Here at the Hotel Pacherhof near Brixen, you can enjoy a walking holiday in South Tyrol jam-packed with breathtaking views! After a hearty breakfast buffet to start the day off right, you can set off on your tours right from the hotel doorstep. Discover the countless walking paths in the area as well as the climbing routes and the peaks of the UNESCO World Heritage Dolomites and, at the same time, learn about our cultural diversity and revel in the incredible panoramic views of our wonderful countryside.
Brixen and surroundings offer extensive walking-tours: the valley routes are perfect for all those who may be a little out of practice, while the low mountain ranges cater to the somewhat more sporty and the high alpine regions offer outstanding options for the experts.
- UNESCO World Heritage Dolomites: Mountains of a unique beauty within hand’s reach: Reinhold Messner’s homeland of Villnöss, Gröden and the Upper Pustertal Valley. We will be happy to advise you on the most beautiful walks and mountain peaks.
- Rodeneck mountain pasture: Feast your eyes on the incredible panorama from the Rodeneck mountain pasture: the Brixen basin and the Eisack valley, and further ahead, the Dolomites with the Peitlerkofel, Aferer Geisler and Villnöß. A number of mountain huts will be open to offer excellent refreshment facilities.
- Villanders mountain pasture: Villanders is located above Klausen and, above it, the mountain pasture of Villander. In winter, the mountain pasture is a cross-country skiing paradise, in summer a delight for hikers. This view itself is a very special experience!
- Hiking region Plose: Plose is famed for its 360° panorama! Your view sweeps from the Zillertal Alps to the Dolomites and still further to the Ortler range of mountains. You will discover new views and insights each time you go for a hike and will also have the opportunity to sample traditional mountain fare and regional specialities in our mountain pasture inns!
- High apple-plateau of Natz Schabs: Hike through magnificent orchards! This is a very special experience, particularly after frosty nights when the blossom is enveloped in ice.
- The Road to Santiago in South Tyrol: Follow the path of the pilgrims! The Augustinian Abbey of Neustift is located at the intersection of both routes from north to south and east to west.
- Eisack valley chestnut hiking trail - Keschtnweg: Chestnut groves are located from Vahrn near Brixen along the slopes of the Eisack valley to the high plateau of Ritten and down into the valley of Bozen. Take a hike along the Keschtnweg!
- Lake Vahrn: Valley hike to Vahrn and on to the sublimely romantic nature reserve of Lake Vahrn.
- Bad Dreikirchen: Bad Dreikirchen is a hamlet surrounding three Gothic chapels built alongside each other, and is only accessible on foot.
- Poststeig Albions – Lajen – St. Peter: The postman’s trail runs from Klausen Albions via St. Lajen, St. Peter, and Tschöfas to St. Ulrich. Its name comes from the postmen who, in the days before Gröden railway came into existence, would take the mail from the post office in Klausen on the Brenner railway to Gröden.
- Gampen mountain pasture in the Villnöss valley: From the Villnöß valley to the Gampen mountain pasture. The Gampen mountain pasture is located at 2,062m above sea level in the Nature Park Puez-Geisler in the Dolomites. You can hike at the foot of the Geisler group of mountains with a fantastic view of the Geisler peaks.
- Großberg mountain hut in the Altfass valley: From the Altfass valley above Meransen you can hike to the Großberg mountain hut at 1,644m above sea level. This is a short and easy hike from lodge to lodge in the Altfaß valley. We recommend a long hike in the breathtakingly beautiful Altfaß valley with its small lodges – one of the most scenic jewels in all of South Tyrol!
- Brixen’s mountain lodge: Hike from the Fane mountain pasture to Brixen’s lodge! This hike is a simple walk up to a lodge in a magnificently scenic setting. The lodge itself is located on a terrace just before the end of the Valser valley.