The Claim

Refreshing …

The Claim

The guest should feel at home!

Dear hikers,
from 18.05.2024 we will open again for day guests!

Stays with overnight stay are possible with advance reservation by phone at the following number:

Tel.: +39 328 778 2228


If you send an SMS please be sure to include a phone number so we can call you back!

The Lodge

Idyllic …

The Lodge

In the Schatzer Lodge (2004 m), life is focused on the essentials!

No road traffic, no electronic media, just exercise in the fresh mountain air coupled with healthy and exquisite cuisine.

What else can you ask for?

Here Coziness is written in capitals.

A resort for relaxation – for an unforgettable stay in the mountains.


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Since 1926 …

When the lodge was constructed in 1926 by the current operator´s grandfather, it was first only used for the summer cultivation of alpine grass found in the Schatzer yards.

27 years later, the Schatzer Lodge had already become a coveted destination for guests coming from places far exceeding the local borders. This can in large part be attributed to the already spectacular cuisine provided by “Schatzer Luis”, the uncle of the present-day innkeeper.

In 1982 Franz Pernthaler took over the hideaway and 16 years later had the lodge renovated. With the renovation came rooms, sanitation facilities, as well as the kitchen, all of which was done with special care to preserve the lodge’s original and quaint character, while conforming to modern standards.



Simply quality …

The sleeping quarters – ranging from rooms with two beds to camp-beds in annexes – comfortably limit themselves to the essentials and are likewise rustic and pragmatic. Showers and toilets are provided, just as is typically for lodges, not in the rooms. However, because the humid rooms are in top notch condition, no one here has to sacrifice comfort.

The heart of the Schatzer Lodge strikes a veranda bathed in light and a small quaint tiled stove – since year one the rooms are the place to congress in a pleasant atmosphere.



Delicious …

In addition to the quaint coziness and dreamlike location, it’s the culinary expertise of Franz Pernthaler that has made gastronomes the world-over recommend the Schatzer Lodge.

The excellent menus, prepared every evening by the lodge’s chef for the guests, have to be compared with, but do not pale in comparison to, those that the majority of the so-called gourmet restaurants offer their diners. Ultimately he learned his upscale gastronomy craft, with star chef Heinz Winkler among others. And thus the chef ‘de Cuisine’ daily conjures up new Lucullian marvels based on traditional Tyrolean cuisine, and thereby is the freshness of his ingredients particularly close to heart. These ingredients and his creativity secure him over and over again the admiration of his guests.

Since breakfast cannot be more beautifully imagined, whoever lodges here should grant himself the pleasure of half-board. With its freshly baked bread from the house’s own wood fired oven, in addition to the homemade marmalade and other goodies, the Schatzer Lodge breakfast provides a great start to the day.

And on more tipp: If you’ve been out hiking all day and return to the lodge feeling a bit parched, it is a must to ask for the elder lemonade – its more than worth it!



Unforgettable …

In addition to the extended stays, the Schatzer Lodge offers daily visitors as well many great reasons to stop by for a bite to eat. There are hearty and refreshing snacks for hikers. In the afternoon, our own baked cakes and coffee entice hikers and the dinner menus conjure up smiles on everyone’s face, even on the most pampered of epicures. It is however recommended to make reservations for groups.

Apropos groups: the Schatzer Lodge provides exclusive settings for celebrations and functions of all kinds (from weddings to company meetings and birthdays to anniversaries). Here you can celebrate like no where else.

Simply ask about our offer – Franz Perthaler has a customized offer for you.

The Location

Sublime …

The Location

The Schatzer Lodge is very close to the town of Brixen/Bressanone, on the southern slope of the Gablers, 2,004 meters above sea-level.

From the “Skihütte“ parking lot, the hideaway is comfortably reached via a wide hiking trail and from there a beloved destination for young and old alike.

The Schatzer Lodge is embedded in the fantastic backdrop of the Aferer Geisler and Peitler Kofels, northwest of the mountain in the Dolomites.

Here hikers can, according to preference, embark on an excursion of varying length difficulty and explore the mountainous surrounding; for example on the Günther Messner trail (an 8 hour hike – a magnificent route for seasoned hikers), or with an ascent of the Gablers (a 4 hour climb that is nothing more than a simple hike with gorgeous breathtaking panoramas).

If you prefer something a little less strenuous, you should visit the surrounding cultivated alpine lodges.

The Schatzer Lodge is an ideal starting point for mountain bikers. In this region of the Dolomites, you can explore your boundaries on numerous routes.

Via the direct proximity to the family friendly skiing resort “Plose” (30 minute travel time), the lodges constitutes an ideal vacation destination, for winter athletes as well. Tour goers will be rewarded by a dreamlike deep snow runs in the Gablers.

For those unhurried explorers, you can travel step by step into a magical winter landscape on one of our outstretched walking trails or snowshoe hikes.

The Arrival

Uncomplicated …

The Arrival

• Highway exit Vahrn/Brixen
• Continue on the highway towards Brixen
• Drive straight through the 1st and 2nd roundabouts
• Continue straight though the 1st and 2nd set of traffic lights
• Drive straight through the 3rd roundabout
• Turn left in the 4th roundabout towards Milland
• Drive through the next traffic light, then over the bridge
• Turn right in the next roundabout towards Plose
• Continue towards St. Andrä – Afers – Palmschoß
• Right before hotel “Vallazza” make a sharp left, directly past the hotel make a sharp right
• Look for signs marked “Skihütte/Schatzerhütte” (from here it’s about 3 kilometers to the parking lot)
• The footpath is about 2 kilometers from the lodge (about 30 minutes)

Have a good trip!

The Contact

Worthwhile …

The Contact

Franz Pernthaler
39040 Afers
Enquiries and reservations:
Phone: 0039 0472 521 343
Mobil: 0039 328 778 2228


Fantastic …


Südtirol (Dolomiten), auf der Plose hoch über Brixen

Franz Pernthaler
39040 Afers

Enquiries and reservations:
Phone: 0039 0472 521 343
Mobil: 0039 328 778 2228

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