Hike to the Little St Agatha Church

Deutschnofen
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Difficulty
Easy
Activity time
2:30
Duration in hours
Distance
8.9
Distance in km
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Roughly a one-hour hike from the village centre of Nova Ponente/Deutschnofen, the remote St. Agatha church rises up on a hilltop.

Route info
Easy
Distance
8,9 km
Activity time
2 h 30 min
Ascent
107 m
Descent
598 m
Technical skills
Physical effort
Scenary
Highest point
1.401 m
Lowest point
866 m
Directions

The hike starts in the village centre and leads via the Schloss-Thurn-Straße road on trail no. 5 to the Oberkoflhof farm. From here, trail A leads to the little St. Agata church. The church is closed, but the key can be obtained from the Unterkoflhof farm. There is a nice area to rest in front of the church. The hike leads back to the Unterkoflhof farm (10 min). The return leg is via the forest road from Unterkoflhof farm back to the village centre.

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

By public bus line:
- 181 from Bozen | Bolzano, Birchabruck | Ponte Nova
- 180 and change 181 from Karersee | Carezza, Karerpass | Passo Costalunga, Welschnofen | Nova Levante
- 181 from Weissenstein | Pietralba, Petersberg | Monte San Pietro
- 184 from Obereggen, Eggen | Ega
- 182 and change 181 from Steinegg | Collepietra, Gummer | San Valentino

Bus stop: church Nova Ponente/Deutschnofen; online bus timetables: www.suedtirolmobil.info/en/
Meeting point: Parking lot Gibitz square Deutschnofen | Nova Ponente: https://goo.gl/maps/UwWfytu3jmCJTRhM6
How to get there

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

By public bus line:
- 181 from Bozen | Bolzano, Birchabruck | Ponte Nova
- 180 and change 181 from Karersee | Carezza, Karerpass | Passo Costalunga, Welschnofen | Nova Levante
- 181 from Weissenstein | Pietralba, Petersberg | Monte San Pietro
- 184 from Obereggen, Eggen | Ega
- 182 and change 181 from Steinegg | Collepietra, Gummer | San Valentino

Bus stop: church Nova Ponente/Deutschnofen; online bus timetables: www.suedtirolmobil.info/en/
Meeting point: Parking lot Gibitz square Deutschnofen | Nova Ponente: https://goo.gl/maps/UwWfytu3jmCJTRhM6

By car:
Destination: Deutschnofen | Nova Ponente  
Parking: parking lot Gibitz
Meeting point: Parking lot Gibitz square Deutschnofen | Nova Ponente: https://goo.gl/maps/UwWfytu3jmCJTRhM6

 

Where to park

Parking: parking lot Gibitz
Meeting point: Parking lot Gibitz square Deutschnofen | Nova Ponente: https://goo.gl/maps/UwWfytu3jmCJTRhM6

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