The apple trail in Natz-Schabs/Naz-Sciaves
The apple trail in Natz-Schabs
in the environs of Brixen/Bressanone is a true discovery tour for children and adults. It extends 7.9 km from Natz to Raas/Rasa and back again. Along the way, it leads through a pine forest, apple orchards and chestnut groves and past meadows and biotopes.
Along the way, information boards reveal plenty of interesting facts about apple growing and the Apple Country South Tyrol/Südtirol.
: take a break at the Ölberg vantage point where you’ll find comfortable relaxation loungers and so-called ‘re-centring points’ for chilling and meditation. Relaxation guaranteed!
The Apple Trail of Dorf Tirol/Tirolo
This leisurely hike takes you past the orchards of Dorf Tirol
and historic sites such as St. Rupert’s Church and Auer Castle. During their exploration of the trail, visitors encounter informative stations along the way providing insight into the annual work of the apple farmers, information on both new and traditional apple varieties, and a timeline showcasing historical milestones. The view of Meran/Merano and the surrounding villages is simply spectacular. The Apple Trail is a family-friendly destination which can be explored in a little over an hour.
Along ancient Waalweg canal trails
Discover the popular Waalweg
canal trails near Meran/Merano and in the Vinschgau valley. The paths have been laid out along ancient irrigation channels and are accessible all year round.
All the Waalweg canal trails are particularly family-friendly and offer fascinating views down into the valley. In springtime, they lead through blossoming apple orchards and lush green meadows, in autumn through golden vineyards and mixed forests.
Not tired yet?
There are more panoramic trails with beautiful views waiting to be explored. Near Bolzano/Bozen, explore charming apple trails such as the Nature Discovery Trail (Naturerlebnisweg) Tramin/Termeno in the Überetsch/Unterland region
. This themed trail offers views over the extensive apple orchards as far as Kalterer See lake. Along the way you’ll find display boards with lots of information about the area’s flora and fauna. The panorama tour in Auer/Ora
runs on the former Fleimstalbahn railway which was built in World War I. Following the sunny sloping terrace, this tour presents a uniquely beautiful panoramic view of the apple orchards. The Apfelgärten circuit in Partschins/Parcines
is a pleasant walk for the entire family that leads over the Sonnenberg trail, past wonderful sights, through beautiful apple orchards and over a suspension bridge.
HIKING TOURS THROUGH SOUTH TYROL