On a sunny plateau in Pustertal lies the commune of Pfalzen. Here in Issing you find the natural lake Issinger Weiher. During summer this is the place to worship the sun and relax completely. For those looking for adventures you can inform yourself here about a rafting tour on the nearby river Rienz. Just beside it, you will find a high rope course, a fun guarantee for daredevils of all ages; as well as a herb garden cultivating high quality oils and creams used in selected wellness hotels in Pfalzen.
At the gate of the mountains of Pfunders
From Issing you can walk to Castle Schöneck, the possible birth place of knight and minnesinger Oswald von Wolkenstein. From Pfalzen various paths lead to lookouts, mountain lakes and alpine lodges. One of the most famous routes is the High Route of Pfunders. This route is feasible in a bit over a week and leads through the isolated mountains of Pfunders all the way to Sterzing.
Who finds Pfalzen during winter, is well off to visit the ski resort Kronplatz, situated only 8 km away. Ski buses connect the hotels in Pfalzen with the modern ski mountain. On the Christmas market the colorful lights, the local culinary delicacies and souvenirs brighten up the darkest winter evenings. Those looking for accommodation for their vacation in South Tyrol, find here the most beautiful hotels in Pfalzen in the holiday region Kronplatz.