The Witches’ Benches on the Bullaccia

  • Hike
  • Family
  • easy
  • Alpe di Siusi
  • Compatsch - Alpe di Siusi 1800m
  • Gondula Siusi - Alpe di Siusi (mid of May - beginnin of November) Telemix Bullaccia (beginnin of June - mid of October)

This loop-trail around the Bullaccia leads you to legendary sites and fabulous vantage points.
Take the Alpe di Siusi cable car up to the mountain station in Compaccio. To your left, a wide path leads steeply uphill towards Bullaccia. If you prefer, you can save yourself this gain and take the Telemix Bullaccia up.
From here, walk on to the Engelsrast (“Angels’ Rest”) viewing platform and enjoy the view of the surrounding peaks together with the angel who is resting there. The loop route leads on to the Filln Cross and the Witches’ Benches: According to legend, witches used to dance here - and even today you can see the stone benches with their backrests! The path now leads down to the Goller Cross and, with a view of the mount Sciliar in sight, back to Compaccio, the set-off point of the tour.

Information

Lifts
Seis - Alpe di Siusi/Seiser Alm (A.A.C. 2S), Bullaccia
Distance
8.400 m
Duration
2 hours and 36 minutes
Height difference
413 m ↑ ; 413 m ↓
Note
Pit stop: Arnika Hütte (end of May - beginning of November), Restaurant Bullaccia (end of May - mid of October), Dibaita Puflatsch (end of Mai - mid of October)

Location & contact

The Witches’ Benches on the Bullaccia
Via del Paese 15 · Fiè allo Sciliar · BZ
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