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Hiking in Hochpustertal, South Tyrol

Sextner Dolomites: Pure diversity

Various hikes start close to your Leitlhof Feel-Good Hotel – Dolomites. Take hikes and climb the local mountain in Innichen, the Haunold or walk on the Karnischen Höhenweg (high altitude path). The sunrise over Helm Mountain is a unique nature experience. 

Hiking in the UNESCO World Heritage

In the nature parks Drei Zinnen and Fanes-Sennes-Prags you will find a wide range of hiking paths. Easy and more challenging tours lead through the majestic mountain giants of the Sextner Dolomites

Favourite hiking destinations

  • Drei Zinnen Plateau

The Große Zinne is with 3,003m a very popular destination for climbers. The well-liked rock formation can be conveniently seen through binoculars from the plateau.

  • Fischleintal
  • Innerfeldtal
  • Prags wild lake
  • Plätzlwiese High Plateau 
Hiking in summer in the nature of South Tyrol
Hiking

The Karnische Höhenweg (high altitude path)

This panorama-rich high altitude path in Hochpustertal originates from the time of the First World War. The tour leads along the Italian-Austrian border partly on the Friedensweg (Peace Path) and partly on the Via Alpine Roten Weg (Red Path).

Hike the total length of 155km partly on some long, but easy to overcome, stages. A total of 9 shelters and huts are located on the way. 

The stages

In 8 to 11 stages you will get from Sexten to Nassfeld:

  1. stage: 4 hours

Sexten /Sillian to Sillian Hut on the Helm (2,447m)

  1. stage: 5 hours

Sillian Hut to Obstansersee Hut (2,304m) (incl. 4 summits)

  1. stage: 7 hours

Obstansersee Hut to Porze Hut (1,942m) (incl. 2 summits, 1 easy via ferrata)

  1. stage: 9 hours

Porze Hut to Hochweißsteinhaus (1,868m) (incl. 3 peaks)

  1. stage: 6 hours

Hochweißsteinhaus to Wolayer-See-Hut (1,959m) / Rifugio Lambertenghi Romanin (1,955m( (over the Giramondo pass, 2,005m)

  1. stage: 2 hours

Wolayer Lake to Unteren Valentinalm (1,220m) (here you have the possibility to climb up the Hohe Warte – full-day)

  1. stage: 8 horus

Untere Valentinalm to Zollnersee Hut (1,720m) (incl. easy climbing)

  1. stage: 8 hours

Zollnersee Hut to Nassfeld (incl. via ferrata for experienced climbers)

Experience the South Tyrolean natural environment in the most beautiful way: by foot. On the many hiking paths you can take in the region’s beauty even better. 

Hiking in the South Tyrolean Dolomites
Exploring the nature

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