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Ridnaun Valley

Sterzing/Vipiteno the most northerly town in Italy

So much charm and tradition, wherever you look!

Every tourist or traveller that has come crossed the italian road to Brenner surely knows the historic city of Vipiteno/Sterzing. Located at an altitude of 948m above the sea level, the old walls and former building of the Fugger city offer several sparks to spend a nice journey trip. The small bouitques, the bars and restaurants of the medieval streets invite you for a walk.


The old buildings of the pedestrian zone, among them the Town hall with ist valuable gothic council room, or the 46m high Tower (The 12 Tower) give to Vipiteno/Sterzing a unique charm.

Other places of interest:

  • Wolfenmühle
  • the old hospital, now a church, built in 1399
  • The Mitra Stone and a Roman Milestone in the Town hall courtyard
  • Parish church of Our Lady in the Moos
  • St. Margareth Church
  • Multscher- and Civic Museum
  • Castle Reifenstein
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Christmas Market

The Christmas Market in Vipiteno/Sterzing is the best destination for those who love the traditional Christmas. Nicely decorated small stands in the narrow streets of the medieval town invite you to have a smooth walk. In the evening, when the lights are turned on, the Christmas atmosphere in the mountains will enchant your hearts. The market stands offer lots of original gift ideas, some bigger, some smaller, and several souvenir to remember this city marvelous atmosphere. Delicacies and the hot spiced wine warm up the spirits in the winter days. Come and have a walk through the market stands and let the Christmas Market of Vipiteno/Sterzing enthrall you with its fairy tale atmosphere.


Surrounded by the beautiful mountains of the Stubai Alps, the Zillertal Alps and the Sarntein Alps, this area offers all year long the best opportunities for tourists. “Rosskopf”, the home mountain, allows citizens and visitors to hike or to ski without long travels.
Just a few minutes’ drive from the Hotel Schneeberg Family Resort & Spa, Sterzing is well worth a trip!