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Hotel Theiner
Holidays in the middle of nature | at Reschen pass in Vinschgau
from 155 €
Luxury . Ayurveda & SPA | Olang at Mt. Kronplatz
from 142 €
LANERHOF Active/Spa/Balance
Spa-Hotel | St. Lorenzen at Mt. Kronplatz
from 118 €
Granpanorama Hotel StephansHof
Magnificent views of the Dolomites | Villanders in Eisacktal
from 110 €
Familienhotel Bella Vista
Family holidays | Trafoi in Vinschgau
from 131 €
SONNENHOF Sun/Spa/Panorama
Sporthotel | Pfalzen at Mt. Kronplatz
7 = 6
Naturhotel Waldheim
Active hotel | Altrei in Southern South Tyrol
from 200 €
Quellenhof Luxury Resort Passeier
Sport & wellness resort | Passeiertal
from 110 €
Hotel & Spa Falkensteinerhof
Wellness hotel | Vals in Eisacktal
up to -25%
Hotel Schölzhorn
Hiking and family vacation | Ratschings in Eisacktal
from 180 €
Familien-Wellness-Residence Tyrol
Holiday in an apartment | Naturns near Meran
from 94 €
Wirtshaushotel Alpenrose
Active hotel | St. Lorenzen at Mt. Kronplatz
from 144 €
Hotel Sand
Hiking - biking hotel | Kastelbell-Tschars
from 190 €
WINKLER Sport & Spa Resort
Design hotel | St. Lorenzen at Mt. Kronplatz
from 221 €
Alpenpalace Luxury Hideaway & Spa Retreat
Exclusive well-being oasis | St. Johann in Tauferer Ahrntal
from 289 €
Wellness Refugium Alpin Royal
Charm & warmth | St. Johann in Tauferer Ahrntal
from 96 €
Falkensteiner Hotel & Spa Sonnenparadies
Wellness hotel | Terenten at Mt. Kronplatz
from 65 €
Landhaus Fux
Residence | Schlanders in the Vinschgau
from 106 €
Die Waldruhe
Nature holiday | Kiens at Mt. Kronplatz
from 110 €
Hotel Fameli
Family & spa resort | Olang at Mt. Kronplatz

Lake Haider

This wonderful lake is located in the South Tyrolean holiday region Reschenpass, at about 1450 m of altitude and is a real paradise for nature and sports lovers during all seasons. Be it winter hikes around the lake, ice sailing, fishing or kitesurfing – Lake Haider offers leisure activities for all tastes a little bit south of Lake Reschen.

Lake Haider is not as famous as its big brother, Lake Reschen, which is one of the best photo spots in South Tyrol thanks to its immersed church tower. However, Lake Haider is a mostly untouched nature jewel with a dreamlike view of the Ortler massif. The water supply comes from Etsch river and Zerzer Bach. On the northern lakeshore, there is the village of St. Valentin auf der Haide that is part of the municipality of Graun.

Excellent fishing area

Fishers love Lake Haider in Vinschgau thanks to its richness in fish, especially for the magnificent vendaces. Also, the 15-m deep lake has trouts, chars, pikes and perches. It is not a surprise, that the district directly at lake of St. Valentin auf der Haide is called “Fischerhäuser” (Eng. fishermen’s houses). In the boat house or in the Restaurant Alpenrose, foreigners can pay the necessary fishing licence as well as the day ticket.

Fun for action lovers

Thanks to the excellent wind conditions, Lake Haider is perfect for surfing, sailing and kitesurfing in summer as well as for ice sailing and snow kiting in winter. Moreover, electric boats are allowed, but no motorboats with fuel driven exterior motors. From St. Valentin auf der Haide, active travellers can reach the ski, hike & bike resort Schöneben-Haideralm via a modern cableway.

Family-friendly circular tour

There is a family-friendly hiking path – ideal also for strollers – that allows travellers to hike around Lake Haider in approximately 1.5 hours. Several picnic areas invite to relax and to enjoy the dreamlike mountain panorama in Vinschgau. In the surroundings, you will as well look forward to wonderful cross-country ski runs or paragliding starting on Haideralm.

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Hotel Tirolerhof

Welcome to the Tirolerhof at the gateway to the Gsieser Valley. Your perfect place for active holidays and pure relaxation!

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Hotel Waldhof

Come to our hotel in Venosta Valley to enjoy moments of tranquility, relaxation and well-being surrounded by nature!

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from 122 €
Hotel & SPA RESORT Majestic

TOP hotel ****s in Pustertal - large garden with swimming pool, natural bathing pond, saunas, guided hikes and much more!

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from 141 €
Vitalpina Hotel Schulerhof

A dream holiday - for active guests who enjoy relaxation, culinary delights, and friendly interactions.

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Bike path in Vinschgau/Val Venosta
Bike path in Vinschgau/Val Venosta

The bike path of Vinschgau passes near the lake of San Valentino alla Muta.

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St. Valentin auf der Haide
St. Valentin auf der Haide

The lake of St. Valentin auf der Haide is a paradise for fishing lovers.

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St. Valentin auf der Haide
St. Valentin auf der Haide

St. Valentin auf der Haide is part of the City of Graun. The country is situated between Lake Haider and Lake Reschen.

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St. Valentin
St. Valentin

Lake Haider

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