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Upper Pustertal valley: enjoyment at high altitude

5 good reasons to take a Farm Holiday in the Upper Pustertal valley:

Mountain farm in the Upper Pustertal valley

1 High up in the mountains

The villages of the Upper Pustertal valley lie at an altitude of between 1,000 and 1,500 metres, with some mountain farms being over 1,700 metres above sea level.
The Wildsee lake at Prags

2 A colourful light display

There are few places where you can rest and recharge your batteries as well as somewhere with a view of the Dolomites. When the first rays of sunshine stretch their spectacular light over these symbolic mountains in South Tyrol, or when you see the evening sunset reflected in the Wildsee lake at Prags, the stress and strain of everyday life will just melt away!
The ‘Drei Zinnen‘ peaks in the Sexten Dolomites

3 The finest mountains in the world

The Drei Zinnen mountains, with their characteristic white stone, are one of the most well-known rock formations in the Alps. Lots of mountaineers have written alpine history here.
A ‘via Ferrata‘ in the Upper Pustertal valley

4 Witnesses to a chequered history

If you go on a ’via ferrata‘, or ‘Klettersteig’, you will be able to follow the traces of soldiers of the ‘Alpini’ regiment from the First World War. A large number of steep paths and tunnels were laid passing through the stony relics of the Dolomite front.
Snowy landscape in the Upper Pustertal valley

5 Eccentric winter worlds

Snowy monuments to nature hold a special beauty and calm, and time may also seem to stand still when going on a winter or snowshoe walk through a world of fascinating rock formations.

Tips for the Upper Pustertal valley

Of local interest: Rudolf-Stolz Museum in Sexten, the parish church and Stiftsmuseum in Innichen, the Nature Park House in Toblach, the Haus Wassermann Tourism Museum in Niederdorf.
Worthwhile hiking destinations: the Drei Zinnen peaks, Pragser Wildsee lake, Fischleintal valley, the Plätzwiese high plateau, bike tour from Innichen to Lienz (return by train)
Ski resort: Sexten Dolomites