The archaelogical Ötzi Trail walk starts at Kortsch/Corzes, leading up the barren Monte Sole Mountain to the ruins of the little church of St. George and continues along the Schlandrauntal Valley up to Corces Lake. This magnificent though challenging hike is recommended only for seasoned hikers. Since the return trip is by scheduled bus service, the bus timetable should be obtained beforehand.
description to arrive at destination
From the Vinschgau Valley or Meran/Merano drive towards Schlanders/Silandro, at the roundabout turn to Kortsch/Corzes and drive to the parking place next the parish church.
From Kortsch/Corzes the Sun Mountain road up past the little church of St. Egidio, turn left at the trail no. 5A and up to the ruins of St. George (George church). From there, following the archaeological trail no. 4A into the Silandro valley. On the forest trail on, up to Corzes lake and the remains of the “Heilbronn hut”. Always following the sign no. 4A until Maso Corto Senales and by bus / train back to Schlanders/Silandro/Kortsch/Corzes.
Hike only for experienced hikers
With the train to Schlanders/Silandro and from there by the Citybus to Kortsch/Corzes or on foot.
For more information on the timetables, see www.sii.bz.it
The car can be parked at the parking place next the parish church Kortsch/Corzes.