Active Holidays in Prato allo Stelvio in Venosta Valley
Summer and winter outdoor activities in the holiday area at Mount Ortler
Prato allo Stelvio offers its visitors a varied program of sports and leisure activities: hiking, cycling, mountain biking, fishing, horseback riding, tennis, climbing, camping, or niche activities like Segway – many opportunities for real adventures in the Alpine wilderness. Several trails lead through meadows and woods up to the peaks of the most scenic mountains in the huge Stelvio National Park, with overwhelming impressions and views.
Other hiking trails lead along the ancient irrigation channels, both in the valley and along the sunny slopes of the hillside. On the Via Claudia Augusta bicycle trail, cycling enthusiasts can discover the cultural gems and treasures of Venosta Valley, while at the Stelvio glacier area one can practize skiing also in summer. With its 48 hairpin bends, the steep Stelvio Pass Road is an exciting experience forracing cyclists and mountain bikers.
The snowy landscape in Prato dello Stelvio beckons the visitor to walk in the sparkling winter environment. The long, snow-bound winter hiking tracks entice exploration, as do the ski mountain paths in the Ötztal Alps, in the Ortler mountain range and in the Stelvio National Park.
Sports-minded visitors will eagerly take to the ski slopes in the Trafoi and Solda/Sulden ski areas, or explore snow-covered forests during cross-country skiing.
The outdoor ice skating rink at Prato dello Stelvio, or an exhilarating sleigh ride downhill with the whole family around Ortler are just examples of some of the exciting options available. At the end of an action-packed day, there’s nothing better than to relax with a glass of mulled wine at the Christmas market, a game of cards or in one of the soothing steam baths.