The "Maurach" Trail (Element paths)

Bruneck and surroundings
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Category
Difficulty
Easy
Duration
0:44
in hours
Distance
2.7
in km
Suggested period
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Earth, water, air and fire - the four elements accompany nature lovers and hikers on the seven themed trails in Gais. From the easy valley hike and family-freindly circular trail with places to play through to the challenging course high above the villages, there is something to suit every preference. There are information panels telling about the influence of the four elements on the local people, nature and cultural landscape, highlighting their importance throughout history to the present day.

Route data
Easy
Distance
2,7 km
Duration
44 min
Ascent
60 m
Decent
60 m
Technical skills
Physical condition
Scenary
Highest point
857 m
Lowest point
826 m
Directions

This easy hike from Gais to St. Georgen follows a path running in part parallel to the highway. The magnificent view of the great Gais alluvial fan and the vicinity will bring the geological history of this region to life for you like no other. You will pass by the so-called "Oil Mountain" (Ölberg) dominated by a portrait of Hartmann Polt. A splendid place to pause and relfect before continuing through the forest andd fields to St. Georgen.

How to get there

Public transport from Mobility Center Bruneck/Brunico:
With the bus 450 to Gais, stop "Dorf/Paese".

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