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To the Observatory

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Difficulty
Easy
Activity time
0:38
Duration in hours
Distance
2.4
Distance in km
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Pleasant hike for families to the Max Valier Observatory and the Untereggerhof Inn
This family hike, which is suitable for prams, takes you along the tarmac road with little traffic from the bus stop Lantschnay / Schenken car park to the observatory and Untereggerhof Inn near Obergummer / San Valentino di Sopra with its children's playground and petting zoo. A section runs along the Planet Trail.
Route info
Easy
Distance
2,4 km
Activity time
38 min
Ascent
34 m
Descent
28 m
Technical skills
Physical effort
Scenary
Highest point
1.318 m
Lowest point
1.291 m
Directions

The family hike starts at the Lantschnay bus stop or Schenken car park in Obergummer / San Valentino di Sopra. Take the road along hiking trail 5A to the Untereggerhof Inn. Here you will also find the Max Valier observatory and the Peter Anich solar observatory. The way back is via the outward route.

public transportation

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

By public bus line:
- 182 from Bozen | Bolzano
- 180 or 187 from Karersee | Lago di Carezza, Karerpass | Passo Costalunga, Welschnofen | Nova Levante
- 182 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: Lantschnay Karneid | Cornedo all’Isarco; online timetable search at www.suedtirolmobil.info/en/
Meeting point: Bus stop Lantschnay: https://goo.gl/maps/6YThJzcNEfanah6QA

How to get there

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

By public bus line:
- 182 from Bozen | Bolzano
- 180 or 187 from Karersee | Lago di Carezza, Karerpass | Passo Costalunga, Welschnofen | Nova Levante
- 182 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: Lantschnay Karneid | Cornedo all’Isarco; online timetable search at www.suedtirolmobil.info/en/
Meeting point: Bus stop Lantschnay: https://goo.gl/maps/6YThJzcNEfanah6QA

By car:
Destination: Karneid | Cornedo all’Isarco
Parking: parking lot Schenken
Meeting point: Bus stop Lantschnay: https://goo.gl/maps/6YThJzcNEfanah6QA

Where to park

Parking: parking lot Schenken
Meeting point: Bus stop Lantschnay: https://goo.gl/maps/6YThJzcNEfanah6QA

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