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Völs am Schlern

Völs am Schlern

Winter hike to the refuge Mahlknechthütte Hut

Winter hike to the refuge Mahlknechthütte Hut

Seiser Alm Marketing
Dorfstr. 15
39040 Völs am Schlern
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 Arial Cableway.

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 car from Seis or by bus from Kastelruth. You can descend from Compatsch at any time.

Seiser Alm cable car

Bus service and timetables

Route description

The walk begins at the Seiser Alm mountain station in Compatsch. The trail leads, mostly on level ground, over vast Alpine meadows up towards Panorama and on past the Hotel Goldknopf and Almrosenhütte hut before leading slightly downhill to the Refuge Mahlknecht. This trail is absolutely overflowing with wonderful views on the Dolomites. The return walk leads past Tirler to Saltria, where the Almbus will take you back to your set-off point in Compatsch. 

General description

This beautiful winter hike to the Mahlknechthütte leads right over the Seiser Alm. Endless snow-blanketed Alpine meadows, idyllic Alpine huts and breathtaking views into the distance and depths are guaranteed to enchant hikers on this peaceful tour far from the commotion of the ski resorts.