Pension Sonia
St. Magdalena

Your mountain holiday in the beautiful Villnösstal Valley in South Tyrol

A welcoming smile, a handshake, a glance inside the house, and you feel comfortable right away. Traditional hospitality and a friendly ambiance, surrounded by breath-taking mountains, create a special atmosphere.
Our pension is located in the town centre of St. Magdalena / Vilnöss. The perfect starting point for hikes and other sports activities. Climb the peaks surrounding the valley and look forward to a room with a unique view of the Geislerspitzen. Enjoy a relaxing and active holiday in a wonderful valley in the middle of the Dolomites.

Ready for unforgettable mountain adventures?

We are looking forward to welcoming you!

The Bertolini family.

Our comfortable rooms and apartments 

Our pension offers rustic rooms, some of them have a balcony. There, you have a fantastic view of our local mountains, the Geislerspitzen.
Our rooms are equipped with showers, WC, TV, and hairdryer.
We also offer rustic, lovingly decorated apartments for 1 to 6 people with cosy bed and living rooms.

Our prices


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Enjoy your meal! The taste of South Tyrol

Home-made hut specialties at Pension Sonia
What does the perfect start into a new day look like?
The perfect start into a new day at Pension Sonia means getting up well-rested and enjoying a rich and nourishing breakfast. This is how the morning starts: with many different, fresh, and regional delicacies from our buffet like crispy bread, fruity jams, home-made cakes, creamy yogurt, healthy cereals, eggs from our chickens, crunchy vegetables, and a big variety of South Tyrolean cold cuts and cheese. And to drink? Would you like a cup of Italian coffee, or a tea made of South Tyrolean herbs? We will prepare your drink for you right away!

Mountain air makes you hungry!
Chef and host Hainz will pamper all his guests with tasty, typically South Tyrolean dishes. You can look forward to meat dishes like goulash with speck dumplings, traditional pasta dishes like macaroni with minced meat, mushrooms, bacon, peas, cream, and ham, and sweet dishes like the famous “Kaiserschmarrn”.
After a long day in the mountains, a 3-course meal with tasty South Tyrolean dishes is waiting for our guests. A warm starter or a soup, a delicious main course, and a sweet dessert or a freshly made cake to make the meal perfect. And who wants to, afterwards can chat with Anna and Hainz and enjoy a home-made schnapps.
To guarantee great quality and to emphasize the unique taste of the ingredients, chef Hainz uses only fresh, local products.
For our guests with allergies and intolerances, we prepare alternative dishes, as well as vegan and vegetarian alternatives.


Discover our wonderful surroundings
We offer you the DolomitiMobil Card - Dolomitental Villnöss. With it you can explore our surroundings and offers at low cost.

The mountains are calling!

Your summer holiday in Villnöss

Movement is good for you!

There are many possibilities to move your body in the middle of the beautiful nature of Villnöss and the Dolomites (UNESCO World Heritage).


If needed, we will happily provide tools to fix your mountain bike. You can leave your bikes in our underground parking lot (locked at night). A bike store is in close proximity.

Snow fun in Villnöss

Your winter adventure in South Tyrol
Relax, unwind, and simply enjoy life. Pension Sonia in the middle of the Dolomites (UNESCO World Heritage) is the ideal place to recharge your batteries and regain strength for everyday life. You can enjoy the beautiful mountain landscape around our house all year long. During summer, you can explore the nature at the Puez-Geisler Nature Park on a hike or a mountain bike tour. During winter, you can go skiing, snowboarding, tobogganing, or snowshoeing.
The "Geißlerspitzen” are surrounded by a beautiful landscape. As a guest in the Villnösstal valley, you can still experience the traditional South Tyrol. A lot of peace instead of hustle and bustle. To get to know our most peaceful side, you should definitely go for a hike on one of the many winter hiking paths in the middle of the beautiful, snow-cowered landscape. You can take a break in one of the beautiful mountain huts and enjoy a meal or a hot drink there.

Skiing adventures for all ages

The ski lift at the opposite side of the street is perfect for beginners. There is the possibility to take skiing classes in a group or alone. Children are divided into groups according to their age and know-how. There are two huts, where you can stop by and eat or drink something. As the ski lift is located right next to the hotel, you can also spend your lunch break at the pension.


  • Winter hiking
  • Cross-country skiing
  • Snowshoeing
  • Nordic walking


  • Villnöss ski lift (right on the doorstep)
  • Plose skiing area (20 min by ski bus)
  • Sella Ronda (30 min by car)
  • Kronplatz (40 min by car)


Your way to St. Magdalena

How to find us
When arriving by train, it’s best to get off at the train station in Brixen and take the bus number 330, which takes you to St. Magdalena in about 35 minutes. From the bus stop, it’s only a 300m walk to Pension Sonia.
When arriving by plane, it’s best to go to the bus station in Brixen. From there, the bus number 330 takes you to St. Magdalena in Villnöss. There is a shuttle service taking you from the airports to the train stations.
The best way to go to South Tyrol by car is on the highway A22:
Arriving from the south via Verona-Bozen-Klausen
Arriving from the north via Innsbruck-Brenner-Klausen
Leave the highway at the exit “Klausen/Chiusa”. Follow the street for about 2 kilometres in the direction of Brixen. Turn right following the signs to Villnöss.

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