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Alpine region – living all inclusive!

Experience the best of Ski- & Holiday area - all inclusive!
30 alpine pastures, 9 cable cars, 1 holiday area from 20th June 2020 to 30th of November 2020

The success of the “AlmencardPLUS“ will continue for another year by offering summer visitors to our region a very specific range of services: action, adventure, mobility, cable cars and all manner of variety for the entire family, included in one unique event card.

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The AlmencardPLUS offers a large number of facilities for you! From the very first day of your holidays you may enjoy the benefits of the AlmencardPLUS. Enjoy the free use of funiculars and cable cars as well as all public means of transport in South Tyrol, free entrance to many museums and access to the entire support programme of the High Alpine pasture Region and on the high apple Plateau (Natz-Schabs). Moreover, AlmencardPLUS holders can obtain special prizes and bonuses from all participating partners. The AlmencardPLUS is available free of charge at your hotel, if they are AlmencardPLUS member, for the duration of your holiday!


The holiday area of Gitschberg Jochtal and Natz-Schabs is worth visiting at any time of the year, in every sense of the word.



ADVANTAGES – CLOSE UP AND IN DETAIL:
> Unlimited journeys with the cable car Gitschberg Meransen/Maranza 
   (20th June 2020 - 07th November 2020)
> Unlimited journeys with the railway cable car Jochtal Vals/Valles 
    (20th June 2020 - 07th November 2020)
> Unlimited journeys with the railway cable car Mühlbach/Rio di Pusteria - Meransen/Maranza
> Bus journey from Mühlbach/Rio di Pusteria to the alp of Rodeneck/Rodengo-Lüsen/Luson
> Discount in shops and leisure facilities

IN ADDITION, ALMENCARDPLUS USERS PROFIT FROM THE FOLLOWING:
> Unlimited journeys in all regional public transport inside South Tyrol: 
   bus and train, as well as the following cable cars: 
   - Cable car Bolzano/Bozen – Jenesien/San Genesio 
   - Cable car Bolzano/Bozen – Kohlern/Colle 
   - Cable car Mölten/Meltina 
   - Cable car Burgstall/Postal – Vöran/Verano 
   - Cable car Bolzano/Bozen – Ritten/Renon 
   - Funicular Mendel/Mendola
> Free entry to more than 90 museums and exhibitions.

WEEKLY PROGRAM:

MONDAY
> E-bike tour of the pastures 18.05.2020 – 26.10.2020
   A pleasurable tour on E-bikes and lifts to discover the idyllic villages and pastures
   in the Gitschberg-Jochtal holiday area.
   Meeting point: 09.30 | Vals lift valley terminal | Time: approx. 5-6 h | Difficulty: easy
   (for guests aged 14 and over) Price: €20.00

> Aperitif on Mt. Gitschberg
18.05.2020 – 02.11.2020
   An easy panoramic walk on Mt. Gitschberg rounded off with an aperitif.
   Meeting point: 10.00 | Nesselbahn lift mountain terminal | Time: approx. 2.5-3 h

> Old Castles & New Wines - Visit to the Vineyard & Organic Farm
04.05.2020 – 30.11.2020
   A local winegrower will be showing you around his vineyard and illustrating his alternative
   methods for cultivating grapes and ancient apple varieties.
   Meeting point: 10.00 | Mühlbacher Klause | Time: approx. 2 h

> Guided tours of the Mühlbacher Klause
29.06.2020 – 28.09.2020
   The ruins were once a customs post and hunting seat, as well as the backdrop for the German
   Peasant’s war in 1526 and the Tyrolean Rebellion of 1809.
   Meeting point: 10.00 + 15.00 | Mühlbacher Klause | Time: approx. 1 h

> Summer in the mountains with Kneipp
01.06.2020 – 26.10.2020
   A pleasurable circular hike to the Kneipp course in the Altfasstal valley with stations along the way.
   Meeting point: 13.30 | Altfasstal car park | Time: approx. 3-4 h

> Meeting the animals at the mountain farm (5–9 years)
04.05.2020 – 30.11.2020
   During the farm visit, kids have the chance to get to know the resident donkeys, chicken,
   cats, calves and bunnies. A real treat for the little ones!
   Meeting point: 13.30 | Ahner mountain farm, Rodeneck | Time: approx. 2 h

> Wild herbs & Healing potions in Natz
08.06.2020 – 28.09.2020
   Rediscovering ancient herbal knowledge
   Meeting point: 16.00 | Village square Natz | Time: approx. 3 h
   Registration by 12 o‘ clock at the same day


Tuesday
Hike to the Eisbruggsee lake in Pfunders 19.05.2020 – 13.10.2020
   This challenging hike requires good training. Bring along suitable equipment and provisions.
   Meeting point: 8.30 | Gasthof Brugger, Pfunders | Time: approx. 5,5-6 h

> Kletterhetz (10–14 years)
19.05.2020 – 27.10.2020
   High ropes course with a 12-metres high climbing wall for budding climbers wishing to learn
   the basics.
   Meeting point: 9.30 | Kurzkofelhütte hut, Vals | Time: approx. ca. 5 h

> Krixly Kraxly (5–9 years)
19.05.2020 – 27.10.2020
   Taster course for aspiring mountaineers. Kids will try their hand at climbing under the expert
   supervision of our alpine guides.
   Meeting point: 10.00 | Jochtal cable car mountain terminal Vals | Time: approx. 5 h


WEDNESDAY
> Big 5 Altitude hike to the Wilde Kreuzspitze/Seefeldspitze (alternately)
  
10.06.2020 – 07.10.2020
   This challenging hike requires good training. Bring along suitable equipment and provisions
   Meeting point Wilde Kreuzspitze: 8:15 Jochtal cable car mountain terminal
   Meeting point Seefeldspitz: 8:30 Car park Altfasstal
   Time: approx. 7 h

> Children’s woodland experience (5-10 years)
20.05.2020 – 28.10.2020
   Children are offered a playful introduction to the woodland habitat.
   Meeting point: 10.00 | Jochtal lift valley terminal in Vals | Time: approx.4-5 h

> Discovering woods and pastures
27.05.2020 – 28.10.2020
   Ringed trees, herbs, fun facts and quaint Alpine huts.
   Meeting point: 10.30 | Zumis car park, Rodenecker-Lüsner Alp | Time: approx. 5 h

THURSDAY
> Sunrise hike 21.05.2020 – 05.11.2020
   Some things are worth an early rise, even on holiday. You will be rewarded with the
   unique experience of an Alpine sunrise.
   Meeting point: Meeting time varies | Jochtal lift valley terminal | Time: approx. 2 h
   Minimum number of participants: 12

> Hike in the Dolomites on the Adolf Munkel path 07.05.2020 – 29.10.2020
   The Adolf Munkel path below the imposing Geisler north face is one of the most impressive
   routes in the Dolomites. Make your own way to the Zans car park.
   Meeting point: 08.30 | Mühlbach lift car park | Time: approx. 4-5 h | Price: €25.00
   Children (7-18 years) €10.00

> Panoramic E-bike tour of the Three Peaks 07.05.2020 – 22.10.2020
   From Mühlbach we will travel to Innichen by train. From there, we will ride our E-bikes to
   Sexten and along the forest
   path leading to the Helm-Rotwand lift mountain terminal.Enthusiasts can ride all the way
   to the Hühnerspielhütte hut. We return by the same route.
   Meeting point: 09.00 | Mühlbach train station | Difficulty: intermediate | Time: 8-9 h
   Price: €20.00 (for guests aged 14 years and over)

> Family hike to the Spinges bunker 07.05.2020 – 05.11.2020
   A family-friendly walk through the village and woods to the Spinges bunker, where we will
   discover the power of breathing. A tour of the bunker is included.
   Meeting point: 10.00 | Spinges church | Time: 3 h

> Felting workshop on a farm 02.07.2020 – 20.08.2020
   From sheep to wool: the art of felting
   Meeting point: 10.00 | Bühlerhof Obst & Weingut in Raas | Time: approx. 2-3 h
   Registration by 12.00 on the previous day!

> Lama trekking for the whole family 25.06.2020 – 03.09.2020
   Meet and greet these special farm animals
   Meeting point: 16.00 | Waldharthof Raas | Time: approx. 2-3 h
   04.08. – 25.08.2020 also on Tuesdays
   Registration by 12.00 on the previous day!


FRIDAY

> Carriage ride for children in Meransen (5–14 years) 08.05.2020 – 27.11.2020
   Children get the chance to go for a parent-free carriage ride and maybe even sit next
   to the coachman.
   Meeting point: 10.00 | Tennis hall Meransen | Time: approx. 1 h

> Hike to the Pfunders mountain farms 08.05.2020 – 27.11.2020
   The green Pfunders Valley boasts well-preserved historical farms, traditional
   craftsmanship and stunning landscapes.
   Meeting point: 10.00 | Pfunders sport area | Time: approx. 4 h

> E-bike tour of the Pustertal valley 22.05.2020 – 30.10.2020
   Starting from Mühlbach, we will take the cycle path along the Rienz river and ride across
   the lower Pustertal valley to the Almdorf Haidenberg hotel, enjoying the fantastic view of
   Bruneck. Return trip either by bike or train.
   Meeting point: 10.00 | Mühlbach train station | Time: approx. 5 h | Difficulty: easy
   Price: €20.00 (for guests aged 14 years and over)

> The Meronsna Legend Trails 15.05.2020 – 30.10.2020
   Surprisingly humorous and pleasurable, this easy hike is studded with legends, stories
   and facts about Meransen.
   Meeting point: 11.00 | Tennis hall Meransen | Time: approx. 3 h

> Taster rafting tour 08.05.2020 – 02.10.2020
   Perfect for families and beginners who want to combine fun and adventure.
   Meeting point: 15.00 | St. Sigmund sports area | Time: approx. 1.5 h
   Price: adults €30.00 | children (5-14 years) €25.00


The hiking trips listed and events are organised every week.