Steaming dumplings are served up, golden Kaiserschmarrn (pancake strips) gleam under a coating of icing sugar, all is washed down with a glass of schnapps (an old family recipe, of course) that is redolent of the forest, because the hut itself too is made of wood.
What would be hiking, biking or skiing without a well-earned break in a dairy hut or mountain refuge? All that trekking or climbing necessitates something hearty and filling, while the fresh air and mountain fragrances only stimulate the desire for welcoming warmth and good company. In the mountains you are closer not only to nature, but also to your companions and indeed to yourself.
In the inns and huts around Hafling and up at the Meran 2000 walking and skiing area can be found original and (literally) high-level, home-style cooking. Sunny terraces, a warm welcome and picture postcard views complete the panorama.
“We recommend that our guests take time to discover the surrounding dairy huts and mountain inns. It is ultimately the hospitality to be found at a destination that will make it attractive: many of the local establishments are run by real characters whose huts not only boast a long tradition, but also offer tasty Alpine delicacies and that unmistakable South Tyrolean charm...”