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Erlebnishotel Gassenhof
Vitalpina Hotel | Ratschings in Eisacktal
from 52 €
Appartement Hotel Gurnatsch
Ferienwohnung | Vals in Eisacktal
from 124 €
Naturhotel Rainer
Hiking Hotel | Ratschings in Eisacktal
from 80 €
Hotel Tonnerhof
Dreamlike natural landscape | Ratschings in Eisacktal
from 135 €
Hotel Edelweiss
Holiday paradise | Meransen in Eisacktal
from 75 €
Pension Sonnenhof
Familiar atmosphere | Meransen in the Eisacktal

Holidays in Villanders

Villanders is located in a sunny position on the slopes of Eisacktal Valley, a flourishing holiday destination with a picturesque village centre, well-kept hotels, rustic farms and wonderful B&Bs.

Parish church in Villanders
Parish church in Villanders

Both church towers characterise the villagescape in a very special way.

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Vineyard in Villanders
Vineyard in Villanders

Eisacktal, in Meran and environs and in Southern South Tyrol are the main wine-growing areas in South Tyrol. Many South Tyrolean wines have already received international awards.

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St. Valentine church in Villanders
St. Valentine church in Villanders

Interesting frescoes are decorating the wall above the entrance gate of this small church.

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The village and its hamlets St. Stephan, St. Valentin and St. Moritz are situated next to Barbian. If you want to reach the pretty centre of Villanders you have to overcome about 10 hairpin bends. But the journey is worthwhile and you will surely be delighted by the cultural landscape, characterised by castles, vineyards, chestnut groves, apple trees and blooming fields – which are an ideal area for hikers and bikers.

Steep and difficult or flat and easy: Hiking and walking paths are available for all tastes in Villanders. The panoramic views are unique, as you can see Villanderer Berg, the Dolomites and the Sarntal Alps. The pastures of Villanderer Alm are a famous site for hiking tours both in summer and in winter.

Villanders
Villanders

Walk in autumn

Tourismusverein Klausen, Barbian, Feldthurns und Villanders
Mine Villander/Villandro
Mine Villander/Villandro

Tunnel of the Gallery of St. Elizabeth.

Bergwerk Villanders

Sightseeing in Villanders

The mountain village of Villanders has a quite long history. Several ruins, archaeological excavations and finds dating back to the Neolithic age or to Roman times point out the prehistoric settlement.

If you are interested in history, you should also visit the historical silver mine in Villanders. It was mentioned in documents for the first time in 1140. From the early Middle Ages, silver, copper and lead ores were mined here. The local museum association offers the possibility, to learn more about Villanders’ past in the extensively restored Elizabeth’s tunnel. Other worthwhile trips will bring you to Bad Dreikirchen, to the worth-seeing Gravetsch Castle or to Gernstein Castle.

A special tip for your autumn holiday in Villanders: The village and its vicinity are among the most important venues for the harvest tradition “Törggelen” in South Tyrol.

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Hotel & Spa Falkensteinerhof

The hotel in Vals for your active and pleasure holiday.

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up to -25%
Hotel Schölzhorn

Breathtaking mountain scenery. Ideal starting point for a hiking and family vacation. NEW: Indoor pool, rooftop terrace, sauna landscape

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Vineyard in Villanders
Vineyard in Villanders

Eisacktal, in Meran and environs and in Southern South Tyrol are the main wine-growing areas in South Tyrol. Many South Tyrolean wines have already received international awards.

Internet Consulting - Isabel Gräber
St. Valentine church in Villanders
St. Valentine church in Villanders

Interesting frescoes are decorating the wall above the entrance gate of this small church.

Internet Consulting - Isabel Gräber
Ansitz zum Steinbock
Ansitz zum Steinbock

Gourmets will feel like in paradise in the historical property Ansitz zum Steinbock in Villanders.

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Ansitz zum Steinbock
Ansitz zum Steinbock

Today, the historical property Ansitz zum Steinbock in the centre of Villanders accommodates a hotel and a gourmet restaurant.

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Parish church in Villanders
Parish church in Villanders

Both church towers characterise the villagescape in a very special way.

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Mt. Villanders
Mt. Villanders

Magnificent hiking tour with medium difficulty.

Tourismusverein Klausen, Barbian, Feldthurns und Villanders
Villanderer Alm pasture
Villanderer Alm pasture

Winter paradise on Villanderer Alm pasture above Villanders

Tourismusverein Schlanders - Peter Schatzer
Villanderer Alm
Villanderer Alm

Cross-country skiing on Villanderer Alm

Tourismusverein Klausen, Barbian, Feldthurns und Villanders
Villanderer Alm
Villanderer Alm

Villanderer Alm pasture is a very popular hiking spot.

Tourismusverein Klausen, Barbian, Feldthurns und Villanders
Villanders
Villanders

Walk in autumn

Tourismusverein Klausen, Barbian, Feldthurns und Villanders

Attractions in Villanders

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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 Villanders

Hotel Flora - Villanders in Eisacktal
Hotel Flora
Villanders in Eisacktal
4.9 Excellent

18 panoramic rooms with large balcony & Dolomites views, family-run hotel in the village centre, quality breakfast & 5-course evening menu, perfect for a relaxing break with hiking & biking.

from 95 € per day
Granpanorama Hotel Sambergerhof - Villanders in Eisacktal
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Granpanorama Hotel Sambergerhof
Villanders in Eisacktal
4.7 Excellent

Spectacular view of 54 km long mountain range of the Dolomites, from Mt. Plose to Schlern-Rosengarten Nature Park!

from 72 € per day
Berglandhotel Untertheimerhof - Villanders in Eisacktal
Berglandhotel Untertheimerhof
Villanders in Eisacktal
4.8 Excellent

Dreamlike position in Eisacktal, hearty ambiance, products from the own farm & good conditions for active holidays.

from 103 € per day
Granpanorama Hotel StephansHof - Villanders in Eisacktal
Granpanorama Hotel StephansHof
Villanders in Eisacktal
4.7 Excellent

Surrounded by a breath-taking mountain panorama, our hotel offers guided hikes, traditional dinners, a wonderful wellness area and much more.

from 118 € per day
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