To the Christomannos monument

Karersee, Welschnofen
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Difficulty
Easy
Activity time
3:11
Duration in hours
Distance
9.7
Distance in km
Suggested period
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Hike with breathtaking views

Following in the footsteps of Theodor Christomannos, this hike leads to the monument in the Rosengarten, which is dedicated to his legacy. The imposing bronze eagle rises majestically against the backdrop of the Latemar.

Route info
Easy
Distance
9,7 km
Activity time
3 h 11 min
Ascent
616 m
Descent
616 m
Technical skills
Physical effort
Scenary
Highest point
2.281 m
Lowest point
1.744 m
Directions

The hike starts at the “Kaiserstein” car park and leads along paths [1A] and [548] to the Roda di Vael | Rotwand hut and Pederiva hut at the foot of the Rotwand | Roda di Vael of the Rosengarten | Catinaccio. Continue along the high-level path and then the Masarè path to the imposing bronze eagle, the monument to Christomannos with breathtaking views of the wild Latemar massif. Continue along path [539] to the Paolina hut and then follow paths [552] and [6A] down to the Masarè hut. Take the forest path "Masarèweg" back to the starting point.

Short variant: Take the Paolina chairlift up to the Paolina hut (2125 m), from where the short and easy hike starts. From here, the trail [539] leads to the Christomannos monument and to the Roda di Vael | Rotwand hut and Pederiva hut. The way back is the same as the outward route.



public transportation
Getting to the starting point of the tour or point of interest by public transport is easy and convenient. 
By public bus line:
- 186 from Paolina
- 180 from Bozen | Bolzano, Birchabruck | Ponte Nova, Welschnofen | Nova Levante and change 186
- 180 from Val di Fassa and change 186
- 184 from Birchabruck | Ponte Nova and change 186

Bus stop: Welschnofen, Kaiserstein
Starting point: Kaiserstein
How to get there

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

By public bus line:
- 186 from Paolina
- 180 from Bozen | Bolzano, Birchabruck | Ponte Nova, Welschnofen | Nova Levante and change 186
- 180 from Val di Fassa and change 186
- 184 from Birchabruck | Ponte Nova and change 186

Bus stop: Welschnofen, Kaiserstein
Online timetable search at www.suedtirolmobil.info/en/
Starting point:Kaiserstein

By car:
Destination: Kaiserstein
Parking: parking lot Kaiserstein
Starting point: Kaiserstein (https://maps.app.goo.gl/wJ3YbXLQszrpkhfH8)

Where to park
Parking lot Kaiserstein
Starting point: Kaiserstein (https://maps.app.goo.gl/wJ3YbXLQszrpkhfH8)

or:
Parkinglot Paolina
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