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Hiking tour to the Messner Hütte (1660m)


The Messner Hütte (1660m)
Family-friendly hiking tour with culinary delight

Starting point: Val Casies Valley/S.Maddalena head of the valley (1460m)
Length of the tour: 3 km
Descent: via the ascent route
Duration: 01:00 h.
Difficulty: easy
Difference in altitude: 200 m

Difficulty easy
Experience ■■■■
Landscape ■■■■
Altitude 1462 m / 1662 m


Best Season

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A parking area is located at the valley head in San Maddalena/Val Casies Valley (1460m, refreshment point, parking), right at the beginning of the Pidig Valley. From there follow the trail sign no. 49 into the valley. Right after the turner workshop follow the path straight into the lovely winter forest. Hiking along the Pidig stream you will reach the destination, the Messner Hütte (1660m, refreshment point) after a roughly one hour walk. Possible descent along the squirrel trail.

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How to arrive

Arrival by public transport

From Monguelfo:

  • By regional train (no. 400) to Monguelfo/Welsberg.
  • From Monguelfo by bus (no. 441) to the bus stop: San Maddalena/head of valley.

From Tesido and the Val Casies Valley:

  • By bus (no. 441) to the bus stop: San Maddalena/head of valley.


Info: The Guestpass Holidaypass entitles the holder to the unlimited use of all public transportation (including regional rail travel) in all of South Tyrol-Südtirol throughout the entire year. You will receive the travel pass free of charge from your accommodations if they are a member of the Tourist Board Val Casies-Monguelfo-Tesido.

>See here for the bus & train timetable

Plan your arrival

Family friendly
Difficulty easy
Distance 3.1 km
Duration 01:00 hours
Climb 199 m
Descent 4 m

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