Hike from Passo Costalunga to Lake Carezza

Welschnofen, Karersee
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Difficulty
Easy
Activity time
1:07
Duration in hours
Distance
4.4
Distance in km
Suggested period
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The hike leads from the Passo Costalunga first into the Latemar forest, where the hazel tree grows, which is used especially for the production of string instruments. For this reason, the wood has also been called ‘tonewood’. From the Latemar forest you reach the Lake Carezza, which is considered one of the most magnificent Alpine lakes and is known above all for its deep green water and the beautiful mountain scenery in the background.
Route info
Easy
Distance
4,4 km
Activity time
1 h 07 min
Ascent
16 m
Descent
228 m
Technical skills
Physical effort
Scenary
Highest point
1.764 m
Lowest point
1.540 m
Directions
The route first leads from the Passo Costalunga (bus stop, 1,752 m) across a meadow to trail [21]. Via trail [21] you reach the junction with trail [13]. Continue on trail [13] along a pleasant forest path to trail [10], which leads to Lake Carezza.
public transportation

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

By public bus line:
- 180 from Bozen | Bolzano, Birchabruck | Ponte Nova
- 180 or 184 from Karersee | Carezza
- 184 from Weissenstein | Pietralba, Petersberg | Monte San Pietro, Deutschnofen | Nova Ponente, Stenk (or 181 and change 180)
- 184 from Obereggen, Eggen | Ega (or 184 and change 180)
- 187 from Steinegg | Collepietra, Gummer | San Valentino (or 182 and change 180)
- 180 from Val di Fassa

Bus stop: Karer Pass | Passo Costalunga; the rental is directly next to the bus stop. Online timetable search at www.suedtirolmobil.info/en/

How to get there

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

By public bus line:
- 180 from Bozen | Bolzano, Birchabruck | Ponte Nova
- 180 or 184 from Karersee | Carezza
- 184 from Weissenstein | Pietralba, Petersberg | Monte San Pietro, Deutschnofen | Nova Ponente, Stenk (or 181 and change 180)
- 184 from Obereggen, Eggen | Ega (or 184 and change 180)
- 187 from Steinegg | Collepietra, Gummer | San Valentino (or 182 and change 180)
- 180 from Val di Fassa

Bus stop: Karer Pass | Passo Costalunga; the rental is directly next to the bus stop. Online timetable search at www.suedtirolmobil.info/en/

By car:
Destination: Welschnofen | Nova Levante
Parking: Parking lot Karer Pass | Passo Costalunga
Where to park

Parking: Parking lot Karer Pass | Passo Costalunga: https://goo.gl/maps/fEKaHiNBt874UHzF8

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