The waterfall of Parcines is one of the most impressive in the Alps. The mass of water thunders down from a free-standing rock, with a drop height of 97 meters. The cascade reaches its highest power when the snow melts (from May to July) or after a heavy rainfall, with a volume of 4,000 to 10,000 liters of water per second.
Tour Starting Point
Texelbahn cableway mountain station
Texelbahn cableway valley station
From the mountain station of the Texelbahn cableway, follow trail 2B and 8 in the direction Rammwald farm (1305 m). From there, the way leads beyond the 8B to the Fletscher farm (1300 m) and further, past the Gasthof Wasserfall mountain inn (with a spectacular view point), and from there to the famous Parcines waterfall with a cascade of 97 m height (at 1060 m a.s.l.). The way back leads along route 8B past the Birkenwald inn and then along No. 1 to the Amesauer farm and from the Winklerhof snack station down to the valley station of the Texelbahn cableway.
It is also possible to take bus No. 265 from the cascade back to Parcines (saving
approx. 40 minutes).
Texelbahn cableway valley station, Rablà/Rabland: all day, at the parking places. Parking of camper vans available from 7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
From Merano: with the Venosta Valley Railway or bus 251 to Rablà and from there, take bus 265 to the Texelbahn cableway.
From Venosta Valley: with the Venosta Valley Railway or bus 251 to Rablà, and from there, take bus number 265 to the Texelbahn cableway.