Magdalenahof – your 4-star hotel in the Alps
Choose our 4-star hotel to have the Alps and Dolomites at your fingertips! If you are after a summer holiday at one with nature, our UNESCO-heritage mountains have plenty to offer. Even the surroundings of our hotel are a land of plenty for outdoor fans, with countless leisure and sports opportunities. Visit us in Valle di Casies/Gsiesertal: it will be an unforgettable experience!
Nordic walking in the Dolomites
Nordic walking is an excellent way to keep fit at any age, as it trains the whole body while sparing the joints. As guest of our 4-star hotel, you can rent Nordic walking poles at no charge. Here is our tip: try the 35-km Gsieser Talblickweg – a panoramic path with valley view that leads from the Magdalenahof to the Dolomites and is perfect for a Nordic walk. We have several other tips in store for you, so don’t forget to ask our reception team!
Exploring the Val Pusteria on a mountain bike
Cyclists and mountain bikers will find that picturesque Valle di Casies offers intriguing trails aplenty. Some of the most spectacular routes are a whiff from our 4-star hotel, while the paths to fantastic mountain pastures start directly on our doorstep. The 42-km cycle path leading from Monguelfo/Welsberg along the Casies/Gsieser brook to Hotel Magdalenahof is a big favourite among families.
Paragliding in the Dolomites
As you soar high above the valley, the green pastures embraced by the Dolomites become smaller without losing any of their charm. Do not miss the chance to contemplate South Tyrol’s natural treasures from a bird’s eye view! The local flight school offers kite- and parachute flight classes as well as paragliding tandem flights. Adrenaline, adventure and unforgettable vistas are guaranteed! Flights are also available during the winter season. For further information, please contact our reception or the organisers: Para Alpin Gsies, tel. +39 349 4324749 (Tobias) or +39 347 2608678 (Michael).
South Tyrol on two wheels
If you are a true motorbike fan, you will love Valle di Casies and South Tyrol. Intriguing mountain passes, verdant valleys dotted with idyllic hamlets and rolling hills giving way to towering peaks… enough to spark your interest? Then visit us at 4-star Hotel Magdalenahof: you will have a perfect base near the curvy roads of the Dolomites and the opportunity to sample the motorcycle delights of Val Pusteria. The Herz-Katheder, Falsche Könige and Hochpustertal tours will lead you up the region’s most impressive mountain passes.
Family trips in the Dolomites
Do not let the pastoral idyll of Casies fool you: Val Pusteria offers a wealth of adventures for young and old! We have selected for you the top mum-can-we-go destinations the surroundings have to offer: a jaunt to a nearby pasture with stopover at the Messner mountain hut, the Kradorfer Alm hut with its playground, the Reierhof farm in Santa Maddalena with its animals, the Sun Ranch stables in Colle/Pichl, the pyramid-Kneipp course in Tesido/Taisten, Castle Welsperg, the minigolf course in Monguelfo/Welsberg, the high ropes adventure park in Dobbiaco/ Toblach, the tubing park and archery ground in Valdaora/Olang, the Fun Bob Alpine coaster in Baranci/Haunold near San Candido/Innichen and more.
Water sports in Val Pusteria
Action and more action: rafting, canyoning, canoeing… if you are feeling a burning desire for adventures, the waters of Val Pusteria are just the thing! Regular rafting, canoeing and canyoning tours are offered in the Aurino/Ahr, Rienza/Rienz and Isarco/Eisack rivers. Rain or shine, you can always challenge their raging rapids and your own limits. If this is the kind of experience you are after, ask our staff at reception for detailed information.