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About Vinschgau Valley

The Val Venosta is a ski resort in western South Tyrol. The area is known for the Orler Mountain, the highest in the Eastern Alps, the Stelvio Pass, and the Reschen Lake. The Reschen Lake features a half-submerged 14th century bell tower standing out from the water – a truly timeless beauty to admire.

Useful Ski Info: There are plenty of sports you can try in Val Venosta besides downhill skiing, such as cross-country skiing, tobogganing, ice skating, rock climbing, and snow kiting just to name a few. There are also several towns where to enjoy some après-ski time such as Silandro, Laces, Glorenza and Malles.

Lifts and Slopes in Val Venosta: 6 ski areas, 35 lifts and 140 km (86 mi) of slopes. If you love cross-country skiing or simply want to give it a try, do not miss the gorgeous Three Nations Track Trail which runs close to the Lake Reschen.

Ski pass Info: There are 2 ski passes valid for this area: the Ortler Skiarena and the Skicard val Venosta.

Weather in Val Venosta: Cold and sunny winters, with snow guaranteed throughout the winter season till spring.

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What are the best attractions to see in Val Venosta?

Lake St. Valentino is one of the most popular places to visit in Val Venosta. There are trails for biking and hiking around the lake. You can also take a cruise around Lake St. Valentino or hire a fishing boat for a relaxing day on the water.

Another popular place you can visit is the small village of Curon. It has an ancient bell tower as well as many other places for families to explore. During the colder months of the year, you can strap on some snowshoes or skis and enjoy the slopes around the Resia Pass. You could also warm up in the indoor / outdoor pool at nearby Mals.

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What can kids do to have fun in Val Venosta?

Families vacationing with kids in Val Venosta may enjoy the plentiful outdoor camping and hiking activities during the warmer months of the year. The facilities at Val Venosta are modern and include private places to shower. Families can stay in one of the wooden lodge houses, a mobile camper or rent an old fashioned tent and sleeping bags.

Kids can also hike or take a bike ride on the well-maintained and marked trails. These trails are graded at the easy level and are ideal for kids. There are also plenty of kid-friendly restaurants serving favorites such as pizza, pasta and familiar American foods as well.

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