Keschtnweg Kastanienweg Ritten Schild
Keschtnweg Kastanienweg Ritten Schild

Hike on the Chestnut Trail

The chestnut trail in the Valle Iscarco - “Keschtnweg” - connects the 90 km long sunny slopes between Vilpiano 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 Törggele season between September and November. In the following we present the Chestnut Trail, divided into 4 stages.

In 2021, the Chestnut Trail was extended from 63 to 90 km. Now it no longer begins and ends in Bolzano, but continues along the stretch from Roncolo Castle through the Cologna vineyards to Terlano on the South Tyrolean Wine Road, and Vilpiano.

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  1. Keschtnweg Kastanienweg Ritten Kastanienigel Strasse

    Stage 1: From Roncolo Castle to Auna di Sotto

    This 12 km long first stage of the Chestnut Trail leads from Roncolo Castle to Auna…
  2. Keschtnweg Kastanienweg Ritten Kastanie

    Stage 2: From Auna di Sotto to Sant'Ingenuino

    The longest (17 km) but probably most beautiful stage of the Chestnut Trail is the…
  3. Keschtnweg Kastanienweg Ritten Schilder

    Stage 3: From Sant'Ingenuino to Chiusa

    This stage of the Chestnut Trail leads us from Sant’Ingenuino to Chiusa, and also…
  4. Keschtnweg Kastanienweg Ritten Esskastanie Kastanienigel

    Stage 4: From Chiusa to Bressanone

    This last stage passes the Monastero di Sabiona, Velturno, Monte Ponente and…

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