Getting to Monte on foot

SAT footpath, paved road and via ferrata

Monte di Mezzocorona is a traffic-free oasis of peace and quiet. Find a suitable path and make your way up to the Monte in a tranquil, environmentally friendly way!


Very popular all year round, this enjoyable path is the main and shortest means of getting to Monte di Mezzocorona on foot. It is also the first stage of the long distance path (no. 500) from Mezzocorona to Merano.

  • Difficulty: EE (Walk for experienced hikers)
  • Timing: 1 hr 45 min
  • Height gain: 672 m


A steep paved road from Ischia (Mezzocorona) to the Bait dei Manzi and Monte di Mezzocorona.

  • Difficulty: E (Footpath for good hikers)
  • Timing: 2 hrs 10 min
  • Height gain: 672 m


A well-known and fascinating protected path climbing steeply up a wild gorge cut into the rock walls of Monte di Mezzocorona from Ischia to the Bait dei Manzi (+ 40 min walk to Monte).

  • Difficulty: EEA-PD (Easy via ferrata)
  • Timing: 2 hrs 15 min
  • Height gain: 629 m

Refer to the descriptions of the individual walks listed in Highlights.

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Getting to Monte on foot