King Laurin Tour

Welschnofen, Karersee
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Difficulty
Easy
Activity time
3:40
Duration in hours
Distance
24.4
Distance in km
Status
closed
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Mountain panorama, adventure and turquoise water - this adventurous hike in the middle of the legendary mountain world of King Laurin is an absolute highlight for the whole family. The metres in altitude are comfortably conquered with the mountain railways, so that you can enjoy the panorama from above without too much effort. Huts with panoramic terraces invite you to linger, while Lake Carezza enchants young and old with its rainbow colours.

Route info
Easy
Distance
24,4 km
Activity time
3 h 40 min
Ascent
100 m
Descent
214 m
Technical skills
Physical effort
Scenary
Highest point
2.325 m
Lowest point
1.155 m
Directions

Start is at the cable car Laurin I, Nova Levante, which leads to the Frommeralm hut, from where you can take the new König Laurin I & II cable car to the Kölner Hütte/ Laurins Lounge. Via the path “Hirzel”, [549] & [552] (sure-footedness required in parts) you continue to the Paolina Hut, from where you can enjoy the magnificent view on the sun terrace.
The Paolina chairlift takes you to the village of Carezza. From the Paolina Valley Station take the path [6], which past the Simhild guesthouse and over the suspension bridge to the legendary Carezza Lake. After a leisurely round of the lake on path [10], you return over the suspension bridge. Turn left on path [6] and past the mill to path [16]. From here, take the Tschein chairlift up to the “Tscheinberg”. Enjoy the mountain panorama for a short while before taking the cable car back to Nova Levante/Welschnofen.

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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