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Mountain tour

Hike to the Christomannos Monument via the Hirzelweg Trail

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  • Monumento Christomannos
    / Monumento Christomannos
    Photo: Eggental Tourismus, Eggental Tourismus
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closed
easy
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
Technique
Stamina
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Landscape
Highest point
2349 m
Lowest point
2125 m
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Turn-by-turn directions

The route leads from the mountain station of the Paolina chairlift (2,125 m) on trail no. 539 to the Christomannos monument. To return to the Paolina chairlift, take trail no. 549 to the Kölnerhütte mountain hut (2,337 m) and continue on trail nos. 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/Val d'Ega”, 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 and continue to Carezza (about 30 min. from highway toll booth).

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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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike


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Status
closed
Difficulty
easy
Distance
8.3 km
Duration
3:00h
Ascent
386 m
Descent
406 m

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