Alpine flair and mountain scent in the Schnalstal Valley

The Hotel Vernagt is located directly on the Vernagt reservoir at 1,700 meters above sea level in the heart of the the discovery place of the famous 5000-year old ice mummy, or to the Finail peak ( 3514 m ) you can hike directly from our hotel. Numerous numbered hiking trails lead you, to Alpine pastures, Shelters and Mountain lakes located high in the Alps. It sits enthroned at the end of the valley Majestic peaks der White ball - Weisskugel (3.739m).

In the Senales Valley you will find hereditary farms that characterize the valley with their wonderful wooden construction. The Schnalstal stretches over 26 km and is a side valley of the Lower Vinschgau but belongs to the Burggrafenamt district. Centuries-old hamlets and villages color the character of the valley, St. Katharinaberg ( 1245m ), Karthaus ( 1320m ) as the main town in the valley, Unser Frau ( 1511m )with the Sanctuary, the little village Vernagt is situated drectly above The Vernagt resservoir - lake( 1700m ) and at least Kurzras ( 2011m ). In total, the community has almost 1,300 residents.

You will find a lot of possibilities to practicate various sport. The magic of the diversity between the town MeranoMerano ( 350m ) and the glacier of the Alpin Arena Schnalstal - Schnalstal Valley ( 3256m).

The high alpine location of the Schnalstal Valley delights every mountaineer, hiker and top athlete.

The Schnalstal Valley offers various power places such as:Sanctuary with the pilgrimage route in Madonna - Unser Frau.

Karthaus - Certosa is dedicated to the topic of "silence". The former Karthaus en monastery and the meditation hiking trails invite you to recharge your batteries.
Unser Frau i- Madonna in the Schnalstal Valley

Sights in Val Senales and the surrounding area

simple: discover.

The most beautiful excursion destinations and cultural events near us...

...experience in summer

What was eaten up was the discovery place of the famous 5000-year old ice mummy, Tisenjoch between the Similaun and the Finail peaks. A centuries-old tradition "Transhumance - immaterial Cultural Heritage of UNESCO" one of the longest-standing and spectacular movement of sheep in the entire Alpine region everey year.All those who just want to “be”, looking for relaxation and contemplation, can enjoy the crystal clear air, the calming location of the Hotel Vernagt directly on the lake, and the soft spring water from the Finail Valley.
Transhumance - immaterial Cultural Heritage of UNESCO

Sports and leisure in summer in Val Senales

In the summer months you can indulge in numerous sports in Val Senales and the surrounding area. At the end of the valley you can experience a great, fast descent with mountain carts.

Adrenaline enthusiasts can then let off steam in Ötziropepark. The location of the park is fantastic, right on Lake Vernago. Jumping into the gorge on the swing, crossing the lake on the zipline or simply climbing the high ropes course - adventure for the whole family is guaranteed.

VVarious difficult climbing routes/climbing gardens await you in Val Senales.Experience the mountains from a different perspective. Numerous hiking trails invite you to summit tours and hiking tours to huts and alpine pastures.

Or maybe spend a relaxing day fishing at the lake? You can get day tickets from us at the Hotel Vernagt.

Maximum concentration and accuracy are required when archery in Katharinaberg.

Schnalstal – the magic of diversity – there is something for everyone. #schnalstal_visit_valsenales

Hiking and mountain pastures in the Schnalstal Valley
Hiking paradise Schnalstal
Mountaincarts at Schnalstal
Mountain farms in Schnalstal-Val Senales
the Alpine Arena Schnalstall

A lot of various winter sport possibilities.

Whether big or small - everyone finds fun in the winter hobby. You can recharge your batteries in various huts on the ski slopes.Afterwards you'll go to the Platzl Bar for après ski and later on you'll find friends in Leo's Pub. Alpin Arena Schnalstal Alpin Arena Senales is an ideal ski resort for the whole family. Well-prepared ski slopes, cross-country ski trails, a great toboggan run and a great downhill run will delight everyone. In Unser Frau you will find an ice skating rink and, depending on the snow conditions, a groomed cross-country ski trail. Winter hiking trails lead to several farms, and ski tourers or snowshoe hikers can also indulge in their hobby.

Impressions from Val Senales

Look forward to some impressions of the Senales Valley, living tradition, beautiful landscape, wonderful nature surrounded by the three-thousanders of the Ötztal Alps. The short film by Mr. Grüner Hubert shows you our immediate surroundings.
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Hotel Vernagt ****
Family Weithaler
Madonna - Vernago 79
I-39020 Senales / South Tyrol

Phone: +39 0473 67 60 63

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