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Picturesque St. Jakob in Defereggen Valley

A pearl surrounded by untouched nature

St. Jakob in Defereggen Valley is the main town of one of the most authentic valleys in this Alpine country. A good two thirds of the region is protected making both developments and agriculture very rare. This makes St. Jakob in Defereggen Valley an exceptional place of tranquillity and relaxation combined with an experience of pure nature.

St. Jakob in Defereggen Valley is famous among other things for the Defereggen healing water, which has its source here from a spring in fossilised rock.

St. Jakob in Defereggen Valley is located at just under 1,400 metres and has the largest enclosed Swiss stone pine forest in the Eastern Alps. The wood that has been used many times at the Jesacherhof and exudes cosy warmth throughout the hotel also originates from here.

There are lots of extremely charming destinations around the Alpine village of St. Jakob in Defereggen Valley. And the best thing is: you can reach them from the Jesacherhof hotel in just a few minutes.

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