Summer feeling in the hiking hotel in Vinschgau
Biking, hiking, walking - summer at the Reschenpass
Vinschgau is an eldorado for athletes, hikers and epicures not only during the wintertime also during the summer. You can try mountaineering, explore panoramic trails, bike and mountain bike, linger on the shores of beautiful lakes, kite surf, fish or sail, jog around the Reschensee and many more. Enjoy the breathtaking view of the Ortler massif in the Stilfserjoch National Park or the view of wide cornfields and forests during your activities.
For those who want to experience the plateau in the holiday region Reschenpass from the water, a cruise on the cruise ship MS Hubertus Interregio is just the right thing. The tour is not only a scenic, but also a cultural experience. During the cruise on the Reschensee, ship's captain Winkler tells the story of the sunken villages Reschen, Arlund and Graun.
At the end of the summer season, special highlights from the agricultural and touristic dominated area will wait for you: Traditional Almabtriebe, forest festivals, music festivals and much more is part of it. Make your Reschensee vacation during the summer time something special!
The bike eldorado Vinschgau
The bike area Vinschgau offers something for every cyclist! The flowy single tracks in the change between forest and meadow areas are for those who are looking for the adrenaline kick. Pleasure biker can cycle along the Etsch cycle path to Meran or make a trip around the Reschen- or Haidersee.
Host Ricki is a passionate cyclist who is happy to accompany you on bike tours through Vinschgau and is happy to help you with words and deeds.
The summer invites you to explore the alpine places and landscapes. Adventurous summit tours, enjoyable excursions to alpine pastures and shelters or hikes along various themed trails. The holiday region Reschenpass leaves nothing to be desired! The paths are surrounded by sparkling lakes, rushing mountain streams, lush meadows and shaded forests. The holiday paradise Reschenpass with his bizarre mountains and mild climate is a popular destination until the autumn for adventurers and epicures. The network of routes stretches for about 200 kilometers through the wonderful landscape of Vinschgau. Between the border triangle Italy, Austria and Switzerland, marked trails lead you through different vegetation zones and are a pleasure to hike.
Popular destinations and theme trails for hiking and tours:
- Langtauferer Höhenweg
- Panorama trail from the Haideralm to Schöneben
- Vinschger Höhenweg
- Adventure trail Talai
- Langtauferer Höhenweg
- Gletscherlehrpfad to the Weißkugelhütte
You would like to discover the best places in Vinschgau? The host Eva takes you on guided hikes through the holiday region and shows you her favorite places. You can look forward to adventures beautiful places and wonderful experiences in the region!
Kitesurfing at the Reschensee
This extreme sport is practiced during the summer and the wintertime at the Reschenesee. Due to the geographical and topographical location of the lake, the lake is relatively windproof and therefore ideal for advanced and beginners.
You will start kitesurfing from a large meadow. If you would like to go kiting on your own, you only need to have a kite certificate, a liability insurance and buy a day or season ticket at Adrenalin's Adrenalin school at the lake.
Host Ricki is an ambitious kite surfer and is happy to assist you with any questions.
Running & Jogging
Those who like jogging can expect more than 148 kilometers of routes of varying degrees of difficulty. Every year, the “Reschenseelauf” takes place, which is a highlight for every amateur and professional runner, hand cyclists and Nordic Walking enthusiasts. The run is something very special due to the amazing panorama.
The start of the run takes place in Graun, at the historic church tower in the lake, at 1,450 m above sea level. The first section runs flat and leads the runners about 5km towards the village of St. Valentin. At the end of the reservoir in front of St. Valentin, the dam will be crossed. Afterwards it follows the slightly hilly and shady part towards the valley station of the ski area Schöneben until kilometer 11. The route continues flat until Reschen. The last kilometers are also flat and run primarily on gravel routes. On the way towards south, you can enjoy the beautiful view of the highest mountain in South Tyrol, the Ortler (3.905 m).
Distance: 15.3 km (the same route applies to all)
More thrilling activities
The holiday region Vinschgau is known for the seemingly unlimited possibilities of activities. Not only biking, hiking, kite surfing and fishing is possible in Vinschgau. You have many interesting activities to discover:
- Paragliding (Vinschgau and Nauders)
- Rafting on the Etsch
- Climbing steep rock faces or in forest and high ropes courses
- Nordic Walking
- Surfing and sailing at the Reschensee
- Fishing at the Haidersee or Reschensee
- Horse riding
You will be amazed what Vinschgau and the surrounding area have to offer. Convince yourself!