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Excursion to the Stone Age settlement of Enzbirch

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  • Nova Ponente
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closed
moderate
Distance 12.5 km
3:30 h
398 m
397 m
This Stone Age Settlement includes a heavy overgrown hilltop, the ruins of a walled fortress, and great views of the Adige Valley.
Difficulty
moderate
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Stamina
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Landscape
Highest point
1,398 m
Lowest point
1,282 m
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Start

Coordinates:
DD
46.414021, 11.425390
DMS
46°24'50.5"N 11°25'31.4"E
UTM
32T 686395 5142908
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Turn-by-turn directions

The hike starts at Piazza Gibitz in the village centre of Deutschnofen/Nova Ponente. Turn left and follow the street in direction of Wölflhof farm. After 50 meters, turn left again and follow the church trail [K] across meadows and past beautiful farmsteads. On trail [10] you will reach the Höggerhof farm and Schadnerhof farm. Trail R leads you downhill to the rocky outcrop. Return to the village centre of Nova Ponente by following trail [10] until you reach the Wölflhof farm and then trail [E5].

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Getting there

Take highway´s exit “Bolzano Nord/Eggental”, turn right direction Bolzano/Bozen, after about 0,5 km on roundabout keep left and head towards Val d’Ega (SS 241). Keep driving up to Ponte Nova. At Ponte Nova’s crossroads, turn to the right and continue to Nova Ponente (about 30 min. from highway toll booth). In the centre of Nova Ponente there is free parking directly at Piazza Gibitz, where the hike starts.

With the public bus line 181 or 184; bus stop: Nova Ponente chiesa/church; online bus timetables: www.suedtirolmobil.info/en/

Coordinates

DD
46.414021, 11.425390
DMS
46°24'50.5"N 11°25'31.4"E
UTM
32T 686395 5142908
w3w 
///daunted.tenable.withholding
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
  • Blister kit
  • 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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Status
closed
Difficulty
moderate
Distance
12.5 km
Duration
3:30 h
Ascent
398 m
Descent
397 m

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