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Avelengo - Verano - Merano 2000 Tourist Office
Via S. Caterina 2B
39010 Avelengo/Hafling (Italy)
Tel.: +39 0473 279457
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Difficulty easy
Route length 4,401 km
Duration 1 h 17 m
Ascent 151 m
Descent 151 m
Altitude 1367 m 1233 m
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The pond is at its loveliest in summer. White water lilies cover the pond while yellow irises, floating water plantains, marsh horsetails, bulrushes, bur-reed, and a host of other plants thrive at the shoreline.


The hike to Sulfner Weiher Pond leads first from the Nusser parking area in Avelengo on trail no. 14, ascending up a slight grade to the Sonnenheim Restaurant. The route crosses the street there, runs past the Innergruberhof farm, and turns at the fork towards S. Caterina/St. Kathrein. At this point, we reach the picturesque Sulfner Weiher pond, known for its unique vegetation.

The hike descends slightly, running past the Sulfner Riding Stable to S. Caterina, which offers a magnificent view over Merano and ends along the blocked-off paved road back to the starting point.

Tip: Information stations provide information about the pond’s flora and fauna.


On the MEBO (Highway Bolzano–Merano) you reach the slip road signposted MERANO SUD, follow the road to Merano, then on the right hand side in direction to Avelengo/Hafling, turn on the left side on the street to Falzeben. The car park is located a few meters after the fork on the right side.

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