Sunshine and rolling pastureland: summer holidays in Valle di Casies
Lots of sunshine and the most charming pastures South Tyrol has to offer – what’s not to love about a summer holiday in Valle di Casies/Gsiesertal? Enjoy the warm touch of the sun as you wander through one of South Tyrol’s quaintest valleys. Soak up the view. Fill your lungs with fresh mountain air and your head with an elating sense of freedom. Exercising in the open air is a source of energy and inspiration. We are confident enough to promise that, after a summer holiday in Valle di Casies, you will feel like new. A promise we deliver with a comprehensive range of services, first-class cuisine and finest spa and wellness facilities.
Hiking holidays in Valle di Casies
Trekking is without doubt one of the most popular summer activities here in Valle di Casies and Val Pusteria/Pustertal. Rolling hills covered in fragrant woodland and bright-green expanses, dotted with a flowery explosion of red, yellow, white and blue, offer a celestial backdrop for any hiking pursuits. Set as it is in the heart of this green idyll, Hotel Magdalenahof is a perfect starting point for numerous tours. The choice is seemingly endless, with options ranging from a family-friendly walk to the Messner hut to picturesque routes like the Gsieser Almweg 2000 up to a challenging climb of Mt. Monte Quadra/Feldspitze. Whatever your choice, you will be back from your summer holiday in Valle di Casies will a suitcase full of fond memories. Take advantage of our equipment rental service and hiking programme – often guided by host Josef Burger himself. Also, do not miss the weekly jaunt to our mountain hut for a sociable get-together.
Proud member of Wanderhotels – best alpine
One more reason for choosing our hotel for your summer holidays in Valle di Casies? As member of the Wanderhotels – best alpine association, Hotel Magdalenahof offers exclusive benefits. Thanks to our privileged location, nestled in the green at the valley head, you can take a regenerating break from the hustle and bustle and start your hikes directly from the hotel. Our rich hiking programme includes four guided tours a week with either host Josef or other professional guides as well as free hire of hiking equipment and personalised tour recommendations. Once a week, we also offer a shuttle service for visits to our own mountain pasture and hut. In addition, an extensive hiking-themed library is also available at our 4-star hotel.
Other activities for your summer holiday in Valle di Casies
There is more than just hiking to a summer holiday at Hotel Magdalenahof! The sweeping expanses of Valle di Casies and Val Pusteria offer alternatives galore. For example, why not try your hand at Nordic walking? The long, level valley trails offer just the perfect conditions for this sport. Cycling is another very popular activity in South Tyrol, and for good reason. A short distance from here, the Dolomites are a real Mecca for mountain bike enthusiasts, with their narrow trails, arduous climbs and nail-biting descents, all enriched by epic views. The Pale Mountains are loved even by the other kind of two-wheel fans – motorcyclists. South Tyrol’s many mountain pass roads enjoy legend status. Valle di Casies and Val Pusteria are also excellent summer destinations for a family holiday, with exciting activities like the Baranci Fun Bob in San Candido/Innichen, a high ropes adventure park and the local riding stables.
Looking for a special experience with a pinch of adrenaline? Try paragliding. If you think the Casies mountains and the Dolomites look beautiful as seen from their hiking trails, the sight from high up will leave you speechless. But don’t take our word for it: this is an experience you really do not want to miss!