Chestnut trail

The chestnut trail in the Valle Iscarco, in German called “Keschtnweg”, connects the 60 km long sunny slopes between Bolzano and Bressanone.

Particularly in autumn, the chestnut trail is definitely one of the hiking highlights in South Tyrol. No matter if you prefer to do a tour of several days or just one or two single stages, hiking on the chestnut trail is always a great opportunity to connect hiking and enjoying tasty local dishes and drinks, particularly during the “Törggelen“ time between September and November.

In the following we present the chestnut trail leading from Bolzano to Bressanone, divided into four single stages.

  1. From Roncolo Castle to Auna di Sotto

    From Roncolo Castle to Auna di Sotto

    This 12 km long first stage of the chestnut trail leads steadily upwards to the…
  2. From Auna di Sotto to Sant’Ingenuo

    From Auna di Sotto to Sant’Ingenuo

    The longest (17 km) but probably most beautiful stage of the chestnut trail.
  3. From Sant’Ingenuo to Chiusa

    From Sant’Ingenuo to Chiusa

    This stage of the chestnut trail leads us to Barbiano and Villandro, the most…
  4. From Chiusa to Velturno and Bressanone

    From Chiusa to Velturno and Bressanone

    This last stage of the chestnut trail passes the Monastero di Sabiona, Velturno,…

Suggested accommodations

  1. Hotel Sambergerhof
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    Hotel Sambergerhof

  2. Hotel Torgglerhof
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    Hotel Torgglerhof

  3. Hotel Stephanshof
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    Hotel Stephanshof

  4. Berggasthof Plörr
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    Berggasthof Plörr

  5. Taubers Unterwirt
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    Taubers Unterwirt

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