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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 1st may 2019 to 30th of november 2019

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 
   (25th May 2019 - 02th November 2019)
> Unlimited journeys with the railway cable car Jochtal Vals/Valles 
    (25th May 2019 - 02th November 2019)
> 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
> Medieval Games at the Mühlbacher Klause Ruins  (5–9 years) 10.06.19 – 28.10.19 
   The ancient ruins become the stage where young knights and damsels bring history back to life.  
   Meeting point 10:00 a.m. | Mühlbacher Klause | Time: approx. 2 hours.
 
> Old Castles & New Wines - Visit to the Vineyard & Organic Farm  06.05.19-25.11.19 
   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 a.m. | Mühlbacher Klause | Time: approx. 2 hours.
 
> Guided tours of the Mühlbacher Klause  01.07.19 – 30.09.19
   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 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. | Mühlbacher Klause | Time:  approx. 1 hour.
 
> Summer in the mountains with Kneipp 10.06.19 – 28.10.19
   A pleasurable circular hike to the Kneipp course in the Altfasstal valley with stations
   along the way. 
   Meeting point 1:30 p.m. | Altfasstal car park | Time: approx. 3-4 hours.
 
> Bogbean, Yarrow and Magic Spells in Natz 17.06.19 – 28.10.19
   Rediscovering ancient herbal Knowledge.  
   Meeting point 4:00 p.m. | Village square, Natz | Time: approx. 3 hours.


Tuesday
> Hike to the Eisbruggsee lake in Pfunders 21.05.19 – 15.10.19
   This challenging hike requires good training. Bring along suitable equipment and provisions. 
   Meeting Point 08:30 a.m. | Gasthof Brugger, Pfunders | Time:  approx. 5,5-6 hours. 
 
> Family hike to the Spinges Bunker 11.06.19 – 29.10.19 
   This leisurely hike that starting from the village leads into the forest includes pauses 
   for breathing exercises.  
   Meeting point 10:00 a.m. | Spinges church | Time: 3 hours.
 
> Rafting Taster 07.05.19 – 01.10.19 
   Ideal for beginners and families looking for fun and adventure.
   Meeting point: 3:00 p.m. | St. Sigmund sports area | Time: approx. 1.5 hours.
   Price: Adults € 30.00 | Children  (aged 5–14) € 25.00 
 

WEDNESDAY
> Big 5 Altitude hike to the Wilde Kreuzspitze/Seefeldspitze (alternately)
   12.06.19 – 16.10.19 
   This challenging hike requires good training. Bring along suitable equipment and provisions.  
   Meeting point 8:30 a.m. | Fane Alm car park in Vals or Altfasstal in Meransen |
   Time: approx. 7 hours. 
 
> Meeting the animals at the Ahner mountain farm (5–9 years) 08.05.19 – 27.11.19 
   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 9:30 a.m. | Ahner mountain farm, Rodeneck | Time: approx. 2.5 hours.
 
> Into the Woods 22.05.19 – 30.10.19 
   A trained herbalist and forest expert will be letting you into her little secrets sharing useful
   hacks for everyday life.  
   Meeting point 10:30 a.m. | Zumis car park, Rodenecker-Lüsner plateaus Time: approx. 5 hours. 
 

THURSDAY
> Kletterhetz (10–14 years)  20.06.19 – 31.10.19
   High ropes course with a 12-metres high climbing wall for budding climbers wishing
   to learn the basics. 
   Meeting point 9:30 a.m. | Kurzkofelhütte hut, Vals | Time: approx. 5 hours.
 
> Krixly Kraxly (5–9 years)  20.06.19 – 31.10.19
   Taster course for aspiring mountaineers. Kids aged 5 to 9 will try their hand at climbing
   under the expert 
   supervision of our alpine guides. 
   Meeting point 10:00 a.m. | Jochtal cable car mountain terminal, Vals |  Time: approx. 5 hours.
 
> Hike to the Pfunders mountain farms 02.05.19 – 28.11.19
   The green Pfunders Valley boasts well-preserved historical farms, traditional craftsmanship and
   stunning landscapes. 
   Meeting point 10:00 a.m. | Pfunders sports area | Time: approx. 4 hours.
 
> Lama trekking for families 27.06.19 – 29.08.19
   Meet and greet these special farm animals. 
   Meeting point 4:00 p.m. | Waldharthof - Raas | Time: approx. 2–3 hours.


FRIDAY

> Sunrise hike  31.05.19 – 01.11.19 
   Your holiday challenge: an early rise! Get up early and you will be rewarded with the unique
   experience of the sunrise seen from the mountains. 
   Meeting Point: varying time | Jochtal cable car valley terminal |  Time: approx. 2 hours. 
 
> Carriage ride for children in Meransen (5–14 years) 03.05.19 – 29.11.19
   Children get the chance to go for a parent-free carriage ride and maybe even sit
   next to the coachman.  
   Meeting Point 10.00 a.m. | Tennis hall Meransen | Time: approx. 1 hour.
 
> The Meronsna Legend Trails  14.06.19 – 01.11.19 
   Surprisingly humorous and pleasurable, this easy hike is studded with legends, stories and
   facts about Meransen. Not suitable for strollers. 
   Meeting point 11:00 a.m. | Tennis hall Meransen | Time: approx. 3 hours.
 
> The farm and stables 03.05.19 – 29.11.19
   Would you like to hear what our goats have to bleat about and visit our farm?
   Then take a guided farm tour!  
   Meeting point 2:00 p.m. | Farm Unteregger Vals | Time: approx. 1.5 hours.
   Price: Adults € 8.00 | Children € 5.00 (includes cheese-tasting).

The hiking trips listed and events are organised every week.