knottnkino
knottnkino

Walking to the Knottnkino

On the Rotsteinkogel near Verano nature becomes a cinema.

Those hiking from the large parking space behind the Grüner Baum inn in Verano along path no. 12a, will soon come to a little fork. Here we turn left, hike further upwards and arrive at a special natural highlight: the so-called Knottnkino.

At an altitude of 1,465 m a.s.l. we find South Tyrol's only Knottnkino, with "Knottn" meaning rocks and "Kino" meaning cinema. That's it, a fabulous cinema high above on the rocks of Verano. But we're not talking about a normal kind of cinema, as the movie you will be watching is... nature itself! A breath-taking view on the entire Val d'Adige, the Gruppo di Tessa, Mount Penegal and the Corno Bianco mountain is waiting for you.

Please note: those looking for a slightly shorter hike might choose an inn called Alpenrose as their starting point (walking time: approx. 1 hour and 15 minutes).

suited for families difficulty: easy tailored for children
  • Starting point:
    Verano, parking place behind the Grüner Baum inn
  • Time required:
    02:00 h
  • Track length:
    6,6 km
  • Altitude:
    from 1.323 m to 1.462 m
  • Altitude difference:
    +209 m | -209 m
  • Signposts:
    Knottnkino, 12a
  • Destination:
    Knottnkino
  • Recommended time of year:
    Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

If you want to do this hike, we suggest you to check the weather and trail conditions in advance and on site before setting out.

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