Tuffalm – South Tyrol’s most beautiful alpine hut

The Tuffalm is located near the Völser Weiher at the foot of the Schlern mountain. Due to its idyllic location, culinary treats of the South Tyrolean cuisine and its surpassing hospitality, the rustic lodge is a popular destination for those who enjoy active and relaxed holidays. This is the ideal place to forget about time and worries. Immerse yourself in the marvellous nature and enjoy the view over the wide and lush alpine meadow. Therefore, in 2007, the readers of the most popular local newspaper voted our Tuffalm the most beautiful mountain hut in South Tyrol.

The hut is open from the 13th April to the middle of november every day.

Of course, you can also stop by in the cosy hut to take a short break before you head out to more fantastic hiking tours in the National Park Schlern. In the near surroundings you can discover many lodges, hiking trails and magical places – set off on a search for ancient stories, tradition and mysterious myths and legends hiding in the Schlern region.  

How to arrive

Parking lot

You can easily reach the parking lot near the Völser Weiher by car. From Völs am Schlern you drive towards Seis. After approx. 1 km you can see the signage “Völser Weiher”, which leads you to the parking lot near the lake. This is the ideal starting point for a easy and relaxed family hike.

By foot

The Tuffalm can by reached by foot on trail no. 1, starting at the lake “Völser Weiher (walking time: about 45 minutes) or on the forest road, which is very easily accessible also for elderly people and families with children.
Starting in Völs, the Tuffalm can be reached in 1 hour and 15 minutes, from Siusi in about 2 hours and from Castelrotto in about 2 hours and 30 minutes.

By horse carriage

Our horse carriage is particularly popular among children and elderly people. From the middle of October, it starts at the „Völser Weiher”. After a very romantic ride, you finally reach the Tuffalm.