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Come to Racines/Ratschings for your skiing holiday!

The Valgiovo/Jaufental valley is a true paradise for active holidaymakers at any time of the year. In winter, when the green alpine meadows are covered with glittering snow and the rugged mountain slopes turn into perfectly groomed pistes, a skiing holiday in Racines/Ratschings is an adventurous pleasure. The Racines/Ratschings – Giovo/Jaufen ski area is not far from Hotel Jaufentalerhof, your hotel in Racines/Ratschings. It is one of the most snow-sure ski resorts in South Tyrol and offers 25 kilometres of beautiful pistes, state-of-the-art lifts (such as Italy's first 8-seater chair lift) and quaint places to stop for refreshments during your winter holiday in Racines/Ratschings. To ensure that your skiing holiday in Racines/Ratschings is an all-round enjoyable experience, the ski bus will take you from Hotel Jaufentalerhof to the slopes and back again free of charge. Our hotel in Racines/Ratschings also has a ski room with ski boot dryers.

If you truly love nature, you will find beauty everywhere.

Laura Ingalls Wilder

A winter holiday near Racines/Ratschings is packed with variety

Do you want to experience the highs of winter bliss during your skiing holiday in Racines/Ratschings? No problem! The beautiful winter landscape around our hotel near Vipiteno/Sterzing is also ideal for sports activities during the cold season. No matter whether you decide to go skiing, tobogganing, winter hiking or snowshoeing, a winter holiday in Racines/Ratschings is always full of possibilities – and every dayyou choose something you fancy.

Winter hiking

Crystal clear mountain air, picturesque panoramas and snow as far as the eye can see. On your skiing holiday in Racines/Ratschings, choose one of the countless well-marked winter hiking trails and discover your holiday paradise on your own. Or how about a torchlight hike at night to our Rauschtalhütte with mulled wine stop and toboggan run back to the valley?


You can experience the deep snow-covered nature of Racines/Ratschings particularly intensely with snowshoes on your feet during your skiing holiday. Choose between easy routes in the valley and more demanding tours to the Valgiovo/Jaufental valley’s peaks.


A fast-paced toboggan run provides fun and entertainment for all ages. The natural Tonnerboden toboggan run, the Atscherwiesen toboggan run and the 5 km long Racines/Ratschings toboggan run await you near Hotel Jaufentalerhof. And don't forget: an authentic toboggan run includes the walking up on foot and a sociable stop at a quaint mountain hut for something to eat.

Ski tours

Do you want to go up to the legendary Valgiovo/Jaufental valley’s mountains in winter? We will be happy to organise an exciting ski tour with a professional mountain guide for you during your skiing holiday in Racines/Ratschings.

Cross country skiing

Prepared, signposted cross-country ski trails,