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Cultural border - Border culture

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    Photo: Silvia Gentilini, APT Val di Non
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    Photo: Silvia Gentilini, APT Val di Non
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    Photo: Silvia Gentilini, APT Val di Non
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    Photo: Silvia Gentilini, APT Val di Non
Map / Cultural border - Border culture
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The path allows you to get to know the landscape and cultural features of the area around Proves in Val d'Ultimo on the border between South Tyrol and Trentino. Not only different languages and cultures but also different architectural structures, different woods, different types of rocks, naturalistic and geological contrasts.

easy
6.5 km
2:15 h
140 m
420 m

The route is designed with the intent to let the visitor know the peculiarities of landscape and culture of this territory, unique because it is located on the border between two very different ethnic groups. Along the 5 km route there are 14 thematic panels that illustrate the peculiarities of the area: traces of mining, examples of energy production, information on the medicinal properties of native plants and examples of a spontaneous orchid and a mill.

Author’s recommendation

You can't miss a stop at the Malghe di Cloz and Revò! Their cold cuts serving boards and homemade cakes really are special!

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APT Val di Non
Updated: 03 21, 2019

Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Altitude
1737 m
1366 m
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Rest Stop

Malga Cloz
Malga Revoda

Safety information

Please note that the practicability of the itineraries in a mountain environment is strictly linked to the contingent conditions and is therefore influenced by natural phenomena, environmental changes and weather conditions. For this reason, the information contained in this page may have changed. Before leaving for a tour, make sure the path you will approach is still accessible by contacting the owner of the mountain hut, the alpine guides or the visitor centres of the nature parks, the info offices of the local tourist board.

Equipment

Normal trekking boots are sufficient

Start

Hofmahd Pass (1688 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
46.506405, 11.043734
UTM
32T 656799 5152344

Destination

Hofmahd Pass

Turn-by-turn directions

The route starts from the "Hofmahd" car park (located at the entrance of the tunnel that connects Val di Non to Val d'Ultimo) and runs between Malga di Cloz, Malga di Revò (reachable by following the flat forest road n. 8) and Malga Kessel (from Malga di Revò trail n. 11 and 133), all inserted in the upper Val di Non territory on the border between Trentino and Alto Adige.

From the Kessel Alm you can easily go down to the village of Proves following the signs no. 11 first and then no. 2a.

The educational trail is suitable for people of all ages and offers the possibility of stopping at the huts along the trail that offer excellent catering and reception services. The journey time is a couple of hours one way. For those who want to avoid the return on foot, it is best to make the return by bus. There are three daily trips between S. Valburga (Val d'Ultimo) and Proves.

Getting there

 

From Val di Non continue in the direction of Val d'Ultimo passing through the villages of Rumo, Revò or Castelfondo. After the village of Proves in the province of Bolzano, pass through a short tunnel and immediately afterwards you will notice the large dirt car park on the right.

Parking

 

Before and after the short gallery there are two large free parking areas.

Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Author’s map recommendations

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Difficulty
easy
Distance
6.5 km
Duration
2:15 h
Ascent
140 m
Descent
420 m
Scenic With refreshment stops Family friendly Cultural/historical value

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