Sightseeing in the Gitschberg Jochtal area
Finally a holiday… finally time you can spend doing something nice. In the Gitschberg Jochtal holiday area, there are plenty of opportunities to enjoy your holidays with a host of sights, attractive destinations and various highlights. Here are our tips.
Active Park in Terenten
The Active Park in Terenten is located in the village centre and will keep your children entertained with a climbing tower, a giant slide, a rope course and more, while you put your feet up in the hammocks.
Alpinpool in Meransen is a family-friendly indoor pool with one main pool, two children’s pools with slides and bubbles, three saunas, a bistro and free parking.
The Capriz cheese dairy in Vintl offers you the chance to learn all about Alpine cheese production and to take part in cheese tastings.
Set at an altitude of 2,351 metres in the Pfunderertal valley, this lake makes an enchanting photo with its deep blue waters and surrounding mountains.
Jochtal Adventure Park
The Jochtal Adventure Park is an adventure trail featuring a petting zoo, a deer-shaped climbing feature, a balance course and more. It leads from the mountain terminal of the Jochtal lift to the Steinermandl panoramic platform.
Margen fishing pond
Margen, a small hamlet near the sunny village of Terenten, has its own fishing pond and fishing equipment hire. If you like the idea of catching your own dinner, this is the place!
Hydrotherapy course in Terenten
This hydrotherapy course is part of the Active Park in Terenten. Boost your circulation and immune system through the power of water!
The Lodenwelt museum in Vintl covers an area of over 3,000 m² and offers a unique insider’s perspective into the iconic traditional loden fabric.
minigolf course in Meransen
Open from mid-June to early September, the minigolf course in Meransen is a good place to train your precision skills and have a good time.
minigolf course in Terenten
The minigolf course is the centrepiece at the Active Park Terenten. It lies between the football pitch and the volleyball court, and it’s perfect for a day out with your family or friends.
Mühlbacher Klause fortress
Previously a toll station, this fortress at the entrance to the Pustertal valley also marked the border between the counties of Gorizia and Tyrol. It is open for visits in the summer months.
Bunker Spinges recreation area
The Bunker Spinges recreation area is the perfect place for playing and relaxing, with several features for young and old.
Pianer Kreuz chapel
The Pianer Kreuz chapel sits prettily on the Rodenecker-Lüsner Alp. It is a place of quietness and contemplation, and was consecrated by Pope Benedict XVI in 2008.
Pustertal cycle path
The Pustertal cycle path leads from Franzensfeste via Bruneck to Innichen. It is just under 70 kilometres long and mostly asphalted, although some sections lead along field paths and gravel roads.
Castle Rodenegg is an imposing castle steeped in legend. Situated between Schabs and Mühlbach, it is owned by the descendants of minnesinger Oswald von Wolkenstein.
The bright blue Seefeldsee lake is located at 2,276 metres, just below the Seefeldspitze peak, in the Altfasstal Valley (near Meransen).
The Gitschberg Sun Park
The Gitschberg Sun Park is located by the mountain terminal of the Nesselbahn cable car, above Meransen. It offers children plenty of entertainment with sun-themed attractions such as the Sun bridge, a giant slide, the Sun telephone and much more.
Earth Pyramids in Terenten
Formed in 1837 after a huge storm, the earth pyramids are a natural spectacle you don’t want to miss.
The Tiefrastensee lake is next to the Tiefrastensee hut, at 2,312 metres, near Terenten. Its idyllic waters have sparked a number of legends!
The Wildersee lake is located at the foot of the Wild Kreuzspitze peak, at 2,532 metres. With a depth of 46 metres, it is the deepest Alpine lake in South Tyrol and it makes a charming photo subject.
The Vintler waterfall plunges 43 metres into the depths – an impressive sight to behold! You can get there with an easy walk on the Elves’ trail. Above the waterfall there is a rock balcony that commands a spectacular view.