Alpine meadows and panoramic views

explore the Gitschberg Jochtal alpine region in summer!

Meransen won the “Holidaycheck Destination Award” for the “most hospitable place in Italy”.


Gitschberg: 02.06.–05.11.2022
Morning: 08.30 to 11.45 am
Afternoon: 1 - 4.45 pm


Up on the GITSCHberg Summer on the GITSCHberg – nature pure and simple

The Gitschberg offers countless opportunities to explore the surrounding mountains. This makes the GITSCHhütte the perfect starting point for hikes and mountain tours on foot.
The GITSCHhütte can be reached in comfort by cable car to the mountain station and from there you can walk along the pushchair-friendly forest track or the specially created adventure trail in just 15 minutes.
You can reach us on foot or by mountain bike from Meransen (approx. 12 km distance and 800 metres of altitude difference) but also from the Kiener Alp, via the Kleine Gitsch or the Altfasstal Valley.

Our hut is situated in an excellent location and is the ideal destination for families, mountain-lovers and fans of alpine meadows as well as the perfect starting point for challenging mountain hikes for summiteers of all levels of ability, as well as for mountain runners.

Our hiking suggestions for you The following hikes are all accessible from the GITSCHhütte:

Gitschberg cable car mountain station – Gitsch
Gitschberg mountain station - marker 12 - Gitschhütte - south ridge of the mountain - to the Gitschberg summit - panoramic platform.

Duration: 1 hr 20 min
Distance: 2 km
Altitude difference: 408 m
Start: Gitschberg cable car mountain station
Destination: Gitsch

Other hikes starting from the GITSCHhütte

  • On the Gitschberg (2510 m, Trail 12)
  • On the Kleine Gitsch (2262 m, Trail 6,12)
  • To the Kiener Alp (Trail 12)
  • To Meransen (to the Bacherhütte or the Möserweg 12A)
  • To the Seefeld lakes and in to the Altfasstal Valley (Trails 6 and 12A)

Fly like a bird Pure adrenaline on a tandem paragliding flight:

Fortify yourself at the GITSCHhütte and then enjoy a tandem paragliding flight with our state-certified tandem pilots. Feel the freedom without limits and experience the beauty of our holiday region from the perspective of a South Tyrolean bird. 

The Journey is the Reward