The village extends from the small centre with the old bridge over the Sanna river to the slopes of Mt. Parseierspitze
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Altitude: 856 m a.s.l.
Pians and Quadratsch form the Tyrolean municipality of Pians, located along the road to the Arlberg Pass. The name of the village derives from the Latin term "pedaneus" (bridge). In Middle ages, many saddlers and wainwrights settled down in Pians, and in the 19th century the Arlberg Railway was established, which is not in service here any more, but has influenced the history of the area significantly. Today, the bacon and sausage producer Handl Tyrol has got its seat in Pians.
The village reaches up to the slopes of Mt. Parseierspitze, the highest peak of the Lechtal Alps. Hiking and mountaineering as well as cycling determine leisure time in summer: A popular destination is the Ascher Mountain Hut, located at 2,256 m a.s.l. in the Samnaun Group. It can be reached from the neighbouring village of See in a 4-hour hike. Less challenging, however, is the pleasant walk to the St. Margaret Chapel in Pians, which is famous for its beautiful frescoes.
If you prefer a tour on two wheels, then a beautiful MTB course is named after the above mentioned Sanna river: The Sanna Tour takes you from Landeck to Zams, and leads as a 6 km long round tour past Wiesberg Castle, the old bridge over the Sanna river and the Sanna water mouth. In winter, in the surroundings there is the See Skiing Area with its 42.5 km of slopes.