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The wintry side of Vals

Vals is a friendly little Alpine village of 600 souls set in the Vallertal valley, at an altitude of 1,350 metres. The majestic Pfunders mountains that frame it to the north offer endless opportunities for walking and hiking. One of the most scenic and best-known sights in the area is Fane Alm, which has been crowned the “most beautiful Alpine village in South Tyrol”. And most beautiful it is indeed, so much so that it attracts scores of visitors all year round.

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Can you imagine vast white expanses dotted with quaint wooden huts and framed by snow-capped mountainous giants soaring up into a deep-blue sky? In Vals, you can do more than just imagine such a picture: you can explore it. On foot, snowshoes or skis. Enjoy the slopes of the Gitschberg Jochtal ski resort, take a winter walk to Fane Alm or to cosy Alpine huts or indulge your passion for cross-country skiing right in the village. There’s nothing for it but to put on gloves and scarf and savour winter to the fullest!

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Enjoying summertime in Vals

Vals is a friendly little Alpine village of 600 souls set in the Vallertal valley, at an altitude of 1,350 metres. The majestic Pfunders mountains that frame it to the north offer endless opportunities for walking and hiking. One of the most scenic and best-known sights in the area is Fane Alm, which has been crowned the “most beautiful Alpine village in South Tyrol”. And most beautiful it is indeed, so much so that it attracts scores of visitors all year round.

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In summer, Vals is all about walking, hiking and exploring. Families are spoilt for choice: for example, they can take the pleasant hike to Fane Alm or let the little ones run riot at the Jochtal Adventure Park, where they can have a great time with the petting zoo, the deer-shaped climbing frame, the balance course and other attractions. Those with a passion for heights can indulge it climbing the Wilde Kreuzspitze peak or the Wurmaulspitze peak. And everyone can enjoy the fantastic 360-degree view from the Steinermandl panoramic platform.

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Vals highlights
Vals, the Alpine village
Vals, the Alpine village
Discover Fane Alm
An authentic gem nestled in the mountains
Vals, the Alpine village
Your family-friendly ski resort in South Tyrol
Gitschberg Jochtal – fun on snow for young and old
Vals, the Alpine village
The Jochtal Adventure Park
A realm of fun and adventure in the South Tyrolean mountains
Vals, the Alpine village
Vals, the Alpine village
The Steinermandl panoramic platform
… and all around is beauty
Vals, the Alpine village
The circular cross-country ski trail in Vals
Seven kilometres of pure enjoyment
Vals, the Alpine village

Choose your accommodation in Vals.

If you have decided to spend your next holiday in Vals, congratulations! Here you can find a list of the best accommodation options in this quaint Alpine village.

Vals, the Alpine village
Vals, the Alpine village
Vals, the Alpine village
Vals, the Alpine village
Vals, the Alpine village
Vals, the Alpine village
Vals, the Alpine village
Vals, the Alpine village
Vals, the Alpine village
Vals, the Alpine village
Vals, the Alpine village
Vals, the Alpine village
Vals, the Alpine village
Vals, the Alpine village
Vals, the Alpine village
Vals, the Alpine village
Vals, the Alpine village
Vals, the Alpine village
Vals, the Alpine village
Vals, the Alpine village
Vals, the Alpine village
Vals, the Alpine village
Vals, the Alpine village
Vals, the Alpine village
Vals, the Alpine village
Vals, the Alpine village
Vals, the Alpine village
Vals, the Alpine village
Vals, the Alpine village
Vals, the Alpine village
Vals, the Alpine village
Vals, the Alpine village
Vals, the Alpine village
Vals, the Alpine village
Vals, the Alpine village
Vals, the Alpine village
Vals, the Alpine village
Vals, the Alpine village

How to get to Vals.

Vals is only a few minutes’ drive from Mühlbach. If you are travelling by car from the north, south or west, take the A22 motorway and exit at Brixen-Vahrn. Continue to Mühlbach and turn left onto Meransner Straße. Continue along the road to the crossroads and follow the signs towards Vals. If you are arriving from the east, follow the Pustertaler Straße road directly to Mühlbach and turn right towards Vals.

If you are travelling by train from the north, south or west, change at Franzensfeste station and take the regional train to Mühlbach station. From there, bus number 412 will take you to Vals. If you are coming from the east, you can travel directly to Mühlbach station and then take the bus to Vals.

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Vals, the Alpine village
Vals, the Alpine village
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Vals, the Alpine village
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Vals, the Alpine village
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Vals, the Alpine village
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Vals, the Alpine village
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Vals, the Alpine village
Vals, the Alpine village
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