360° Alta Val Venosta: Mazia/Matsch - Sluderno/Schluderns
The start of the fourth stage of the circular hiking trail 360° Alta Val Venosta is the mountaineering village Mazia/Matsch. Along this stretch, you will experience the numerous cultural highlights of the Upper Venosta Valley.
Starting point for the fourth stage of the circular hiking trail 360° Alta Val Venosta is Mazia/Matsch, the first mountaineering village in South Tyrol. The hike runs past the ruined castle of Mazia and Waalerhütte hut to the well-known Leitenwaal irrigation channel path. The irrigation channel path reaches the archaeological site Ganglegg, a hilltop settlement of the Bronze and Iron Age, open to the public. The stage continues to Sluderno/Schluderns, where you can visit Coira Castle, one of the best-preserved castles in South Tyrol, which has the largest private armour in Europe at it’s disposal. You can find refreshments points in Sluderno.
The individual starting and ending points of all nine stages can be easily reached by public transport.
Duration 3:00 h
Altitude uphill 104 hm
Altitude downhill 762 hm
Length 7.2 km