Journey around the Völseggspitze

The Völseggspitze (1834 m) is a mountain peak in the Dolomites, South Tyrol/Italy. It takes a day hike around it and that journey is worth taking many pictures.

Map source: https://www.sentres.com (click to enlarge)

The hike (18 km) takes about 7 hours without breaks. below the map with the referenced points in the text:

It starts at bus stop in St. Zyprian (1) and then go up the trail #12A.

View to the Wuhnleger

View to the Wuhnleger

From the Tschaminschwaige (2) follow trail #4A up to Wuhnleger (3). There is a beautiful like behind it (see “Hiking up to the Tschafonhütte and Völseggspitze“).

Wuhnleger

Wuhnleger

The signs of the storm back from October 2018 are visible in many places. Follow trail #4 which has stunning views down to Tiers.

Tiers

Tiers

Finally, the Tschafon hut is in reach.

Tschafon Hütte

Tschafon Hut

The hut is famous for its salad and garden.

Tschafon Garden

Tschafon Garden

Time to have lunch: Salad, and Knödel with mushrooms :-).

Speckknödel mit Pilzen

Speckknödel mit Pilzen

Then down trail #7B (5) and #7 (6) on a beautiful forest trail.

Schönblick

Schönblick

Follow trail #6 to Schönblick (6).

At Völsegg

At Völsegg

Continue on that trail to Völsegg (7).

Follow trail #4B to the chapel St. Sebastian (8). That small church (“Pestkapelle”, built after a ‘Black Death’/plague) dates back to the year 1635 and is built on top of an older romanesque chapel.

St. Sebastian

St. Sebastian

Then on trail #4B and #6 back to the starting point (1).

Happy Völsegging 🙂

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