Nature? Culture? Or do you prefer water? On one hike in Nauders you can have all of the above!
The secret has been out about the extreme versatility of Nauders as a holiday region for some time. You really notice it on the new ‘3 Ways’ hike. You can experience all three fascinating sides to the Tyrolean mountains on this family-friendly walking route.
The “3 Ways” walk offers a bit of everything; all kinds of nature, and plenty of it, a little pinch of culture and a whole heap of water. What do you get from this mixture? A memorable walking experience for all ages.
Three trails, one experience
Walking with added value, that’s what you get from a hike on the “3 Ways” in Nauders. There is plenty for you to see and experience, not just oodles of beautiful scenery, but also a hint of culture and history. At the foot of the Piz Lad in Nauders, casual hikers and families can enjoy an adventurous trail with numerous high points.
Hiking tip: The best thing to take with you on the “3 Way” walk is the app that goes with it! Simply download it for free before the walk, and learn lots of interesting things along the way.
Suggestions for tours
3-Ways Variant Mösle
From the Mutzkopf valley station for hiking trail no. 4 to the Mösle natural pond. Along the Waalgweg trail, continue hiking to the Pflanzgarten and further around hiking trail no. 5 to Losschrofen. Behind Losschrofen, the route continues to Schwarzsee, which is circumnavigated via the lakeside path. The hike leads back along nature trail no. 9b and trail no. 9d to Riatsch and back to the starting point.
Alternatively, tired feet can also hike via trail no. 9 back to the Mutzkopf mountain station and take the chairlift down to the valley.
Starting point: Valley station Mutzkopf
Duration: 4 - 5 hours
Length: approx. 10 kilometres
Altitude metres: Ascent approx. 500 metres in altitude, descent approx. 500 metres in altitude
3-Ways Variant Mutzkopf
After the ascent with the double chairlift Mutzkopf, hiking trail no. 9 leads to the entrance of the nature trail and this then continues via hiking trail no. 9b to the Schwarzensee. The lake trail leads along the shore of the jet-black lake, providing insights into the flora and fauna around the Schwarzensee. The trail continues via Losschrofen and the Pflanzgarten towards the valley. The Waalweg leads you further towards Nauders and back to the Mutzkopf valley station.
Starting point: Valley station Mutzkopf
Duration: 3 - 4 hours
Length: approx. 8 kilometres
Altitude metres: Descent approx. 500 metres altitude
Section of the trail: Nature
Does a hike for you mean pure nature, above all else? Then the “3-way” walk is for you! The nature trail leads through idyllic mountain forests, across moors and stretches of water. Here you can get up close and personal with the flora and fauna of the Tyrolean mountains. The Mutzkopf lift will take you to the walk’s starting point in comfort.
Section of the trail: Culture
Do you have any idea what a Waal is? No? Then you’ll have something to learn on your hike along the “3-way” walk! Because this trail takes you along the lower Schwarzseewaal. In times gone by, these Waals were used by farmers to irrigate their fields and pastures. So they played a central role in the region’s agricultural history – and have still not lost any of their fascination today.
Section of the trail: Water
The source of life and a fascinating element Of course, we can’t miss out water from our “3-way” walk, and this takes the form of the picture-perfect Schwarzsee. The surrounding area is not just an idyllic oasis of calm, but also a natural habitat for many of the regional plants and animals. You children will love listening to the frogs croaking in the springtime.
Three ways, lots of opportunities
The variety offered by the “3-way” walk is also matched by the variety of opportunities this route has to explore. Do you set off, for example, in the direction of the natural pond, or in the opposite direction – each variation has its own appeal.
Tip: Ascent with the chairlift Mutzkopf from Nauders