Being active means doing something special, organize your days according to your whims and fancies and deepening your own interests. In Val Gardena a variety of truly exciting leisure activities is offered: for every taste, for all ages, for all weather conditions. Sportsmen, curious people and gourmets will discover what “Val Gardena Active” offers climbing courses, outdoor yoga, pilates, geocaching, photo workshops and much more. So, every day of your vacation will be amazing!
Nature offers a great variety of herbs and plants, whose benefits are very valuable for our health. The herbal journey to discover medicinal herbs, flowers and plants that can be used as natural remedies and sources for feeling better, starts at the Tourist Office in Ortisei. The trail continues to Val d'Anna and Vico di Sopra, and then back to the house Pizer. In addition to wild plants and garden herbs, topics relating to eco-sustainability, biodiversity and the inner appreciation of nature will also be discussed.
Friday 26.08.2022, 16:30 - 10 available spots
Experience the Val Gardena landscape and nature through the lens of your own camera. The photography workshop will be dedicated to the "Sassolungo" in all its facets. On a simple walk on Monte Pana with Vito Miribung you will learn – using simple tricks - how to photograph the mountain landscape in its various forms.
Friday 26.08.2022, 16:30 - 12 available spots
Cujiné sun n luech da paur
Experience a very special cooking class with farmer Anna. She loves regional delicacies and cooks with heart and passion. By taxi you will reach the farm “Curijel” from Selva. During this cooking class you prepare various dishes, which will then be tasted in the typical Tyrolean "Stube".
Friday 26.08.2022, 9:15 - 4 available spots
Co jì da mont su
Do you want to get to know and experience nature by hiking consciously and safely, but above all with the right hiking technique? Have you seen other nature enthusiasts using poles and would you like to try them out? Then this short afternoon hike, in the middle of the UNESCO World Heritage Vallunga and Chedul Valley, which are both unique in their kind, is just the thing for you.
Indeed, hiking in the mountains is a very complete physical activity, which is very healthy and of great benefit for strengthening the joints and the back. All this in direct contact with nature and at the same time affordable for everyone. It has also proven to be an excellent activity to get rid of a few extra kilos easily.
Walking is a natural, innate movement, yet walking should always be adapted to the conditions of the terrain. To walk up, down or across very steep terrain or particularly slippery ground, it is not enough to put one foot in front of the other: You need a minimum of walking technique.
Together with our local certified hiking guide Patrick, you will become better acquainted with the various hiking techniques that will enable you to tackle your next hikes in greater safety, but above all with less effort. You will also learn the correct use of trekking poles and discover the great advantages they offer for ascents and descents when used correctly.
This "full immersion course" in a unique mountain environment, is the fastest way to acquire the basic techniques to apply them in your future mountain tours and hikes.
Monday 22.08.2022, 17:15 - 2 available spots
approx. 2 hours
Yoga tla natura
Pure relaxation – breathe the mountain air, forget your everyday life and enjoy a morning in the fresh nature. With the gentle exercises of our yoga expert you will be able to regain your vitality and find a balance between outer serenity and inner satisfaction.
Tuesday 23.08.2022, 9:30 - 9 available spots
Ji cun la Zipline
An adventurous hike and a thrilling flight are the winning combination of this outdoor day. Are you ready for a special adventure? Then what are you waiting for! We set off from Selva di Val Gardena walking through meadows and forests until arriving to Mont Sëura. There - at the top of the Mont Sëura chairlift - young adventurers will be able to enjoy a truly incredible experience: the ZIPline Monte Pana will allow them to experience the sensations of flying at full speed, touching almost 100 km/h at about 100 m above the ground. After this adrenalin rush, you will return to the starting point, but not without first testing your balance on the slackline that guide Antonio will take with him. Who would have thought that outdoor activities in the Dolomites could be so exciting?
Tuesday 23.08.2022, 9:00 - 11 available spots
Zumba is a mix of aerobics and rhythms and dance elements from all over the world: the perfect combination of sport and dance. A complete workout that combines balance, fitness and muscle training. With lots of fun and following the flow of the music, you exercise the whole body.
Wednesday 24.08.2022, 16:30 - 20 available spots
Mucé cun la ferata
This new kind of game let’s you experience engaging stories in real life where you and your teammates are asked to solve riddles and reveal mysteries.
You are Russian prisoners building the railroad that is intended to help enforce the front lines of the Austro-Hungarian Empire during the World War I. It is almost finished, but you have enough of this miserable life. Fortunately, one day you hear someone talking about an escape plan using the railroad itself. It seems that a Russian friend of yours managed to modify the engine so that you would be able to start it.
Wednesday 24.08.2022, 14:00 - 6 available spots
Co se muever cun i cians
At any time of year, but especially in summer, dog owners like to spend a lot of time in nature, going for walks, playing and romping with the dog. To ensure that exercise in the fresh air is fun for both, the dog and dog owner will receive valuable tips at the introductory course so that annoying tugging on the leash can be avoided and the dog gets its money's worth during playful outdoor activities. All dogs are welcome, regardless of whether they are big or small, and you can expect an afternoon of fun, games and valuable tips on how to make walking on a lead a relaxing and enjoyable experience for both.
Wednesday 24.08.2022, 15:00 - 10 available spots
Discover the benefits of the wood as a location to relax, to find tranquility and as an energy source. By following an easy route, you can get in tune with nature step by step. Enjoy this experience of well-being and immerse yourself in the magical diversity of the wood.
Wednesday 24.08.2022, 8:30 - 10 available spots
Ji cun la roda
Adrenaline in the fresh air with fun factor: during the bike technique course in the morning, beginners and advanced bikers get some valuable tips on how to always be in control of the bike without having to sacrifice speed. In the afternoon, you can try out what you have learned on a cool bike tour, where you can also explore the huge open-air arena of the Dolomites. Of course, not without stopping at the most spectacular photo spots, because souvenir selfies are not to be missed!
Thursday 25.08.2022, 9:30 - 8 available spots