Ready for a new adventure? “Val Gardena Active” stands for holidays in the Val Gardena mountain world with lots of action, fun and adrenaline. Climbing courses and helicopter tourist flights offer amazing views from above, while cross-country courses and fatbike tours represent new sporting emotions. Trips in the woods and romantic torchlight-walks will enjoy all those who want to get to know nature and local culture better.
Mi prima arpizeda
First climbing lessons offer a very special “vertical” experience. Accompanied by a qualified climbing guide you can learn how to climb the indoor wall at the Centre “Karl Unterkircher”. Moving the first climbing steps has never been so easy!
Thursday 01.12.2022, 18:00 - 6 available spots
Craitles per sen sté bën
Nature offers a wide variety of herbs and plants, the benefits of which are a precious gift for body and soul. At the house 'Pizer', not far from the Tourist Office Ortisei, you will learn about local herbs and their use as a tea or infusion. But that's not all: important topics such as eco-sustainability, biodiversity and the inner appreciation of nature will also be discussed.
Friday 02.12.2022, 16:30 - 12 available spots
Fé smauz da paur
During a brief introduction at the farm, you will find out where the milk comes from and how the cream is made, which is then whipped into a churn. This creates a spreadable mass, that you can shape as you like. Before taking the freshly made piece of butter home, you can taste it together with some pieces of delicious “Schüttelbrot”.
Monday 05.12.2022, 14:30 - 12 available spots
La coa dl artejanat artistich
Take a guided tour and discover Ortisei with its picturesque village centre and the wonderful churches, its charming lifestyle and the many traditions. Let’s visit different artists directly in their studio and discover behind the scenes the background stories of Val Gardena artistic craft.
Tuesday 06.12.2022, 15:00 - 10 available spots
Da Mont Sëura a Monte Pana ju per na corda
Just a few metres from the top station of the Mont Sëura chairlift (2,025 m) and in the heart of a picturesque landscape, there is the brand new Zipline Monte Pana. Thanks to an innovative system, you can start off in complete tranquility and then descend steeply through woods and meadows at a speed of up to 100 km/h. The distance covered is a good 1.5 km with an altitude difference of 409 meters. An adrenaline experience that will surprise you!
Tuesday 06.12.2022, 11:00 - 20 available spots
half an hour (fly 5 minutes)
Cross-country skiing is a discipline that benefits both body and soul. This sport allows to enjoy the incomparable landscape while making physical movement. The one-hour introductory course at the Cross Country Skiing Centre Monte Pana gives you the main information on the different techniques. Whether skating or classic: here every single muscle is trained while appreciating the tranquility of nature!
Tuesday 06.12.2022, 15:00 - 10 available spots
Pure relaxation – breathe the mountain air, forget your everyday life and enjoy a relaxing morning. 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 06.12.2022, 16:00 - 10 available spots
L pier artejanel dl post
On this special discovery tour you will look into the process of producing craft beer and the following maturation in barriques. During a guided tour through the brewery "Monpiër de Gherdëina" you will also gain many exciting insights into the art of brewing beer and will have the opportunity to taste five types of beer with matching appetisers and toast to your holiday in a friendly atmosphere!
Wednesday 07.12.2022, 16:30 - 10 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 07.12.2022, 16:30 - 6 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.
Thursday 08.12.2022, 9:30 - 2 available spots
Da sëira cun la roda
Cycling even in winter! Following groomed paths, you can explore Monte Pana and Alpe di Siusi in the evening accompanied by the certified bike guide Wolly. The adventure ends with a delicious meal in a traditional mountain hut on Alpe di Siusi: try this unique snow experience on thick wheels.
Thursday 08.12.2022, 17:00 - 8 available spots
Cujiné spëisa dëucia
In the cooking course with Elisa you will learn how to prepare the sweetest desserts. After many years of experience in renowned hotels and restaurants, the young Val Gardena pastry chef has fulfilled her dream of having her own pastry shop and has been creating all kinds of sweets and desserts ever since. All those with a sweet tooth can look forward to it, because of course the delicacies will be tasted at the end of the course.
Thursday 08.12.2022, 17:00 - 4 available spots
Avënt sun Pana
On two Sundays in Advent, the idyllic alpine lake on Monte Pana at the foot of the Sassolungo will be transformed into a magical Christmas landscape.
During an atmospheric torchlight walk along the Art and Nature Trail “Troi UNIKA”, the guide Diego Deiana explains the centuries-old craftmanship of Val Gardena as well as the displayed works.
Afterwards, Advent melodies and Christmas treats await you at Monte Pana Lake, in a peaceful winter landscape.
Na bela sluseda
When the stars and the moon are shining from the sky, a new adventure can begin. The funicular takes you up to Alpe Resciesa in the Nature Park Puez–Odle. In the restaurant at the top you can enjoy a delicious dinner. Then you should put your jacket and your gloves on, take your headlamps and start for an unforgettable toboggan ride down to the valley.
Tuesday 27.12.2022, 18:20 - 19 available spots
Pudejé te Val
Cross-country skiing is a discipline that benefits both body and soul. This sport allows to enjoy the incomparable landscape while making physical movement. The two-hour introductory course in Vallunga gives you the main information on the different techniques. Whether skating or classic: here every single muscle is trained while appreciating the tranquility of nature!
Thursday 29.12.2022, 14:00 - 11 available spots
The art of woodcarving has a centuries-old tradition in Val Gardena. Originally it was a pastime for the whole family during the long winter evenings. Today, woodcarving extends from sacral to contemporary art. In the compact introductory course, you will try relief carving and learn the basic knowledge of this craft under expert supervision.
Friday 30.12.2022, 14:30 - 4 available spots
Na raida cun i schi
Accompanied by a local ski instructor, we begin a Historic Ski Tour. With the skis to the foot of the Marmolada and then by bus we reach Alleghe. Through the beautiful landscape we get back to Selva Gardena over the Lagazuoi. On this ski tour you will find traces of the 1st World War everywhere: finds from the war period, running trenches through the middle of the rocks, battlements and forts.
Friday 06.01.2023, 8:30 - 8 available spots
6 - 7 hours
L levé dl surëdl
The morning sun colors the sky and the peaks of the Dolomites and let them shine in a red color. It is especially fascinating to see the sunrise from the summit station of Dantercepies. After a hearty breakfast in the Dantercepies Lounge awaits you a great ski downhill on an untouched ski slope!
Tuesday 10.01.2023, 7:05 - 80 available spots