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Three Holy Wells
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The Videos of the Ortles Region
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Experience the Ortles Region and start dreaming of your perfect holiday in the Venosta Valley.
Ortles Holiday Region
Skiing at the foot of king Ortles
In the two ski areas Sulden and Trafoi, embedded in the breathtaking panorama of 14 three-thousanders, you can expect pure skiing pleasure from October to May. From 3,250 m to 1,900 m the highest of emotions: always in view the giants Ortler, Cevedale Königsspitze and Zebru.
Enjoy food and Wine in the Venosta Valley
Experience the many local specialties of the Venosta Valley in South Tyrol, the valley where natural agriculture and a sense for genuinely good food go together.
Local history and culture in Venosta Valley
The cultural region of Venosta Valley in South Tyrol is characterized by its lively customs, traditions and also sense of innovation; from the Romanesque “Stairways to Heaven” project through all periods of art up to contemporary architecture, art, theater and music.
Cycling in Venosta Valley
With the period from March to late November offering ideal conditions for bike trips and excursions, the Vinschgau valley boasts the longest bike season in the Alpine region.
Dedicated bike points also provide specialised cycling services, including bike shuttles across the entire valley, guided tours and professional advice. The Vinschgau also
features a wonderfully effective bike hire network, with combined tickets enabling visitors to use public transport, hike bikes and even return them to different locations at no
extra charge. And of course, dedicated bike hotels provide ideal accommodation for cycling enthusiasts.
Tradition and lively customs in the Venosta Valley
Tradition is writ large across the Vinschgau valley, from the vivid and varied to the downright peculiar. For example, Zusslrennen is an ancient custom held in Prad/Prato on Fat Thursday. This sees a masked figure make its way through the village, pursued by farmers and others who make copious amounts of noise in an attempt to waken the grain from its hibernation. In contrast, the Klosn parade in Stilfs/Stelvio is celebrated during Advent with a flurry of colourful costumes and hand-crafted masks.
Mountain-bike tours and trails
Looking for a leisurely ride or endurance biking? With its dense network of tours and trails marked according to a clear, standardised MTB guidance system, the Vinschgau val-ley covers all the bases – and even features GPS detection. Simple tours on forest trails are particularly suitable for beginners, while those that head up into the mountains and include a range of difficulty levels are ideal for experienced riders. Refreshments are also available from a variety of Alpine huts.
The Venosta Valley and Merano and environs in all its aspects and facets
South Tyrol in all its aspects and facets: A journey from the Resia Pass to Nalles
Melting pot of Alpine landscapes and green valleys, urban lifestyle and rural charm, Mediterranean delights and traditional cuisine, well-being and adventure. We present you Europe's highest Benedictine abbey Marienberg, the Stelvio Pass Road - "Queen of the Alpine roads", the medieval town of Glurns, the white gold in the marble quarry of Lasa/Lasa, the imposing Parcines waterfall, the spa town of Merano with its arcades and cafes, the tranquility of nature in the Hirzer mountains, authentic dishes, finest products and top-quality wines.
Family Holidays in the Venosta Valley
Pristine nature, with a wide range of leisure activities from which to choose: this is what makes the Vinschgau Valley in South Tyrol such an ideal family holiday destination. Magnificent hikes and walks along the canals, mostly accessible on child strollers, wind their way through the forests and pastures, passing old fortresses and ancient castles. Along the way, a number of swimming pools are to be found where hikers can cool down in the summer heat. In the Vinschgau Valley, there is also a wide choice of outdoor activities such as rock climbing, visiting open-air museums, a 3D archery range as well as a playground.
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Holiday in Ortler Stelvio National Park
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