Vals

Experience the unique surroundings of Vals


The village of Vals, situated at an altitude of 1,353 meters above sea-level, is part of the market community of Mühlbach and belongs to the Joch Valley vacation region. With its almost 600 inhabitants, St. Andrew's Parish Church, the Almendorf Fane Alm (alpine meadow) and the uniquely beautiful and pristine landscape, the rustic alpine town of Vals is a true mountain paradise, rich in tradition and culture.

Since the establishment of the Gaisjoch and Schilling 8-seat aerial tram in 2012, theGitschberg (Meransen) and Joch Valley (Vals) ski areas have been joined to become thelargest ski arena and hiking area in the Eisack / Isarco Valley. Furthermore, the aerial lifts make it especially convenient for visitors to undertake hikes in the summer and to go skiing in the winter.

In the summertime, the ski and alpine meadow region of Gitschberg Joch Valley is theideal starting-point for countless hikes. In the wintertime, it boasts an 8-km-long cross-country circular run for cross-country skiing enthusiasts, 44 km of well-groomed slopes for skiers, and two natural tobogganing runs for thrills and excitement.

Vals has all the shops and stores you need: A small general store with a baked goods section, a sporting equipment shop, indoor tennis courts, two pizzerias, and three ski rental agencies.

The village also has a taxi service: 0039 349 4438613

Just a few minutes away from Vals by car, there's the main town of Mühlbach. There, you'll find numerous cafes, inns, and a pizzeria, as well as a pharmacy, a physician's office, various different shops, and a number of boutiques.

The nearby cities of Brixen / Bressanone (22 km away), Bruneck / Brunico (36 km),Sterzing / Vipiteno (41 km), and Klausen / Chiusa (36 km) offer numerous museums, sight-seeing attractions, cultural events, as well as historical buildings and monuments. Globetrotters, vacationers seeking relaxation, and history buffs will thus find everything they want.

For an unforgettable holiday and a first-class entertainment program, the Gitschberg Joch Valley ski and alpine meadow region also offers a wide variety of special amenities which you can enjoy in full measure using the free Almencard in the summertime.

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