On the slopes of the Monte Tramontana are the farms of Tomberg or Montefontana, a stage on the way to the popular Marzon Hut

The farms of Montefontana rise up to an altitude of 1,300 metres on the slopes of the Monte Tramontana: To be precise, they are the farms Platz, Kühstein, Platschon, Kleinlind, Radeben, Nieder- and Obergarden, Nieder- and Obermoar, Lechenhof, Eben and Kalthaus - a manageable number of farmsteads that make up this hamlet in the municipality of Castelbello-Ciardes.

Montefontana is much better known among hikers and mountain bikers, who enjoy the view from the Monte Tramontana towards the Monte Sole - the Sun Mountain - and vice versa. Due to its unique location, the view reaches all the way to the Val Senales, Juval Castle and the surrounding mountains, then up into the Upper Val Venosta on the left and into the Merano region on the right. The farms can be reached via the Montefontana Path, which turns off from the main road at Ciardes and leads uphill after crossing the Adige River. The Montefontana Circular Hike, which starts in Tablà and leads to Montefontana and the Niedermair Farm inn, is also interesting.

Afterwards, you can continue to follow the Almenweg path and discover the surrounding alpine huts on the mountain range between the Val Venosta and the Val d'Ultimo: The Marzon, Malga dei Cirmoli, Montefontana and Tablà Huts invite to take a rest. Alpine pastures, mountain lakes and easy peaks, which can also be reached on skis in winter, characterise this part of the Val Venosta.

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