haflinger erlebnisweg pferdekutsche
haflinger erlebnisweg pferdekutsche

Haflinger Horse Adventure Trail

A theme trail on the high plateau of Avelengo-Verano-Merano 2000 follows in the footsteps of the friendly Haflinger horses.

The stocky Haflinger, long kept as a pack animal, has become an extremely popular leisure horse. The breed, recognisable by its blond mane, is considered robust, good-natured and adaptable. In Avelengo (Hafling), a 2 km long theme trail suitable for prams has been dedicated to it, which leads in one hour from Avelengo village (1,300 m a.s.l.) to the famous St. Catherine Church in Santa Caterina. The pleasant hike along the Haflinger Horse Adventure Trail - "Haflinger Erlebnisweg" in German, "Sentiero Avventura del Cavallo" in Italian - follows the old "Bürgeleweg" path and also passes the Sulfner riding stable, which is considered the actual breeding station for the Haflinger.

12 stations with information boards, experiments, skill courses and games tell about the blond horses and offer children lots of opportunities to get active. The mascot Foly accompanies the hike: His name is not derived from "foal" (Fohlen, in German), but from the stallion named "249 Folie", born in 1874 in Sluderno and a crossing of a half-Oriental stallion and a native mare. He is considered the first official Haflinger...

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Opening times

  • Wed 28 Jul 00:00 - 00:00
  • Thu 29 Jul 00:00 - 00:00
  • Fri 30 Jul 00:00 - 00:00
  • Sat 31 Jul 00:00 - 00:00
  • Sun 01 Aug 00:00 - 00:00
  • Mon 02 Aug 00:00 - 00:00
  • Tue 03 Aug 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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