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Venosta Valley High Mountain Trail

The Venosta Valley High Mountain Trail

Hiking at the Monte Sole Mountain in Venosta Valley

The Venosta Valley High Mountain Trail is an unique experience for passionate hikers. the 108km-long several day tour, which offers a view of the Ortles Group, reaches from the lower Venosta Valley to the Resia Pass at the three-country-border along the diverse vegetation of the sun-drenched mountains. Hikers and nature lovers can enjoy a clear view of the high glaciers.
  
The individual stages of the Venosta Valley High Mountain Trail are also ideal for day trips. They can easily be reached from the Venosta Valley's villages and offer to visitors agricultural and culinary highlights.

Technical Information:
Start and Destination: from Stava/Staben village, Resia/Reschen – Adige/Etsch river spring
Distance: 108 km
Duration: 5 day stages
Ascent: 5600m
Descent: 4600m
Degree of difficulty: for experienced mountain hikers only (good physical condition, safe walking and mountain experience essential)
Best period: April - October (temperatures can be high at the height of summer)

Please note: For those interested in finding accommodation along the Venosta Valley High Mountain Trail, we strongly recommend booking well in advance due to the limited number of places available.

Signs: The whole high mountain trail is signed by the red symbol. vh-markierung

Taxi service: Taxi Iris, Malles/Mals, Tel. +39 333 565 74 64, Mobil Car, Silandro/Schlanders, Tel.: +39 329 454 40 06, Stecher - Stegges Taxi, Silandro/Schlanders, Tel.: +39 335 544 06 20






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Today, there are 83 pastures in the Venosta Valley with a total area of 37,000 hectares and located an altitude of more than 2000m, which are still farmed.
 
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The Ortles is the highest peak in South Tyrol (3905m), it is located in the Stelvio National Park and offers magnificent panoramic views
 
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The irrigation channel paths are popular hiking trails in Venosta Valley which run along the mountains without significant slopes.
 
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Welcome to the Venosta Valley cultural region
Hike along ancient irrigation channels, partake of winter sports on glacial areas beneath impressive Alpine peaks or ride your bike along the Roman trade route Via Claudia Augusta. Relax in small villages and peaceful valleys with amiable hosts. Discover numerous cultural sites and the unique culinary delights of Venosta Valley.