Holidays in Ratschings
Ratschings is a valley and municipality in Eisacktal, South Tyrol, sometimes also called “valley of tranquility. And justifiably so: because of the pristine and nearly untouched nature everywhere and the serene 3,700 inhabitants, which are spread over many little towns.
Nevertheless, in the high season Ratschings is a lively and popular holiday destination, which last but not least is popular for its attractive cross-country skiing areas. In general, holidays in Ratschings are about nature experience and outdoor sports: Countless footpaths and hiking routes lead through the wonderful landscape, offering plenty of opportunities to discover the country, to get to know the hospitality and friendliness of the people and to taste culinary delicacies in one of the many cozy huts, restaurants and inns all around.
The main sights of Ratschings probably the gorge Gilfenklamm and the mine Schneeberg. The gorge Gilfenklamm is carved into completely white marble and therefore it is a very spectacular and unique nature phenomenon. The mine Schneeberg, however, is a medieval ore mine with a huge tunnel system. There you will learn more about minerals and granites, but also about the miner’s life.
In short: In Ratschings – in the “valley of tranquility” you will have peaceful and relaxing holidays, but you can as well enjoy lots of activities.