Holidays in the Dolomites in Val Gardena – Magic mountain landscape in South Tyrol
The mountain region Dolomites Val Gardena lies between the alpine ranges of the Sella Group, the Sassolungo and the Puez Group. The Val Gardena embraces a 25-kilometer-long tributary of the Isarco Valley and is located within the UNESCO World Natural Heritage Dolomites. The end of the valley forms the municipality of Selva di Gardena. In the immediate vicinity of the village there are the mountain passes Gardena and Sella. Ortisei and Santa Cristina lie in the direction of the valley entrance. You will spend your Dolomites vacation in the vicinity of the striking rock peaks of the Odle Group. The steep crags rise up to an altitude of almost 3,000 meters.
Wonderful natural landscapes in alpine altitudes
Wonderful hiking and mountain bike trails run through the magnificent landscape in Val Gardena. Nature has created a region of fascinating beauty in the high alpine areas. Lush meadows in the summer are dotted with colourful rhododendrons and blue gentian. On a hike around the Sassolungo, behind every bend you will discover new impressions in the wild and romantic mountain scenery. The Puez Altitude Trail is ideal for fit hikers, while on the trail to the “Witches’ Benches” you will dive into in the world of myths and legends of the Dolomites. “The Dolomites are not the highest mountains in the world, but probably the most beautiful.” The saying comes from the extreme mountaineer Reinhold Messner and is a declaration of love to the fascinating mountain world of the Dolomites.
Dolomites holidays in the winter: snowy and stunning landscapes in Val Gardena
Snow-white mountain peaks and snow-covered slopes make the Val Gardena an excellent destination for a fun-filled winter vacation. Beautiful ski resorts, fantastic cross-country skiing and guaranteed snow until spring await you during your holiday in the Dolomites in the cold season. 300 sunny days a year are virtually a guarantee. Around 500 kilometres of slopes with varying difficulty await you during your winter holiday in Val Gardena. The region is part of the world’s largest ski carousel Dolomiti Superski, which attracts visitors from all over the world.