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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
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

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

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
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
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
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

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