Nationalpark Stilfserjoch Südtirol
Nationalpark Stilfserjoch Südtirol

Biking, hiking, sailing

Summer hilidays in the Vinschgau Valley

In the summer the blue color of Lake Reschen competes with the blue sky, and the entire border triangle surrounding the Reschen Pass becomes the top destination for biking or hiking holidays in South Tyrol. It's no wonder, as hardly any region in South Tyrol offers such impressive scenery and so many possibilities for designing one's active holidays as the holiday destination Reschen Pass!


Hiking holidays in the Vinschgau Valley

Whether your vacation purpose is an easy hike, a challenging trek on 3000 meter summits, a daring climb of steep rock walls, a hiking holiday with your loved ones, relaxing walks with the family, or great climbing adventures with friends - the entire area around Lake Reschen offers something for every taste and demand and is a unique paradise for nature lovers and outdoor freaks!

Furthermore, the region surrounding the Ortler Group has the lowest precipitation levels and is at the same time one of the sunniest areas in South Tyrol. In springtime the snow-free Sonnenberg attracts the first hikers, and during the hot months of the year the National Park Stilfserjoch as well as the entire Ortler Group invite to extensive mountain and hiking tours.

Diversified routes offering 200 km of marked paths, relaxed round-trip hikes to our cultivated pastures, or simply a nice walk around the lake stand for hiking in Vinschgau.

Just get more information about the hiking possibilities on-site. We are happy to provide our guests with valuable tour tips once here!


Downhill on two wheels - biking holidays in Vinschgau

Hardly any region in the Alpine area offers such a well-developed network of biking trails as Vinschgau! A network of over 80 signposted cycling paths will make the heart of any biking fan beat faster. Experienced bikers can choose among smooth trails and trails for action-packed biking fun in the high mountains.

Relaxed bikers will be happy during enjoyable bike rides around Lake Reschen or biking tours along the Vinschgau Basin to the spa town of Merano.

The panoramic views along all routes as well as the numerous catering establishments along the trails and cycling paths ensure culinary enjoyment while biking through Vinschgau. The dry climate in Vinschgau makes for an above-average number of sunny days throughout the year and guarantees ultimate biking fun into the late fall season.


Mountains and lakes - a combination that offers ideal active possibilities during the summer and winter and guarantees a boredom-free time for all activity fans. All those who would also like to take some time off from hiking or biking can demonstrate their skills while kite surfing, riding horses or playing tennis, or even go paragliding and discover the beauty of the valley from a bird's eye view.

At Lake Reschen the months from May to September belong to the kite surfers! This is due to the fact that Lake Reschen guarantees wind and therefore counts as one of the top spots in the kite surfing community. Several times a year important competitions take place here. Those who have never tried kite surfing before should not miss the opportunity to participate in one of the offered kite surfing courses.

Visitors who like the thrill and love challenges should spend their climbing holidays in South Tyrol. Ortler & Co. make the Upper Vinschgau to a climbing paradise for beginners, advanced and experts.

The summer in South Tyrol is ideal for paragliding! Those who would also like to explore the Vinschgau in a different way than while hiking should take the opportunity and admire our valley from unimaginable heights!

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