In summer, the cultural region of the Venosta Valley turns into a natural sports haven for hikers, cyclists and mountain bikers
alike. And in winter there are no fewer than five outstanding family ski areas
to choose from. During the “white season”, one can enjoy skiing
, exploring the mountain landscape or just simply relaxing.
Ensconced in the Ortler-Cevedale Alps, the Stelvio National Park
and the Texelgruppe Nature Park
, the Venosta Valley is a true all-year round holiday destination for sports enthusiasts and families alike.
The welcoming South Tyrolean shelters and mountain pastures
in the Venosta Valley serve traditional regional culinary specialties. Several spa hotels with saunas and relaxation facilities stay open all year round.
The Venosta Valley has everything it takes to make a summer holiday in South Tyrol a special experience. Down in the valley along the leisurely hiking paths and family-friendly walks or high up on the hiking trails and the Venosta Valley High Mountain Trail
with its natural diversity there is much waiting to be explored. There are extensive route options and single trails for cyclists
and mountain bikers
as well as optimal conditions for white water rafting
, mountain climbing
and horseback riding
. In the Upper Venosta Valley and around the Resia Lake, campers
have everything they might wish for while holidaying in South Tyrol.
With a choice of five different skiing resorts
, the Venosta Valley has much to offer single visitors and families or groups, including classic skiing
and snow sledding
. Against the backdrop of the majestic Alps the spectacular mountain terrain is perfectly suited to snowshoe hiking
and backcountry ski touring
. Nordic skiing is especially popular in the Val Martello (Biathlon center
) as well as cross-country skiing
in Slingia/Schlinig. The frozen surface of the Resia Lake is ideal for ice-skating
or snow kiting
, while horse-drawn sleigh rides
through snowy winter forests are just perfect for those romantic occasions.