Situated amidst the Vallertal’s fertile valley floor and protected by the high Pfunderer Mountains in the north, Vals is a highly popular resort, both in summer and winter. Vals is starting point of numerous hiking tours with many destinations worth seeing, like Fane Alm, the Brixner Hütte, the Pfunderer Höhenweg alpine trail, Lake Wilder See or the Wilde Kreuzspitze summit (3,132 m). During winter months, Vals provides a diversified offer to winter sports enthusiasts. Well-groomed pistes, cross-country and hiking trails in Vals and throughout the Gitschberg Jochtal skiing resort invite guests to have fun on alpine or cross-country skiing trails, tobogganing or on romantic walks. Families in particular will feel at home here, as a great number of beginner’s and easy pistes offer best conditions for the first skiing attempts.