Numerous activities are waiting just for you in and around Sterzing / Vipiteno in the Isarco valley. We offer a variety of attractive things to do in addition to the classical South Tyrolean topics like hiking. You will meet and join the alpine pasture culture and taste some great dishes by the mountain huts. You can explore the local trails on your mountain bike.
You will find a variety of other sports activities in Sterzing and the surrounding valleys FUN is written large by us: high ropes courses, rafting, paragliding and mountaincarts awaits adventurers, sportsmen have fun on the golf course and with horse riding.
In the winter we offer first-class ski resorts, many kilometers of winter trails, the most beautiful natural toboggan runs in South Tyrol and an extensive network of cross-country tracks.
Via ferrata „Ölberg“
The via ferrata “Ölberg” rewards the effort of the ascent with phenomenal views.
Afens / Avenes, 2 min. by car
Hiking | Hochfeiler mountain hut
Mountain hut at 2.715m above sea level. 6.5 km long and about 3 hours.
Pfitsch / Val di Vizze, 15 min. by car | +39 340 793 1869
Hiking | Zinseler
The 2,422 m high Zinseler is an easy-to-climb panoramic mountain for the whole family and sunsets.
Sterzing / Vipiteno, 15 min. by car
Hiking | Gilfenklamm gorge
Water cascades through a marble gorge with 15-metre-high waterfall towers.
Ratschings / Racines, 10 min. by car | +39 0472 760 608
Hiking | Braunhof ( › Saun › Weißspitze) › Prantnernalm
Beautiful farm and alpine hut with cuisine. Starting point for a variety of hikes. Our tip: try the delicious „Apfel-Mohn“ cake at the Prantneralm.
Pfitsch / Val di Vizze, 5 min. by car | +39 0472 764 695
Hiking | Burkhardklamm gorge
Hike for around 45 minutes along the panorama trail with view at two imposing waterfalls.
Ridnaun / Ridanna, 15 min. by car
Hiking | Tribulaun
At 3.097m, the Pflerscher Tribulaun is the highest mountain in the eastern main ridge of the Stubai Alps.
Pflersch / Fleres, 15 min. by car
Rafting, Paragliding & Mountaincarts
In addition to the usual outdoor activities, there is also plenty of variety, such as tandem paragliding from the Rosskopf mountain, rafting in the Eisack river and riding a mountaincart* in Ladurns.
* A three-wheeled vehicle with which you can ride down the toboggan run.
Cross country skiing
There are several opportunities for cross-country skiing in the surrounding area.
Pfitsch / Val di Vizze, 21 km slope
Ridnaun / Val Ridanna, 25 km slope
Ladurns, 14 km slope
Ski areas & tobogganing
There are 3 ski areas in the immediate vicinity. Suitable for professionals but also for families.
Rosskopf / Monte Cavallo, 20 km slope + 10 km toboggan run
Ratschings / Racines, 28 km slope + 5 km toboggan run
Ladurns, 18 km slope + 7 km toboggan run
Culture & recreation
Cities to discover, shop and dine in
Cities shaped by the contrast between Alpine-peak formations and Mediterranean wine country.
Sterzing / Vipiteno - Beautifull historic town centre, 5 min. by car
Brixen / Bressanone - Creative cultural scene, 25 min. by car
Klausen / Chiusa - Small-town flair in winding streets, 30 min. by car
Bolzano / Bozen - Where Mediterranean and Alpine meet, 55 min. by car
Museum | South Tyrol Museum of Mining
A unique monument to industrial revolution and the local mininig tradition.
Ridnaun / Ridanna, 15 min. by car | +39 0472 656364
Museum | Fortress of Franzensfeste
A place where contemporary art takes over the historical spaces.
Franzensfeste / Fortezza, 10 min. by car | +39 0472 057218
Balneum - a place to relax
1.500 sq. m. of pools and four saunas: finnish-, herb- & rock sauna, such as a crystal steam room.
Sterzing / Vipiteno, 5 min. by car | +39 0472 760 107
Shopping | Outlet Center Brenner
Over 70 international brand stores. Lifestyle and fashion, sports and outdoor.
Brenner / Brennero, 15 min. by car
Monastery of Neustift / Novacella
The largest monastic complex in Tyrol offers cultural tours, art exhibitions and wine tastings.
Neustift / Novacella, 20 min. by car