Winter Hike to the observatory

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Difficulty
Easy
Activity time
1:16
Duration in hours
Distance
4.8
Distance in km
Suggested period
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This winter hike takes you along the Planet Path and trail [5A] through the snowy landscape to the observatory at the Untereggerhof in Obergummer|San Valentino di Sopra.

Route info
Easy
Distance
4,8 km
Activity time
1 h 16 min
Ascent
57 m
Descent
57 m
Technical skills
Physical effort
Scenary
Highest point
1.318 m
Lowest point
1.291 m
Directions

The winter hike starts at the Schenken car park or at the Lantschnay bus stop in Obergummer. On the less frequented access road, you walk through the winter landscape along the Planet Path and trail [5A] to the Untereggerhof. Here you will also find the Max Valier observatory and the Peter Anich solar observatory. A fantastic panoramic view of the surrounding mountains awaits the hikers here.
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
- 187 from Welschnofen | Nova Levante
- 180 from Karersee | Lago di Carezza, Karerpass | Passo Costalunga, Val di Fassa*
-184 from Obereggen, Eggen | Ega*
- 181 from Weissenstein | Pietralba, Petersberg | Monte San Pietro, Deutschnofen | Nova Ponente, Stenk*
- 187 or 182 from Steinegg | Collepietra
*change in Birchabruck to the busline 182

Bus stop: Obergummer | San Valentino di Sopra "Lantschnay"; online timetable search at www.suedtirolmobil.info/en/
Starting point - Lantschnay: https://maps.app.goo.gl/32yg1zePABqQQkDz8

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
- 187 from Welschnofen | Nova Levante
- 180 from Karersee | Lago di Carezza, Karerpass | Passo Costalunga, Val di Fassa*
-184 from Obereggen, Eggen | Ega*
- 181 from Weissenstein | Pietralba, Petersberg | Monte San Pietro, Deutschnofen | Nova Ponente, Stenk*
- 187 or 182 from Steinegg | Collepietra
*change in Birchabruck to the busline 182

Bus stop: Obergummer | San Valentino di Sopra "Lantschnay"; online timetable search at www.suedtirolmobil.info/en/
Starting point - Lantschnay: https://maps.app.goo.gl/32yg1zePABqQQkDz8

By car:
Destination: Obergummer | San Valentino di Sopra
Parking: Parking lot Schenken: https://maps.app.goo.gl/YdTCqnUcWnCxQVdv8

Where to park

Parking at the parking lot Schenken: https://maps.app.goo.gl/YdTCqnUcWnCxQVdv8

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