Travel by bus from Nova Ponente to the GEOPARC Bletterbach Visitor Centre - guided tour of the museum - descent into the gorge - Taubenleck - Butterloch - European long-distance hiking trail E5 in the direction of Weissenstein - Kösertal (1696 m) - Maria Weissenstein. Return to Nova Ponente either on your own on foot (approx. 1 ½ h walking time) or by bus. Arrival in Nova Ponente at 3.15 pm. Start: 08.50 am, tourist office Nova Ponente | Return: 03.15 pm | Duration: 6 ½ h | Hiking Time: 3 ½ h | Difference in altitude: ascent: 400 m, descent: 400 m | Length: 8 km | Guide Geoparc Bletterbach: 6,00€/Pers.
Take highway´s exit “Bolzano Nord/Eggental”, 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 right and continue to Nova Ponente/Deutschnofen (about 30 min. from highway toll booth). The tourist office is located in the center of Nova Ponente, right next to the church.