kastanien am wanderweg toell quadrat
kastanien am wanderweg toell quadrat

Foiana Chestnut Trail

The Foiana Chestnut Trail above Lana shows you the world of the sweet chestnut and chestnut trees.

A huge chestnut husk after the sports ground of Foiana, a so-called "Keschtnigel", forms the entrance to the Chestnut Trail - "Kastanienweg Völlan" in German, "Sentiero didattico del Castagno a Foiana" in Italian. It leads leisurely through the chestnut groves of the Merano region. The information boards along the 2.5 km long hike show you the way and tell about the chestnut and its growth. The interactive stations invite you to discover.

The Forestry Department of the Province of Bolzano has been concerned with the protection and preservation of the sweet chestnut for years. This gave rise to the idea of an adventure trail that brings children and adults closer to this delicious fruit: The Foiana Chestnut Trail was realised a few years ago in cooperation between the Merano Forest Inspectorate and the municipality of Lana. Especially in autumn, the area invites you to the traditional Toerggelen, and the crowning glory is - exactly, roasted chestnuts with butter and Krapfen filled with chestnuts.

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Opening times

  • Tue 15 Jun 00:00 - 00:00
  • Wed 16 Jun 00:00 - 00:00
  • Thu 17 Jun 00:00 - 00:00
  • Fri 18 Jun 00:00 - 00:00
  • Sat 19 Jun 00:00 - 00:00
  • Sun 20 Jun 00:00 - 00:00
  • Mon 21 Jun 00:00 - 00:00

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General opening hours

  • Mon 00:00 - 00:00
  • Tue 00:00 - 00:00
  • Wed 00:00 - 00:00
  • Thu 00:00 - 00:00
  • Fri 00:00 - 00:00
  • Sat 00:00 - 00:00
  • Sun 00:00 - 00:00


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