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Marble Hikes

Marble Hikes in the Stilfser Joch National Park

Of the most unusual tours in South Tyrol are the marble hikes to the marble quarries in the Stilfser Joch National Park: the Lasa Marble Trail-Sloped Railway Platform and the Covelano Marble Trail. The interior of the centuries-old marble quarry itself cannot be visited for safety reasons, but the walks are still a highlight for nature and cultural hikers.

Signs provide information to interested hikers on the history of marble mining in Covelano and in Lasa, and the sloped railway for marble transport, and they convey a lasting impression of the hardships the miners used to have to endure.
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    Covelano marble way

    The Covelano Marble Trail was inaugurated in summer, 2012 and leads from the "Kohlplätze" to the Covelano marble cave, known as the "Mitterwandlbruch". Although the cave itself is out of bounds for security reasons, this 11-stage themed trail tells ...
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    Lasa Marble Trail

    The winding Lasa Marble Trail starts at the station in the valley and from the little Church of St. Martin up to the station at Bremsburg. The story of this historic sloping cable railway is described in the signposts, and remains operational to ...
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The marble-transporting train has been operated in the same original state since 1930 and carries the marble from the marble quarry to the valley.
 
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Lasa marble is famous for its specific pure quality, used for monuments and official buildings.
 
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Stilfser Joch National Park is one of the largest nature reserves in Europe. 40% of the park lies in South Tyrol.
 
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Carriage drives and riding program for children and adults in Silandro-Lasa
Welcome in Silandro-Lasa
Hike along ancient irrigation channels at the Monte Sole, in the Stilfser Joch National Park 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.
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