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Farm Holidays in Graun im Vinschgau: the tower in the lake

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Farm holidays in Graun im Vinschgau
On a Farm Holiday in Graun im Vinschgau you'll experience farm life in front of a truly unique backdrop.

Graun lies where the three countries of Italy, Austria and Switzerland meet in upper Vinschgau valley. The villages of Graun, Reschen and St. Valentin auf der Haide belong to this third-largest municipality in South Tyrol in terms of area, as well as the side valleys of Rojen and Langtaufers. The area may be reached coming from Austria over the Reschen Pass, from Switzerland via the Ofenpass and from Meran through the Vinschgau valley.

A Farm Holiday in Graun im Vinschgau: a village with a story to tell The listed church tower of Altgraun, which rises up out of Reschensee lake, is now a landmark recognised far beyond the country's borders. The locals can still tell the story of this popular photo motif and often gaze wistfully out to the glittering waters. This is where their families tilled the fields and harvested hay for their cattle in the 1950s. When it became necessary to construct a dam to produce electricity, the village of Altgraun and a good part of the village of Reschen had to give way to water. The old church tower rising up out of the water provides the only reminder of their former home today. These days, the villagers have made their peace with the Reschensee dam. The district has turned out to be the ideal destination for sports, with kite surfers particularly appreciating the wind that blows across the lake. The church tower in the lake attracts lots of tourists to the muncipality to admire the Reschensee lake with its impressive mountain backdrop.

Gentle tourism for those seeking peace and quiet
On a Farm Holiday in Graun im Vinschgau you can experience farm life up close. Traditionally, agriculture is geared towards cattle farming and the farmers farm steep mountain meadows and high pastureland against a backdrop of glaciers. In Rojen and Langtaufers, a gentle type of tourism is aimed at, which is why the valleys make the ideal holiday destination for those seeking peace and quiet and unspoilt nature. Langtaufers is a real insider tip for allergy sufferers thanks to its absence of pollen count.

All-year-round action Your holiday flat in Graun im Vinschgau makes the ideal base for action-packed days in the countrysidde throughout the year. Your stay can begin with a gentle walk around Reschensee lake, where you can let your eyes feast on the surrounding mountain peaks that you might ffeel like tackling in the next few days. 2,920-metre-high Klopair peak, a western continuation of the Ötztal Alps, perhaps? Or a hike to the Dreiländerstein beneath Piz Lad on the border with Austria and Switzerland? If you feel that your fitness level isn't quite up to it (yet), you can spend your Farm Holiday in Graun im Vinschgau going on a gentle and enjoyable walk.

In winter, you'll find that Schöneben ski slopes provide ideal winter sport options right in front of your door. Just a little further, in the first district that you come to in Austria, the ski slopes of Nauders start. Enjoy the surroundings on frozen Reschensee lake while ice-skating or go on a gentle walk in the snow.

Why a Farm Holiday in Graun im Vinschgau is the right choice for you:
  • Unique backdrop: extensive fields, glittering water, ice-blue glaciers
  • Old mountain farms that have preserved their original character
  • All-year-round action

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