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Forcola of Covelano

Hike in the Stelvio national park with a varied view of the valley, the Monte Sole mountain, the Val Martello and the Covelano marble quarry.

Take the car and go from Silandro/Schlanders to Covelano/Göflan and follow the Monte Tramontana mountain road to Haslhof. Follow the "Kreuzjöchl" signposting and take the Val Martello high mountain trail to reach Forcola of Covelano. Enjoy the varied panoramic view of Lower Venosta Valley, Val Martello and Upper Venosta Valley with the Sesvenna Group above the timberline.
Continue westwards towards the Covelano marble quarry (not visitable) and then on the Covelano Marble Trail until the managed Alpine Pasture and the so-called Kohlplätze. Return to your starting point passing by the Weisskaser alpine Pasture.


Duration 5:00 h
Altitude uphill 900 hm
Length 13 km
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