Valle Isarco (Eisacktal) is a ski area located around the town of Brixen (Bressanone) in South Tyrol. It consists of three areas close to small villages, together offer kilometres of trails and fun for everyone. But the localities of the area are not linked together.
Plose is perhaps the most famous resort in the Valle Isarco, is considered the ultimate ski area of Brixen, and from its 2.500 meters of altitude you can enjoy a magnificent view over the peaks like Odle (Geisler), Sella, Sassolungo and Sciliar. Here are 43 kilometres of slopes exposed to the sun, served by 9 lifts. The track "Trametsch" is the longest in South Tyrol, almost 9 kilometres with 1.400 vertical meters and is considered a downhill for experts. Just over 3 kilometres of trails are easy, the rest is medium difficulty. From the town of St. Andreas climbs a cable car but the area is served by 7 lifts and 2 chairlifts. There is also a snow park and a new Ski garden for children.
The area of Gitschberg offers 21 kilometres of trails with 9 ski lifts leading to the summit at 2.512 meters. Here is the only cable car in the area that lead from the valley up to Maranza (Meransen). The area has 4 ski lifts as well as 2 lifts and 2 cable cars. In this area only 2 kilometres trail is classified as difficult, while others are large and for everyone. The tracks are divided into 10 kilometres of difficult slopes and 9 easy slopes. In this town there is a ski school and a slopes illuminated in the evening with departure from the town of Maranza.
Jochtal is the third location of the this ski area. Here 22 kilometres of trails are ideal for the whole family. The tracks are quite simple and small, there is a ski school and field facilities for skiing and fun. There are also tracks of medium and high difficulty for most adults. The lifts are 7, a gondola, 2 chair lifts and 4 ski lifts. There are many huts in the sun and easily accessible from the slopes, so as to ensure maximum relaxation for all.
Cross-country skiing can be practiced in 5 different locations for a total of almost 75 kilometres of slopes. The longest ones of 12 kilometres each, are located in Rio Pusteria and Val di Funes and are of medium difficulty. But even in places like Maranza and Bressanone there are some as easy and difficult.