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Walther v.d. Vogelweide Circular Hiking Tour in Laion/Lajen

Start and end of hike: Laion, sports area
Duration: 3:00 h
Distance: 7,2 km
Altitude Gain: 410 m
Maximum Altitude: 1.101 m

A hiking trail along the tracks of the medieval minstrel Walther von der Vogelweide, the most celebrated of the Middle High German lyric poets, said to be born in Laion. 

Parking: Laion village centre

Specials along the Tour

  • St. Catarina church in Novale/Ried, dating from the 15th century, with unique motifs of vines and grapes
  • The Vogelweider farm in Novale at Laion, said to be the birthplace of the famous minstrel and lyric poet (born 1170)
  • St. Nicolò church in Albions, dating from the 15th century, bearing a special depiction of Mary the Mother of God, to which people throughout the centuries have prayed to for fertility
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