The „Lottersteig“ Family-friendly hike over Tesido
Starting point: Tesido tourist office (1206m) Length of the tour: 15 km * Descent: via the ascent route or return by public transport Duration: 04:30 h Difficulty: medium Difference in altitude: 470 m Information: we recommend, however, to only do a part of the route
1199 m / 1691 m
From the parish church in Tesido (1206m), follow the markings no. 21 between the houses all the way up to the western periphery of the village. Continue along the Unterrainer Road until the fork just after the Hotel Alpen Tesitin. Here, turn right into the narrow road no. 31, upwards to the farm group Guggenberg (1407m). Now continue along the even path, number 21 B, across forests and fields to the hamlet Mitterberg (Emmersberg, 1418m). Then, in a medium steep hike, proceed to the Riedlwiesen (meadows) with their pretty hay barns at 1675 m altitude. After crossing the local stream, follow the markings no. 28 on a forest and farm road down to the Oberhaus Farm (1503m) and the hamlet Maraberg (Jetzberg; 1431m). Now, still through woodland and meadows, continue eastwards towards the hamlet Haspa and up to the Ladstatt Farm (1484m). After crossing the Rudl rift follow the forest road and driveway to the Hölzl Farm (1433 m). On the farm road, marked with no. 55, continue now north-eastwards to the hamlet Schintlholz (1470 m) and from there, still on route 55, follow the footpath across the forest and fields in south-eastward direction to the hamlet Henzing (ca. 1200 m), near the Val Casies Road bus stop. Take public transport back to Tesido from here.
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, 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, we recommend to take the exit West in Monguelfo.