Hike along the Zaalwaal

Path no. 6A - 8 - 15A

General description

A hike along a picturesque irrigation channel, or Waal, near Schlanders with fabulous views of the chestnut groves and orchards that carpet the Vinschgau Valley.

Route description

From the centre of Kortsch above Schlanders, the tour leads upwards to the small church of St. Ägidius until path no. 6A detours to the left. A steep route leads through the vineyards up to Zaalwaal. From here, it leads westwards to the "Kortscher Leiten" meadows past two former mills.

The sports ground above Kortsch is the Zaalwaal trail destination. There the ancient irrigation channel follows the underground tube systems.

Description to arrive at destination

From Reschen or Meran to Schlanders/Kortsch.


The car can be parked at the parish church parking place.

Public transport

By the Venosta train to Schlanders and by the Citybus to Kortsch.
For more information on the timetables, see www.suedtirolmobil.info

Duration 1:03 h
Length 3.031 km
Difficulty easy
Difference in height uphill 240 hm
Difference in height downhill 240 hm
Difference in height 951 m
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