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Start Point

Scharnitz parking P1

End Point

Scharnitz parking P1

Difficulty

Easy

Total Distance

2,50 km

Descent Meters

125 m

Ascent Meters

120 m

Highest Point

1085 m

Total Time

01:00 h

Map & Elevation Profile

Start Point

Scharnitz parking P1

End Point

Scharnitz parking P1

Difficulty

Easy

Total Distance

2,50 km

Descent Meters

125 m

Ascent Meters

120 m

Highest Point

1085 m

Total Time

01:00 h

Hiking

Best Time

Jan

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Jul

Aug

Sep

Oct

Nov

Dec

Hiking tour

Thematic route

+3

Route: Ried parking lot - Isar bridge - Porta Claudia trail - Isar bridge - Ried parking lot

Parking and public transport:

P1 "Ried"

By train to Scharnitz train station (10 minutes walk to the starting point).

You can find all connections in real time with the Mobility-App "wegfinder".

Directions:

From the Ried P1 parking lot, walk in the direction of Scharnitz. Turn right before the Isar bridge and follow the path up to Porta-Claudia. Return via the Calvary to Scharnitz. In Scharnitz turn left and follow the Porta-Claudia-Str. to the Isar bridge and cross it. After the bridge turn left again and walk along the Isar back to the starting point.

The stations:

Station 1: The construction


The Porta Claudia was built in several construction phases.  The oldest construction was built in 1633 - 1634 and 1645 - 1648 directly behind the bridge over the river Isar in the present village center. After destructions the fortress is rebuilt in 1705 - 1711 and 1719, especially in the north a new dam is built. In the 1760s and 1770s it is extended and in 1796 - 1800 construction phases follow, which lead to its largest extent.

Station 2: The fortress complex

The fortification of Porta

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Features & Characteristics

Start Point

Scharnitz parking P1

End Point

Scharnitz parking P1

Family hike

Yes

Loop tour

Yes

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