Dreamlike South Tyrolean winter
Untouched nature and skiing areas with excellent infrastructures are the perfect combination and make South Tyrol a winter sports paradise for all those who appreciate countless sunny hours as well as hearty hospitality and delicious food.
South Tyrol is a real Eldorado for skiers: Famous skiing areas such as Mt. Kronplatz or Gröden also impress sophisticated winter lovers with an enormous offer of ski runs. The smaller skiing areas are the perfect places for families with children.
Cross-country skiers look forward to high-alpine tracks, where snow is guaranteed, panoramic ski runs as well as to the cross-country ski centre in in Antholz and to the Nordic Centre in Schlinig with ideal training conditions for professional skiers.
Tobogganing lovers are offered family-friendly runs as well as rapid descents, runs lit at night as well as routes that are easily accessible by cableways. The longest toboggan runs can be found in the skiing areas Rosskopf, Plose and Speikboden.
In the Dolomites and in the surroundings of Mt. Ortler, especially, a broad offer of tours and impressive mountain sceneries impress ski mountaineers and snowshoe hikers.
Nature lovers also have the possibility to make a horse ride or hike through the South Tyrolean winter landscape: gentle valleys and rugged mountains, snowy forests and sunny high plateaus always provide wonderful insights and outlooks.
On the frozen natural lakes and on the countless artificial rinks, which are partially lit at night, offer ice-skating fun for all generations.
Other special winter adventures in South Tyrol: Lake Reschen in Vinschgau has perfect conditions for snow kiting and ice sailing. Ice climbers will find icefalls with all levels of difficulty in Ahrntal or Passeiertal.