Summer and Winter Sports in South Tyrol

During winter the ski and holiday area Gitschberg Jochtal offers plenty of options for sports activities. Whether South Tyrol skiing, cross-country skiing, tobogganing, winter hikes or strolls in a snowy winter landscape – nothing stands in the way of your winter holiday. In the summer months, South Tyrol and its mountains offer a wide range of hiking paths that wait to be discovered by foot or by the mountain bike. The alpine lakes are an ideal way to get some refreshment during a hot summer day and the well-connected cycling paths in the valley invite guests to discover Jochtal by bike riding or by e-bike.


The golf courses in South Tyrol are among the most beautiful golf courses in Italy. The greens are well looked-after and meet the requirements of even the most passionate golfers.

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A family on a hike in the fields near Falkensteiner Hotels

Family Hikes To The Alms

The ski and holiday area Gitschberg Jochtal offers countless hiking opportunities during the summer. Our guests can dive right into the nature of South Tyrol directly from the hotel.

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A couple sitting by the lake near Falkensteiner Hotels

Hikes Around The Lakes

Lake Prags, the pearl of the lakes of the Dolomites, and Lake Antholz in the Rieserferner-Ahrn nature park are pure gifts of nature and form an incomparable panorama for your family photos.

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Cycling In South Tyrol

Discover the variety of South Tyrol during exciting bike tours on the numerous bike paths and mountain bike trails. 600 km of connected bike paths and adventurous mountain bike trails in the Dolomites .

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A couple trekking on a hill near Falkensteiner Hotels

South Tyrol Hiking

At Falkensteiner Hotel & Spa Falkensteinerhof, an exciting mountain and nature adventure awaits you in the picturesque ski and holiday area Gitschberg Jochtal. 

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Girl examining a mushroom in forest near Falkensteiner Hotels

Hiking With A Pram

Besides the Fane Alm, we also recommend the Woody Walk adventure trail with countless attractive play and rest stations in the Plose hiking area, near Brixen. Designed for families with children and prams.

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Skier climbing a mountain holding ski near Falkensteiner Hotels

Ski Touring

Ski touring with gorgeous ascents, lovely views, and descents into powdery guarantee a unique holiday experiences. Due to safety regulations, the slopes in the ski and holiday area Gitschberg Jochtal are not accessible during the day and evening for ski touring.

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Skier skiing in a mountain near Falkensteiner Hotels


Falkensteiner’s Hotel & Spa Falkensteinerhof in Valles, is located directly next to the slopes of the ski and holiday area Gitschberg Jochtal. Over 50 kilometres of slopes and 16 ski lifts wait for skiers during the winter season.

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2 Cross Country Skiers on a mountain near Falkensteiner Hotels

Cross-country Skiing

The ski and holiday area Gitschberg Jochtal offers cross-country ski trails at all levels of difficulty. Some cross-country ski trails offer breath taking panoramas over the South Tyrolean mountain peaks that surround Vals.

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A kid enjoying a sleigh ride near Falkensteiner Hotels


South Tyrol is a particularly popular holiday destination for hikers, not only during summer. Even in winter, the region south of the Alps offers beautiful hiking paths with impressive panoramas.

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Children Ski School

The ski instructor team from the ski and holiday area Gitschberg Jochtal's ski school lays the foundation for later fun while skiing.

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A family while winter walking near Falkensteiner Hotels

Winter Hiking

Hiking through the untouched, snow-covered landscapes and enjoying the peace and quiet – winter hiking and snowshoe hiking are a special alternative to skiing on the slopes. 

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