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Welcome to the Gitschberg Jochtal holiday area!

Imagine soaring mountains and dreamy Alpine villages scattered across rolling green valleys… this is just what the Gitschberg Jochtal ski and holiday area looks like. From its idyllic location overlooking the Eisacktal and Pustertal valleys, in South Tyrol, it offers everything from relaxing experiences to nail-biting adventures for everyone. And when we say everyone, we mean it: here, families with small children, connoisseurs and sporty holidaymakers can all experience a holiday after their own heart. Cycling, climbing, skiing, tobogganing, swimming… these are only a few of the many options. The Gitschberg Jochtal holiday area offers endless opportunities – the choice is yours!

Welcome to the Gitschberg Jochtal holiday area!

Imagine soaring mountains and dreamy Alpine villages scattered across rolling green valleys… this is just what the Gitschberg Jochtal ski and holiday area looks like. From its idyllic location overlooking the Eisacktal and Pustertal valleys, in South Tyrol, it offers everything from relaxing experiences to nail-biting adventures for everyone. And when we say everyone, we mean it: here, families with small children, connoisseurs and sporty holidaymakers can all experience a holiday after their own heart. Cycling, climbing, skiing, tobogganing, swimming… these are only a few of the many options. The Gitschberg Jochtal holiday area offers endless opportunities – the choice is yours!

Welcome to the Gitschberg Jochtal holiday area!
Welcome to the Gitschberg Jochtal holiday area!

Eight holiday destinations for a thousand emotions

The Gitschberg Jochtal holiday area includes eight localities: Meransen, Mühlbach, Weitental in the Pfunderertal valley, Rodeneck, Spinges, Terenten, Vals and Vintl. Here is an overview of each locality.

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Meransen
Meransen
1,414 m
Mühlbach
Mühlbach
777 m
Pfunderertal valley
Pfunderertal valley
882 – 1,223 m
Rodeneck
Rodeneck
885 m
Spinges
Spinges
1,105 m
Terenten
Terenten
1,210 m
Vals
Vals
1,354 m
Vintl
Vintl
755 m
Weitental
Weitental
882 m
Jochtal
Jochtal
2 007 m
Gitschberg
Gitschberg
2 512 m
Rodenecker-Lüsner Alm
Rodenecker-Lüsner Alm
2 200 m
Meransen
Meransen
1,414 m

Meransen is a sought-after destination for hikers and nature lovers. This village of 950 souls radiates a homely, welcoming atmosphere. It is easily reached from Mühlbach, either by car or cable car, and it offers tranquil surroundings and fabulous panoramas.

Mühlbach
Mühlbach
777 m

Mühlbach is a place steeped in history. Situated at the entrance to the Pustertal valley, this village of 1,000 inhabitants has enjoyed market town status since 1269. Take a walk among ancient walls and stately manors and immerse yourself in the historical atmosphere as you indulge in a spot of retail therapy, or retrace the past at the Mühlbacher Klause fortress, where the border between the counties of Gorizia and Tirol used to be.

Pfunderertal valley
Pfunderertal valley
882 – 1,223 m

Pfunders is a chocolate-box mountain village at the end of the Pfunderertal valley – one of South Tyrol’s most unspoilt places, as you can tell from the peacefulness and authentic charm it radiates. A short distance from Pfunders is the quaint hamlet of Weitental, part of the Vintl municipality. Weitental has only 970 inhabitants and is located at an altitude of 880 metres. Immerse yourself in this unique natural landscape!

Rodeneck
Rodeneck
885 m

Rodeneck is a sunny village with a population of 1,200 located to the south-east of Mühlbach. It’s the perfect place for a refreshing holiday: the village itself radiate an aura of tranquillity, and the locals are hospitable and happy to tell visitors all sorts of interesting facts about South Tyrol. There is a wide choice of hiking and cycling paths here that wind through the Rodenecker-Lüsner Alp, with its rolling meadows and inviting Alpine huts.

Spinges
Spinges
1,105 m

Spinges is a friendly mountain village of just under 300 inhabitants with an interesting history. Situated on a sun-drenched plateau above Mühlbach, it was put on the historical map by the battle of Spinges, which took place on 2 April 1797 and was part of the Tyrolean freedom war.

Terenten
Terenten
1,210 m

Terenten is officially the sunniest village in South Tyrol: this village of 1,800 souls enjoys the highest number of hours of sunshine in the entire region! It is located on a high plateau above the Pustertal valley, with the Pustertal Sun Road passing right through it, and offers plenty of leisure opportunities for walks and hikes, family activities and more.

Vals
Vals
1,354 m

The quaint little mountain village of Vals is located in the Vallertal valley and is framed to the north by the imposing Pfunders mountains, which offer a variety of hiking routes, including the paths that lead to Fane Alm – have you ever heard of it? If not, take a few seconds to find out more… you won’t regret it!

Vintl
Vintl
755 m

Vintl is an idyllic village of 1,700 souls that is locally renowned for its craftsmanship, in particular for the production of loden fabrics and cheese. However, Vintl has also plenty to offer to walkers and hikers, as it is located at the entrance to the Pfunderertal valley – one of South Tyrol’s most unspoilt areas.

Weitental
Weitental
882 m

A short distance from Pfunders is the quaint hamlet of Weitental, part of the Vintl municipality. Weitental has only 970 inhabitants and is located at an altitude of 880 metres. Immerse yourself in this unique natural landscape!

Jochtal
Jochtal
2 007 m

Take the Jochtalbahn cable car to ascend comfortably to an altitude of 2,008 metres, where you can enjoy the Jochtal Adventure Park and the Steinermandl panoramic platform in summer, and the ski area’s slopes in winter.

Gitschberg
Gitschberg
2 512 m

Take the Nesselbahn lift to ascend comfortably to an altitude of 2,100 metres, where you can enjoy the Sun Park and the Gitschberg panoramic platform in summer, and the ski slopes in winter.   

Rodenecker-Lüsner Alm
Rodenecker-Lüsner Alm
2 200 m

The Rodenecker-Lüsner Alp extends over 20 km² at an altitude of 1,500 to 2,200 metres above the Eisacktal valley. Along with the Seiser Alp, it’s one of the largest high-mountain plateaus in Europe.

Find your favourite destination

All the localities in the Gitschberg Jochtal ski and holiday area have their own unique charm and lots to offer. Scroll through our list of establishments and find your personal home from home!

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Welcome to the Gitschberg Jochtal holiday area!
Meransen
Hotel Bacherhof
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Welcome to the Gitschberg Jochtal holiday area!
Meransen
Family Home Alpenhof
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Welcome to the Gitschberg Jochtal holiday area!
Meransen
Boutique Biohotel Gitschberg
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Welcome to the Gitschberg Jochtal holiday area!
Meransen
Hotel Kristall
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Welcome to the Gitschberg Jochtal holiday area!
Rodeneck
Hotel Rosenheim
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Mühlbach
Hotel Leitner
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Meransen
Alpine Spa Resort Sonnenberg
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Meransen
Pension Sonnenhof
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Welcome to the Gitschberg Jochtal holiday area!
Spinges
Natur & Aktiv Hotel Rogen
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Vals
Alpin Hotel Masl
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Vals
Hotel Alpenrose
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Meransen
Parkhotel Holzerhof
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Meransen
Lärchenhof
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Meransen
Hotel Schönblick
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Meransen
Tratterhof – Mountain Sky Hotel
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Welcome to the Gitschberg Jochtal holiday area!
Meransen
Hotel Ambet
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Meransen
Hotel Edelweiss
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Vals
Valserhof
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Mühlbach
Molaris Lodges
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Meransen
Hotel Oberlechner
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Vals
Abis Dolomites
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Vals
Familienhotel Huber
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Rodeneck
Mountain | Spa | Hotel Schönblick
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Vals
Pension Tasa
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Rodeneck
Hotel Tirolerhof
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Meransen
Häuslerhof
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Vals
Hotel & Spa Falkensteinerhof
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Fun on the slopes for young and old

The Gitschberg Jochtal ski resort welcomes families with open arms. Here, on the sunny south-facing slopes of the Pfunders mountains, at altitudes between 1,300 and 2,500 metres, there are 25 ski pistes waiting for you, as well as 15 lift facilities. There are also two panoramic platforms offering a spectacular view of more than 500 peaks framing the horizon. The resort is renowned for being particularly child-friendly, with a host of dedicated services:

  • Kinderland in Meransen: three magic carpets, a snow tubing run, snow slides, a swing and didactic aids for learning how to ski
  • Kinderwelt at the exit of the Nesselbahn lift: a magic carpet, small practice areas and a variety of games
  • Gimmy Fun Ride: a terrain park with curves, jumps and tunnels.
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The Big Five of the Gitschberg Jochtal holiday area

Are you a passionate mountaineer? If you live for that elating feeling of freedom you get when you reach the summit and see the world literally at your feet, well… we have something that will set your heart racing. Get ready to challenge the Big Five!

  • Wilde Kreuzspitze (3,132 metres): the highest peak in the Pfunders mountains. It is a six-hour hike to the top, covering nine kilometres and an elevation gain of 1,393 metres.
  • Napfspitze (2,888 metres): also known as the “Panoramic mountain” because of the spectacular view of the glaciers it offers. It can be climbed in about five hours. The hike to the summit covers a distance of nine kilometres and an elevation gain of 1,440 metres.
  • Eidechsspitze (2,740 metres): near Terenten, taking about four hours to climb. The hike covers a distance of 13 kilometres and an elevation gain of 1,316 metres.
  • Seefeldspitze (2 715 metres): a panoramic mountain soaring high above three Alpine lakes, which can be climbed with a hike of approximately four hours. To do so, you will need to tackle an elevation gain of 1,285 metres.
  • Astjoch (2,194 metres): sometimes called the “King’s throne” of the Rodenecker-Lüsner Alp, because of the way it towers above the meadows. The hike to the top covers a distance of eight kilometres and an elevation gain of 463 metres, and takes about three hours to complete.
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Welcome to the Gitschberg Jochtal holiday area!
Welcome to the Gitschberg Jochtal holiday area!
Welcome to the Gitschberg Jochtal holiday area!

Ski slopes and toboggan runs

In the Gitschberg Jochtal ski resort you can take your pick from 25 different ski pistes, 3 cross-country ski trails and 4 toboggan runs. Enjoy the snow to the fullest!

Endless paths to enjoyment

In summer, hikers and mountaineers can find their paradise here in the Gitschberg Jochtal holiday area. Are you ready to challenge the Big Five?

An explosion of colours and flavours

As nature paints the landscape with elating displays of gold, red and orange, the flavours of the season are ready to be harvested and relished. Here in South Tyrol, autumn is a delight for all the senses.

A spread of flowers

A vast carpet of lush green meadows studded with colourful flowers, clear views and fresh mountain air – here in South Tyrol, spring is a season of delightful anticipation and promises kept.

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