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Test football match: FC Augsburg (D) - 1. FC Kaiserslautern (D)

On the 12th of July, 2017 meet the FC Augsburg and the 1st FC Kaiserslautern to a friendship play in the sports field at the Sportwell centre in Malles/Mals with Eurosport speeker Birgit Nössing
04.07.2017 - 14.07.2017

Training camp and friendlies in Malles Venosta

FC Augsburg have a seventh season of Bundesliga football to prepare for, and so in order to be ready for the challenges ahead, the club will be holding a training camp in Mals in the Upper Vinschgau area of South Tyrol for the second year running. ...
24.06.2017 - 01.07.2017

9th Herb and Mountain Flower Week

During the 9 th Herb and Mountain Flower Week, held from 24 th  June to 1 st July, nature is revealed at its most grand. Participants learn about the vast variety of herbs and mountain flowers of the Upper Venosta Valley during exciting hikes , ...



3rd edition of Ortler-Bike-Marathon & Bikedays Glorenza

On 11 th June there will be held the 3 rd edition of the Ortler-Bike-Marathon in "Alta Val Venosta". The first edition was a success with over 1.600 enthusiastic bikers. The expectations for the second edition are already high and a lot of bikers ...

Giro d'Italia

Steep mountain roads, arduous climbs, and the Ortles mountains as a backdrop – in 2017, the Giro d’Italia is returning to the Venosta Valley again. An for good reason. The queen stage of this legendary race leads across the Stelvio Pass .  This ...
27.03.2017 - 01.04.2017

Suzuki Nine Knights & Nine Queens: "The perfect hip"

Nico Zacek from Munich, a great freeskier, created the Nine Knights in 2008. Since 2010, there is a ladies counterpart, the Nine Queens. 2017 these two events will for the first time merge into a mega-event. What the freestyle pros show at the ...

Day of Nostalgia at Watles

The Watles makes a time jounery- with nostalgic atmosphere in the whole ski area. In the restaurants you find typical dishes and waiters, which are dressed like 50 years ago. The highlight of the day is the nostalgic sci race. With wooden skis and ...
10.03.2017 - 12.03.2017


The Launching of Burning Disks in Venosta Valley

A popular custom among aficionados of ancient traditions is the ritual of the launching of burning disks, the so-called "Scheibenschlagen", which takes place annually in Venosta Valley. With this archaic tradition, held each year on Septuagesima, ...

Carnival fun race

The carnival fun race has a tradition on the Watles. Everyone is in costum and has to pass different fun stations- the winner is not the fastest! Great for young and old!

Familiy day with sledgin on the Watles

The Watles is the perfect destination for a sleigh day in family with its 4 km long sleigh way. In this day there we offer a special sleigh card, for unlimited sleight fun.

Audi FIS Ski Cross World Cup Watles

The skicross races will be on 15 th January 2017. Skicross is THE new alpine ski sport and every year lots of coming talents are emulating stars of the past years. Very spectacular is the fight of four racers per run, putting them down through ...

Ski Cross Opening & Cross Night Party

For the second time Malles/Mals in Val Venosta will be hosting a spectacular sport and music event. The qualifications for the AUDI FIS SKI CROSS World Cup will be held on Saturday t the Watles, and the CROSS NIGHT PARTY will be at the ...
27.12.2016 - 07.03.2017

Ski tour and snow shoe evening

Every Tuesday starting form 27.12.2016 we offer a special event. The slopes and the winter hiking way is open only for alpine skiers and snow shoe hikers between 7 pm and 10.30 pm. The restaurant Höfer Alm remains open! (until 07.03.

Dynafit Test Day

The ski resort Watles is open and ready to be tested! In collaboration with Sportmode Ziernheld and DYNAFIT.

Two countries March

At the beginning of the 70’s the two countries march was organized two times. In the year of 2014 the volunteer fire department and mountain rescue reorganize the march with success. This year the march take place on 25 June 2016 . The two countries ...

Sacred Heart of Jesus Fires

The Sacred Heart of Jesus Sunday is a very special day in South Tyrol. On the third Sunday after Pentecost, open fires are lit on all of the major mountain ranges of the region. The tradition of lighting fires on the mountains goes back to ...

LovAlps Concerts & Open Air

Skicross is THE new alpine ski sport and every year lots of coming talents are emulating stars of the past years. Very spectacular is the fight of four racers per run, putting them down through stairs, Wu Tang, corners, rollers, jumps and bancs ...

Santa Claus Parades in Venosta Valley

Santa Claus parades are a rich tradition all over South Tyrol, and take place every year on 5 December on the feast day of St. Nicholas. The processions of white-robed saints are preceded by a wild commotion, which begins actually the day before, ...

Day of the Romanesque

The Day of the Romanesque will be held on 10 October, 2015. On this day in Venosta Valley, which is located on the “ Alpine Road of Romanesque Art ”, free tours are organized around the many churches and chapels but also of secular buildings dating ...
01.09.2015 - 21.09.2015

Ceremonial Cattle Drive

The ceremonial cattle drive from the mountain pastures , has always been an important event in the Alpine valleys and a turning point in the farm calendar. It refers to the autumnal season, because this is when the weather grows colder and cattle ...
26.06.2015 - 05.07.2015

Extended Vocal Sounds – Jazz Concert and Vocal Workshop

This year marks the 33rd anniversary of the annual Südtirol Jazz Festival Alto Adige, taking place from 26 June to 05 July. 250 renowned musicians from different nations will enthrall audiences with concerts in one of the most beautiful locations in ...
27.02.2015 - 01.03.2015

SKIBOB WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS for students, youth and age classes

After 20 years, the SKIBOB WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS come back to Malles Venosta / Italy 1995 was the last world championships with Skibob for men and women in Malles Venosta. 20 years later fights the young in the popular ski resort Watles, in the ...
20.02.2015 - 22.02.2015

Europacup Skicross

The Watles ski cross pistes waits for the best skicrossers of whole europe. They will battle passing the piste full of Wu Tang, Roller, Jumps and Banks until at the final lines shows the winner.
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Visitors can expect traditional concerts and cooking demonstrations, as well as fairy tale afternoons and cooking events, lectures and cultural walking tours in the evenings.
Surrounded by mighty historic walls, medieval castles, palaces and cloisters Upper Venosta Valley is once again the ideal venue for the South Tyrolean Knights Games.
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Hike along ancient irrigation channels, partake of winter sports on glacial areas beneath impressive Alpine peaks or ride your bike along the Roman trade route Via Claudia Augusta. Relax in small villages and peaceful valleys with amiable hosts. Discover numerous cultural sites and the unique culinary delights of Upper Venosta Valley.