Search & Bookings  
Arrival
Departure
Persons
Holiday villages
Type of accommodation
Search

Hike Along the Lasa Marble Trail – Schrägbahnsteig Trail

Path no. 14 - 5a

General description

The trail is located in the Stilfserjoch National Park and leads through a forest of spruce and larch.
Five information boards provide information about the history of the inclined railway:

the valley station and the construction of the incline railway from 1929
technical data about the incline railway
the St Martin church constructed in the 17th century, as well as marble transport in times before the construction of the incline railway when boulders were transported into the valley by means of brake slides,
hemp-rope pulleys and flatbed wagons pulled by oxen 
the mountain station with the machine house, the drive engine and the cylinder rope winch 
a brief company profile of the marble works in Lasa and a list of the historical mining sites

The hike can be done as a circular route, in combination with a visit to the “Gurgl” gorge in the lower Laaser Tal valley.
This section of the hike is not recommended for those uncomfortable with heights. All others can go along the trail through the Laaser Tal valley.

Route description

The Schrägbahnsteig begins at the valley station of the inclined railway. It winds its way uphill to St Martin’s Church and the mountain station.

description to arrive at destination

From Reschen or Meran to Laas to the valley station of the inclined railway.

Park

The car can be parked at the Laas station parking place.

Public transport

By the Venosta train to Laas.
More information on the timetables, see www.sii.bz.it

Safety instructions

The hike can be done as a circular route, in combination with a visit to the “Gurgl” gorge in the lower Laaser Tal valley.
This section of the hike is not recommended for those uncomfortable with heights. All others can go along the trail through the Laaser Tal valley.

Duration 1:49 h
Length 4.179 km
Difficulty medium
Altitude uphill 523 hm
Altitude downhill 16 hm
Altitude 1378 m
DID YOU FIND THIS CONTENT HELPFUL?
Thank you very much for your feedback!
Thank you!
Menhir exhibition
Delve into the the history of the Venosta Valley‘s main town of Silandro/Schlanders. The exhibition at Schlandersburg Castle focuses on two prehistoric menhirs dating to the Copper Age, which were found in Vezzano/Vetzan, near Silandro. Also showcased are 18 more abstract metal sculptures from the area.
Local history and culture in Venosta Valley
The cultural region of Venosta Valley in South Tyrol is characterized by its lively customs, traditions and also sense of innovation; from the Romanesque “Stairways to Heaven” project through all periods of art up to contemporary architecture, art, theater and music.
Arrival
Departure