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Hotel Edelweiss
Holiday paradise | Meransen in Eisacktal
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Hotel Tonnerhof
Dreamlike natural landscape | Ratschings in Eisacktal
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Pension Sonnenhof
Familiar atmosphere | Meransen in the Eisacktal

Holidays in Jaufental

The valley of Jaufental in the north of South Tyrol is the most peaceful region of the so called “three valleys community” Ratschings. Here, idyllic tranquillity, unspoiled nature and pure relaxation are high on the agenda.

Experts on South Tyrol probably know Jaufental as part of the skiing area Ratschings-Jaufen. However, Ratschings and Ridnaun are more famous than the valley of Jaufental which is located farther south. It stretches from Gasteig near Sterzing to the 2,000 meter high Jaufen pass and connects the valleys Eisacktal and Passeiertal.

The 35 kilometres long valley has only about 500 inhabitants living in several little side valleys such as Seiterberg or Ontraterberg and villages such as St. Anton, Gospeneid or Schluppes. Between them the picturesque landscape is characterised by green mountain pastures, dense forests and steep, glaciated peaks. Tranquillity, peace and lovely little spots are not only an advertising slogan, but reality.

That’s why for nature lovers and people in search of quiet Jaufental is more than just a name. Especially those who would like to escape from all hurly-burly can fulfil their holiday dreams in upper Eisacktal.

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Hotel & Spa Falkensteinerhof

The hotel in Vals for your active and pleasure holiday.

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Ski area Ratschings-Jaufen
Ski area Ratschings-Jaufen

Ski area Ratschings-Jaufen

Skigebiet Ratschings-Jaufen
Ski area Ratschings-Jaufen
Ski area Ratschings-Jaufen

Ski area Ratschings-Jaufen

Skigebiet Ratschings-Jaufen
Ski area Ratschings-Jaufen
Ski area Ratschings-Jaufen

Ski area Ratschings-Jaufen

Skigebiet Ratschings-Jaufen
Ski area Ratschings-Jaufen
Ski area Ratschings-Jaufen

Ski area Ratschings-Jaufen

Skigebiet Ratschings-Jaufen
Ski area Ratschings-Jaufen
Ski area Ratschings-Jaufen

Ski area Ratschings-Jaufen

Skigebiet Ratschings-Jaufen

Sport in summer & winter

If you want to explore the mountains of Jaufental on foot, you should schedule enough time, because there are available many easy and demanding tours, for instance to the well-known refuge Jaufenhaus, to the pastures Rinneralm and Kalcheralm, to Mt. Jaufenspitze or Mt. Jaufentaler Weisshorn.

In winter, you cannot only go on a winter hike, for a romantic stroll in the snow or tobogganing, but you can also go skiing. In the close vicinity there are available three great skiing areas: Ratschings-Jaufen in Innerratschings, Rosskopf in Sterzing and Ladurns-Gossensass in the valley of Pflersch.

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Castle Wolfsthurn
Castle Wolfsthurn

Summer in Ratschings

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Jaufental near Ratschings
Jaufental near Ratschings

View of the parish church in Mittertal

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Jaufental
Jaufental

View of the idyllic Jaufental Valley near Ratschings

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Chapel at Jaufen Pass
Chapel at Jaufen Pass

Jaufen Pass is the link between Eisacktal and Passeiertal.

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Trekking with children
Trekking with children

Trekking in Ratschings

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Ratschings
Ratschings

View to Ratschings

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Mountain - Trekking
Mountain - Trekking

Trekking in Ratschings

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Summer in Sterzing-Ratschings
Summer in Sterzing-Ratschings

Unforgettable days in South Tyrol: hiking, cycling, rafting etc. In Sterzing-Ratschings, everyone will find what he likes the most.

Sterzing-Ratschings
Winter in Ratschings
Winter in Ratschings

Cross-country skiing in Ratschings

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Ratschings in Eisacktal
Ratschings in Eisacktal

The skiing area Ratschings offers well-prepared slopes for beginners and advanced skiers.

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Skiing in Ratschings
Skiing in Ratschings

Skiing on the Ratschingser mountains.

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Winter in Ratschings
Winter in Ratschings

View of snow-covered Ratschings

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Cross Country Skiing
Cross Country Skiing

winter landscape

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Winter landscape
Winter landscape

Sking in Ratschings

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Attractions in Jaufental

Selected tips

BikeHotels South Tyrol

With the sun on your face, the wind in your hair and South Tyrol in front of your eyes, a holiday on the sunny side of the Alps is the purest pleasure.

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Relaxation on top
Vitalpina Hotels Südtirol

Experience the breathtaking mountain and natural landscape in and around the Vitalpina Hotels. The perfect relaxation for body and soul!

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Selected accommodations in Jaufental

Pension Rosenheim - Ratschings in Eisacktal
Pension Rosenheim
Ratschings in Eisacktal
4.6 Excellent

Small family hotel close to the skiing and hiking area Ratschings in the Alps

from 75 € per day
Naturhotel Rainer - Ratschings in Eisacktal
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Naturhotel Rainer
Ratschings in Eisacktal
4.7 Excellent

We are small, but the surrounding nature makes us big!

from 124 € per day
Residence Priska - Ratschings in Eisacktal
Residence Priska
Ratschings in Eisacktal
4.4 Very good

Spa oasis with saunas and whirlpool, activeCARD included in the price.

from 70 € per day
Wellness Sporthotel Ratschings - Ratschings in Eisacktal
Wellness Sporthotel Ratschings
Ratschings in Eisacktal
4.6 Excellent

Directly next to the skiing area, culinary delicacies and a wonderful spa area

from 130 € per day
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