Escaping a fast-paced city life for a few days is essential for mental peace and balance. Valle Isarco is a great spot to find just that.
- South Tyrol, Italy.
- Also known as Eisacktal Valley.
- The population is +/- 531,178.
- It’s considered to be a holiday region.
- The languages spoken are Italian and German.
Fun Things To Do?
Valle Isarco is known for outdoor, adventurous activities in the midst of mountains, snow and green land as far as the eye can see.
- Try sunrise hiking with a panoramic view of the mountains with Plose.
- Go tandem paragliding for adults and children.
- Enjoy rafting on the Isarco River with a short tour and a long tour available.
- Take on mountain biking through Funes/Villnöss.
- Have fun skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, and tobogganing in winter at the Monte Cavallo/Rosskopf ski area, which is the longest illuminated and snow-covered toboggan run in all of Italy.
- Witness the Royal Festival, where contestants show up to compete to be titled “Royal Highness” in Naz-Sciaves/Natz-Schabs every 1st of May.
- Attend the White Wine Festival between the end of May and the beginning of June in the charming old town of Klausen/Chiusa.
Where is the good food?
The restaurants in Valle Isarco pride themselves on sticking to tradition with gourmet elements while pleasing any tourist’s tastebuds.
- The Jasmine Restaurant at the Bischofhof Hotel is a 2 Michelin star and 3 Gault Millau Chefs Hats restaurant known for using seasonal produce from its own garden.
- The Apostelstube at the Elephant Hotel is a 1 Michelin-star restaurant known for South Tyrolean dishes with authentic Italian flavors.