Gitschberg Jochtal – Brixen


Gitschberg Jochtal – Brixen ski region



Valles is located only a few minute’s by car from Rio di Pusteria, at 1,353 meters above the sea at the end of the homonymous mountain valley. Not only its location is striking, but it also scores with one of the most beautiful alpine pastures, the so-called Malga Fane.


On the sunny plateau above the municipality of Rio di Pusteria is the fraction of Maranza. From Maranza you can enjoy a wonderful panoramic view of the Val Pusteria and the Valle Isarco. In the nearby skiing and hiking paradise Gitschberg Jochtal nature lovers will be more than satisfied.


Behind the mighty towers of the Cathedral of Bressanone rises Mount Plose with all its offers and possibilities to spend a great winterday outdoor.

The perfect holiday in South Tyrol is as individual as you. In order to make it the perfect place, Bressanone Plose has a whole range of offers and possibilites to spend your holidays the way you wish to.

Natz Schabs

Five picturesque villages set among dreamy woods, vibrant habitats and golden apple orchards: welcome to the Naz-Sciaves apple plateau. The plateau is surrounded by the rugged edges of the Rienz gorge, which defines the landscape and illustrates how the forces of nature have shaped the area over thousands of years.

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The village at the end of the valley has an untouched appearance due to the traditional South Tyrolean lifestyle that is still upheld. It literally comes with an atmosphere from great-grandmother’s time. Colourful accommodation, from farmhouses with a touch zoo to simple holiday apartments and magnificent hotels.


The outstanding Rodenegg Castle, with its unique Iwein frescoes, rests on a rock cliff at the end of the village of Rodeneck above the ravine of the Rienz River. Up high, Europe’s longest high alpine plateau, the Rodenecker-Lüsner Alm and its lodges invite guests to go hiking and take a break.


Sant'Andrea, a fraction of Bressanone, is located at 960 m above sea level on the sunny slopes of Plose, the mountain of skiing and relaxation. From here you can enjoy a splendid view of the city and the "Valle Isarco" valley. An ideal place to relax, but also to practice many activities at any time of the year!

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© TV Gitschberg Jochtal / Alex Filz
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- A charming destination for families in the South Tyrolean Dolomites

A charming destination for families in the South Tyrolean Dolomites

There are many good reasons to visit the Valle Isarco/Eisacktal valley in South Tyrol! It is home to the Dolomites, a UNESCO World Heritage site, magnificent landscapes and perfectly groomed ski slopes – the region is a paradise for nature lovers and active holidaymakers. In spite of this, you are never far from a city, in the skiing town of Bressanone/Brixen, which offers a wonderful alternative to the sporting activities on the mountains. The unique South Tyrolean charm is evident not only in the wide-ranging culinary experiences, but throughout the Gitschberg Jochtal and Plose ski resorts!

Take a look around you! The viewpoints of Stoanermandl, Gitschberg and Astjoch ridge in the Valle Isarco valley ski region offer fantastic panoramas of the South Tyrolean mountain landscape, weather permitting! Keep an eye on the weather conditions with the weather and snow report!

Rio Pusteria - Bressanone for skiers and snowboarders

Every skier can find their ideal ski run in the Gitschberg Jochtal and Plose ski resorts. Newbie skiers and ‘just for fun’ skiers can hone their skills on 21 blue slopes. 17 red slopes offer a variety of sporting enjoyment for more ambitious athletes, while professionals and daring skiers can put their abilities to the test on the eight black slopes. In total there are no less than 47 descents, with 95 kilometres of slopes ensuring endless enjoyment on the slopes!

The slope is not enough? It doesn’t have to be! Two snow parks provide an added adrenalin rush. In the Plose Fun Park, the 700 metre course offers plenty of action on its jumps and jibs. Acrobats will feel right at home in the 47 meter long Vals Snow Park, which offers some more jumps and jibs. Three learner areas offer ideal conditions for up-and-coming skiers.

Looking for a little insiders’ tip? Take a snowshoe hike through the amazing South Tyrolean deep powder snow! The view is incredible – you have to see it for yourself to believe it.

Not there, but still want to see it live? A variety of webcams provide impressive insights!

Gitschberg Jochtal and Plose: two mountains, one ski region

Over 40 kilometres of slopes await you in the Plose mountain area near Bressanone in South Tyrol. Modern lifts take you up to 2,500 metres up the slopes. This self-proclaimed “record-breaking mountain” will delight sledging enthusiasts and snowshoe hikers, as well as skiers. During your Italian holiday, don’t miss out on a visit to the winter sports hub of Bressanone. More on that later.

Your passport to the slopes in the Dolomites

The Dolomites offer unlimited fun and sports! Simply tailor your skipass to your winter holiday in Italy! From one day’s skiing or a week of skiing for the family, right up to the entire winter season – the Valle Isarco valley ski region is definitely worth a visit! You experience not only one ski resort, but two whole ski regions, and even much more if you want.

Twelve ski resorts in three Italian provinces (to be precise)! The Gitschberg Jochtal – Brixen ski region is a member of Dolomiti Superski, the world’s largest skiing network. The Dolomiti Superski ski pass is the ideal choice for anyone who revels in the challenge of 1,200 kilometres of slopes!

30 mountain huts with South Tyrolean hospitality

A traditional speck platter, hearty dumplings, fluffy Kaiserschmarren shredded pancake, home-made apple strudel ... served with a fine wine and followed by a typical schnapps as a fiery finale. Sounds heavenly, don’t you agree? South Tyrol takes you pretty close to culinary heaven – and literally a little closer to heaven, at least in a geographical sense.

Ready for a culinary treat? Visit any of the 30 mountain huts and restaurants in the Valle Isarco valley ski region! The perfect combination of regional specialities and South Tyrolean hospitality guarantees an enjoyable refreshment break.

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Super Première

The magic formula to start the season is 4 = 3. Get a free day's holiday for stays over 4 days (8 days for the price of 6) between 28th November and 19th December 2020.


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Can’t-miss attractions in the Gitschberg Jochtal - Brixen ski region

Three convincing arguments for an unforgettable holiday in Valle Isarco valley? A record-breaking ski region, unadulterated fun for all the family on the slopes, and lively skiing town of Bressanone. Get to know the can’t-miss attractions in the South Tyrolean ski region of Gitschberg Jochtal – Brixen!

Record-breaking ski region

In the Gitschberg Jochtal - Brixen ski region, one record follows another! Are you ready for the longest downhill in South Tyrol? On the moderately difficult Trametsch slope in the Plose ski resort, you can really pick up speed on a total of nine kilometres. In addition, with its 10.5 kilometre toboggan ride, the “RudiRun” is rightly considered one of the longest sledging trails in South Tyrol.

Three is a lucky number! So you can look forward to the largest ski resort in Eisacktal valley. Gitschberg Jochtal offers 51 kilometres of sunny and varied slopes, and of course the uniqueness of the Dolomites!

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Families first

Families feel particularly at home in Valle Isarco valley, and for good reason! The Gitschberg Jochtal and Plose ski resorts impress with child-friendly supervision and tailored training areas. That creates ideal conditions for the youngest skiers in South Tyrol. As a result, mums and dads can carve their way around the Dolomiti Superski skiing network free from stress or worries!

News: Gimmy Fun Ride on Mt. Jochtal will be adding some thrill to your winter break with 1.5 km of family-friendly kickers, boxers and more – the perfect choice for a day out in the snow with the kids. The start is located directly by the exit of the Hinterberg mountain terminal. 

Bressanone, the winter sports metropolis

Your search for a diverse excursion destination is over! The charming skiing town of Bressanone is always worth a visit – not just for skiers. You and your travelling companions can shop until you drop in the old town, stroll through the narrow alleyways and explore countless idyllic squares. Italian flair meets German thoroughness – giving the South Tyrolean town its unmistakable charm!

Almost time for your winter holiday in Italy? Dolomiti Superski has a series of tips and recommendations to help you plan – to make sure your break in Rio Pusteria Bressanone runs smoothly!

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