Nestled into the fabled South Tyrolean Dolomites, Rio Pusteria is a region known for having many characteristic alpine pastures, or Almen, and mountain huts
. It is one of the sunniest valleys in the Alps. This multifaceted and diverse region offers excitement, fun and plenty of recreational options
– with gorgeous weather to boot. Hikers will enjoy fantastic panoramic views of the surrounding mountains
Rio Pusteria spans from Rodengo/Rodeneck
in the south to the main village (Rio di Pusteria in Italian and Mühlbach in German), and all the way up to the high Maranza/Meransen Plateau
. In the east, the region encompasses the pristine Valsertal Valley
as far as Vandoies/Vintl,
into the Vallarga/Weitental Valley
and as far as Fundres/Pfunders
Hiking in Rio Pusteria
The entire region, especially the wild Fundres Valley, boasts an extensive network of trails for hikers and exciting climbs for mountaineers. The highest elevation in the area is Klein Weißzint Peak, at almost 3,400 meters above sea level.
The advantage of the Alpine Region Rio Pusteria is the Almencard or the Almencard Plus!
These enable you to enjoy a relaxing holiday without using your car! Conquer South Tyrol by using the mountain railways, bus and train.