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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
2,349 m
2,125 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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Public transport

Getting to the starting point of the tour by public transport is easy and convenient.

By public bus line:
- 180 from Bozen | Bolzano, Val di Fassa
- 180 from Karer Pass | Passo Costalunga, Karer See | Lago di Carezza
- 180 from Birchabruck | Ponte Nova
- 184 and change 180 from Obereggen, Eggen | Ega
- 181 and change 180 from Weissenstein | Pietralba, Petersberg | Monte San Pietro, Deutschnofen | Nova Ponente, Stenk
- 187 from Steinegg | Collepietra, Gummer | San Valentino

Bus stop: Welschnofen | Nova Levante, Paolina; online timetable search at: https://www.suedtirolmobil.info/en/
Location: https://goo.gl/maps/DdcbxatGqXbBcJzQA

Getting there

Getting to the starting point of the tour by public transport is easy and convenient.

By public bus line:
- 180 from Bozen | Bolzano, Val di Fassa
- 180 from Karer Pass | Passo Costalunga, Karer See | Lago di Carezza
- 180 from Birchabruck | Ponte Nova
- 184 and change 180 from Obereggen, Eggen | Ega
- 181 and change 180 from Weissenstein | Pietralba, Petersberg | Monte San Pietro, Deutschnofen | Nova Ponente, Stenk
- 187 from Steinegg | Collepietra, Gummer | San Valentino

Bus stop: Welschnofen | Nova Levante, Paolina; online timetable search at: https://www.suedtirolmobil.info/en/
Location: https://goo.gl/maps/DdcbxatGqXbBcJzQA

By car:
Destination: Welschnofen | Nova Levante
Parking: Parking lot Paolina
Location: https://goo.gl/maps/DdcbxatGqXbBcJzQA

Parking

Parking: Parking lot Paolina
Location: https://goo.gl/maps/DdcbxatGqXbBcJzQA

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
Highest point
2,349 m
Lowest point
2,125 m

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