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Melag in Langtaufers

Langtaufers ( Italian Vallelunga ) is a fraction of the municipality of Graun im Vinschgau in South Tyrol ( Italy ) consisting of several hamlets and farmsteads .


Langtaufers is located in the Langtaufer valley , which flows into the Vinschgau near the village of Graun . At the end of the valley are the glaciers of the Ötztal Alps and the high peaks of the Weißkugel ( 3739  m ) and the Weißseespitze ( 3526  m ). Fed by the water of the glacier area, the Karlinbach flows through the valley and flows into the Reschensee near Graun . The lowest farm in Langtaufers is at 1500  m , the highest all year round inhabited place in Langtaufers is the hamlet of Melag at 1915  m . On the north side is the border to North Tyrol .

Hamlets and homesteads

The Pleif homestead in Langtaufers

List of hamlets and farmsteads inward into the valley: Äußere Mühle, Innere Mühle, Schmiede, Malsau, Raffein, Pedross, Lorett, Angerhof, Kapron, Perwarg, Riegl, Zerkaser, Padöll, Pleif, Pazzin, Patscheid, Gschwell, Pratzn, Grub, Kappl / Hinterkirch , Look, Melag.

Alpine pastures

List of alpine pastures: Kaproner Alm, Ochsenberger Alm, Paziner Alm, Masebener Alm, Melager Alm.


The small ski area Maseben , which was closed in 2014, was located in Langtaufers, with a chair lift, drag lift and a ski hut. There are several cross-country skiing events and dog sled races in the valley every year .


Web links

Commons : Langtaufers  - Collection of images, videos and audio files

Coordinates: 46 ° 49 '  N , 10 ° 35'  E