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The town of Ratschings
Ratschings is located in the Italian region of Trentino-South Tyrol at an altitude of 976 meters. The municipality covers an area of 203.5 square km and has 4,107 inhabitants.
Worth seeing in Ratschings
The name of Ratschings does not just stand for winter fun, guaranteed snow, the charm of mountain huts and top class sporting events, no, summer also offers active vacationers and fresh air connoisseurs excitement: on the saddle of a mountain bike or a Haflinger horse or on foot on the extensive hiking trails in the Ratschingstal valley.
The Ratschings-Jaufen ski resort (1,300 m to 2,150 m) is one of the most modern in South Tyrol and guarantees snow. Eight high performance and comfortable lifts, 25 km of slopes, a half pipe and a toboggan run guarantee a great variety of winter sports.
Mining World of Ridnaun Schneeberg at Ridnaun-Maiern
Rather than visiting a museum, you are immersed in the world of a silver, lead and zinc mine at Schneeberg.
A natural monument of a special kind at the head of the valley of Ridnaun. The panorama path offers several vantage points where you can see the impressive mountain environment of the Stubai Alps and cross bridges where you can experience the natural power of water close up.
At the entrance to the Ratschingstal valley you will find the only gorge in the world carved into with pure white marble.
Knappenkirche St. Magdalena church in Ridnaun - Gasse
Built in 1480 by the Schneeberg miners and fitted with a precious altarpiece by Matthias Stöberl, the Gothic hillside church standing against the backdrop of glaciated mountain peaks is a landscape and art historical gem.