Situated on the fertile valley floor of the Vallertal and protected by the high Pfunderer Mountains to the north, Vals is a highly popular summer and winter resort. Vals is the starting point for 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 sports enthusiasts. Well-groomed slopes, cross-country and hiking trails in Vals and throughout the Gitschberg Jochtal skiing resort guarantee fun for alpine or cross-country skiing, tobogganing or romantic walks. Families with small children in particular will feel at home here, as a large number of easy slopes offer best conditions for beginners.
The children’s parks in the Gitschberg Jochtal skiing area will let the hearts of little skiing fans beat faster. The Bambino Club near the Schillingbahn, the Zwergele Winter World at the Pobist lift and the Children’s World next to the Nesselbahn do not leave anything to be desired.
MilchsteigOn the Milchsteig you reach the unique alpine village of the FANE ALM, passing many showcases on the topic of milk and diary products on the way. FANE ALM features a small chapel, three catered mountain huts and several private lodges, and is renowned to be one of the most original alpine villages: The FANE ALM lent its name to our Almenregion.