Excursion to the Stone Age settlement of Enzbirch

Deutschnofen
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Difficulty
Intermediate
Activity time
3:30
Duration in hours
Distance
12.5
Distance in km
Suggested period
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This Stone Age Settlement includes a heavy overgrown hilltop, the ruins of a walled fortress, and great views of the Adige Valley.

Route info
Intermediate
Distance
12,5 km
Activity time
3 h 30 min
Ascent
398 m
Descent
397 m
Technical skills
Physical effort
Scenary
Highest point
1.398 m
Lowest point
1.282 m
Directions

The hike starts at Piazza Gibitz in the village centre of Deutschnofen/Nova Ponente. Turn left and follow the street in direction of Wölflhof farm. After 50 meters, turn left again and follow the church trail [K] across meadows and past beautiful farmsteads. On trail [10] you will reach the Höggerhof farm and Schadnerhof farm. Trail R leads you downhill to the rocky outcrop. Return to the village centre of Nova Ponente by following trail [10] until you reach the Wölflhof farm and then trail [E5].

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
Meeting point: Parking lot Gibitz square Deutschnofen | Nova Ponente: https://goo.gl/maps/UwWfytu3jmCJTRhM6

Where to park

Parking: parking lot Gibitz
Meeting point: Parking lot Gibitz square Deutschnofen | Nova Ponente: https://goo.gl/maps/UwWfytu3jmCJTRhM6

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