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St. Jacobs church hike

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  • / in 10 minutes from the church you see the Peza Hof, a farm of the 13th century
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  • / Beautiful view of the Sassolungo
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  • / Beautiful hike through woods and meadows
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  • / The oldest Romanesque church in Val Gardena
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  • / From Ortisei to the oldest church in the Val Gardena
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moderate
Distance 6 km
2:10 h
424 m
423 m
Walk from Ortisei parish church and follow the sign posted path towards S. Giacomo and to the Dialogue Walk on the left (see excursion 11). Follow the winding path until Col de Flam. From here continue on an ascending forest path and, finally, take a right and walk up to a small church dedicated to St. Jacob, patron of excursionists and pilgrims. Return on the same path until you reach a crossroads with a wayside shrine. Take a right towards Val D’Anna and return to the starting point via the valley station of Seceda cable car.
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moderate
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Highest point
1,566 m
Lowest point
1,231 m
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Coordinates:
DD
46.575380, 11.671573
DMS
46°34'31.4"N 11°40'17.7"E
UTM
32T 704707 5161446
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Turn-by-turn directions

Walk from Ortisei parish church and follow the sign posted path towards S. Giacomo and to the Dialogue Walk on the left (see excursion 11). Follow the winding path until Col de Flam. From here continue on an ascending forest path and, finally, take a right and walk up to a small church dedicated to St. Jacob. Return on the same path until you reach a crossroads with a wayside shrine. Take a right towards Val D’Anna and return to the starting point via the valley station of Seceda cable car.

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Getting there

The hike starts from the Parish Church.
St Jakob is also reachable by the city bus or by car.

Coordinates

DD
46.575380, 11.671573
DMS
46°34'31.4"N 11°40'17.7"E
UTM
32T 704707 5161446
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

Basic Equipment for Nature Trails

  • Sturdy, comfortable and preferably waterproof footwear
  • Comfortable clothing
  • Rucksack (with rain cover)
  • Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket)
  • Sunglasses
  • Hiking poles
  • Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Umbrella
  • The 'basic' and 'technical' equipment lists are generated based on the selected activity. They are not exhaustive and only serve as suggestions for what you should consider packing.
  • For your safety, you should carefully read all instructions on how to properly use and maintain your equipment.
  • Please ensure that the equipment you bring complies with local laws and does not include restricted items.

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3.7
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Emilio Fasolino
August 14, 2020 · Community
Una bella escursione tra i boschi sopra Ortisei che regala alla fine del percorso un panorama incredibile. Lungo il sentiero c’è la possibilità di ammirare scorci fantastici e di rinfrescarsi presso fontanelle immerse nella natura
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Matteo Fabbri
July 27, 2018 · Community
La chiesa merita di essere vista
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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
6 km
Duration
2:10 h
Ascent
424 m
Descent
423 m
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