Our tips for the summer
Look forward to summer in the Alps! From hiking in Ratschings to exciting rafting adventures or long motorcycle tours – we’ve collected all our best tips for you. Of course, we’ll also be happy to advise you in person – simply contact us!
Hiking paradise around Sterzing
Discover the unspoilt nature of Val Racines/Ratschingstal, enjoy the breathtaking panoramic view from the summit of Monte Cavallo/Rosskopf, or try the Val Ridanna/Ridnauntal ridgeway. The mountain world around Sterzing is well-known for the incredible amount of hiking trails and mountaineering tours of different levels of difficulty. The well-marked paths lead you through dense forests, over sunny Alpine pastures, along rushing mountain streams, and to cosy huts. Always with you: the legendary view of the Alps.
Sports and action amidst nature
The landscape around our Lahnerhof has a lot to offer sports and nature lovers! Explore the mountains on two wheels: Ride your mountain bike across sunny Alpine pastures or venture on challenging descents. You can rent your bikes for free here with us!
Looking for some refreshment? When rafting on the Isarco/Eisack river, you’ll paddle through unique river rapids and navigate foaming water currents. The perfect mix of fun and adventure!
Get up close to the rocks while climbing at the rear of Val Racines/Ratschingstal. At the heart of the fascinating natural landscape, you’ll be competing with ibexes!
Discover South Tyrol with your activeCard Premium
As our guest, you’ll get the activeCard Premium for free. Take advantage of numerous benefits: free use of public transport as well as public cable cars, three cable car rides in Racines-Giovo/Ratschings-Jaufen, Ladurns, and Monte Cavallo/Rosskopf, free admission to around 80 museums as well as the Stanghe/Gilfenklamm gorge, weekly activity programme, and numerous different, exciting experiences. Find an overview of all the inclusive services, bonus benefits, and partners here.
Riding through South Tyrol on your motorcycle
Winding mountain roads and spectacular passes – South Tyrol makes every biker’s heart beat faster! We’ve collected some of our favourite motorcycle tours. On two wheels and with plenty of horsepower, you’ll ride through the Dolomites, Val Sarentino/Sarntal, the Ötztal Alps, or take a trip to Lake Garda.
The Stubai Alps
Kilometres: approx. 400km
Riding time: approx. 6h 30 min.
Route: Sterzing (948m), Passo Giovo/Jaufenpass (2,099m), Walten, St. Leonhard in Passeier (693m), Moos, Passo Rombo/Timmelsjoch (2,474m), Sölden, Längenfeld (1,176m), Umhausen, Ötztal, Mötz (654m), Innsbruck (574m), Matrei am Brenner, Steinach, Passo del Brennero/Brennerpass (1,370m), Gossensass, Sterzing (948m)
Points of interest: Fugger’s town of Sterzing, the Stubai Alps, Andreas Hofer museum in Val Passiria/Passeiertal, view from Passo Rombo/Timmelsjoch, the Ötztal Alps
Puez-Odle/Puez-Geisler Natural Park and Val Sarentino/Sarntal
Kilometres: approx. 240km
Riding time: approx. 4h 40 min.
Route: Brixen (559m), St. Andrä, Lüsen, Passo delle Erbe/Würzjoch (2,004m), Untermoi, St. Martin in Thurn (1,127m), Campill (1,576m), Juel, Pedraces (1,365m), Stern, Corvara, Kolfuschg, Passo Gardena/Grödner Joch (2,121m), Wolkenstein, St. Ulrich (1,236m), Passo Pinei/Panider Sattel (1,437m), Kastelruth, Waidbruck (450m), Barbian, Lengstein, Klobenstein (1,188m), Oberinn, Wangen, Val Sarentino/Sarntal, Sarnthein (967m), Astfeld, Weißenbach, Passo Pennes/Penser Joch (2,215m), Sterzing (948m), Val di Vizze/Pfitschtal, Mauls, Franzensfeste, Vahrn, Brixen (559m)
Points of interest: Bishop’s town of Brixen, Val di Luson/Lüsner Tal, Sasso Putia/Peitlerkofel, Ladin museum St. Martin in Thurn, Renon/Ritten earth pyramids, South Tyrolean Museum of Hunting and Fishing in Sterzing
The Ötztal Alps
Kilometres: approx. 280km
Travel time: approx. 4h 30 min.
Route: St. Leonhard in Passeier (693m), Riffian, Meran (374m), Algund, Partschins, Val Venosta/Vinschgau, Naturns, Kastelbell, Schlanders, Schluderns, Mals, Lago di Resia/Reschensee, Passo Resia/Reschenpass (1,504m), Nauders, Finstermünzpass (1,188m), Pfunds (971m), Serfaus, Fiss (1,436m), Oberinntal, Ladis, Landeck (816m), Schönwies, Imsterberg, Roppen, Ötztal, Ötz (812m), Umhausen, Längenfeld (1,176m), Sölden, Passo Rombo/Timmelsjoch (2,474m), Moos, St. Leonhard in Passeier (693m)
Points of interest: Meran, the Gardens of Trauttmansdorff Castle, Coira/Churburg Castle, Schluderns, Lago di Resia/Reschensee, Nauders fortress, Landeck, Roppen, and the view
Valle dei Laghi and Lake Garda
Kilometres: approx. 224km
Riding time: approx. 4h 55 min.
Route: Nago (68m), Loppio, Ronzo (1,169m), Monte Bondone (1,537m), Trento (194m), Sarche (259m), Dro, Arco (91m), Riva del Garda, Limone (66m), Gargnano, Toscolano, Salò, Desenzano del Garda, Peschiera del Garda, Lazise, Bardolino, Garda, Malcesine, Torbole (85m), Nago (68m)
Points of interest: Nago, Monte Bondone, Trento, Lago di Toblino, Valle del Sarca, Arco, Riva, Lake Garda, Limone, Sirmione, Gardaland amusement park