Vigiljoch

The Vigiljoch and its restaurants

A stage finish, i.e., “Zuakehren” to stop for a bite in a restaurant, on alpine pastures and in a lounge (Stube) has traditionally always been a part of mountain excursions – whether on foot or by bike. As pleasantly warm and unaltered as the Vigiljoch itself are the nine resting places that serve up creative South Tyrolean recipes made of fresh, seasonal ingredients here. Traditional and down-to-earth, young and peppy or modern and puristic – their passion for fine food and a good glass of wine is what they all have in common.

Stube Ida
restaurant accommodation

Opening hours
11 am - 6 pm

Located right next to the mountain station of the cable car, the "Stube Ida" invites you during the day to its spacious sun terrace with a view of the most beautiful peaks of the Dolomites – or to the cosy "Bauernstube", which brings the charm of past times into the present. Simple, delicious dishes and daily recommendations, aromatic coffee and cake invite you to linger a little longer.

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Restaurant Jocher
restaurant accommodation

Opening hours
Reopening soon

The ‘Jocher’ is located in the middle of alpine meadows directly below the Vigilius church. After careful renovation, the traditional inn awaits you with a new sun terrace, cosy dining rooms and comfortable guest rooms.

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Restaurant Sessellift
restaurant

Opening hours:
open


The Restaurant Sessellift is located directly at the mountain station of Vigiljoch's single chairlift and has a beautiful 180-degree view. Andy and Jana serve their guests classic culinary South Tyrolean specialities – in the lounge or during the warm season on the panoramic terrace with a stunning panoramic view. Restaurant Sessellift is the starting point for a variety of trails, including the mountain bike route.

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Restaurant Seespitz
restaurant

Opening hours:
open Tuesday to Sunday
10am - 17pm
Day off: Monday, open on Whit Monday

Restaurant Seespitz, which has been family-run for over 80 years, is located in one of the most beautiful spots of the Vigiljoch, right next to the Schwarze Lacke nature biotope. The Platter family lovingly serves homemade food and drinks made from local ingredients, which can be enjoyed on the sun terrace overlooking the lake or in the cosy Fichtenstube (lounge made of spruce).

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Family Alm Gampl
restaurant accommodation family-park

Opening hours:

10am – 7 pm



"Familienzeit isch Gamplzeit (family time is Gampl time)": The family hotel, idyllically located just below San Vigilio Church, specialises in what families want and prefer. In addition to the restaurant, which offers regional delicacies and "favourite dishes" for all ages, the family hotel has an alpine zoo with an adventure playground, holiday apartments and rooms, as well as its own barbecue station for guests.

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Bärenbad Alm
restaurant

Opening hours:
open
9 am to 6 pm
Thursday day off

The Bärenbadalm embodies the charm of a typical, well-kept South Tyrolean alpine hut. This includes excellent cuisine, where delicious local specialities with local ingredients are served, some from their own garden. Stefan, the host, is known for his huge selection of schnapps all over the Vigiljoch and beyond.

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Naturnser Alm
restaurant

Opening hours:
Open
No restday

Located on the Vinschgau Valley side of the Vigiljoch, the Naturnser Alm at 1,922 m above sea level offers a magnificent panoramic view of the Vinschgau Valley, Schnalstal Valley and the Texel Group. The rustic stone house itself is a feast for the eyes, while Patrick Staffler and his young team spoil guests’ palates with delicious traditional dishes. The Naturnser Alm is open all week from the end of May to the beginning of November.

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Pawigler Wirt
restaurant

Opening hours:
Wed–Sun: 10 am – 8 pm
Days off: Monday + Tuesday, temporarily closed from April 29, 2024

In an idyllic quiet location next to small farms and the church of St Oswald, the Pawigl Wirt pampers its guests with homemade specialities such as dumplings, "Schlutzer", apricot dumplings or ice cream: in the cosy pine-panelled lounge (Zirbenstube) or on the sunny terrace with a panoramic view of the Etsch valley and the Laugenspitze peaks. And nowadays something very rare: the restaurant has an automatic bowling alley.

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Restaurant Eggerhof
restaurant

Opening hours:
open Thursday to Sunday and public holidays
Rest days: Monday to Wednesday (except public holidays)
10 am – 6 pm


The idyllic Restaurant Eggerhof with its famous "Schnauzerstube" and historic veranda follows the philosophy of slow food: down-to-earth, creatively conjured-up dishes made from the farm's own products – homemade pasta dishes, stewed and roasted dishes from its own livestock or the plate of coldcuts (Brettljause) with homemade products – and fine wines.

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