Holidays in Siusi allo Sciliar – A vacation on the edge of the Alpe di Siusi

A vacation on the edge of the Alpe di SiusiThe picturesque mountain village of Siusi allo Sciliar is idyllically situated at the foot of the mighty Sciliar Massif, just below the largest mountain plateau in Europe. The village belongs to the municipality of Castelrotto in South Tyrol. The houses are nestled among the wooded mountains at an altitude of 1,000 meters above sea level. The Nature Park Sciliar-Catinaccio with its impressive mountain peaks creates a great setting for your holidays in Siusi allo Sciliar. A prominent landmark of the South Tyrolean mountain village is Mount Sciliar (2,563 meters), whose summit can be reached during a fabulous high mountain hike. The community is criss-crossed by an extensive network of hiking trails with a total length of 350 kilometres on the Alpe di Siusi. Idyllic pastures and rustic mountain inns invite you to take a rest in high alpine scenery.

 

Natural paradise Alpe di Siusi: exciting holidays in Siusi allo Sciliar

Natural paradise Alpe di Siusi: exciting holidays in Siusi allo SciliarNumerous varied nature experiences await you during your summer holiday in Siusi allo Sciliar on the Alpe di Siusi. Enjoyment of nature and South Tyrolean culinary delights can be combined on the bicycle path “Alpe di Siusi Hut Tour”. Due to its undemanding route profile, the tour is easy also for children and leads you past pristine pastures and rustic mountain huts. Wonderful panoramic views of the Sciliar, the Sasso Piatto and the Sasso Lungo will accompany you. By the end of June, on the Alpe di Siusi an impressive natural spectacle starts – the blossom of the alpine roses. Thousands of flowers will come into sight on the green meadows. Furthermore, in the summer you have the opportunity to participate in guided tours across the unspoilt mountain landscape, organized by one of the many horse riding stables.

 

Summery recreational fun in alpine scenery

Summery recreational fun in alpine sceneryYour holiday in Siusi allo Sciliar in the summer is jam-packed with leisure activities. The natural swimming pond in Fiè and the outdoor swimming pool in Telfen close to Castelrotto on hot days invite you for a refreshing swim. The water temperatures in midsummer reach values of up to 23 degrees. Adventurous vacationers may venture out on a tandem jump with a paraglider from the summit of the mountains, while on the 18-hole golf course in Siusi allo Sciliar you may improve your handicap surrounded by a striking mountain backdrop. Marvellous photo motifs are the Romanesque-Gothic churches of St. Valentine and St. Constantine in Siusi allo Sciliar. They are located in an elevated position, blend idyllically into the landscape and represent architectural masterpieces of medieval architecture.

 

Active sports in summer

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