The Val Gardena is Dolomites region characterized by green meadows, towering peaks and picturesque villages. Set against the backdrop of the Sella Massif and the Sassolungo Group, you will spend a fun-filled holiday in Val Gardena, where you can expect exciting nature experiences and fun recreational activities. Val Gardena is a year-round destination and has to offer great highlights in every season. A magical spell and an irresistible attraction are the mighty rock formations of the Dolomites, which in 2009 due to their uniqueness were included in the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
Ancient traditions, art, culture and nature – Val Gardena welcomes you with contrasting landscapes and diverse cultural activities. The Ladin culture is omnipresent, and the ancient customs and language are maintained since centuries in the romantic Dolomite valley. At the Val Gardena Museum you will get an insight into the customs and traditions of this ancient Romansh ethnic group. The festive costumes of the population in Val Gardena are among the most beautiful in the Alps. Culturally interested holiday guests should not miss a visit to the ruins of Castel Wolkenstein during their holidays in Val Gardena. It lies on a rocky outcrop at an altitude of around 1,600 meters above sea level. A stunning view of the Vallelunga and the Val Gardena is the reward for the demanding climb. Small Gothic churches in the holiday area Val Gardena remind of the long history of this alpine region.
Adventure in the heart of the
S. Crestina is located at 1.428m over the sea level. Together with the other towns of Val Gardena, S.Crestina is considered a cultural hotspot in South Tyrol. Over 90% of the population speaks ladino. The town borders reach from Ponte Gardena to the Passo Sella. The population of the town goes back to prehistoric times. Some archeological research of the “Plan de Frea” shows that already in the years before 6000 a.C. there were hunters in this area.
Our Sporthotel monte Pana is situated in a high plane over the town: a perfect start for numerous activities in the Dolomites.