An eight-minute cable car ride connects San Genesio/Jenesien and the lively city of Bolzano/Bozen. Get your first impressions of the ride, and you’ll be smiling. Once at the top, you will feel like you are in a completely new world that is both captivating and inspiring. At 1,100 metres above sea level, a small mountain village with a population of barely 2,000 has preserved something that is as precious as it is rare. Sunshine, the Dolomites, and unspoilt nature characterise this area. It is situated between the Salto/Salten, Europe’s largest larch plateau and the Monzoccolo/Tschögglberg with its rolling slopes and lush pastures. Here, in one of the most beautiful nature reserves of South Tyrol. It is home to the Haflinger horses and a hiking area that offers 800 kilometres of varied and undiscovered natural scenery. Hike directly from your Hotel Saltus – and dive into the magical world of the forest, into a world of trees and grace, of shadows painted by the sun moving in the sky on the aromatic forest floor.
A place where you come,
stay, and explore.
Whenever you feel like some city action, shopping, and strolling in the medieval city centre, take the cable car – the most important means of transport during your holiday connecting San Genesio/Jenesien with Bolzano/Bozen. Enjoy an aperitif, visit Ötzi the “Iceman”, and wander through the picturesque streets of Bolzano/Bozen. For those who do not travel by train, but by car: A panoramic road to our mountain village above Bolzano/Bozen has been in place since 1964.
that you often and gladly reminisce about.
San Genesio/Jenesien is located on the sunny side of life and the Monzoccolo/Tschögglberg. The mountain village has the most hours of sunshine in South Tyrol, which of course makes it particularly popular among hikers and explorers. The changing of the seasons in San Genesio/Jenesien is especially breathtaking, when autumn transforms the region into a sea of colours, when spring causes the flowers to bloom, and when winter covers the mountains with a white blanket.