Starting from Brennerpass and extending to a hint of the Mediterranean in Bolzano/Bozen, the high peeks, gentle hills and dazzling valleys of Valle Isarco/Eisacktal unfold with their characteristic apples, wine and chestnuts. Southern flair, enchanting cities and authentic South Tyrolean traditions await you during your holiday in the Valley of Trails.
Trails connect. North and south, villages and small cities, mountains and valleys, and landscapes both cultural and natural. In South Tyrol/Südtirol’s Valle Isarco, everything revolves around the trails that call out to be followed and discovered during your holiday. The thematic diversity of hiking possibilities extend from simple, family-oriented hikes to challenging high-altitude ascents, and from educational walks to traditional trails. In the cities of Bressanone/Brixen, Chiusa/Klausen and Vipiteno/Sterzing, whispers of the Mediterranean and a hint of urbanity are well-worth the trip. Shining with rich history, beautiful attractions and a successful mix of customs and innovation. The origins of a characteristic South Tyrolean tradition come alive in Valle Isarco: Every year during fall as part of Törggelen, young wines are sampled along with a series of speciality dishes and chestnuts in small Buschenschänken farmhouse inns.
Walks through the vibrant valley are as much a part of summer as ascents to peaks of as high as 3,000 m or bike tours taking several days. Connoisseurs can hike the Chestnut Trail (Keschtnweg) or get up close and personal to local producers during a tasting of typical specialities.
The rich cultural heritage of Valle Isarco can be discovered during a comfortable stroll through the former mining town of Vipiteno/Sterzing, the bishop’s seat of Bressanone/Brixen, or the artist’s city of Chiusa/Klausen. Take a Valle Isarco culture hike to magnificent castles, fortresses or monasteries.
Our family-oriented offers in Valle Isarco are playful, exciting, instructive and lovingly prepared. Baking bread at a farm house, treasure hunting in a silver mine, medieval tournaments are just as fun for both young and old as hiking or horse riding in the great outdoors.
Valle Isarco’s best ingredients, such as chestnuts, apples or exquisite meats from Villnösser Brillenschaf sheep, can be sampled at farmer’s markets, during Törggelen, as street food, or in the award-winning restaurants. You can also try some excellent Valle Isarco white wines. They can be enjoyed as an aperitif under the famous arches or as an outstanding complement to a meal.
Von den Pisten der familienfreundlichen Sonnen-Skigebiete geht es weiter in die Wellnesswelt, nach der Schneeschuhwanderung lockt ein gemütlicher Aperitif in eine der mittelalterlichen Städte. Zehn Winterwanderwege machen dem „Tal der Wege“ alle Ehre, die vielen Hütten am Weg versüßen die Rast mit lokalen Köstlichkeiten.