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.
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.
02.12.2020 - 9:30
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”.
02.12.2020 - 14:30
Cujiné spëisa tradiziunela
Immerse yourself in the culinary art of Val Gardena and spend a morning behind the cooker together with Annemarie. During this excursion into the regional cuisine you will prepare a sweet and a salty dish. Both will be tasted at the end of the course. You will also discover the secrets of the regional cuisine and learn how to cook Val Gardena's specialties, so that you can serve them at home even after you return from your holidays.
02.12.2020 - 10:00
Cunjiné 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.
03.12.2020 - 16:30
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.
04.12.2020 - 14:30
Dal lat al ciajuel
An easy route, suitable for everyone, leads first to the picturesque Vallunga, where just before the St. Sylvester’s Chapel branches off a Way of the Cross, which leads to the sunny area of Daunëi. Here the view is very postcard-like: you can admire the village of Selva di Val Gardena with its slopes and the huge Sella massif. Afterwards, a tasting of homemade cheese takes place at the Valin farm: delicious and local.
07.12.2020 - 14:00
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.
08.12.2020 - 17:00
Se goder l chiet y la pesc cun la peves
An untouched white blanket of snow, the silence and the immensity of the mountains: ski touring is a winter experience far away from the slopes. The magnificent view of the surrounding Dolomite peaks will reward the effort of the ascent richly. Leave the first track on the fresh snow, listen to the silence of nature and enjoy an exciting and rewarding descent. In company of an expert guide from the "Catores" group, a ski tour will be an unforgettable experience, even for beginners.
08.12.2020 - 8:30
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!
08.12.2020 - 11:00
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!
08.12.2020 - 15:00
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.
09.12.2020 - 14:00
I tieres tl bosch
There are still some places where you can observe alpine animals. The local guide Roman explains flora and fauna in detail. Hike through the quite Natural Park Puez–Odle and discover the traces of wild animals.
10.12.2020 - 13:30
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!
10.12.2020 - 18:00
Experience boundless freedom and the breathtaking mountain scenery offered by the Dolomites from above. A helicopter tour provides a unique view of Val Gardena, Alpe di Siusi, the Sassolungo Group, the Sella massif and the Natural Parks Sciliar–Catinaccio and Puez– Odle with Seceda and Resciesa.
10.12.2020 - 15:30
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 one-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!
17.12.2020 - 14:00
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.
22.12.2020 - 18:20
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!
05.01.2021 - 7:20
n got de vin
Around 20 types of wine are grown in Alto Adige. Despite its small size, this country offers a remarkable range of excellent wines. During a tasting at the wine bar “La Cёrcia”, you will discover many interesting things about viticulture and its history. Fine wines, delicious snacks and nice people await you!
13.01.2021 - 15:30