Sand in Taufers has a charm that is difficult to describe: The wide basin is crowned with beautiful mountain peaks, the majestic Taufers Castle towers over the village, and in the background the eternal white of the Schwarzenstein glacier. If you spend your summer holiday here, you can look forward to alpine mountain experiences, a rich history and enchanting moments. No matter whether you want to spend your summer holiday in the Tauferer Ahrntal in a sporty and active way or in a more leisurely way, the possibilities are endless. You can start the most beautiful holiday adventures directly from the Garni Zimmerhofer.
Hiking and biking in the Tauferer Ahrntal valley
Out the door and into alpine bliss! Directly from the house you can start the most beautiful hikes and great bike tours. The mountains of the Rieserferner Ahrn Nature Park offer you countless possibilities. For pleasure hikers, we recommend a ride on the Speikboden cable cars, the panorama is simply spectacular. The Tauferer Boden with its fields is a fantastic running and walking trail, and if you like, you can walk along the Ahr towards Bruneck or into the Ahrntal valley. Bikers have the choice between beautiful MTB trails or flat valley routes for racing bikes.
Wild waters and airy heights
The Tauferer Ahrntal is a true "water kingdom". Brave ones plunge into the floods of the Ahr on a rafting boat, an unforgettable experience is a hike to the Reinbach waterfalls. If you want to feel like an eagle, you can fly through the forest on the Flying Fox. If you want to go even higher, treat yourself to a tandem paragliding flight! Thanks to its special location, Sand in Taufers has perfect thermals and is a popular holiday destination for paragliders.
Old walls and special flair
If you are interested in history and culture, the Garni Zimmerhofer in Sand in Taufers is the right place for you. Visit the beautiful Taufers Castle, which majestically watches over the village and feel like a knight or damsel on a guided tour. Bruneck, 15 minutes away, is also dominated by a castle worth seeing, and the old town streets mix medieval charm with modern flair. Whether fashion, art, concerts or co: the town of Bruneck is the cultural centre of the region and definitely worth a visit.