Jenesien / San Genesio Atesino
San Genesio Atesino/Jenesien lies high above Bolzano on the sunny high plateau of the Salto/Salten. With its wide meadows, fields and larches, San Genesio Atesino/Jenesien is known as a hiking paradise. There are numerous hiking possibilities here, such as the Via Alpina route or the E5 long-distance hiking trail.
Mountain bikers also get their money's worth here on the Salto/Salten and it is a special experience to explore the large plateau on horseback too.
From San Genesio Atesino/Jenesien you can enjoy a wonderful view of the provincial capital of Bolzano and the Dolomites. Not only in summer, but also in autumn, when the leaves and trees get brightly coloured, this area displays its most evocative landscapes.
Winter experience in San Genesio Atesino/Jenesien
Thanks to the many hours of sunshine, even in winter there is often nothing better in San Genesio Atesino/Jenesien than to explore the area on a long, pleasant walk. Snowshoeing through the Salto/Salten mountain landscape is also highly recommended, and those who love romance can't miss a fascinating horse-drawn carriage ride through the snow-covered winter landscape.
For skiers and snowboarders there are several ski resorts nearby, in the Sarntal Alps or in the Dolomites.
In the pre-Christmas period there are numerous traditional Christmas markets in this area which invite you to a pleasant visit among the stands. The small Christmas markets in Val Sarentino/Sarntal and Renon/Ritten are very charming, while in the provincial capital of Bolzano/Bozen there is a larger Christmas market.