Trail Virgentaler Sonnseitenweg

The trail Virgentaler Sonnseitenweg combines the adventure of the Alps with the experience of legends and customs of our valley. The trail of this unique hike takes in pasture life, haymaking, historic resting spots of the alpine farmers to the Maria Schnee pilgrimage church.

The most important at a glance

distance
43.3 km
altitude meters uphill
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2650 m
altitude meters downhill
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2140 m
walking time uphill
18 h
highest point
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2120 m
difficulty
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starting point:
Prägraten a.Gr.
destination point:
Prägraten a.Gr.
best season:
JUN, JUL, AUG, SEP, OCT
route typ:
circuit family tour

arrival

Bus stop
Matrei i. O. Süd
Prägraten a. G. Ströden
Matrei i. O. Korberplatz
Car park
Car park Zedlach
Car park cable car station
Car park Marin

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Description

The trail Virgentaler Sonnseitenweg includes a number of traditional alpine huts and inns along the route on the sun terrace of the Virgental valley.

 


Stage1:

Matrei 975 m – Prossegg (71) Thiemeweg (54) , Strumerhof (1445m) Zedlacher Paradise (54) – Waldlehrpfad Rundwanderweg (55, 53b) – Zedlach 1.260 m

Walking time: 4.5 to 5.5 hr depending on the stops at the stations in Zedlacher Paradise


Stage 2:

Zedlach car park 1260 m – direction Lahntaleralm (42) Obersonnberg (42) – Rabensteinweg (35) – Marin – All Saints Chapel – Gotschaunalm (15) – Schmiedleralm (34,34b) – Nilljochhütte 1975 m (overnight accommodation)

Walking time: 5.5 – 6 hr

 

 

 

Stage 3:

Nilljochhütte 1975 m - Bodenalm (20) – Liegstätten circuit trail in Timmeltal (28) – Wiesachweg (20) – Katinweg (23) – Redler Stein – Hell Maurach (22a) – Stabanthütte 1777m

Walking time: 4.5 to 5 hr – depending on the stop at Liegstätten


Stage 4:

Stabanthütte – road (22) – turn at Lumalm (22b) – Hinterbichl alpine path (20) – Alter Dorfertalweg - Hinterbichl – Gasthof Islitzer – Ströden trail (67) – Pebellalm road - and Islitzeralm (911) – Water Experience Trail

Walking time: 3 to 3.5 h – depending on stop at the Water Experience Trail

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