Spring awakening ...

… in Eisack Valley in South Tyrol

As the first warm rays of sunshine herald spring, look forward to long hikes and leisurely strolls in the area around Brixen – starting directly from our hotel. As the flowers come into bloom, the orchards and vineyards in Eisack Valley in South Tyrol are also transformed into a fragrant sea of blossom.

You’d like more of a challenge? We’ll be delighted to help you find the right activity! Get your adrenalin rush in the VERTIKALE climbing garden or go mountain biking.
You’re more into culture? Then discover the many unique works of art and cultural treasures around Brixen and in South Tyrol.

Spring walk

Apple blossom walk in Natz-Schabs
Explore the high altitude orchards in Natz-Schabs, near Brixen. Watch the apple farmers at work, and explore the enchanting sun-kissed hills and slopes. Starting at Raas, this walk leads you through huge orchards in the direction of Viums, and on to Schabs.

Starting point: Raas (Orchard trail: red/white marking no. 4)
Duration: 2 1/2 hours
Distance: 9.2km
Level of difficulty: easy
Altitude gain: approx. 255m

Spring walk

Vahrn Lake
A pleasure stroll through the vineyards of Eisack Valley, with optional en route stop in a rustic tavern. Starting from the Neustift monastery car park, this walk takes you across the bridge over the Eisack River towards vineyards and Vahrn Lake with its adjoining biotope. The trail continues along the edge of woods to Vahrn, and follows the Griessweg path back to Neustift monastery.

Starting point: Neustift monastery
Duration: 1 1/2 hours
Distance: 8.4km
Level of difficulty: easy
Altitude gain: 232m

Spring walk

Eisack Valley vineyard trail
The vineyard trail starts in Brixen and leads to Neustift monastery, returning through the vineyards.
Start in the historic centre of Brixen, in Stufels next to Adler Bridge, and continue along Schlipfgasse in the direction of Neustift monastery. The signposted vineyard trail leads through small woodland areas and the vineyards in Eisack Valley. The winegrowers in South Tyrol are always delighted to meet wine connoisseurs and chat about their vineyards and harvests.

Starting point: Kranebitt Bed & Breakfast/Adler Bridge in Brixen
Duration: 3 hours
Distance: 8.8km
Level of difficulty: easy
Altitude gain: 320m

An adrenalin rush

... on dizzying heights

Here on the high rope courses of South Tyrol, fun and excitement is guaranteed.

Children and adults can enjoy courses in Eisack Valley, Wipptal Valley and Pustertal Valley. Who dares wins! For your safety, the courses are staffed by experienced teams, professional mountain guides and qualified high rope course trainers.

Spend time together ...

... and explore some of the most beautiful spots in South Tyrol

South Tyrol is always worth a visit, and offers something for everyone. You’ll be surprised!

Experience South Tyrol at its most beautiful: an exotic Mediterranean botanical garden, lots of idyllic hidden alleys in the towns, or the well-known “earth pyramids”, shaped by nature.


Gilfenklamm Gorge
The special gorge in Stange near Ratschings – the trail through Gilfenklamm Gorge leads over rope bridges and steps, and offers glimpses into the majestic power of nature and water. This natural monument in Wipptal Valley opens at the beginning of May.

Starting point: Stange (Ratschings)
Time: 1 hr
Distance: 2.5km
Ascent/Descent: 175m
Finishing point: Jaufensteg


Trauttmansdorff Castle Gardens in Merano
These gardens are always worth a visit – particularly in spring, when the flowers are all in bloom. Stroll through the various themed gardens and admire the wide variety of plants on your own, or join a workshop to discover the secrets of the plant world together with the guides.


Earth pyramids in Terenten
These were created during the historic storms of 1834. Over the years, rain keeps shaping new earth pyramids. These are a major attraction in Pustertal Valley, and provide a perfect day out for families.