Family hike from Carezza to the monument Sissi

Welschnofen
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Difficulty
Easy
Activity time
3:30
Duration in hours
Distance
12.4
Distance in km
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Empress Elisabeth of Austria and Queen of Hungary, also known as Sissi, stayed in August 1897 for a long relaxing holiday at the Grand Hotel Carezza. She undertook extensive excursions through the surrounding area. This walk was one of her favorites. In her honor, this walk today is called "Elisabethpromenade". 

Route info
Easy
Distance
12,4 km
Activity time
3 h 30 min
Ascent
333 m
Descent
333 m
Technical skills
Physical effort
Scenary
Highest point
1.631 m
Lowest point
1.511 m
Directions
This easy walk starts in Karersee at parking of the valley station from the chair Paolina. Along the path [6] you pass the Pension Simhild and also some old farmhouses until a clearing in the forest, then take the path [3] where you find the monument to Elisabeth. Along the track you can stop at Albergo Gasthof Meierei or Ladritscher Hof.
The way back leads on the same route.
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: Paolina. 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: Paolina. Online timetable search at www.suedtirolmobil.info/en/

By car:
Destination: Welschnofen | Nova Levante
Parking: Parking lot Paolina
Where to park

Parking: Parking lot Paolina

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