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Favourite Hike from Meltina to the “Stoanerne Mandln” Cairns fdae973b3f66decffa3af06b31aca5ab
Meltina/Mölten
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Tourist office Meltina
Via Meltina 1
39010 Meltina (Italy)
Tel.: +39 0471 668282
E-Mail: info@moelten.net
Homepage: http://www.moelten.net
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Difficulty medium
Route length 27,309 km
Duration 8 h 20 m
Ascent 1217 m
Descent 1217 m
Altitude 2001 m 1141 m
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Amidst striking hillside pastures at a height of 2,000 m on the Tschögglberg mountain above Meltina, the natural environment is so untouched that those hiking here might feel as if time has stood still. The “Stoanerne Mandln” is a place shrouded in myth where shepherds have stacked stones into cairns since prehistoric times. In the field of the “Stoanerne Mandln”, the meeting place of witches and priests, one can still sense the unique but hard to describe atmosphere, and there are fantastic views of the entire Dolomite range as far as the Marmolata and the King Ortler peaks

The hike starts in Meltina at the parking lot in front of the tourist office. Via hiking trails no. 13 and 15 to the Kircheben parking lot, from there continue via hiking trail no. 15 to the Sattler Hütte and then on to the Möltner Kaser. From the Möltner Kaser on trail no. 23A to the Stoanernen Mandlen. Then back to the Möltner Kaser, continue on the E5 past the Fahrer Weiher to Schermoos and on hiking trail no. 4 back to the village.
If you come by car from Brennero, take the motorway A22 until the exit "Bozen Süd". Here you can take the highway MeBo in direction to Merano (SS38) until you reach the exit of Terlano. At Terlano begins the mountain road to Mölten. You can also take the MEBO exit of Vilpiano and take the cable car to Schlaneid / Mölten.
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