First stage: From Neustift/Novacella to Feldthurns/Velturno
Abbazia di Neustift, an important centre for history and one of the best wine cellars in the Eisack Valley is the starting point for the first stage.
Second stage: From Feldthurns/Velturno to Barbian/Barbiano – with descent to Klausen/Chiusa
Over the sunny low mountain range plateau of Feldthurns– the Castel Velthurns, the Säben Monastery and original wine taverns invite you to have a break.
Third stage: From Barbian/Barbiano to Leitach on the Ritten/Renon high plateau
High above the valley floor the Chestnut Trail winds its way through spruce man-made countryside, small hamlets and colourful mixed woodland.
Fourth stage: From Leitach on the Ritten/Renon high plateau to Runkelstein Castle near Bozen/Bolzano
On this last section, the Rittenhigh plateau shows some of its attractions, such as the Feuersalamander valley and the Ruine (ruins) Stein. The earth pyramids of Unterinn are no less impressive.