|Route length||4,781 km|
|Duration||1 h 59 m|
|Altitude difference||554 m|
|Altitude||914 m 354 m|
This hike is possible throughout the year
At Vellau the panoramic view opens up, first towards the Val Venosta and then, at the church, towards Merano and Bolzano.
Take path # 7 from the dairy in Algund turning left, cross the Alte Landstrasse at the Maratscherhof, pass Castle Plars and walk towards Oberplars. For a part of the way, the path runs alongside the Vellauer Strasse. Above the Bergerhof, the path makes a turn and leads you via the old Vellauerweg 26A, which is marked "Fussweg", and runs through the forest to the Vellau car park. Return journey by bus or using the lift facility.
Via the Adige Valley, take the MeBo expressway to the Algund exit.
Coming from Vinschgau, Algund is just before Merano.