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Holidays in Villnöss

Villnöss is a South Tyrolean municipality in the heart of the Dolomites, extending over the eponymous valley and consisting of 6 villages. Villnöss is majorly known for the dreamlike scenery of the Geisler peaks, its picturesque churches and many mountain sports possibilities.

The valley of Villnöss with Villnöss river, joins the valley of Eisacktal north of Klausen. The municipality is formed by the hamlets St. Peter, St. Magdalena, Teis, St. Valentin, St. Jakob and Coll. The main village is St. Peter. St. Magdalena offers the nature park house of Puez Geisler Nature Park. Here, visitors can learn more about the geology of the Dolomites and can observe the fascinating landscape by means of a walk-in aerial photograph from above.

Winter in Villnöss
Winter in Villnöss

The area surrounding the picturesque Geisler peaks in Villnöss becomes a winter sports and nature paradise during the cold season.

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Mountain hut in Villnöss
Mountain hut in Villnöss

The countless mountain huts along the hiking paths in Villnöss perfectly suit the unique natural landscape.

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Geisler Group in Villnöss
Geisler Group in Villnöss

The impressive peaks of Geisler Group are a famous destination for excursions and a well-known photo spot.

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Villnöss
Villnöss

Geisler in Villnöss

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Mountain passion

Family-friendly thematic hiking path or challenging peak experiences – Villnöss and environs offer a large selection of hiking paths and fixed-rope routes four mountain lovers. Also, Reinhold Messner has grown in Villnöss and has discovered his passion for mountains right here. During a MTB tour or during a horse ride, active travellers can enjoy dreamlike panoramic views. The high-rope course in Villnöss is a highlight for families too.

In Villnöss, you can look forward to winter sports fun in the heart of nature and far from the big ski areas. The ski lift in St. Magdalena is perfect for beginners and children. Long toboggan descents and panoramic cross-country ski runs as well as varied routes for ski tourers and snowshoe hikers invite to discover the snowy landscape. Afterwards, the rustic mountain huts and cosy inns serve only the finest delicacies of the region.

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Teiser Balls
Teiser Balls

The small balls from Teis with their magical inner part are a highlight for all mineral collectors in the whole world.

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Villnöss
Villnöss

The majestic Geisler moutnian group

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Crystals, churches & sheep

The Mineral Museum in Teis will show you what is hidden inside the famous "Teiser Kugeln" minerals or what a geode, a druse and an almond are in mineralogy. The museum exhibits include minerals from Villnöss but from other sites in Europe too. Moreover, the oldest breed of sheep in South Tyrol can be found of the lush meadows in Villnöss: The “Villnösser Brillenschaf” has its name due to a typical dark marking around the eyes. It is known for its high-quality wool and its excellent meat.

In Villnöss, vacationers can learn more about the South Tyrolean traditions and costumes during many events. Besides sacral processions, there are atmospheric concerts by the local marching bands too. Famous photo spots are the churches of St. Magdalena in Villnöss and St. Johann in Ranui in front of the Geisler peaks. The later is part of Ranui farm, that was mentioned for the first time in 1370.

Mountain hut in Villnöss
Mountain hut in Villnöss

The countless mountain huts along the hiking paths in Villnöss perfectly suit the unique natural landscape.

© Internet Consulting - Fabian Auer
Geisler Group in Villnöss
Geisler Group in Villnöss

The impressive peaks of Geisler Group are a famous destination for excursions and a well-known photo spot.

© Internet Consulting - Fabian Auer
Geisler Group in Villnöss
Geisler Group in Villnöss

The Geisler Group in Villnöss is located in the heart of Puez Geisler Nature Park in the Dolomites. It is a wonderful hiking area for the whole family.

© Internet Consulting - Fabian Auer
Villnöss
Villnöss

Villnöss is a paradise for hikers and trekkers. Beautiful mountain tours take xou to the eastern Dolomites.

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“Dom im Tale”
“Dom im Tale”

The church of St. Peter in Villnöss is also called "Dom zum Tale".

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Villnöss valley
Villnöss valley

The valley of Villnöss embraces the localities of St. Peter, St. Magdalena, Teis, St. Valentin, St. Jakob and Coll.

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Puez Geisler Nature Park
Puez Geisler Nature Park

The bizarre peaks of Puez Geisler are an impressive mountain ridge, which you can see in Villnöss.

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Villnöss
Villnöss

A nice photo of the rugged peaks of the Dolomites in contrast with the green of the meadows.

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Villnöss
Villnöss

The majestic Geisler moutnian group

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Vilnöss/Funes
Vilnöss/Funes

Geisler - Odle

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Winter in Villnöss
Winter in Villnöss

Discover the dreamlike, snowy landscape of the Dolomites in Villnöss.

© IDM Südtirol - Dietmar Denger
Winter sports in Villnöss
Winter sports in Villnöss

Winter sports fans will love the excellent powder snow and the unique views of the Dolomites in Villnöss.

© IDM Südtirol - Dietmar Denger
Winter in Villnöss
Winter in Villnöss

The area surrounding the picturesque Geisler peaks in Villnöss becomes a winter sports and nature paradise during the cold season.

© IDM Südtirol - Dietmar Denger
Teis
Teis

Church in Teis

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Villnöss
Villnöss

Geisler in Villnöss

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