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Winter walking tour from Colle, Schintlholz to Tesido


A beautiful panoramic Dolomite hike along the typical hamlets “Schindelholz”, “Hölzl” and “Wiesen/Brückenwirt”

Starting point: Parish Church of Pichl in the Gsieser Valley 1260 m
Distance: 10 km
Hiking time: 3 hours
Level of difficulty: easy
Altitude difference: 200 m

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Altitude 1260 m / 1478 m


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Start your hike at a comfortable pace at the church square and walk towards the hamlet “Schindelholz”, following the signposts number 51-54. The walk takes you uphill in short bends until you reach a fork. There, turn right and proceed to the chapel in Schindelholz 1478 m. Now, don’t miss another turn, this time left, and continue uphill, following the signposts 21A and 55 respectively. This route takes you to the hamlet Hölzl and down to the hamlet Brückenwirt/Wiesen. Now you have two options for your return: a) Take public transport to Durnwald and return to the starting point. b) Cross the bridge of the Pidig Stream and continue on the old Gsieser Road – Talblickweg – to the hamlet Durnwald. Turn left at the Chapel “Maria Hilf” (Our Lady of Perpetual Succour) and return to the parking area.

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.



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Difficulty easy
Distance 11.2 km
Duration 03:00 hours
Climb 200 m
Descent 200 m

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