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Holidays in Sarntal

Sarntal is one of the longest valleys in South Tyrol, starting north of Bozen and stretching about 50 km northward to the mountain pass Penser Joch and the city of Sterzing. The largest municipality of South Tyrol in terms of surface has 28 districts and about 7,000 inhabitants.

In addition to the principal town Sarnthein, located at 961 m above sea level, the municipality of Sarntal has several other hamlets, such as Astfeld, Reinswald, Durnholz, Rabenstein, Weißenbach, Pens and many more.

During your stay in Sarntal there are so many things to see, to hear, to discover! The inhabitants of Sarntal are known for their nice dialect and for the so called “Sarner” – typical, hand-knitted wool cardigans, but also for their sociability, their sense of humour and their cordial hospitality. In short: In Sarntal, all wishes will be satisfied.

Urlesteig path in Reinswald
Urlesteig path in Reinswald

Urlesteig path in Sarnta Valley offers tracks with different lengths focussing on interesting themes and is a lot of fun for the whole family.

© Tourismusverein Sarntal - M. Lafogler
Urlesteig path in Reinswald
Urlesteig path in Reinswald

Urlesteig path in Sarnta Valley offers tracks with different lengths focussing on interesting themes and is a lot of fun for the whole family.

© Tourismusverein Sarntal - M. Lafogler
Urlesteig path in Reinswald
Urlesteig path in Reinswald

Urlesteig path in Sarnta Valley offers tracks with different lengths focussing on interesting themes and is a lot of fun for the whole family.

© Tourismusverein Sarntal
Urlesteig path in Reinswald
Urlesteig path in Reinswald

Urlesteig path in Sarnta Valley offers tracks with different lengths focussing on interesting themes and is a lot of fun for the whole family.

© Tourismusverein Sarntal - M. Lafogler
Urlesteig path in Reinswald
Urlesteig path in Reinswald

Urlesteig path in Sarnta Valley offers tracks with different lengths focussing on interesting themes and is a lot of fun for the whole family.

© helios.bz - Martin Rattini
Urlesteig path in Reinswald
Urlesteig path in Reinswald

Urlesteig path in Sarnta Valley offers tracks with different lengths focussing on interesting themes and is a lot of fun for the whole family.

© helios.bz - Martin Rattini
Urlesteig path in Reinswald
Urlesteig path in Reinswald

Urlesteig path in Sarnta Valley offers tracks with different lengths focussing on interesting themes and is a lot of fun for the whole family.

© helios.bz - Martin Rattini
Lake Durnholz in Sarntal
Lake Durnholz in Sarntal

Lake Durnholz is located at the end of Durnholz Valley and is surrounded by several idyllic mountain farms.

© Tourismusverein Sarntal - E. Weger
Oil distillery Eschgfeller
Oil distillery Eschgfeller

The oil distillery Eschgfeller produces 100% natural oils.

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Hiking in Sarntal
Hiking in Sarntal

Sarntal is a paradise for hikers and mountain lovers: well-marked trails and dreamlike views are guaranteed!

© Internet Consulting - Fabian Auer
View of Sarnthein in Sarntal
View of Sarnthein in Sarntal

Sarnthein is the main locality in Sarntal, is located at 960 m above sea level and is the economic and cultural centre of the valley, In September, there is the popular Sarner Kirchtag festival.

© Internet Consulting - Fabian Auer
Assumption of Mary in Sarnthein
Assumption of Mary in Sarnthein

Porcession - Assumption of Mary in Sarnthein

© Tourismusverein Sarntal - Alberto Campanile

Exploring the valley of Sarntal

In addition, they offer a very wide range of holiday activities for all senses. Relax with products made of Sarntal mountain pines or look forward to culinary pleasures and entertainment during the traditional country fair in Sarntal.

Sarntal is not only known for many interesting customs, but also for traditional handicraft. If you are interested, you can buy wood-carved, wood-turned, embroidered or weaved products here. These are also offered during the magical Alpine Advent in Sarntal.

Hikers and mountain bikers should absolutely make a tour to the legendary stone cairns.

As well at Lake Durnholz, many walking paths and MTB trails invite to discover the idyllic natural landscape of Sarntal Valley.

The nature educational trail "Urlesteig" path in Reinswald is a giant outdoor adventure park for families. The various stages of the path are partially suitable for strollers and dedicated to different topics.

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Lake Durnholz in Sarntal
Lake Durnholz in Sarntal

In the surroundings of Lake Durnholz, there are dreamlike hiking and walking paths.

© Tourismusverein Sarntal - E. Weger
Lake Durnholz in Sarntal
Lake Durnholz in Sarntal

Lake Durnholz is located at the end of Durnholz Valley and is surrounded by several idyllic mountain farms.

© Tourismusverein Sarntal - E. Weger
Stone cairns
Stone cairns

The legendary stone cairns are a famous destination for excursions and can be reached from Sarntal or Jenesien.

© Tourismusverein Sarntal - R. Lamprecht
Stone cairns (Hohe Reisch)
Stone cairns (Hohe Reisch)

The stone cairns on Mt. Hohe Reisch above Sarntal valley are a famous destiantion for hikers and mountain bikers.

© Tourismusverein Sarntal - Alberto Campanile
Horseshoe tour in Sarntal
Horseshoe tour in Sarntal

The horseshoe tour is very popular among hikers. It passes along many mountain huts in the Sarntal Alps and is a very special experience from spring until autumn.

© helios.bz - Martin Rattini
Assumption of Mary in Sarnthein
Assumption of Mary in Sarnthein

Porcession - Assumption of Mary in Sarnthein

© Tourismusverein Sarntal - Alberto Campanile
Reinswald skiing area
Reinswald skiing area

Reinswald skiing area is located only 30 minutes from Bozen, is family-friendly and offers fun for all winter sports lovers.

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Sarner Gschick
Sarner Gschick

The craftsmen form Sarntal are standing for natural craftsmanship.

© Kooperation Sarner Gschick
Snowshoe hike Mt. Getrumspitze
Snowshoe hike Mt. Getrumspitze

The hike over Getrum ridge starts at Reinswald ski area and offers a dreamlike view of the South Tyrolean mountain world.

© Tourismusverein Sarntal - Alberto Campanile
Snowshoe hike to the stone cairns
Snowshoe hike to the stone cairns

In winter as well, you can visit the stone cairns on to of Mt. Hohe Reisch in the Sarntal Alps.

© Tourismusverein Sarntal - Alberto Campanile
Snow-covered roofs in Sarnthein
Snow-covered roofs in Sarnthein

If new snow has fallen, there is a very special atmosphere in Sarnthein, the main village of Sarntal.

© Tourismusverein Sarntal - Eduard Weger
Stands of the Advent market in Sarntal
Stands of the Advent market in Sarntal

During the days before Christmas, there is a wonderful Christmas market in the village centre of Sarnthein right next to the parish church.

© Tourismusverein Sarntal - Eduard Weger
Sarnthein in winter
Sarnthein in winter

In the winter months, the Sarntal Valley is a popular holiday destination for active travellers, with dreamlike ski tours, snowshoe hikes and much more.

© Tourismusverein Sarntal - Eduard Weger
Skiing in Sarntal
Skiing in Sarntal

At Reinswald ski area, you will look forward to sunny slopes and unlimited ski fun.

© Reinswalder Bergbahnen AG/IDM Südtirol - Alex Filz
Pleasures at Getrum Alm hut
Pleasures at Getrum Alm hut

Getrum Alm hut is also open in winter and can be reached via an idyllic winter walking path.

© Reinswalder Bergbahnen AG/IDM Südtirol - Alex Filz
Skiing in Sarntal
Skiing in Sarntal

Well-prepared ski runs and extraordinary views of the South Tyrolean mountains are waiting for ski fans at Reinswald ski area.

© Reinswalder Bergbahnen AG/IDM Südtirol - Alex Filz
Sarntal in the environs of Bozen
Sarntal in the environs of Bozen

The scattered houses in Sarntal are surrounded by lush green meadows, dense forests and high peaks.

© Internet Consulting - Fabian Auer
Sarntal - View of Reinegg Castle
Sarntal - View of Reinegg Castle

The high medieval Reinegg Castle is located near Sarnthein. It is not publicly accessible and is under monumental protection.

© Internet Consulting - Fabian Auer
View of Sarnthein in Sarntal
View of Sarnthein in Sarntal

Sarnthein is the main locality in Sarntal, is located at 960 m above sea level and is the economic and cultural centre of the valley, In September, there is the popular Sarner Kirchtag festival.

© Internet Consulting - Fabian Auer
Motorbiking in Sarntal
Motorbiking in Sarntal

The main village of Sarntal, Sarnthein, is a famous destination also for motorcyclists who especially love the tight curves.

© Internet Consulting - Fabian Auer
Hiking in Sarntal
Hiking in Sarntal

Sarntal is a paradise for hikers and mountain lovers: well-marked trails and dreamlike views are guaranteed!

© Internet Consulting - Fabian Auer
Farm in Sarntal
Farm in Sarntal

The farms in Sarntal are embedded in a picturesque natural landscape.

© Internet Consulting - Fabian Auer
Welcome to Sarntal
Welcome to Sarntal

Sarntal valley is located in the north of Bozen, has many small hamlets and more than 7,000 inhabitants in total.

© Internet Consulting - Fabian Auer
Cross-country ski run in Pens valley
Cross-country ski run in Pens valley

In Pens valley in the north of Sarntal, cross-country skiers will feel like in paradise.

© Tourismusverein Sarntal
Klöckeln tradition in Sarntal
Klöckeln tradition in Sarntal

"Klöckeln" is an acient tradition in the pre-Christmas period, dating back to the 16th century in Sarntal. Dressed up persons, the "Zusslers", ask for offerings on three evenings in the valley.

© Tourismusverein Sarntal - Michael Lange
Lake Durnholz in Sarntal
Lake Durnholz in Sarntal

Lake Durnholz is located in the homonymous valley in th Sarntal Alps at about 1500 m above sea level.

© Tourismusverein Sarntal - Michael Lange
Oil distillery Eschgfeller
Oil distillery Eschgfeller

The oil distillery Eschgfeller produces 100% natural oils.

© Internet Consulting
"Federkielstickerei"
"Federkielstickerei"

Typical handcraft from Sarntal.

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