Travel Blogs from Serfaus
... br> At one point while heading up this fantastic road I stopped to photo a old
castle which stood on a high rock at the edge of the road. While here I realised
there was not much traffic at all coming down this road and so began to wonder
if it was even open over the pass.
Back on my bike and upwards we go. No cars at all and I really am getting
worried. All the parking areas along the way have large "Closed" signs over them
and road working ...
... being able to try new foods we just wanted to have some simple food that we could throw together and it wouldn't cost a whole lot. We grabbed some pasta and had a nice and filling dinner. The rest of the night consisted of flipping through the channels that were all in German, attempting to figure out how the heater worked (which it kinda didn't) and attempting to keep warm underneath the blankets and layers we were sleeping in!
... fairground rides to ice skating and sledging etc and is the kind of place family's would come for a day out.
As I still have quite a few miles to go and have done about 120 miles since I last filled the fuel tank I decided to stop here and get some fuel. However I had forgotten something and that is that this is Italy where getting fuel for tourists is a pain in the neck.
As of every previous trip here one struggles to work these petrol pumps. They are ...
Thursday 28 August
Moved on this morning, up the Pitztal valley, just south
of Imst. Went up to the Pitztal glacier, taking the Glacier Express(tunnel
train) followed Tyrol’s highest cable car to the restaurant at 3,440m, near the
top of the Wildspitze (3,774m). Perfect weather for a day in the snow – blue
skies and no wind.
Staying near Jerzens tonight. Had a great evening meal at
the campsite restaurant ...
Note from Val: Today we took a guided tour into the mountains east of the town of Obergurgl (up the Gaisbergferner glacier valley) to search for garnets. We were well equipped for the task, with our hammer and chisel borrowed from our hotel. Our guide, Monika, was very knowledgeable about the area, and once she showed us what to look for we were able to spot and collect quite a few nice garnet samples. For ...
Other places to stay in Serfaus
Sankt Zeno 3, 6534, Serfaus | 4 star hotelfrom $228
Dorfbahnstrasse 15, Serfaus | Hotelfrom $555
Untere Dorfstrasse 5, Serfaus | Hotelfrom $168
Herrenanger 11, Serfaus | 5 star hotelfrom $324
Herrenanger 4, Serfaus | 4 star hotelfrom $261
Untere Dorfstrasse 33 , Serfaus | 3 star hotelfrom $88
Gansackerweg 6 , Serfaus | Hotelfrom $166
Dorfbahnstrasse 10 , Serfaus | 4 star hotelfrom $136
Untere Dorfstrasse 15, Serfaus | Hotelfrom $226
Plojenweg 9 , Serfaus | 3 star hotelfrom $223
Dorfbahnstrasse 20, Serfaus | 3 star hotelfrom $143
Dorfbahnstrasse 22, Serfaus | Hotelfrom $107