The village of Saltusio (490 m) is located in the foothills of the Texel and Hirzer mountains and it is an ideal starting point for hikes to the mountains.
Here is located the station of the Hirzer cable car that will take you to the excursion area of the Hirzer plateau (1,989 mt, Punta Cervina - Hirzerspitze 2,781 mt), the ideal place for whichever adventurous excursions you prefer.
The Hirzer cable car opens up a multitude of possibilities for discovering the mountains in Passiria valley, such as hikes at all altitudes and along familyfriendly irrigation channel paths.
Saltusio is a hamlet of S. Martino in Passiria.
Above Saltusio is the Merano High Mountain Trail, a path that leads around the Tessa Group Nature Park.
The St. Martin am Schneeberg settlement is a former village for miners working at the Schneeberg Monteneve mine and can only be reached on foot. Today the shelter, exhibition and the mine itself document the history of one of the most important lead and zinc mines in Tyrol.