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Völs am Schlern

Völs am Schlern

Winter hike on the Puflatsch

Winter hike on the Puflatsch

Seiser Alm Marketing
Dorfstr. 15
39040 Völs am Schlern
General description

This hike offers a breathtaking 360° view of the surrounding mountains. Highlights of this circular hike are the legendary witches' benches, the Filln cross and the observation platform Engelsrast.

Public transport

The starting point of the tour or the sight is easily and comfortably accessible by public transport:

Bus n. 1 from Seis am Schlern, n. 2 from Völs am Schlern, n. 3 from Kastelruth or by bus line no. 170 from Bozen Bus Station or Brixen Bus Station to the bus stop of the Seis-Seiser Alm Aerial Cableway at Seis.

description to arrive at destination

The start and end point of this tour is Compatsch on the Seiser Alm. To get here, take the Seiser Alm cable car or with line 10 from Seis am Schlern via Kastelruth. Parking facilities are available at the valley station of the Seiser Alm car.

The road to the landscape conservation area Seiser Alm is closed to private traffic from 9.00am to 5.00pm. During this time you can get to the Seiser Alm by the Seiser Alm cable carr from Seis or by bus from Kastelruth. You can descend from Compatsch at any time.

Route description

From the Seiser Alm cable car mountain station in Compatsch, the trail leads up to the Dibaita Puflatsch hut and on to the Puflatsch mountain station. If you prefer, you can save yourself this gain and take the Telemix Puflatsch up. The Engelsrast (Angels’ Rest) panorama platform, very close to Bullaccia mountain station, offers outstanding views over the Ortles region, the Stubai and Zillertal glaciers. The loop-route leads over a wide snow-trail on to the Filln cross, the Arnika hut and past the Dibaita Puflatsch hut back to Compatsch.