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Summer holidays in Alta Val Pusteria

A holiday in Alta Val Pusteria offers a world of possibility. Whether tall or small, family or friends, sports fans or gourmets – a holiday in Alta Val Pusteria offers something for everyone. To help you choose from the wide array of activities, we have collected some of our favourites for you. Do not hesitate to get in touch; we are happy to answer all of your questions concerning a holiday at our hotel in Sesto/Sexten.

 

Take a tour of Sesto/Sexten and find out all kinds of worthwhile facts about the village with the famous Three Peaks!

Active holidays in Alta Val Pusteria

During a holiday in Alta Val Pusteria, hikers and mountain bikers will get their money’s worth. The Dolomites are the ideal setting for exciting hikes and bike tours. A must-see during your holiday with us are the Three Peaks; we highly recommend you to visit the region’s trademark! If you are a thrill-seeker, you might be happy to hear that the region of Sesto/Sexten is a literal climbing paradise. Mountain bikers can set out to explore the Stoneman Trail and all those who are happy to embark on more leisurely endeavour, can cycle to nearby Lienz. If you need help planning your individual tours, we are happy to give you more advice.

“Summer afternoon, summer afternoon; to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language.”

Henry James

Would you like a little refreshment?

At 1,300 metres height, it can get quite warm in summer. On hot summer days, the outdoor pool in Sesto/Sexten, featuring lots of games for tall and small, offers the perfect refreshment. The pool covers a length of 25 m and families with children also find a kids’ pool with water fountain.

If the weather rain checks on you, we recommend you to visit the Acquafun Alpin Pool in San Candido/Innichen, located at only 15 minutes from our hotel in Moso/Moos in Sesto/Sexten. Here you find a pool, a baby pool, a whirlpool, a water slide of 75 metres and many other highlights.

“Olperl’s Mountain World” – On the trails of fairy-tale creatures

During your holiday in Alta Val Pusteria with us we recommend you to take the gondola car to the mountain station of Elmo/Helm. Not only because of the breath-taking views, but also because of the new feature, offered right on the summit. The experience park “Olperl’s Mountain World” is a trail of 1.5 km, which can be mastered even with a pram. Along the trail, visitors can spot Olperls and his friends from the animal kingdom and discover a total of ten fun highlights

The wildlife parks in Dobbiaco/Toblach and Assling

The wildlife park in Carbonin Vecchia/Altschluderbach in Dobbiaco/Toblach is an insiders‘ tip for a family excursion in Alta Val Pusteria. Here, in this fascinating natural world you find many different animals, which are native to the Alps. The wildlife park extends over eleven hectares and features deer, lynx, wild pigs, snowy owls, ducks, sheep, ponies, donkeys, goats and other animals. The wildlife park is also home to the little cottage where Gustav Mahler used to compose some of his songs, such as Symphony No. 9 and The Song of the Earth.

The wildlife park Assling in East Tyrol offers a total of 100 different Alpine animals in an enclosed area of 80,000 m². In the petting zoo it is allowed to feed the animals; the nature trail helps children learn about the forest and its protective function in a playful way and via interactive games. 

Fun Bob – Summer toboggan run on Mt. Baranci/Haunold

This first summer toboggan run in South Tyrol gives courageous visitors the chance to cruise down the valley on aluminum rails. The Fun Bob in San Candido/Innichen allows you to regulate the speed yourself, reaching a speed of up to 10 metres per second. 

Other tips for your family holiday in Alta Val Pusteria

  • Bike trail to Lienz in East Tyrol (ca. 50 km)
  • Adventure Land in Villabassa/Niederdorf (for kids above the age of twelve)
  • Dolomiti Ranger: The World of Stones in the Three Peaks Nature Park
  • WoodWonderWorld in Dobbiaco/Toblach
  • High rope and adventure park in Dobbiaco/Toblach with 14 courses
  • Horse-drawn carriage rides across the wonderful nature of Alta Val Pusteria
  • Reindeer feeding on Croda Rossa/Rotwand (twice per week)
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