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Holiday region Vinschgau

Vinschgau – a valley full of thrilling contrasts, wonderful panoramas, many natural beauties, old traditions and exciting stories! A special land with special people.

Apples from South Tyrol
Apples from South Tyrol

300 sunny days and 2,000 sunny hours are ideal for growing apples in South Tyrol.

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Churburg Castle
Churburg Castle

The castle can be visited in spring, summer and fall.

© Internet Consulting - Patrick Kammerlander
Biking at Reschenpass holiday region
Biking at Reschenpass holiday region

Enjoy magnificent trails and unforgettable views to picturesque Lake Reschen and its environs.

© Tom Bause - Ferienregion Reschenpass
Biking in Reschenpass holiday region
Biking in Reschenpass holiday region

Discover the varied cultural and natural landscape of Lake Reschen on two wheels.

© Kirsten-J. Sörries - IDM Südtirol
Mt. Ortler
Mt. Ortler

Arrived at the top of Mt. Ortler. Here you can still see the old cross.

© Internet Consulting - Stefan Tolpeit
Cycle path in Vinschgau
Cycle path in Vinschgau

Cycle path with lake view

© Internet Consulting - Patrick Kammerlander
Castle Juval
Castle Juval

The Castle uninhabited, was restored in 1983 by mountaineer Reinhold Messner.

© Internet Consulting - Patrick Kammerlander
Stifserjoch Pass
Stifserjoch Pass

48 narrow bends take you up to the highest mountain pass of South Tyrol

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Icy glaciers, clear mountain lakes, lush alpine meadows, vines and fruits enough and to spare. Vinschgau in South Tyrol enchants offering a varied natural landscape ranging between 400 and 4,000 m of altitude.

The holiday region in the western part of South Tyrol represents a rich cultural and natural landscape with a large offer of leisure time activities. The National Park Stilfserjoch, the famous “Waalwege” paths, the Vinschgau high alpine route and impressive peaks such as the Ortler are just a few examples transforming the paradise for hiking and alpine sports into a unique place.

Mountain bike lovers, beginners or professionals, also find everything they desire. If you are looking for something less demanding, you should not miss the family-friendly cycle path along the historical Via Claudia Augusta.

Graun am Reschenpass
Graun am Reschenpass

Be it spring, summer, autumn or winter – Lake Reschen is beautiful at any season of the year.

© Frieder Blickle - Vinschgau Marketing
Church tower in Lake Reschen
Church tower in Lake Reschen

The church tower of Alt-Graun in Lake Reschen is a popular sight and the landmark of the holiday region. As well, it proves the devasting lake damming and the eventful history of the surrounding villages.

© Frieder Blickle - Vinschgau Marketing
Winter at Reschen pass
Winter at Reschen pass

In winter, Reschen is a popular holiday destination too.

© Frieder Blickle - Vinschgau Marketing
Church tower in Lake Reschen
Church tower in Lake Reschen

The church tower of Alt-Graun in Lake Reschen is a popular sight and impressive photo motive at any season of the year.

© Frieder Blickle - Vinschgau Marketing
Church tower in Lake Reschen
Church tower in Lake Reschen

The church tower of Alt-Graun in Lake Reschen is a popular sight and the landmark of the whole holiday region.

© Frieder Blickle - Vinschgau Marketing
Törggelen in South Tyrol
Törggelen in South Tyrol

The traditional "Törggelen" with chestnuts and new wine is becoming increasingly famous.

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Martell
Martell

In Martell, farmers do not only cultivate strawberries but also engage in livestock farming.

© Internet Consulting - Patrick Kammerlander

Spring, summer, autumn and winter in Vinschgau

During every season, the holiday region Vinschgau is absolutely worth a visit: from the pleasurable, golden autumn, the snowy winter and the flowering apple trees in spring to summer with its deep green landscapes.

All over the year, you may enjoy an offer of magnificent hiking tours with various degrees of difficulty, as well as culinary and cultural events bearing witness of the local traditions. The guest houses, alpine huts and restaurants in Vinschgau always welcome you with hearty hospitality and typical specialities of the region. The Vinschgau is particularly known for its apricots, the strawberries of the Martell valley, the Pala pear and the chestnuts in autumn.

In winter, lovers of winter sports may choose among five sunny family-friendly skiing areas taking part of the Ortler Skiarena. The Martell valley and Schlinig are famous areas for cross-country skiing and biathlon. On the frozen Lake Reschen, winter offers the possibility to do ice-skating or snow kiting, whereas it is perfect for surfing and kite surfing in summer. The magical quiet of the winter landscape is ideal for marvellous snowshoeing tours, ski tours or sleighing.

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Church tower in Lake Reschen
Church tower in Lake Reschen

The church tower of Alt-Graun is still today proof of the village's history and has become the landmark of Reschenpass holiday region.

© Frieder Blickle - Vinschgau Marketing
Kastelbell Castle
Kastelbell Castle

The castle is located on a magnificent rock on the left bank of Etsch river.

© Internet Consulting - Patrick Kammerlander
Glurns /Glorenza, medieval city
Glurns /Glorenza, medieval city

Old stone walls and wooden bridges give the city of Glorenza/Glurns a medieval charm.

© Internet Consulting - Patrick Kammerlander

Unique panoramas for your dreamlike holiday

The picturesque Lake Reschen with its Romanic steeple, which peeks out of the water, is today acknowledged as the symbol of the region. Alpinists specially love this area due to the Ortler group with the Königsspitze and the Ortler – the highest mountain in the Tyrol region. Not only the picturesque world of pastures and mountains of Vinschgau surprises its visitors, but also the idyllic localities in the border triangle, such as Graun, Reschen, Kastelbell-Tschars or Schlanders. The medieval town of Glurns with is entirely conserved city walls is absolutely worth seeing. Glurns is the smallest city of South Tyrol and of the entire Alpine area.

Laas is particularly famous due to its high-quality marble, which has gained international fame from the quarries in Vinschgau. Culture lovers will be delighted by the numerous churches and castles. You should not miss a visit of the Marienberg Monastry and of the Juval Castle, which hosts on of the Messner Mountain Museums.

Glurns
Glurns

The smallest town of South Tyrol

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Kastelbell Castle
Kastelbell Castle

The castle is located on a magnificent rock on the left bank of Etsch river.

© Internet Consulting - Patrick Kammerlander
Taufers in Münstertal
Taufers in Münstertal

The church in St. Johann

© Internet Consulting - Patrick Kammerlander
St. Benedikt church
St. Benedikt church

The Church of San Benedetto in Mals is one of the oldest churches in Europe.

© Internet Consulting - Patrick Kammerlander
Fröhlich Tower Mals
Fröhlich Tower Mals

At the beginning of the 14th century, this castle was the seat of the court.

© Internet Consulting - Patrick Kammerlander
Lake Zufritt - Martell
Lake Zufritt - Martell

Water reservoir in Martell Valley

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Churburg castle
Churburg castle

the symbol of Sluderno

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Sulden
Sulden

At the foot of the Ortler

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Mt. Ortler
Mt. Ortler

Arrived at the top of Mt. Ortler. Here you can still see the old cross.

© Internet Consulting - Stefan Tolpeit
Reschen
Reschen

Lake Reschen

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Sulden
Sulden

Mt. Ortler

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St. Valentin
St. Valentin

Lake Haider

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