Surroundings of the Tuffalm

On the Tuffalm is no place for boredom! You can spend some quiet of relaxation on our sun terrace or let yourself be pampered by our cordial service, while the kids explore the petting zoo and the big playground. On hot summer days you can reach the Völser Weiher in about 30 minutes and cool off in the refreshing water. Or would you like to extend your hiking tour and explore more of the National Park Schlern. Then just stay in the Tuffalm for a while before you continue your journey and taste some delicious, home-made delicacies. The Tuff Alm is also a very popular stop on longer hiking tours in the Nature Park Schlern. Within a time radius of 1 hour, many mountain pastures, hiking trails and mysterious caves can be explored. Get to know old witches’ legends, interesting stories of hermits and other legendary figures. You can follow a path through a beautiful forest and reach the “Migghöhle”, a cave where the hermit Franz Migg lived in the last century. On the other hand you can follow a trail to the Hoferalpl mountain hut, where you can admire the magnificent view over the stunning landscape. Just come and experience the beauty of the mountain world yourself!

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. The carriage is ready for a romantic ride to the Tuffalm every day at the Völser Weiher car park until the beginning of November.