Hiking holidays in the Dolomites – The pleasure of nature in a UNESCO World Natural Heritage
Since 2009, the craggy limestone peaks of the Dolomites are a UNESCO World Natural Heritage Site. In the fascinating mountain world you may spend an eventful hiking holiday at the Garni Alpin in the South Tyrolean mountain village of Siusi allo Sciliar. Green meadows, rushing mountain streams and deep pine forests accompany you on the hikes in this alpine region, and quaint mountain inns invite you to take a break. On the doorstep of your holiday home lies the Alpe di Siusi, a first-class hiking area. More than 350 kilometres of marked hiking trails lead through the natural landscapes of the largest mountain plateau in Europe. Mountain bikers can look forward to 33 different routes of varying difficulty. Those who love rock climbing will find demanding paths that lead to the 2,563-meter summit of Mount Sciliar.
Hiking region Alpe di Siusi – A mountain experience for the entire family
The mountain world of the Dolomites at the mighty Sciliar massif is a region full of myths and legends. On varied theme paths, during your hiking holiday in the Dolomites, you may discover these ancient legends. A truly mythical place on the Alpe di Siusi are the so-called “Witches’ Benches” that can be reached via a beautiful trail. Furthermore, don’t miss a hike on the adventure trail “Witches” Wells” – a mixture of natural experience and tracking quest. Take a walk on the barefoot path, which takes you past wetlands and sulphur sources. Along the way, there are wooden figures and mythical creatures that were created by local artists. An exceptional holiday experience is a guided night hike called “Alpe di Siusi Witchcraft”. The mysteriously beautiful nature experience starts in Castelrotto and ends with the preparation of a traditional “Witches’ Supper”.
Hiking holidays Dolomites – Climbing paths and jogging trails
The Dolomites welcome you with an extensive range of climbing tours with different difficulty levels. Fitness and endurance are required during the ascent to the Santner Peak. Enjoy a beautiful alpine panorama on the top of Mount Sciliar. The climb to the 2,563-meter summit is not easy, but the fantastic view will reward you for the effort. The first part of the ascent can be done with the Spitzbühl Lift, which takes you safely and quickly to a height of 1,929 meters. Numerous marked Nordic Walking and jogging trails await you on the Alpe di Siusi. One of the event highlights in the summer is the Alpe di Siusi Running. In this running contest international top athletes and recreational runners compete with each other. You may participate in this event during your hiking holiday in the Dolomites.