- E-mountain bike tour through the Altfasstal Valley
22.06. – 26.10.2020
An E-bike tour through the Altfasstal Valley to the Wieserhütte hut followed by a tour of the cheese dairy incl. tasting. Return trip via the Bacherhütte hut.
Meeting: 09:30 a.m. | Rio di Pusteria-Maranza lift, mountain terminal | Time: approx. 3.5-4 h | Difficulty: medium | Price: €20.00 (participation from 9 years of age) | E-bikes are provided on request for an extra charge.
- Aperitif on Mt. Gitschberg
22.06. – 02.11.2020
An easy panoramic walk on Mt. Gitschberg rounded off with an aperitif and a presentation of the Almencard weekly programme.
Meeting point: 10.00 | Nesselbahn lift mountain terminal | Time: approx. 2.5-3 h
- Old Castles & New Wines - Visit to the Vineyard & Organic Farm
22.06. – 30.11.2020
A local winegrower will be showing you around his vineyard and illustrating his alternative methods for cultivating grapes and ancient apple varieties.
Meeting point: 10.00 | Mühlbacher Klause | Time: approx. 2 h
- Summer in the mountains with Kneipp
22.06. – 26.10.2020
A pleasurable circular hike to the Kneipp course in the Altfasstal valley with stations along the way.
Meeting point: 14.00 | Altfasstal car park | Time: approx. 3-4 h
- Wild herbs & Healing potions in Natz*
15.06. – 28.09.2020 | Almencard PLUS holders only
Rediscovering ancient herbal knowledge
Meeting point: 16.00 | Village square Natz | Time: approx. 3 h
*Registration by 12 o‘ clock at the same day
Your ticket to a world full of experiences
With the Almencard PLUS, you hold the ticket to a very special summer holiday. Not only does it include free travel by public transport, but it also gives you free admission to more than 90 South Tyrolean museums. And the best part is you get the Almencard PLUS at the Hotel Valserhof free of charge with your stay.
An overview of the advantages
- Free use of nine mountain cable cars in South Tyrol (mountain cable car Monte Cuzzo/Gitschberg, mountain cable car Jochtal, cable car Rio di Pusteria/Mühlbach-Maranza/Meransen, cable car Bolzano/Bozen-Renon/Ritten, cable car San Genesio/Jenesien, cable car Postal/Burgstall-Verano/Vöran, cable car Meltina/Mölten-Vilpiano/Vilpian, Ritten Railway, cable car Mendola/Mendel)
- Free use of all regional public transport in South Tyrol
- Use of the Rodenecker-Lüsner Alm bus
- One free entry each to over 90 museums and collections in South Tyrol
- Free participation in the weekly programme with great cultural, active, and hiking offers for the whole family
- Special prices at all bonus partners such as shops and leisure facilities
Weekly programme 2020 (01.05.2020 to 30.11.2020)
- Hike to the Eisbruggsee lake in Pfunders
23.06. – 13.10.2020
This challenging hike requires good training. Bring along suitable equipment and provisions.
Meeting point: 8.30 | Gasthof Brugger, Pfunders | Time: approx. 6-7 h | 800 metres of elevation gain
- Big 5 Altitude hike to the Wilde Kreuzspitze/Seefeldspitze (alternately)
24.06. – 07.10.2020
This challenging hike requires good training. Bring along suitable equipment and provisions
Meeting point: Wilde Kreuzspitze (3.132 m): 8:15 Jochtal cable car mountain terminal | 1.400 metres of elevation gain
Meeting point: Seefeldspitz (2.715 m): 8:15 Car park Altfasstal | 1.100 metres of elevation gain
Time: approx. 7 h
- Discovering woods and pastures
24.06. – 28.10.2020
Ringed trees, herbs, fun facts and quaint Alpine huts.
Meeting point: 10.30 | Zumis car park, Rodenecker-Lüsner Alp | Time: approx. 5 h
- E-mountain bike tour of the Pustertal valley
26.06. – 30.10.2020
Starting from Mühlbach, we will take the cycle path along the Rienz river and ride across the lower Pustertal valley to the Almdorf Haidenberg hotel, enjoying the fantastic view of Bruneck.
Meeting point: 10.00 | Mühlbach train station | Time: approx. 5 h | Difficulty: easy | 55 km | 680 metres of elevation gain | Price: €20.00 (for guests aged 9 years and over)
- Sunrise hike
25.06. – 05.11.2020
Some things are worth an early rise, even on holiday. You will be rewarded with the unique experience of an Alpine sunrise.
Meeting point: Meeting time varies | Jochtal lift valley terminal | Time: approx. 2 h | Minimum number of participants: 12
- Dobbiaco-Cortina e-mountain bike tour
25.06. – 22.10.2020
We will board the train with our e-bikes in Rio di Pusteria and travel to Dobbiaco. From there, we will cross the beautiful Höhlensteintal valley on our way to the Olympic town of Cortina. The return journey follows the same route.
Meeting: 08:45 a.m. | Rio di Pusteria railway station | Difficulty: medium | Time: 7 h | | 60 km | 630 metres of elevation gain | Price: €20.00 (participation from 9 years of age) | E-bike hire not included | Train supplement for e-bike transport: €7.00
- Family hike to the Spinges bunker
25.06. – 05.11.2020
A family-friendly walk through the village and woods to the Spinges bunker, where we will discover the power of breathing. A tour of the bunker is included.
Meeting point: 10.00 | Spinges church | Time: 3 h
- Guided tours of the Mühlbacher Klause
The ruins were once a customs post and hunting seat, as well as the backdrop for the German Peasant’s war in 1526 and the Tyrolean Rebellion of 1809.
Meeting point: 10.00 + 15.00 | Mühlbacher Klause | Time: approx. 1 h
- Lama trekking for the whole family*
02.07. – 03.09.2020 | Almencard PLUS holders only
Meet and greet these special farm animals
Meeting point: 16.00 | Waldharthof Raas | Time: approx. 2-3 h
*Registration by 12.00 on the previous day!
- Hike to the Pfunders mountain farms
26.06. – 27.11.2020
The green Pfunders Valley boasts well-preserved historical farms, traditional craftsmanship and stunning landscapes.
Meeting point: 10.00 | Pfunders sport area | Time: approx. 4 h
- The Meronsna Legend Trails
26.06. – 30.10.2020
Surprisingly humorous and pleasurable, this easy hike is studded with legends, stories and facts about Meransen.
Meeting point: 11.00 | Tennis hall Meransen | Time: approx. 3 h
- Taster rafting tour
26.06. – 02.10.2020
Perfect for families and beginners who want to combine fun and adventure.
Meeting point: 15.00 | St. Sigmund sports area | Time: approx. 1.5 h | Price: adults €35.00 | children (5-14 years) €25.00
- Three Peaks Panoramic Tour:
Difficulty: intermediate | Time: 8-9 h
We will travel to Innichen by train and then ride our E-bikes to the Helm-Rotwand lift mountain terminal.
- E-bike tour of the Alpine pastures:
Difficulty: intermediate | Time: approx. 6 h
The Gitschberg-Jochtal and Mühlbach-Meransen lifts take us and our E-bikes to the high mountain pastures.
Lifts are free of charge for Almencard Plus holders.
- E-bike tour from Mühlbach to Haidenberg
Difficulty: intermediate | Time: approx. 5 h
From Mühlbach train station, the gentle Pustertal cycle path leads us past St. Lorenzen and on to
Stephansdorf and the Almdorf Haidenberg hotel.
Registration (minimum 1 day before the event until 4 p.m.) and more information in your accommodation or at all info points of the Gitschberg Jochtal Ski & Almen region or Naz-Sciaves/Natz-Schabs. Suitable clothes and equipment (hiking shoes, rain protection and more) are necessary. Participation at your own risk. Minimum number of participants: 4 people or 5 children aged 5 to 14 years respectively. Limited number of participants. Changes may apply.