Rio di Pusteria

Gitschberg and Jochtal are the walking and skiing areas of the municipality of Rio di Pusteria, its symbol is the fortress Chiusa di Rio.

The municipality of Rio Pusteria stretches from 695 to 3,132 m asl and has got about 2,960 inhabitants. It is located at the entrance of the Val Pusteria and does not only comprise the homonymous chief village, but also the localities Maranza, Valles and Spinga. The Chiusa di Rio Pusteria could be considered the symbol of the municipality, once upon a time it used to be an important toll station. Today it can be visited in guided tours in summer months and it is also venue for open air performances.

While in winter the municipality provides two skiing areas, Gitschberg and Jochtal, as well as cross-country ski tracks and a toboggan run, in summer there are several hiking destinations such as the alpine village Malga Fane and the idyllic Valle d’Altafossa. What you don’t have to miss out is the Alpine pasture festival at Malga Fane, as well as the long Wednesday evenings in the alleys of Rio di Pusteria.

Further attractions that make a stay in Rio di Pusteria even more pleasant are a miniature golf course, an indoor and outdoor pool and last but not least the local cuisine.

  1. Rio Pusteria

    Rio Pusteria

    Particularly recommendable in Rio di Pusteria are a guided tour in the Chiusa di…
  2. Maranza

    Maranza

    Maranza can be reached via a panoramic road starting from Rio di Pusteria and is…
  3. Valles

    Valles

    The jewel of Valles is the idyllic alpine village Fane Alm, located above the village.
  4. Spinga

    Spinga

    With Katharina Lanz and the battle of Spinga, the sun-drenched mountain village…

Suggested accommodations: Rio di Pusteria show all

  1. Hotel Tratterhof
    Hotel

    Hotel Tratterhof

  2. Alpin Hotel Masl
    Hotel

    Alpin Hotel Masl

  3. Appartements Bergdiamant
    Apartments

    Appartements Bergdiamant

  4. Hotel Edelweiss
    Hotel

    Hotel Edelweiss

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