Valle Isarco: a world of activities, attractions and events

Even lovelier when seen up close

In spring, a colourful sea of apple blossom fills the valley with a sweet scent; in winter, the rocky giants are clothed in white; but the Isarco Valley is delightful all year round, with its fascinating mix of Mediterranean brio and alpine friendliness.

Simply put, it’s idyllic. Yes, the Naz-Sciaves apple-orchard plateau is only a tiny heart-shaped area on the big map of South Tyrol, but perhaps that’s what gives the village its special charm.

Excursions Nordic Walking Family walks Biotop Naz Hiking in Naz Isarco Valley Cycle Track
For those who love walking
Lace up your hiking boots

…and go out and explore the valley of paths, as the Isarco Valley is called. Hikers can enjoy some wonderful adventures on a well-established network of trails. And starting straight from the hotel, there are plenty of lovely walks, mountain hikes and family excursions.

Our tips:
  • Circular hike along the Apple Trail | Admire the beautiful orchards and chestnut groves
  • The cloisters of Novacella Abbey | Sightseeing trip from Naz to Bressanone
  • Visit to the wild Rienza Gorge and Rodengo Castle | Views to far horizons
  • Circuit of 5 villages | Walk through the villages of Rasa, Naz, Sciaves, Rivers, Aica, and the biotope
  • Hike to the Laugen biotope, with the Flötscher natural lake, the chestnut wood and the Ölberg belvedere
MTB or e-bike
For fans of cycling
Get on your bike

…and explore this holiday area from a new perspective and in a delightful way, riding a MTB or e-bike, and pedalling up and downhill for some extra excitement. Just open the door and start cycling, because the cycle network starts right outside the hotel.

Our tips:
  • Isarco Valley Cycle Track | a 102 km trail you can cycle in stages
  • Val Pusteria Cycle Path | takes you to Lienz in East Tyrol
  • Brixen Bikepark | uphill and downhill trails on the Plose, at Bressanone
  • Funes Gaps Circuit | 27 km through the beautiful Dolomites
Skiing South Tyrol 5 ski areas to choose Child skiing
For lovers of snow and the slopes
Pick up your skis

…and decide: you have 5 ski areas to choose from, where do you want to start?

The Plose ski area has a total of 40 km, and the Gitschberg-Jochtal ski resort offers a splendid 55 km of slopes. Monte Cavallo has 17 km of slopes, the Ladurno family ski area has 18 km, and the Racines-Giovo ski resort offers you 25 km.

Festival Naz Royal Festival Royal Highnesses Local festival Musical entertainment
For those who like a bit of excitement
No apples, no party

It’s no secret that the tastiest apples grow in Naz-Sciaves. But did you know that the Royal Festival is held on May 1st every year, to honour the apple and other South Tyrolean delights? The festival offers a varied programme of events, including lots of musical entertainment and places to sample local food. And then, there are all the “Royal Highnesses” …

For those looking for more
The joys of diversity

Are you still looking for some more ideas?
Take a look at the exciting weekly programme of the Naz-Sciaves Tourism Association, or consult us here at the hotel.

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