The Cross-border Geopark proposes a wide variety of geologically-related hiking itineraries that will make it possible for you to admire and get to know more about the many geological peculiarities in this area.

By activating the research filters, it is possible to find the itinerary that most satisfies your curiosity or skills: from the long-distance trails, following demanding paths, to proposals entailing short strolls through valley bottoms of a more touristy nature (according to the CAI – Italian Alpine Club classification).

For each itinerary, the data sheet provides a detailed trail each single geostop, locations in which it is possible to observe the peculiar geological characteristics of the area. Moreover, the necessary equipment, the most suitable period in which to visit and the relative altitude are specified.

The geotrails are itineraries mainly pursued on paths at a low, average or high altitude. There are several levels of difficulty, yet they all require, as does every path, a certain amount of attention to be paid. Choose your geotrail by bearing in mind your skills and always take care to wear appropriate clothing and take the right equipment with you!

Geotrail Passo Cason di Lanza – Findenig

Carboniferous and Permian are well represented north of the Cason di Lanza Pass with rich fossil records: plants, bivalves, brachiopods, but also large amphibians’ footprints.

Length: 11,40 km
Difficulty: Moderate

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Cross-border Geotrail Pramollo-Nassfeld

The Pramollo-Nassfeld cross-border Geotrail allows observing in detail the sedimentary rocks deposited at the end of the Carboniferous, the penultimate period of the Paleozoic Era.

Length: 10,7 km
Difficulty: Moderate

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Rivoli Bianchi debris flow

The site's name says a lot: the "Rivoli Bianchi", in fact, is the fan of debris that opens before us, at the foot of Mount Amariana, descending from the deep fracture through which the Rio Citate flows. Its scientific name is "alluvial cone", and what we are facing is one of the largest active cones in Europe.

Difficulty: Easy

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Garnitzenklamm Gorge – Massive forces at work

Nella forra del Garnitzen il sentiero si snoda attraverso formazioni rocciose suggestive, affiancate da torrenti che si trasformano in specchi d’acqua di un verde smeraldo. Rocce dai colori sgargianti, portate alla luce e levigate dall’acqua, corrugate e sospinte in alto, lasciano intuire le forze smisurate che hanno agito nel corso della storia della terra.

Length: 6,6 km
Difficulty: Moderate

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The “Las Calas” Gorge

The Las Calas gorge is a natural monument carved out of the rock by water, which has polished it, creating evocative scenes. Along the way we can observe also the result of the enormous forces in action during the two orogenies and the crustal deformations that shaped the outcropping rocks.

Length: 3,35 km
Difficulty: For expert hikers only

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