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Holidays in St. Johann in Ahrntal

The village of St. Johann in Ahrntal is the ideal holiday destination for athletic mountain fans and nature lovers both in summer and in winter. From the family-friendly thematic hike to challenging glacier tours, skiing and tobogganing at Klausberg ski area to a solitary ski tour at Rieserferner-Ahrn Nature Park – varied adventures are waiting for you.

St. Johann
St. Johann

During the warm months, the village in Ahrntal is a famous holiday destination for mountain lovers.

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St. Johann
St. Johann

St. Johann in the green valley of Ahrntal

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View by Schwarzenstein
View by Schwarzenstein

From St. Johann / San Giovanni you reach the refuge Schwarzenstein and in about 1 hour and a half of walk the summit of the same name. Here is the view that gives!

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St. Johann in Ahrntal is located at 1,000 m of altitude and is characterised by the beautiful late baroque parish church with an impressive cupola tower. Even if nature plays the biggest role in Tauferer Ahrntal, it offers a lot of art and culture too, such as the high altar by Josef Schöpf and the frescoes in the cemetery arcades of St. Johann realised by priest and painter Johann Baptist Oberkofler.

Varied mountain paradise

From thematic hiking paths such as the family-friendly Hexensteig path along Frankbach waterfall, to challenging tours to 3,000ers such as Mt. Schwarzenstein: hikers and mountaineers are spoilt for choice in St. Johann. Mountain bikers will look forward to great panoramic tours. Rafting and paragliding allow you to experience the Alpine landscape from another perspective.

Alpine Coaster Klausberg-Flitzer
Alpine Coaster Klausberg-Flitzer

The Klausberg-Flitzer in Steinhaus in Ahrntal is open in summer and in winter.

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Lake Klausberg
Lake Klausberg

From Lake Klausberg you can admire the beautiful peaks of Rauchkofel and mountains over 3000 meters in the area.

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Dinoland at Klausberg
Dinoland at Klausberg

Dinoland playground with ten life-size dinosaurs is a real paradise for families.

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Klausberg at Ahrntal/Valle Aurina
Klausberg at Ahrntal/Valle Aurina

Sledging at the Klausberg

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Skiing area Klausberg at Ahrntal/Valle Aurina
Skiing area Klausberg at Ahrntal/Valle Aurina

Skiing at the Klausberg

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Not very far from St. Johann, there is Klausberg ski and hiking area that is part of Skiworld Ahrntal. In winter, it offers wonderful ski runs and a 5 km long toboggan run. In summer, and in winter, the Alpine Coaster Klausberg Flitzer offers tobogganing fun on an about 2 km long track railway. A water adventure world and a balance parcours are offered too.

Crystals & grey cheese

Interesting for the whole family as well is the Mineral Museum in St. Johann: Here, you can see about 1,000 minerals from the area of the Zillertal Alps and Hohe Tauern – such as the most beautiful rock crystal thread in the world. A culinary speciality in of Tauferer Ahrntal is grey cheese, with a really intense taste. The lean cheese made of cow milk is homemade in the farms and in the mountain huts of the region and can be enjoyed with vinegar, oil and onions.

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St. Johann
St. Johann

Winterly St. Johann in Ahrntal

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Holzerböden
Holzerböden

Snowshoe hike starting in St. Johann in Ahrntal

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St. Johann in winter
St. Johann in winter

St. Johann and upper Ahrntal Valley

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St. Johann in Ahrntal in winter
St. Johann in Ahrntal in winter

St. Johann is situated in the middle of the skiing areas Speikboden and Klausberg.

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St. Johann im Ahrntal
St. Johann im Ahrntal

View of St. Johann, a district of Ahrntal municipality

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St. Johann
St. Johann

During the warm months, the village in Ahrntal is a famous holiday destination for mountain lovers.

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St. Johann
St. Johann

St. Johann in the green valley of Ahrntal

© Ferienregion Tauferer Ahrntal
View by Schwarzenstein
View by Schwarzenstein

From St. Johann / San Giovanni you reach the refuge Schwarzenstein and in about 1 hour and a half of walk the summit of the same name. Here is the view that gives!

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