Summer in the Dolomites and the breathtaking countryside around this Dolomites UNESCO World Heritage Site are best discovered by getting out and about: Outdoor fans who want to explore the Dolomites in summer, the incredible wealth of flora and the majestic mountain peaks such as Schlern, Plattkofel and Langkofel as well as Rosengarten, can take their pick between hiking, mountaineering & climbing, running or biking the length and breadth of Europe’s largest mountain plateau.
300 days of sun a year, the mild climate and the differing altitudes make the Seiser Alm the ideal destination for a summer holiday in the Dolomites. And with modern cable car facilities and good bus connections, getting around on your holiday couldn’t be easier.
Hike on the largest high alpine pasture in Europe
The Dolomites region Seiser Alm boasts 450 kilometres of hiking trails to suit every taste: Leisure hikers can head out on a mountain cabin tour, while the more ambitious will be drawn to the peaks of the Dolomites. Farm-to-farm walks, tours of the mountain meadows and culinary hikes at the foot of the Seiser Alm are also a great attraction for long walks in spring and autumn. Numerous trails have a theme which is closely linked to the Seiser Alm: from the Geologist’s trail to the Oachner Höfeweg Farm Trail through to the “Path of Legends” saga trail.
600km bike trails at 2 altitudes
Your biking holiday in South Tyrol with us in the Seiser Alm holiday region offers 19 mountain bike tours offer variety to suit every taste: from technically demanding climbs and hair-raising descents through to easy rides of around 200-300 m. If you’re looking for a challenge in the Dolomites, you can embark on cycling tours of up to 2,500m. Short tours, day-long tours or tours of a few days guarantee variety – inclusive of the breathtaking views over the Dolomites with the Schlern, Langkofel and Plattkofel massifs.
The summer lifts of the Seiser Alm holiday region are a great help for bikers as they offer bike transport – partly even free of charge, which makes it possible to overcome great differences in elevation in a short time and without any effort.
Via Ferrata climbing in the rocky heart of the Dolomites
The Dolomites in the Alps are a unique climbing retreat. The legendary Rosengarten and Schlern massifs with their jagged peaks, surreal rocky needles and steep gullies make climbing a memorable experience indeed. Climbing fans who head out on a Via Ferrata tour will experience all the beauty of the Dolomites at first hand: The holiday region of the Seiser Alm in the Dolomites offers Via Ferrata routes which are suitable for both beginner and expert climbers.
Running Park Seiser Alm
The Dolomites Region Seiser Alm offers everything that makes a running heart race that bit faster: The Seiser Alm Running Park awaits your visit with 240 km of running routes of a variety of difficulties. Eight of the 20 excellently signposted routes are on the highest mountain plateau in Europe, the Seiser Alm, and 12 routes in the villages of Kastelruth, Seis am Schlern, Völs am Schlern and Tiers am Rosengarten, the mountain trails mostly in Tiers am Rosengarten. Whether the long 18.4 km Plattkofel trail, the easy Beginners Run or the demanding mountain trails – the Running Park offers the ideal route for every runner.
Young and old discover the Seiser Alm together
Children love walking, and walking is nothing short of an adventure here in the Dolomites Region Seiser Alm in the Dolomites, where you can head out on foot to the sites of the Schlern witches, follow in the trail of Middle-Age knights or walk barefoot through the “witches’ spring” adventure trail. The themed trails around the Seiser Alm make kids’ walks an adventure for the whole family. Also guided hikes with the possibility to experience life on a farm, in nature or through the nocturnal forest and exploratory tours in the Schlern-Rosengarten Nature Park are on the family programme when hiking with children on the Seiser Alm.