Frin - Kaiserstein Tour

Welschnofen
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Difficulty
Easy
Activity time
3:30
Duration in hours
Distance
17.1
Distance in km
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Circular hike below the Rosengarten. The “Kaiserstein”, a very special vantage point with a splendid view of the mountain massive Catinaccio/Rosengarten and the legendary “Frin” meadows with 360° mountain panorama make this hike a very special experience.

Route info
Easy
Distance
17,1 km
Activity time
3 h 30 min
Ascent
329 m
Descent
329 m
Technical skills
Physical effort
Scenary
Highest point
1.826 m
Lowest point
1.181 m
Directions

Start is at the car park of the cable car Nova Levante/Welschnofen. From here you can comfortably take the Laurin I cable car to the Frommer Alm hut. On path [1A], an easy hiking path, you reach the Ochsenhütte hut, whose sun terrace and homemade specialities invite you to linger. Continue on path [1A] across flowering mountain meadows to the junction with path [9], which leads to the highlight panorama point, “The Kaiserstein”. From here, enjoy the magnificent view of the mountain massive Catinaccio/Rosengarten and pause for a moment.Return via path [9] and follow it to the car park. Cross the road here and continue on path [9] to the Hotel Moseralm. Take path [16] across the “Frin” meadows, which will amaze you with their 360° mountain panorama. Follow the path until you reach the road Via Nigra/Nigerstraße. Here you cross the road and get back onto path [1A], which leads back to the Frommer Alm hut.
Descent with the Laurin I cable car to Nova Levante/Welschnofen.

public transportation
Getting to the starting point of the tour 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 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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