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Val Senales Glacier

The Val Senales Cable Car takes you to the Val Senales Glacier at 3,200 m a.s.l. in the Oetztal Alps

How does an Alpine glacier look like from close quarters? And what about nature in 3,000 m a.s.l.? The answers are no longer reserved to experienced Alpinists. The Val Senales Cable Car (Schnalstaler Gletscherbahnen) connects the village of Maso Corto in Upper Val Senales (2,011 m a.s.l.) with the Croda delle Cornacchie/Grawand mountain station at 3,212 m a.s.l. The funicular ride up to the highest mountain station in South Tyrol, close to the place of discovery of Ötzi, takes about 6 minutes! The summit, only 50 metres higher than the mountain station, can be scaled in a walk of a few minutes.

There the Giogo Alto Glacier extends on a surface of about 185 hectares from the Punta delle Cornacchie (3,251 m a.s.l.) and the Punta di Finale (3,514 m a.s.l.) to the Giogo Alto (2,750 m a.s.l.) and the Rofental valley in the surroundings of Vent in the Oetztal valley. An amazing 360 degree view can be enjoyed! Far away on the horizon the Ortles and the Tessa mountain group, almost within one's grasp the summits of the Oetztal Alps. In the south west there is the Finale Lake.

The landscape in this altitude is rather sparse, but at a second look in this stone desert you might discover some heralds of the high Alpine flora, that use the short summer season for thriving. In summer, from the mountain station several Alpine tours start, such as to the Finale Lake, or to the Bellavista Mountain Hut. Those who seek a real challenge can walk to Vent in the Oetztal valley via the Giogo Alto, which takes at least 7 hours. From autumn to late spring, however, the Val Senales Glacier offers a skiing area with 35 km of well-groomed ski slopes for every level.

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Opening times

  • Fri 21 Jun closed
  • Sat 22 Jun closed
  • Sun 23 Jun closed
  • Mon 24 Jun closed
  • Tue 25 Jun closed
  • Wed 26 Jun closed
  • Thu 27 Jun closed

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Full timetables
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Winter 2023/2024 (23/12/2023 - 07/04/2024)

  • Mon 09:00 - 16:30
  • Tue 09:00 - 16:30
  • Wed 09:00 - 16:30
  • Thu 09:00 - 16:30
  • Fri 09:00 - 16:30
  • Sat 09:00 - 16:30
  • Sun 09:00 - 16:30


ascent and descent in summer:
€ 29.00 adults
€ 16.00 children and young people (6-18 years)
€ 59.00 family ticket (min. 3 members)

free for children under 6 years

day ticket for the skiing area:
€ 47.00 - 59.00 adults
€ 41.00 - 52.00 seniors 60+
€ 33.00 - 41.00 young people (15-18 years)
€ 30.00 - 37.00 children (up to 14 years)
€ 5.00 Snowkid offer (> 2014, if min. one parent buys an equivalent pass)

More information

The Lazaun cable car and the charlift Roter Kofel will be open daily from 10.00 am to 4.30 pm from July 1, 2023. Please note that there may be short-term changes in the opening hours of the lifts due to weather conditions.
Attention! The Glacier cable car will be closed due to renovation work until December 2023.

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