AlmencardPlus for your active holiday in South Tyrol

The AlmencardPlus will be offering sumer 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.

The AlmencardPLUS is available free of charge and for the duration of your holiday!

The AlmencardPlus is a combination of Museumcard, Mobilcard and Almencard and offers a large number of facilities for you:

  • Unlimited journeys with the railway cable car Gitschberg Meransen/Maranza (25.05. - 02.11.19)
  • Unlimited journeys with the railway cable car Jochtal Vals/Valles (25.05. - 02.11.19)
  • Unlimited journeys by cable car from Mühlbach to Meransen
  • Bus trip from Mühlbach to the Rodenecker - Lüsner Alm
  • Free admission to over 90 museums and collections
  • Advantages in shops and leisure facilities
  • A wide range of cultural, hiking and children's programmes
  • Free use of all regional public transport in South Tyrol - bus, train and the following cable cars:
    • Cable car Bolzano - Jenesien
    • Cable car Bolzano - Kohlern
    • Cable car Mölten
    • Cable car Burgstall - Vöran
    • Rittner Cable car and Tramway
    • Funicular railway Mendel

 

weekly programme

Our weekly programme offers numerous activities for the whole family - participation is free of charge for our guests!

 

MONDAY

Summer in the mountains with Kneipp

21.05. – 29.10.2018

A pleasurable circular hike to the Kneipp course in the Altfasstal valley with stations along the way.

Meeting point: 10:00 a.m. | Altfasstal car park | Time: approx. 4–5 hours

Bogbean, Yarrow and Magic Spells in Natz 

02.07. – 24.09.2018 | Almencard PLUS holders only

Rediscovering ancient herbal knowledge

Meeting point: 2:00 p.m. | Village square, Natz | Time: approx. 3 hours

 

TUESDAY

Hike to the Eisbruggsee lake in Pfunders

22.05. – 30.10.2018

This challenging hike requires good training. Bring along suitable equipment and provisions.

Meeting point: 08:30 a.m. | Gasthof Brugger, Pfunders | Time: approx. 1 hour 

The Meronsna Legend Trails 

01.05. – 27.11.2018

Surprisingly humorous and pleasurable, this easy hike is studded with legends, stories and facts about Meransen.

Meeting point: 11:00 a.m. | Tennis hall Meransen | Time: approx. 3 hours

Gone with the Water 

22.05. – 19.06.2018 | Almencard PLUS holders only

A meditative hike from Natz to the Rienz gorge.

Meeting point: 2:00 p.m. | Village square, Natz | Time: approx. 4 hours

Rafting Taster

08.05. – 27.11.2018

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 € 25.00 | Children (aged 5–12) € 20.00

 

WEDNESDAY

Big 5 Altitude hike to the Wilde Kreuzspitze/Seefeldspitze (alternately)

20.06. – 31.10.2018

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

Into the Woods

23.05. – 31.10.2018

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

Meeting the animals at the Ahner mountain farm (5–9 years)

02.05. – 28.11.2018

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: 1:30 p.m. | Ahner mountain farm, Rodeneck | Time: approx. 2.5 hours

 

THURSDAY

Meditative hike and yoga in Natz

24.05. – 21.06.2018 | Almencard PLUS holders only

Morning hike and yoga breathing exercises in special places of power.

Meeting point: 08:30 a.m. | Village square, Natz | Time: approx. 3 hours

Hike to the Pfunders mountain farms

03.05. – 29.11.2018

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

On Top of the World (10–14 years) 

14.06. – 01.11.2018

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) 

14.06. – 01.11.2018 

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

Horse-drawn carriage tour on Jochtal 

14.06. – 01.11.2018

Meeting point: 1:30 + 2:30 p.m. | Jochtal cable car mountain terminal, Vals Time: approx. 1 hour

Lama trekking for families 

14.06. – 27.09.2018 | Almencard PLUS holders only

Meet and greet these special farm animals

Meeting point: 4:00 p.m. | Waldharthof - Raas | Time: approx. 2–3 hours

 

FRIDAY

Sunrise hike 

15.06. – 02.11.2018

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

Family hike to the Spinges Bunker

25.05. – 02.11.2018

This leisurely hike that starting from the village leads into the forest includes pauses for breathing exercises 

25.05. – 22.06.2018

Meeting point: 1:00 p.m. | Spinges church | Time: 3 hours

29.06. – 02.11.2018 

Meeting point: 10:00 a.m. | Spinges church | Time: 3 hours

Old Castles & New Wines - Visit to the Vineyard & Organic Farm

04.05. – 30.11.2018

A local winegrower will be showing you around his vineyard and illustrating his alternative methods for cultivating grapes and ancient apple varieties.

Meeting point: 3:00 p.m. | Mühlbacher Klause | Time: approx. 2 hours

Medieval Games at the Mühlbacher Klause Ruins (5–9 years)  

22.06. – 02.11.2018 

The ancient ruins become the stage where young knights and damsels bring history back to life.

Meeting point: 3:00 p.m. | Mühlbacher Klause | Time: approx. 2 hours

Guided tours of the Mühlbacher Klause 

22.06. – 07.09.2018

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

 

SATURDAY

The cleansing power of smoke and herbs

19.05. – 23.06.2018 | Almencard PLUS holders only

A hike through meadows, woods and apple orchards.

Meeting point: 2:00 p.m. | Village square, Natz | Time: approx. 3 hours

 

SUNDAY

The Path towards Balance

20.05. – 17.06.2018 | Almencard PLUS holders only

A hike onto the Balance trails. 

Meeting point: 10:00 a.m. | Alternately in Meransen, Rodeneck and Vals | Time: 2 hours

 

GENERAL INFORMATION

Bringing suitable equipment (trekking boots, rain protection etc.) is recommended with each hike.

Participation at your own risk.

Minimum number of participants: 4 adults or 5 children aged 5 to 14.

Activities available for a limited number of participants.

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