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Hiking in the Dolomites: summer in South Tyrol

Rosskopf and Pfitschtal Valley are South Tyrol's hiking paradise

Hiking in the Dolomites is a pleasure in summer, the perfect time for holidays full of sporting activities and exploring nature out in the open. The holiday area of Rosskopf offers a wide variety of opportunities to discover the richly varied flora and fauna of the area by way of walks and walking tours. Our reception would be delighted to provide you with information about hiking in the Dolomites with the whole family, and of course more challenging excursions for experienced walkers! You will be spoilt for choice on your unforgettable summer holiday in South Tirol.

Families will have just as much fun as culture-lovers, sports people and gourmandes. The wild streams surrounding the Gilfenklamm Gorge provide opportunities for rafting; trekking and biking, Nordic walking, horse riding and golfing.

Adventures for young and old

Gilfenklamm Gorge

Nearby Sterzing, at a place called Ratschings, you can visit a gorge known as Gilfenklamm by way of a newly-built path. Roaring rapids have carved their way through the rock and the unbelievable views of the depths by way of suspended bridges and stairways will take your breath away. For much of the way the distinctive white colour of the Ratschings marble is also in evidence.

This impressive attraction is a once-in-a-lifetime experience for big and small alike!

High Rope Climbing Course & Adventure Park SKYTREK

Right at the lower station of the Rosskopf a fantastic adventure lies in wait at dizzying heights - the popular SKYTREK rope climbing course in Sterzing.

Over a total of 6 routes with a range of different obstacles and rope pathways, bridges and a zip line, this attraction will test the nerve of big and small alike.

Experienced guides will advise you on technique and ensure the safety of your belts and helmets.

Put your skills to the test and have a totally new adventure! More info at