Holidays in Kasern
Coming up for coming down
Kasern is located 1600 metres above sealevel and submontane of the well known mountain "Vetta d'Italia". Futhermore it is Southtyrol's most northern village. As a royal ending of the Ahrntal valley and as idyllic mountain village, Kasern is the perfect place for a fantastic holiday.
You will find a fascinating natural park landscape, where water and air are still existing in fantastic quality.
Kasern is central starting point for many activities: hiking trips in summer or back- and cross-country path in winter are beginning directly in front of our house. Here you can live a sustainable holiday: once you are here you don't need your car for your Holiday in the northernmost apartment in South Tyrol - Kasern has an extraordinary well working busservice - every 30 minutes.
For the health-conscious persons the climatic gallery for respiration therapy is only 700 away from our house; easily reachable by walking or by bus (bus stop 50 metres from our house).
For those who are loving culture, the special museums and many cultural offers are waiting in the surroundings.
The restaurants will offer you tasty food, mainly from local products and respecting the guests' special wishes.
Natural park Rieserferner-Ahrn
back to the nature, back to yourself
The valley Tauferer-Ahrntal is part of the natural park Rieserferner-Ahrn, one of the biggest natural parks in South Tyrol. Its name comes from one of the park's biggest glaciers, called "Rieserferner". "Ferner" is a regional denomination for glacier.
Created in the 1988, this park is part of nine natural park areas in South Tyrol. The italian parks have the function to preserve nature and culture.
Its beautiful flora and fauna is extended on a total area of 31.500 hektar, the Ahrntal Valley included.
From the geological point of view, the natural park Rieserferner-Ahrn is especially interesting, because here the african and the european tectonic plate collide. This was the reason for the creation of the Alps.
The highest mountains in the park are the Dreiherrenspitze (3499 m) and the Rötspitze (3495 m). Accessible directly from Kasern.
Natural Park House in Kasern
Rieserferner-Ahrn - get in touch with the nature
The Nature Park House Casere/Kasern allows you to get aware of the cultural aspects of the Valle Aurina/Ahrntal. In addition you may get in touch with the unique landscape of the Rieserferner Ahrn nature park.
Supported by touch screens, posters and graphics you discover more and more of the Valle Aurina/Ahrntal. Experience the meaning of tradition in the rural field.
If you love hiking the Nature Park House Casere/Kasern informs you about the objectives and tasks of the nature park. The most important hiking-paths enrich your knowledge of the Rieserferner Ahrn.
Ahrntal - the paradise for hikers
Feel your own feet
Kasern in the Ahrntal is known as a paradise for hikers: After the arrival you can give up the car - a lot of hiking-paths start directly from our house.
What would you say about an excursion to the Lenkjöchl - and Birnlückenhütte? The Prettauer Höhenweg, the Waldner-, Röt-, Steger- and Bruggeralm are waiting for you!