Winterwandern in den verschneiten Bergen von Villnöß, Südtirol
Winter hikes in South Tyrol
The 10 most beautiful winter hikes in South Tyrol
South Tyrol in winter - a pleasure for mind and body
Hiking tours through the snow-covered fairytale landscape of South Tyrol is a treat for body and soul. Many hiking trails are groomed in winter and the numerous alpine huts offer traditional South Tyrolean delicacies and hot drinks to warm up. Whether it's the Alpe di Siusi, the Rittner Horn, Langtaufers, the Ultner Höfeweg or the Val Casies and the Val Fiscalina, the snow-covered mountains all around create a unique atmosphere of peace and security. Equipped with water-repellent mountain boots, breathable clothing, gloves, hat and hiking poles, the hikes here are ideal to unwind.
Panorama trail in the winter wonderland of South Tyrol
While hiking in the winter sun of South Tyrol you can enjoy the white winter landscape to the fullest. The hiking trails on the Rittner Horn are perfectly suited for this. The panoramic trail at the Rittner is an easy hike for the whole family, where you don't have to overcome any altitude difference. The trail is about 2.5 kilometers long and starts at the mountain station of the cable car Rittner Horn. At the viewpoint Runder Tisch you can enjoy a wonderful winter panorama of the Dolomites. Afterwards you hike on the tracked hiking trail to the lookout point Dolomitoskop. After about 2 hours the circular hike leads you back to the starting point. Guided hikes with snowshoes are also offered at the Rittner Horn.
The Dolomites - UNESCO World Heritage in winter
The most beautiful places in winter South Tyrol:
- Prato Piazza - this UNESCO World Natural Heritage Site is located on a high plateau in the Fanes-Sennes-Braies Nature Park with fantastic views of the Hohe Gaisl, the Cristallo Group, the Fanes Group and the Dürrenstein.
- Fischleintal - one of the most beautiful valleys in Alta Pusteria, perfect in winter for snowshoe hikers and ski tourers.
- Alpe di Siusi - the largest high plateau in Europe invites you especially in winter to hikes with dream views of the Sciliar and Sassolungo, cozy alpine huts will spoil you with the tasty South Tyrolean mountain cuisine.
- South Tyrolean Christmas markets - in Bolzano, Merano, Brunico, Bressanone and Vipiteno the original South Tyrolean Christmas markets take place from late November to early January.
- Glurns - the smallest town in South Tyrol is one of the most beautiful medieval towns in Italy.