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Hike to the Christomannos Monument via the Hirzelweg Trail

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  • Monumento Christomannos
    / Monumento Christomannos
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closed
easy
Distance 8.3 km
3:00 h
386 m
406 m
This panoramic trail leads to the Christomannos monument, a bronze eagle in remembrance of Theodor Christomannos. His life’s work was the construction of the famed Dolomitenstraße road from Nova Levante/Welschnofen to Cortina.
Difficulty
easy
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Highest point
2,349 m
Lowest point
2,125 m
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Coordinates:
DD
46.442650, 11.611880
DMS
46°26'33.5"N 11°36'42.8"E
UTM
32T 700621 5146545
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Turn-by-turn directions

The route leads from the mountain station of the Paolina chairlift (2,125 m) on trail [539] to the Christomannos monument. To return to the Paolina chairlift, take trail [549] to the Kölnerhütte mountain hut (2,337 m) and continue on trail [549] and [552].

The alternative route leads from Nova Levante by cable car to the Frommeralm tavern and then by the König Laurin chairlift to the Kölnerhütte mountain hut. To return, simply reverse the route above.

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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 left in direction to Nova Levante and continue until parking Paolina in Carezza (about 30 min. from highway toll booth).

With the public bus line 180 or 184; bus stop: Paolina; online bus timetables: www.suedtirolmobil.info/en/

Parking at Paolina.

Coordinates

DD
46.442650, 11.611880
DMS
46°26'33.5"N 11°36'42.8"E
UTM
32T 700621 5146545
w3w 
///booming.raged.trifled
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Status
closed
Difficulty
easy
Distance
8.3 km
Duration
3:00 h
Ascent
386 m
Descent
406 m

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