Hike to the Elisabeth Monument

Welschnofen
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Difficulty
Easy
Activity time
3:30
Duration in hours
Distance
8.9
Distance in km
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Empress Elisabeth of Austria (Sissi) spent her summer holiday at the Grand Hotel Carezza in 1897. Her favourite walk was dubbed the ‘Elisabeth Promenade’, and is marked with a monument in her memory.

Route info
Easy
Distance
8,9 km
Activity time
3 h 30 min
Ascent
421 m
Descent
421 m
Technical skills
Physical effort
Scenary
Highest point
1.622 m
Lowest point
1.182 m
Directions

The route leads from the bus stop centre in Welschnofen | Nova Levante (1,156 m) on trail [7] to the Meierei tavern (1,556 m). It then leads to the Pitschöler Hof, Ladritscher Hof and Sohler Hof farms on trail [6] and than trial [3] until to the Elisabeth monument (1,566 m). Continue on trail [3] and [3B] to the Rosengarten hotel (1,320 m) and then back to Nova Levante.

An alternative route leads from the Paolina valley station bus stop in Carezza/Karersee on trail [6] to the Meierei tavern (1,556 m). It then continues via trail [6] to the Pitschöler Hof, Ladritscher Hof and Sohler Hof farms. Than on trail [3] to the Elisabeth monument (1,566 m). To return to Nova Levante, take trail [3] and [3B] back to the Rosengarten hotel (1,320 m).

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, Karerpass | Passo Costalunga
- 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: Welschnofen | Nova Levante centre (Despar); 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, Karerpass | Passo Costalunga
- 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: Welschnofen | Nova Levante centre (Despar); online timetable search at www.suedtirolmobil.info/en/

By car:
Destination: Welschnofen | Nova Levante
Parking: Parking lot cable car

Where to park

Parking: parking lot cable car Welschnofen | Nova Levante Laurin I, https://g.page/Kabinenbahn?share

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