The idyllic mountain village of Plan - Pfelders (1,622 m) is located in the Passiria valley in the midst of South Tyrol's largest nature park, the Tessa Group Nature Park. The village Plan is ideal for active holiday makers and those who want to relax.
The mountains are more than 3,000 metres high, crowned with corn snow trees and present you with sloping Alpine meadows, Hafling horses, grassing cows, Alpine refuge huts, beautiful panoramic views, whistling marmots and eagles' wings in the sun light: a magnificient picture of nature.
The wonderful hiking trails around Plan hold natural wonders. Lush alpine meadows nestle on the slopes of the imposing peaks, refuge huts offer breathtaking views.
Plan is an ideal starting point for a wide variety of hiking tours. The Grünboden combined lift brings mountain lovers up to 2,000 m above sea level, where they can experience the stone labyrinth, with a pond, several viewing stations and numerous impressive boulders.
From the stone labyrinth, an attractive hiking path with panoramic views continues through several mountain pastures, which are farmed during the summer.
The Panoramaweg trail is a pleasant hiking circuit offering spectacular views. This rewarding excursion is ideal for those who enjoy walking through mountain terrain. The rock labyrinth is situated on the panoramic trail, near the Grünboden cable car mountain station.
Starting from the village Plan, the chairlift takes you directly into the heart of the Tessa Group Nature Park at 2,000 meters. Explore the numerous and fascinating excursion destinations. Along the path "Panoramaweg" you gently rise above beautiful alpine pastures and enjoy the peace and quiet as well as the fresh and pure mountain air, fascinated by the charm of dreamy mountain huts, grazing cows and Haflinger horses.
Ideal for hiking, the Lazins Valley is a sprawling mountain basin extending from Plan to the bottom of the Passo Gelato ridge.
Each year by the mid of September, farmers bring their beautifully decorated cows down from the Lazinser Alp back into the valley. Visitors and locals may admire the cows adorned with a beautiful headdress made of flowers. Farmer's wives prepare a variety of delicious local apecialities.
The Museum Passeier is located on the farm of the Tyrolean patriot Andreas Hofer, the Sandhof Inn. The Jaufenburg Castle is part of the Museum.
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.
During the winter months, Ski Resort of Plan is one of the areas of South Tyrol where snow is likely to be guaranteed. Both beginning and advanced skiers can enjoy well prepared slopes. Away from the bustle of the ski slopes, visitors can also enjoy the peace and tranquillity of winter hiking, snow shoe walking or horse-drawn sleigh rides.
The romantic village and ski resort of Plan is a most idyllic place for families and nature lovers.
Climbing in the best known and spectacular mountains in the Alps
The highest plateau in Europe, situated in the middle of the Dolomites
Cycle paths, lake Caldaro and lake Monticolo, the castles
The path 24 encompasses the reserve of the Tessa mountains