Activities in Villgratental
Whether Alpinist, snowboarder, cross-country skier or walker - there's something for everyone! Villgratental in East Tyrol - a top destinations for ski touring. Villgratental in East Tyrol is a real insider's tip for ski touring, south of the main Alpine ranges in Tyrol. It is very popular with those in the know and is suitable for all types of gentle outdoor activities.
Ultimate skiing fun for the whole family
Facts and figures alone already show East Tyrol to be a winter paradise with an dose of extra sunshine: Almost 150km of piste with 7 award-winning skiing areas and 266 fabulous three-thousand-metre peaks. And also this together with the legendary hospitality on top.
Brettlspass am Thurntaler - the skiing mountain in Hochpustertal - provides plenty of skiing fun for the whole family. With the largest and most modern snow making equipment in the southern Alps, skiing is guaranteed on 2 valley runs and 45km of piste at an altitude of between 1,100 and 2,400m. Children are also well taken care of - because in the ski resort of Sillian-Hochpustertal all kids up to 6 years go for free. The ski school is also fully geared up to kids with its "Bobo" children's club.
- 1 mono cable lift (6-person gondola)
- The largest and most modern snow making equipment in East Tyrol
- 3 Tow lifts with 45 km
- 2 Valley runs (11 and 9 km) up to an altitude of 2,407m
- 2 four-seater chair lifts
For hunger and thirst, refreshments are available at sensible prices and in Tyrolean style at three ski lodges. What more can a skier want ....
In winter a free ski bus connects Innervillgraten with the Hochpustertal skiing area near Sillian, which is about 10 km away. You'll find everything you need - meaning that winter sports fans really get their money's worth!
The heart of the Drei Zinnen Dolomiten sking area is made up of the Helm, Stiergarten, Rotwand, Kreuzbergpass and Col d'la Tenda mountains, which are all linked together for skiing. You can expect varied skiing on well prepared slopes with varying levels difficulty.
- 5 inter-connected mountains
- 100km of piste
- 20 lifts
Ski touring in East Tyrol
Innervillgraten is East Tyrol's El Dorado for ski touring. The beautiful Alpine valleys and plateaus create an ideal area for ski tourers looking for both enjoyable descents in solitude and challenging tours.
The mountains comprising both chiselled rock faces and rounded peaks tower above the Trogtal valley; with sweeping ridges, steep slopes and rock promontories above densely undulating forests.
A snow guarantee makes ski touring even more attractive. None of the many areas for touring are overrun and pristine slopes are not unusual. Escape the overcrowded ski pistes and discover a wonderful unspoilt landscape.
A new ski touring map and a summer/winter hiking map with descriptions are available from Tourist Information.
Snow shoe trekking
Experience the sensation of snow crunching under your snow shoes. Those looking for peace, solitude and powder snow will find snow shoe trekking an ideal sport. Here you can discover an abundance of routes.
One thing you'll never forget is snow shoe trekking under a full moon. Tranquillity, snow covered forests and mountains beneath the light of a full moon is a combination that you simply have to have experience.
Enjoy cross-country skiing in East Tyrol
A welcome change and an excellent basis for endurance training! Over 400km of excellently prepared cross-country trails await you. Regardless of whether you're a beginner, more advanced, a classic skier or skater – You're guaranteed to find just the right thing. Should this sport be new to you then a cross-country ski course gives you the opportunity to be shown what it's all about.
The Dolomite Run is a special kind of cross-country event. This cross-country skiing competition takes place every year on the 3rd weekend in January, when more than 3,000 international participants compete for a gold medal in a magical setting.
Innervillgraten cross-country trail - length: 12 km
This easy to moderate trail goes through Innervillgraten and the run covers an altitude difference of 90 metres.
Tobogganing through the snow-covered scenery of the Villgratental. If you have ever been keen to sit on a sledge and race down a snowy hillside or watch your kids in amazement - then we have the right suggestion for you - 11 bendy toboggan runs.