Eisack valley: our hiking hotels in this regionThe Eisack, South Tyrol's second longest river, lents the name to the valley. Since the middle ages kings made here, merchants and traders stop to recover from the tiring travel to the south. More than 60 german emperor passed the Brenner frontier with its cortege and stopped for a break in Sterzing, Brixen or Klausen. Away from the passage route are today the small valleys and villages that are ideal for vacation and enjoyment of nature. The Ridnaun valley west of Sterzing, the hidden Lüsental southeast of Brixen at the foot of Peitlerkofel or on the high terraces of the Eisack valley, where the chestnuts flourish and a more than 50 km long chestnuts ways connects the Eisacktal solar villages.