Holiday region Pustertal
The Pustertal is one of the most beautiful valleys in South Tyrol and is often referred to as the South Tyrolean green valley. It covers the area between Sexten in Hochpustertal and the bordering Eisacktal in the west of Bruneck. Extensive pastures and meadows, isolated lakes and especially the impressive peaks of the Dolomites represent the absolute highlights during your holidays in the Pustertal.
The unique Drei Zinnen, the nature parks and a breath-taking play of colours: in Pustertal, you are truly in the heart of the Dolomites! Holidays in a hotel in Pustertal offer countless possibilities for extended hikes and more challenging tours, as well as for adrenaline sports such as paragliding and climbing.
As well, all fans of culture and architecture are offered infinite possibilities. The centres such as Bruneck, Innichen or Sexten await you with museums, historical churches and farms, traditional and modern squares, green areas with thematic nature trails and much more.
Sports & activities at any time of the year
The Pustertal has a large selection of possibilities for sports and outdoor activity lovers. During the cold season, lovers of winter sports are offered several skiing areas, suitable for everyone due to various degrees of difficulty. The skiing region Sexten Dolomites with over 90 km of slopes includes the slopes of the skiing areas Helm, Rotwand, Haunold and the skiing area Val Comelico. In Toblach as well, you are offered particularly family-friendly slopes, which are perfectly suitable also for beginners. Moreover, the slopes in the Hochpustertal are directly connected with those of Mt. Kronplatz! By train, the Ski Express Pustertal, you may easily get from one skiing area to another in half-hour intervals. Moreover, the activity offer in winter includes numerous snowshoeing hikes, ski tours, sledge runs, ice skating rinks and cross-country ski runs.
In summer, on the other hand, a well-established network of hiking paths and climbing routes with various degrees of difficulty covers the entire area of the Pustertal. In addition, cycle and mountain bike lovers will find everything they desire. You are offered countless cycle paths, such as for instance the 40 km path from Innichen to Lienz in Austria, which is ideal for families thanks to its low level of difficulty, and more challenging tours with the mountain bike to high peaks.
Swimming lovers are offered ideal conditions, too. They enjoy relaxing and funny hours in the numerous swimming pools in the Pustertal as, for example, the Acquafun in Innichen, the natural bathing pond in Toblach and the Cron4 in Reischach.
Side valleys of Pustertal
The largest side valleys of the Pustertal branch off near Bruneck: Tauferer Ahrntal in the north and Gadertal in the south. The Ahrntal Valley – is surrounded by the mighty glaciers of the Zillertal Alps and the Rieserferner mountains.
On the other hand the valley Gadertal – or Val Badia – is framed by several famous mountain passes leading through the Dolomites. Even strong bikers wax lyrical about the winding routes and streets to Würzjoch or Sellajoch.
In addition to these two relatively long valleys the Pustertal has several other branching off south or north. For example, there is the valley of Antholz, which is known as winter sports resort and above all as biathlon centre. The idyllic Gsies valley is a paradise for hikers and active guests. In Sexten, you can see for instance the famous Three Peaks and Prags Valley enchants many visitors with the emerald green Lake Prags at any season.
Without any doubt, holidays in Pustertal are an unforgettable experience for all ages!