Hike to the St. Helena Church

Deutschnofen
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Difficulty
Easy
Activity time
1:00
Duration in hours
Distance
3.2
Distance in km
Suggested period
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This is an easy and esthetically very rewarding walking trail offering impressive landscape views that will take you to the little church of St. Helena, a sacred alpine structure with gothic frescos dating back to the 15th Century.

Route info
Easy
Distance
3,2 km
Activity time
1 h 00 min
Ascent
127 m
Descent
50 m
Technical skills
Physical effort
Scenary
Highest point
1.451 m
Lowest point
1.355 m
Directions

From the village center, proceed to the Café Luise and continue along the road until you come to the Hotel Pfösl. At this point, take the second path at the left and proceed along meadows and along forest trails upwards until you come to St. Helena.

Variation: At the Café Luise, when you pass the traffic island, turn left and proceed along Forest Trail [6A, H]. After 300 meters, turn right into Trail [H]. After reaching the Höfegruppe Gruben, turn left and proceed upwards along Forest Trail [H].

 

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,
- 180 or 184 from Karersee | Lago di Carezza, Karerpass | Passo Costalunga, Welschnofen | Nova Levante
- 184 or 181 from Birchabruck | Ponte Nova
- 184 from Stenk, Eggen | Ega, Obereggen
- 184 or 181 from Weissenstein | Pietralba, Petersberg | Monte San Pietro, Deutschnofen | Nova Ponente
- 182 from Steinegg | Collepietra, Gummer | San Valentino
- 180 from Val di Fassa

Bus stop: Deutschnofen | Nova Ponente Church; online timetable search at www.suedtirolmobil.info/en/
Meeting point: Parking lot : 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,
- 180 or 184 from Karersee | Lago di Carezza, Karerpass | Passo Costalunga, Welschnofen | Nova Levante
- 184 or 181 from Birchabruck | Ponte Nova
- 184 from Stenk, Eggen | Ega, Obereggen
- 184 or 181 from Weissenstein | Pietralba, Petersberg | Monte San Pietro, Deutschnofen | Nova Ponente
- 182 from Steinegg | Collepietra, Gummer | San Valentino
- 180 from Val di Fassa

Bus stop: Deutschnofen | Nova Ponente Church; online timetable search at www.suedtirolmobil.info/en/
Meeting point: Parking lot : https://goo.gl/maps/UwWfytu3jmCJTRhM6

By car:
Destination: Deutschnofen | Nova Ponente
Parking: Parking lot Gibitz

Where to park
Parcheggio: Parcheggio Bar Luise
Punto d’incontro: Bar Luise: https://goo.gl/maps/KchtTwNgUikL7h73A
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