Mens sana in corpore sano

The unique nature in Val Gardena offers the perfect scenery to regenerate body and soul during your holidays in South Tyrol.

The green valleys, the enchanting mountains and the friendly climate with 300 days of sunshine a year will let your spirits rise, allowing you to practice a wide range of winter- and summer sports.

Our hotel is located at the fell of the Puez-Odles Nature Park (which was included in the World Natural Heritage List of the UNESCO in June 2009) and directly on the ski slopes. Thus, it is the perfect starting point for innumerable climbing-, hiking- and biking tours, and the ideal place for an unforgettable winter holiday on the impeccably prepared ski- and sled runs of the Dolomiti Superski.

Summer activities

Would you like to enjoy active holidays?

Val Gardena offers everything your heart may long for!

In the South Tyrolean Dolomites, your wishes become true: walking, hiking, climbing, via ferratas, bouldering, Nordic Walking, mountain biking, cycling, paragliding, horse riding, golfing, billiard, bowling, ice skating, high ropes course, yoga, tennis, swimming, fishing, rafting, canyoning, tarzaning, zip line, bungee jumping, beach volleyball...

And if you would like to enjoy a day of total relax, then the big sunbathing lawn of our hotel in Selva Gardena is the perfect place for it. Here you can leave all your cares behind and enjoy the fantastic view on the surrounding mountain world.


I love to go a-wandering, Along the mountain track, And as I go, I love to sing, My knapsack on my back. Valderi,valdera...
What could be better than to reach happily the summit after a demanding ascent and to be rewarded with a divine view over the world of the Dolomites?
Val Gardena is a mecca for all hiking enthusiasts. Among innumerable hiking trails, you can choose the most suitable for you, may it be steep or even, short or long, difficult or easy.
If you wish to take an easy walk, there are various paths to choose from. Many of them are suitable for buggies.


For the mountain enthusiasts, the term “climbing” has various meanings: alpine climbing, rock climbing, sport climbing, competition climbing, bouldering and much more. No matter which variant you prefer, in Val Gardena you will definitely be satisfied – that’s why the Dolomites are reknown all over the world as a climbing paradise. Assure yourself that it is not a myth, but keep always on mind your own safety and the safety of the other climbers and show the mountains the respect they deserve. Let's go! Fantastic challenges are awaiting you in our captivating alpine world. And if the weather doesn't want to play along, you can put your ability to the test in one of the climbing or bouldering gyms in Ortisei, S. Cristina or Selva Gardena.

Mountainbiking / Cycling

Are you a mountainbike enthusiast looking for adventures that take you over rough and smooth? Then Val Gardena is the right place for you. With the aid of the MTB map Val Gardena/Alpe di Siusi you can discover fantastic itineraries and live unforgettable experiences. Don't miss the Sellaronda Hero (Europe's hardest mountain bike race) and the Sellaronda Bike Day, where the four Dolomite passes (Gardena, Pordoi, Sella and Campolongo) around the Sella Group will be reserved for bycicles only! Besides these two great events, there are many wonderful itineraries to be discovered, along which you will always be accompanied by an amazing scenery.
In our hotel we provide you with free mountainbikes and helmets, a bike deposit and a bike wash station. Otherwise you can rent the bikes and the full equipment at our local partner shop INTERSPORT RENT. But to get the most out of every trip or just to refine your technique, you should definitely book a ride with their professional BIKE ACADEMY TEAM, who will let you experience a total new world of biking!

Nordic Walking

Nordic Walking is a special form of athletic walking, an endurance sport, which is suited for exercised athletes and untrained people alike: it is easy and fast to learn, strengthens the heart, enhances the circulation, increases the oxygen supply of the whole organism, eases muscle tensions in the shoulder and neck area, and helps to loose weight.
The rhythmic use of two poles sustains the walking. Thus: one, two, one, two… Perfect! Go for it and do something good for your body in the healthy mountain air of Val Gardena!


Would you like to experience something really special and unique in your holidays? Then venture a tandem flight in the crystal clear air of Val Gardena accompanied by an experienced paraglider.
The flight conditions in the valley are ideal. Enjoy the feeling of flying soundlessly and free above forests and meadows and the fantastic Dolomites, and the sight of Ortisei, S. Cristina and Selva Gardena from above. It is going to be a highlight of your holidays in South Tyrol.
Are you looking for something exclusive for a loved person? Then a gift voucher for a paragliding tandem flight is the perfect idea!

High ropes course

A unique adventure for small and big in Val Gardena: the high ropes course in the forest close to the gondola cableway Seceda in Ortisei, which is led by the Alpine climbing school Catores.
For the use of this high ropes course, no specific experience is needed. The Alpine climbing school Catores supplies the equipment and, before the start, gives the necessary instructions to every participant. On request, a professional mountain guide leads you through the whole course. You can also book group events, which place special emphasis on the pedagogical concept.
Moreover, there is also a course for children, during which they are told many interesting things about the forest world.
An exciting individual, physical and also psychical challenge is waiting on you.

Horse riding

To discover the world of the Dolomites on horseback is a fantastic experience you don't want to miss. Jump into the saddle and enjoy the fantastic alpine scenery passing traditional mountain huts and riding through larch, spruce and Swiss pine forests. Val Gardena is just perfect for unforgettable riding adventures!
The riding stables in Val Gardena offer a wide range of activities: riding lessons, outings of an hour, half a day and full-day trips, pony riding, coach journeys and horse pension.

Golf & Minigolf


Swing your bat in the enchanting mountain scenery of Val Gardena, the special place to play golf under a crystal clear blue sky in the invigorating mountain air. Just be careful not to let yourself get distracted by the fascinating landscape of the Dolomites!


The minigolf enthusiasts will also be satisfied in Val Gardena.


The serve, the forehand, the backhand, the volley, the drop shot, the lob, the overhead smash. Are you up to a match? There are indoor and outdoor tennis courts in all three villages of Val Gardena, in Ortisei, S. Cristina and Selva Gardena.
Moreover, tennis lessons are offered.

Swimming with view on the Dolomites!

Even if you are located in the middle of the mountains, the swimming pool Mar Dolomit in Ortisei in Val Gardena is worth a visit for sure.
An indoor and an outdoor lap pool, a hot tub as well as an outdoor hot brine pool with stream and many massage jets are waiting on you. Your children will feel perfectly at their ease in the kids' corner with slide and hot tub, whereas the big water slide is thought for the older ones, the young and the young at heart.
The big sunbathing lawn and the children's paddling pool invite to enjoy the sun outdoors.
Also solarium enthusiasts will be satisfied.


Fishing in Val Gardena. Yes, even in the middle of the Dolomites you can practice this sport: in the Rio Gardena river and in some private ponds you can fish trouts. Thus, don't forget to pack your fishing rod. Make a good catch!

Winter Activities

Car-free holidays

Forget your car and avoid icy roads and the hassle for a parking lot at the lifts during your stay! You’ll only need your skis to be mobile. The Col Raiser gondola, the underground funicular Val Gardena Ronda Express (wich connects you directly to the Sellaronda) and the skibus stop are only 50 m away from the hotel. That means you are right into the Dolomiti Superski carousel, with about 1200 km of dreamlike shaped slopes. And if you wanna stay outside of the Sellaronda for a day, you can go for the Col Raiser, Seceda, Monte Pana or the Alpe di Siusi, without having to wait in long queues. Why don't you try out something new – wouldn't cross-country skiing or snowshoeing be something for you?

Ski- and snowboard gear at great prices

Skis, snowboards, boots, sticks and helmets can be booked in advance, online, from our trusted partner INTERSPORT RENT at and entering the promo code iy4ymcyoa our guests will get a 15% discount on the entire order!


Unlimited fun on skis is waiting for you in Val Gardena, whether you like carving, telemark or freestyle skiing. In the ski area Val Gardena/Alpe di Siusi alone, there are 175 kilometres of interconnected ski runs on your disposal. Moreover, the valley is part of the Dolomiti Superski, the world's largest ski carousel, with more than 1200 km of slopes in 12 skiing areas with a single ski pass, the Dolomiti Superski Skipass. Moreover, given the modern lifts and cable ways, the transport is fast and there are no long queues you have to wait in. There are, of course, also many inviting mountain huts on the slopes, which offer a great cuisine in a cozy atmosphere.


Doesn’t matter if you prefer race- or freestyle boarding, in both cases there’s tons of fun waiting for you in Val Gardena! The Gherdëina Skiring (within Val Gardena) and the world famous Sellaronda are a must, but the expert snowboarders among you have the possibility to extend the Sellaronda trying out various slopes in the connected skiing areas. Around the entire carousel and especially in Val Gardena you will find boarder cross runs, half pipes, snow- and fun parks that are groomed daily. You’ll find numerous rentals and schools focused on snowboarding around the valley.

Ski touring

It's superb! This peacefulness, this landscape. The ski touring itineraries in Val Gardena are simply awesome.
The early rising will be compensated right away by healthy movement, which also brings good mood, and by stunning views on the breathtaking world of the Dolomites. The morning sun shines in a clear sky and when you arrive at the top, you will feel free as a bird.
After a beneficial rest on the summit, you can enjoy a spectacular descent in fresh powder snow.
Please ski tour always cautiously and well equipped, don't underestimate the avalanche risk and respect the mountain world!

Cross-country skiing

Alpe di Siusi-Val Gardena is one of 11 areas belonging to Dolomiti Nordicski, Europe's largest Nordic skiing carousel. In the heart of the Alps, you can use about 1300 km of cross-country ski runs with a single ski pass.
In Val Gardena there are various places to practice cross-country skiing:

  • in Vallunga in Selva Gardena (12 km of runs),
  • on Monte Pana in S. Cristina (37 km of runs) and
  • on the Passo Pinei above Ortisei in the direction of Castelrotto (4 km of runs).

There is also a direct connection from Ortisei and from Monte Pana to the cross-country skiing paradise Alpe di Siusi (60 km of runs).
Perfectly prepared cross-country skiing runs and a spectacular mountain panorama are awaiting you. You will keep this fantastic experience in your heart forever!
In Val Gardena there are also cross-country skiing schools and rentals.


Whether at daytime or at full moon under an enchanting starry sky, whether romantic or action-packed. If you spend your winter holidays in Val Gardena, you should definitely experience a sledding outing on one of our fantastic natural runs. It is great fun!
Check out the 6 km long sledding run of Rasciesa. You can enjoy a fantastic view during the ascent with the funicular railway opened in December 2010. The intermediate terminal enables to sled down the first part of the run several times one after the other.
Sled rental: at the lower terminus of the funicular railway Rasciesa or in the various sled rentals in the three villages of the valley, in Ortisei, S. Cristina and Selva Gardena.


The gorgeous landscape and the crystal clear mountain air of Val Gardena. Experience the snow-covered valley off the ski runs and the noise. Enjoy the peacefulness and the quiet beauty around you and look out for animal traces, when you snowshoe through the breathtaking nature of the Dolomites on your own or with a guide. Everybody can snowshoe.
An adventure that you won't forget.

Ice skating

The words “figure skating” and “Val Gardena” recall at once Carolina Kostner. Carolina comes from Ortisei in Val Gardena and has already won several times the Italian championships. She has also earned some medals at European and World championships and has, moreover, participated at the Winter Olympic Games.
In all three villages of Val Gardena (Ortisei, S. Cristina and Selva Gardena) there are ice skating possibilities. The choice ranges from an indoor ice rink to natural ice rinks under the sky. You can, of course, rent ice skates at the rinks, if you don't have your own. Furthermore, also ice skating lessons are offered.
In the valley you can not only ice skate but also play curling.
All the young and the young at heart among you should not miss the ice skating nights with disco music.

Ice climbing

Besides the possibility to climb and boulder also in winter in the various climbing and bouldering gyms of Val Gardena, ice climbing courses and outings are offered.

Val Gardena Active

Our guests can enjoy a rich weekly programme, both in summer and winter, for a reduced price. Most of the listed activities above can be booked straight from us!

Gardena Card

With € 89,00 you get unlimited access to all the listed lifts in Val Gardena (during the summertime). The Gardena Card for 3 days costs € 67,00 and it is valid from June until October.


  • Children under 8 years: Gardena Card Kids at the price of 5,00 €
  • Juniors from 8 to 16 years: Gardena Card Junior at the price of 61,00 € (6 days) or 47,00 € (3 days)
  • Adults: Gardena Card at the price of € 87,00 (6 days) or € 67,00 (3 days)

Discounts can only be provided after an identity document (ID) verification.

Check your performance

With the new chipcards used for Gardena Card you can check your trekking performance. You need only a computer and an internet connection.

Online performance check

The Gardena Card is available at the partner accommodations of the Val Gardena Tourist Offices, at the Tourist Offices and at the following cableways:

  • Passo Sella - Forcella Sassolungo
  • Selva - Ciampinoi
  • Selva - Dantercëpies
  • Passo Gardena - Cir
  • S. Cristina - Col Raiser
  • Ortisei - Rasciesa
  • Ortisei - Furnes - Seceda
  • Ortisei - Alpe di Siusi

Mobile Card

Mobility has always been important in Val Gardena

To avoid the traffic, the problem of finding a parking spot at the lift stations and the icy roads during the winter time, all of our guests will be provided with a free Val Gardena Mobile Card, which allows you to use the Skibus (during the winter) and the Summerbus (during the summer) free of charge for 6 days. So you can leave your car on our large private parking for your entire stay, without any mobility issues!


The nightbus connects the three towns of Val Gardena during the night time.

  • Single ticket: 2,00 €
  • Evening ticket: 4,00 €
  • Ticket for 12 month: 70,00 € uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies.I agree