 37 Km
  • Bolzano (via Passo Gardena) - 72 Km (via Brunico) – 100 Km
  • Connection train station – Alta Badia by the local bus SAD: www.sad.it

*By air

  • Innsbruck - 130 km
  • Munich – 330 km
  • Venice Treviso / Venice Marco Polo – 180 / 200 km
  • Verona – 213 km
  • Milan Bergamo / Milan Malpensa - 310 /400 km
  • Information airport transfer: www.suedtirolbus.it - www.cortinaexpress.it

Coordinates

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46.554312, 11.855546
DMS
46°33'15.5"N 11°51'20.0"E
UTM
32T 718888 5159600
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
10 km
Duration
3:00h
Ascent
659 m
Descent
658 m

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