Dreaming of your summer holidays? Would you like to escape from your daily routine and immerse yourself in nature? Do you love the mountains and are you constantly looking for new adventures and breathtaking views? The Dolomites are the right place for you! If you haven't yet thought about where to go and what to do in August, South Tyrol offers many opportunities for everyone and an unforgettable holiday. Here are some suggestions:
In Alta Valle Isarco, near Vipiteno, there is an oasis of peace and tranquility: Racines, the Pearl of the Alps which provides tourists with maximum comfort for a green holiday, stress free and in harmony with nature. Known for the Stanghe Waterfalls, one of the most fascinating natural attractions in South Tyrol, the area is a paradise for hikers. Those who love climbing will find their hard and medium difficulty Stohlwond cliffs. It's also a destination frequented by families: the youngest can have fun at Mountain Adventure World, located at the top station of the Racines-Giovo gondola, in front of the Hotel Seeber, perfect for a 4-star stay where you'll be able to savor refined typical specialties.
Alpe di Siusi
Fairy tale landscapes overlooking the impressive Dolomites peaks of Sassolungo, Sassopiatto and Sciliar, and 300 days of sunshine per year await you in the most enchanting Dolomite valley loved by tourists: the Alpe di Siusi. The largest plateau in Europe is appreciated by families and sportsmen alike. Summer is the best season to venture on the Alpe di Siusi on board a saddle or on foot and, for the more adventurous, through the iron ways. For climbers, the Via ferrata Laurenzi (iron way) is very suggestive, while hikers should try the Trail of Federico Augusto.
A world of fun for children awaits including giant mushrooms, witches' benches, rides, and the garden of King Laurin. Wandering around the Alpe di Siusi, the village of Castelrotto is definitely worth a visit. Its peculiarity is the church tower which, separated from the nave, is one of the highest in South Tyrol with at 82 meters. If you want to learn more about the history of Castelrotto and the Alpe di Siusi, the owners of the Aparthotel Viktoria are real experts and will be delighted to welcome you to their establishment.
As the Valley of a thousand attractions, Val Gardena is perfect for a family vacation or a sporting holiday. At your disposal are a multitude of activities including mountain biking or motorbike routes along the famous Sella Pass, hiking, iron ways, climbing, and much more. The area is particularly popular with cyclists with over 600 kilometers of routes and the adventurous Danter bike park with the first flow trail in the valley, the Cir trail.
Games and sports galore, but above all a lot of fun for children aged 6 to 12 with Val Gardena Kids Active, the activity program scheduled between June and September from Tuesdays to Fridays. Accommodations in Val Gardena are well equipped to accommodate both families with children and sportsmen with amenities designed for them, such as entertainment for children, free rental of sports equipment, or a varied program of guided tours.