Excursions in Val Venosta

Discovering the most beautiful locations

Thanks to the charming position amongst numerous peaks of over 3000m, the Val di Mazia – included in the territory of the Val Venosta – offers thrilling hiking experiences for all mountain lovers.

Guided by the signposts, you can walk along splendid paths surrounded by marvellous green fields and solitary woods, or conquer the majestic summits illuminated by the sun.

Furthermore, the weekly tours with the hotel owners and guided experts will lead you to discover enchanting alpine landscapes and breathtaking panoramas.

The gentian: in Val di Mazia it is often possible to find this rare mountain flower.

The Ackerwaal irrigation ditches in Val di Mazia

The characteristic path of the irrigation ditches leads through fields and meadows, passing by many mountain farms. Following the excursion, you can leisurely return to the hotel by taking the hikers shuttle (Wandertaxi) at Mazia.

  • Duration: 4.5 h
  • Distance: 5 km
  • Altitude difference: 300 m
  • Level of difficulty: easy
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Circular hike Glieshof-Malga di Mazia

This pleasant walk leaves right from the hotel and arrives at the Malga di Mazia. From here the Herrensteig path, along which you can find many informative boards regarding the forest, leads you back to the Glieshof.

  • Duration: 1.5-2 h
  • Distance: 5.8 km
  • Altitude difference: 323 m
  • Level of difficulty: medium
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To the rifugio Oberettes

The Oberetteshütte mountain hut is situated at the foot of Palla Bianca (3739 m).  In keeping with the motto “Welcome to make linger”, the host receives all guests with open arms.

  • Duration: 2-2.5 h
  • Distance: 12.2 km
  • Altitude difference: 893 m
  • Level of difficulty: medium
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Circular panoramic Plamjack tour

Leaving directly from the Glieshof, passing by the Malga di Mazia, after about 2 hours you will reach the incredible viewpoint “Plamjack” at an altitude of 2400m.

  • Duration: 4 h
  • Distance: 7.6 km
  • Altitude difference: 1100 m
  • Level of difficulty: medium
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Alpine lake Upi

The Upisee at 2552m is probably one of the most beautiful places in the Val di Mazia. Framed by peaks reaching 3000m it will surely fascinate you.

  • Duration: 4-4.5 h
  • Distance: 10.9 km
  • Altitude difference: 919 m
  • Level of difficulty: medium
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