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Hiking trail

Hike to the Astronomical Observatory in San Valentino/Obergummer

Hiking trail · Eggental
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  • Star observatory Max Valier
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easy
4.5 km
1:20 h
144 m
144 m
Easy family hike to South Tyrol’s only astronomical observatory and to the solar observatory. 

Difficulty
easy
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Highest point
1365 m
Lowest point
1299 m
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Turn-by-turn directions

From the Schenken car park (Lantschnay bus stop), head right to the Haus Alpenrose hotel, following a wide trail to the astronomical observatory and the solar observatory. Return via the same route to the starting point.

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Getting there

Take highway's exit “Bolzano Nord/Eggental”, turn left direction Prato all'Isarco and Collepietra (about 30 min. from highway toll booth).

Coordinates

DD
46.458401, 11.481538
DMS
46°27'30.2"N 11°28'53.5"E
UTM
32T 690555 5147973
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike


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Difficulty
easy
Distance
4.5 km
Duration
1:20h
Ascent
144 m
Descent
144 m
Family friendly

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