During the roman era the Pusteria Valley was called Noricum and was a part of the Celtic Kingdom.In the 15th century it became a roman colony. This path will lead you to the best preserved Milestone of the Noricum!
|Starting point:||Pichlerhof Kiens|
|Difficulty:||None, absolutely no diffrence of level, well-marked|
|Our Tip:||Very interesting botanic excursion for the plants lovers|
|Excursion description:||From the center of Chienes cross over the main street and the bridge over the river Rienz.
After the bridge and the railway underpass turn left and follow the path nr. 5 blue-white marked. After 300 m take another path towards south and remain on it till you meet first houses in Ehrenburg. From there follow the asphalted road for 100 m up to the road marking for Römerweg Street. Now go further in direction west, following the blue-white sign for the path nr. 5 till you meet another path nr.7 signed by with red-white sign and with indications for Milestone.
Far away alpin huts, sunny plateaux, a quiet alpin lake and an unforgettable panorama...
|How to start:||By car from Kiens to Hofern - Oberhofern - Gelenke ont he asphalted road up to the parking place|
|Stargin point:||Gelenke (1.610 m), always follow the sign for the path 65 Moarhof Hut (1.833 m); following the same sign up to the Unteren- (1.943m) and Oberen Grünbach-Hut (2.114m) and further up to the Grünbach-Lake(2.258m).|
|Duration:||5 - 6 Hours|
|Difficulty:||For the mountain experts and lovers absolutely no problem. .|
|Our Tip:||Interessting tour for a various alpin flora and fauna too.|
The starting point for this excursion is the parking place at the Gelenke ( = Passage) over the Katzentales (Hofern) with its mountain farms along the sides of the mountain.