Val Passiria

Hikers might be familiar with the Val Passiria, which is also a popular destination for skiers and ice climbers.

Not only from a climatic viewpoint, the Val Passiria could be split in two parts. While the lower part of the valley boasts a rather gentle climate favouring the growth of apple orchards and grapevines, the upper Val Passiria is a rather mountainous area, offering fresh and healthy mountain air. Due to the Gruppo di Tessa Nature Park, the fabulous hiking routes such as the Alta Via di Merano and the highly diversified flora and fauna, the Val Passiria is an ideal trekking and hiking destination. One of the most fantastic hiking destinations are by the way the Sopranes Lakes, the largest high alpine lake district in South Tyrol.

One of the most famous South Tyrolean citizens, the freedom fighter Andreas Hofer, was born in Val Passiria. A museum still reminds this local hero. Horse riding or playing golf on the 18-hole golf course of San Martino in Passiria, canyoning or rafting - the valley is able to satisfy all your needs. In winter, the lovely hamlet of Plan turns into a great place for skiing, cross-country skiing and snowboarding alike.

At an altitude of 2,355 m you come across the Monteneve adventure mine. From mid June to mid October it can be reached by foot. To get there you can choose from several hiking routes, all of them starting near the road towards Passo del Rombo. And don’t miss the hilarious ride with the adventurous miners’ railway.

  1. Caines

    Caines

    Caines is located at the entrance of the Val Passiria and is an ideal place for…
  2. Moso in Passiria

    Moso in Passiria

    Moso in Passiria, located in Alta Val Passiria, is characterised by its originality…
  3. San Leonardo in Passiria

    San Leonardo in Passiria

    The municipality San Leonardo in Passiria is the birthplace of the Tyrolean freedom…
  4. San Martino in Passiria

    San Martino in Passiria

    There are seven Schildhof farms spread in the municipal territory of San Martino in…
  5. Rifiano

    Rifiano

    Rifiano il located on a terrace at the entrance of the Val Passiria, where the mild…

Suggested accommodations: Val Passiria show all

  1. Apfelhotel Torgglerhof
    Hotel

    Apfelhotel Torgglerhof

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