The vacation region „Reschenpass“ is an ideal holiday resort for many various activity for free time and for sports in the summer and in the winter.
Fantastic experience in the summer
Easy winter walks around the Reschen lake and the Haider lake,
Hikes along the 200 kms of well maintained paths in a natur landscape,
Adventurous mountain tours up the mountain peaks with the opportunity of a stop off in the alps,
350 kms of bike- and mountain bike tracks,
the well marked trails of the 3-country Enduro are a varied activity for a particular sport. Small hiking maps are available at the tourist offices with brief descriptions of the various itineraries.
The lakes are popular destinations for both fishermen and sailors, and there is kitesurfing on the Reschen lake.
The only archery course in the Venosta Valley that is open all year round and is located at the Talai forest above St. Valentin auf der Haide.
Idyllic experience in the winter
The Schöneben Haideralm-skiarena with the 65 kms of ski-runs is ideally for the while family and will delight beginners and more expert skiers, snowboarders, carvers, and freeriders on the sunny and best prepared downhills.
The ticket of the „Two Country Skiarena“ is valid in five ski resorts and guarantees an varied fun for skiing.
A high alpine experience out of the ski-runs amidst a snow-covered landscape can be: winter walking, snowshoe hiking, and ski touring.
The Reschen and Haider lakes offer ideal conditions for snow-kiting, ice-sailing and ice-skating.
Cross-country skiing excursions around the 22 kms of panoramica tracks through the glistening snow are a really pleasure
Tobogging until 11 p.m. o’clock enjoys the while family and also groups.
Culture and art - sights
The Church Tower in the Reschen lake is the symbol of Venosta Valley and is a relic of the past when was built the dam more as 70 years ago.
Churches an chapels, castels and monasteries, and museums bear testimony to the historic and artistic importance of the region and invite to visit them, so e.g. the Benedictine Abbey of Marienberg, the highest abbey in Europe, has lain enthroned on a mountain overlooking the village Butgeis founded 900 years ago.
The observatory at the Maseben mountain hut situeted in the idyllic Langtaufers Valley offers an unique opportunity to immers yourself in the world of the night sky and the sun.
The Alpine system of fortifications that todays appears like a bizzarre work of art. Bunkers and Anti-Tank Barriers are special objects for interested historians. Guided tours are conducted all year round.