Hotel Schölzhorn - Racines - South Tirol

Welcome to Hotel Schölzhorn in Racines!
Amidst a breath-taking mountain scenery, only a few meters from the well-known and family-friendly ski and hiking area Racines - Giovo, our hotel welcomes you in a warm and homely atmosphere.
Our family-run, 3-star hotel is calmly situated in the small village centre of Racines and is the ideal starting-point for a pleasant hiking and skiing holiday.
In winter you can reach the cable car in just a few minutes by foot, which will directly take you to the snowy ski area of Racines-Giovo. For hikers and mountain bikers, enjoyable forest and walking trails start right in front of our hotel. The nearby Passo di Pennes and Passo di Monte Giovo transform motorcycling into a unique experience. The city of Vipiteno, 12 km from Racines, is reachable in a few minutes by car or directly by bus, which stops just some metres from Hotel Schölzhorn.
Throughout your summer stay, we provide you with the free guest card - Active Card Premium - , which allows you to use all public transport free of charge and offers you many other advantages.
Your Family Schölzhorn
the skier
Children slidding

It´s simply delicious!

Half board treatment at Hotel Schölzhorn in Racines
What could be better than having a tasty and energizing breakfastafter a pleasant night?
Our guests can expect a rich breakfast buffet with crisp bread, sweet croissants, fruity jam, local sausages and cheese, vital muesli, delicious yoghurt, freshly baked cakes and fresh juices. We will be happy to serve you a warm cup of tea or a good Italian coffee!
Our 3-4 course dinner menu combining South Tyrolean specialties and Italian delicacies kicks off with a rich selection of salads and our soup of the day, followed by a warm starter and a main course. The crowning end of the evening is the tasty homemade dessert.
For our guests with allergies & intolerances we offer a variety of alternative dishes as well as gluten and lactose-free meals.
 Dining room Schölzhorn Ratschings

Sleeping pleasure amidst the majestic Stubai Alps

Our comfortable wellbeing rooms


· Prices are intended per person and night incl. half board.
· In addition to the total price of the stay, a tourist tax of 1.70 € per person and night will be charged directly on site for all guests over 14 years of age.
· There is no price reduction for missed meals.
· The guest card Active Card Premium is included in the room rate in summer.

· Rates for kids staying in the room with 2 adult persons:
  • up to 3 years: free
  • up to 5 years: -70%
  • from 5 to 9 years: -50%
  • from 9 to 14 years: -30%

Included Services

General information

the most precious, yet INCLUSIVE: healthy mountain air
  • Free Wi-Fi in the whole building
  • Elevator
  • Free parking directly in front of the hotel
  • Cosy home-based library to browse through
  • Baby cot, baby phone and baby highchair
  • Children's playroom and youth area


The following security measures are observed in relation to Covid 19:
  • all employees wear mouth and nose protection
  • Hand sanitizer is available at the entrance and in the hotel
  • the distance rules are observed
  • Cashless payment possible
  • Use of suitable cleaning agents

  • We understand every booking as an option booking - this means for our guests:
  • Cancellation free of charge is possible until we inform you about your stay in a timely manner and request final confirmation and a deposit. After that, the usual cancellation conditions of our terms and conditions apply.
Hotel Schölzhorn is a 3-minute walk from the Ratschings Jaufen ski area.
A free parking is available to guests.
Recognized sights in the vicinity are:
  • Gilfenklamm Ratschings (3 km)
  • Ridnaun mining museum (15 km)
  • Wolfsthurn Castle (8 km)
  • Ötzi Museum- Museum of ICE MAN in Bolzano (78 km)
  • Gardens and Castle Trautmannsdorf in Merano (110 km)
  • Thermal baths in Merano (110 km)

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Travel insurance

You have already planned your whole stay and suddenly something unexpected occurs... That is why we recommend stipulating a travel insurance.

Winter activities

Unforgettable snow adventure in Racines

The nearby skiing area Racines-Giovo and Val di Racines guarantee everyone unlimited fun in the snow! Ready to ski, sledge and cross-country ski?

two fast skiers on perfectly groomed slopes in the Ratschings Jaufen ski area


Only 3 minutes walking distance from our hotel, the snowy and sunny family ski area Racines-Giovo is welcoming you. You will find plenty of different slopes, modern lifts, an adventurous snow park and a wonderful kids' skiing paradise. If you feel like taking a short break from the slopes, you can pamper yourself with some delicious traditional dishes in one of the numerous mountain huts.
happy children sledding in snowy landscape


Ready, set and go! In proximity there are plenty of sledging trails of different length and difficulties. The most famous one is the 5 km long natural toboggan run in the skiing area of Racines, which is especially popular among families.
Sledges are available in our hotel!

More toboggan runs in our nearby area:
· Toboggan run at the Monte Cavallo (Vipiteno): 10 km length
· Toboggan run of the “Prantner Alm” (Vipiteno): 3.4 km length
· Toboggan run of “Stadlalm” (Ridanna Valley): 1.5 km length
  • Natural toboggan run “Zunderspitz” (Ridanna/Masseria): 6.4 km length
  • Natural toboggan run “Reifenegg” (Stanghe): 1 km length
  • Natural toboggan run “Waldeben” (Giovo): 1.4 km length
  • Natural toboggan runAtscherwiesen” (Telfes): 1.9 km length
 Cross-country skiers, in the background, St. Magdalena in the Ridnaun Valley, near Ratschings

Cross-country skiing

The perfectly prepared cross-country ski run in Racines and the panoramic high-altitude circuit “Platschjoch” offer ideal conditions for beginners and professionals. The 12 km high-altitude trail takes you up to over 1,800 m above sea level and offers you a spectacular mountain view. A pure paradise for cross-country enthusiasts!
For the entire duration of your stay, you obtain in our hotel a free cross-country skiing pass for the area of Racines.

More cross-country skiing trails in Racines and Ridanna:
· 12 km long cross-country skiing trails from “Larchhof” up to Vallettina
· 15 km long circular track: Casateia – Stanghe – Mareto
· 25 km long circular track from Ridanna to Gasse and Masseria

Active Card Premium

Gondola Lift Ratschings Racines

Benefits for our guests

In summer all our guests receive the free activeCard of the holiday region Vipiteno-Racines.

· Included services:
- 3 ascents and descents per week using one of the region's cable cars
- Entry to Cascate di Racines - Stanghe
- Free use of local public transport
- Entry to over 90 South Tyrolean museums f. e. Museum Ice Man Ötzi
- guided hikes

· Special discounts with our activeCard partners:
-Entry to the indoor swimming pool & sauna "Balneum" in Vipiteno, Rafting,
“Skytrek” high rope course in Vipiteno, Bike rental, Tandem flights, Vipiteno Golf Club

Summer activities

Your active holiday in Racines
Winter has a lot to offer but so does summer! The summer season in Racines and surroundings invites to hikes on fantastic discovery trails, cycling through flowering alpine meadows or to admire the force of nature in the Gilfenklamm Gorge…
summit station Ratschings Jaufen - Racines Giovo in summer


Only a few steps from our hotel, the cable car takes you to the hiking paradise of Racines. The Racines Mountain Adventure World for families starts directly at the cable car station. Both adults and children can expect many adventures such as climbing frames, water games, petting zoo and much more...
For experienced hikers, it is a good starting point for countless high-altitude trails, such as the Racines Alpine Trail or the Glaitner Höhenweg/ Alta Via di Glaiten.

All our guests receive the activeCard for the entire duration of their stay, which provides you with many advantages.

Other adventure paths in our area:
• Racines valley trail – “Pfeifer Huisile” path
• Barefoot trail
• Wipptal Bee-Trail
• Waterfall-Trail
• Dolomieu-Trail


Weather forecast
Ratschings Jaufen Mountain Station
Ratschings Jaufen Mountain Station
Racines Giovo Chairlift Saxner
Racines Giovo Chairlift Saxner
Racines Giovo Valley Station
Racines Giovo Valley Station

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