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NATURE ADVENTURE FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY

As fast and modern as the cable car is, the car-free nature idyll Vigiljoch invites you to take your time to rediscover slowing down and lingering to be able to perceive this ideal world with the eyes of a child. With its easy trails, its natural diversity and constantly changing views of the most beautiful peaks of the Alpine region, the Vigiljoch is an ideal destination for families. After a short trip by cable car at a reduced family rate, the chairlift and hiking trails – many of which are suitable for prams – lead to the most beautiful places in the car-free nature reserve: to mysterious cup-marked stones, a lonely 13th-century church in the middle of the alpine pasture, to streams, moors, animals and family-friendly restaurants with local specialities, where the youngest ones can let off steam on playgrounds.

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The Vigiljoch on two wheels

Panoramic tours on the Vigiljoch and exciting trails down to the Vinschgau Naturns or Rabland make the Vigiljoch a popular mountain bike destination – especially since the Transalp route across the Alps also leads over the Vigiljoch. Pleasure bikers who cannot be won over for the aspiring ascent to almost 1,800 m above sea level can arrive comfortably by cable car in Vigiljoch (over 1,000 m above sea level) or by cable car in Aschbach (around 800 m above sea level)  – bikes are transported throughout the season at an extra cost.

It is good to know that there are no designated cycling routes on the Vigiljoch; pedestrians have right of way everywhere.