A walk from farm to farm Short hike on the sunny side of Colle in the Gsieser Valley
Starting point: Val Casies Valley/Colle parish church (1260m) Length of the tour: 9,6 km Circular hiking tour Duration: 02:40 h Difficulty: easy Difference in altitude: 139 m
1182 m / 1269 m
Starting from the parish church St. Nicholas (1260m) in Colle, first follow its access road, then keep right and walk across the fields slightly descending towards the hamlet Henzing. From there, continue out of the valley to the farmhouses Innerförrer and Außerförrer, then westwards across meadows and woods. Cross the stream Maar and reach the hamlet of Wiesen (1219m) and briefly visit the Brückenwirt (not a refreshment point) on the Val Casies Road (ca. 1190m); from Colle 1 ½ hours. Cross the Val Casies stream on the close-by bridge and follow the signs “Talblickweg” along the foot of the mountain in an almost flat hike into the valley to the Sinner farmhouses (1194m) and the Durnwald hamlet (refreshment point). There, turn left and on the access road head north over the stream to the Val Casies valley road (there you will find the so-called “Greiter Stöckl”). Keep right, ascending back towards the parish church St. Nicholas.
How to arrive
Coming from Innsbruck/Brennero (A): Drive on the Highway of Brennero (A22) until the exit Bressanone/Val Pusteria, then go on along the SS49-E66 for about 58kms until you arrive in Monguelfo. To get to Tesido and the Val Casies Valley, we recommend to take the exit West in Monguelfo. Coming from Lienz (A): You can reach us also padding by Lienz in Westtyrol (A). You have to cross the Austrian-Italian border between Ahrnbach and Winnebach (B100-E66) and drive on the SS46-E66 until Monguelfo. To get to Tesido and the Val Casies, we recommend to take the exit West in Monguelfo.