Sport and leisure activities in the Sciliar-Alpe di Siusi area
The holiday area at the foot of the Sciliar offers a varied programme of activities for families and adventurous holiday-makers throughout the year
Whether you love hiking, mountain biking, skiing or cross-country skiing, on the sunny high plateau Alpe di Siusi you will find the perfect leisure activity for your unforgettable holiday in the mountains, whatever the season. The nearby bathing lake, the “Laghetto di Fiè”, and the outdoor swimming pool in the Telfen sports centre invite you to cool off during the hot summer days with a swim. The 18-hole golf course San Vigilio/Siusi counts among the most attractive golf facilities in North Italy and can be reached in just a few minutes by car from our residence. Look forward to fun and variety for the whole family!
Riding tournament Oswald von Wolkenstein
The largest horse riding show in South Tyrol
The Oswald von Wolkenstein riding tournament takes place every year at the end of May or at the start of June in the Sciliar region. This traditional horse riding show starts at the Trostburg castle in Ponte Gardena, where the famous poet, singer, horse rider and politician Oswald von Wolkenstein spent the majority of his childhood. In Castelrotto, Siusi and Fiè allo Sciliar, you can spur on the riders in their exciting tournament and cheer the winning team during the following celebrations at Castel Presule.
The arrival of spring in the Sciliar area
There is truly nothing better than strolling through blooming meadows and fields and enjoying the sight of nature awakening after winter. The first crocuses and snowdrops sprout, colourful butterflies fly through the air and the birds sing out their joy at the arrival of spring. These moments contain within them an indescribable sense of magic, which you can experience for yourself during a long walk at the foot of the Sciliar.
Hiking holiday in the Sciliar area
Trekking at the Alpe di Siusi
The breath-taking mountain scenery of the Dolomites and the large number of trails of varying difficulty levels turn South Tyrol into a unique hiking paradise.
The Alpe di Siusi and the Sciliar area invite you to walk on their countless well-marked hiking trails for beginners and advanced. Discover the variety of flora and fauna and the impressive shapes of the Dolomite mountains.
Climbing in the Catinaccio/Latemar area
Guided tours in the Dolomites
Alpine climbing is a special experience during a stay in South Tyrol. From the top of the mountains you can admire the magical scenery of the UNESCO World Heritage Site even better.
The Dolomites offer countless climbing routes of various degrees of difficulty. The many certified mountain guides of the area will take you to breath-taking heights. There you can experience the fascinating mountain world of the Dolomites even more intensively – and view your holiday home from above.
Mountain biking on the Alpe di Siusi
Bike holidays in South Tyrol
Discover the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Dolomites on two wheels together with the professional mountain bike guides of the Sciliar area.
Alpe di Siusi offers many mountain bike tours for beginners and professional bikers. The MTB guides will show you the best routes fitted to your ability and give some advice so that you can enjoy this beautiful sport to the fullest extent.
Paragliding in the Dolomites
Tandem flights at the Alpe di Siusi
If you are looking for an adrenaline rush of a special kind, a tandem flight high above the mountains of South Tyrol is the best choice.
During a tandem flight with a paraglider you can experience Alpe di Siusi and the Dolomites from above. Experienced paragliders can benefit from the excellent thermal updraft on the Alpe di Siusi and enjoy a breath-taking flight over the area by themselves.
Culinary highlights during autumn
“Völser Kuchlkastl” & “Törggelen”
During the autumnal months, many culinary events take place in Fiè allo Sciliar. During the “Völser Kuchlkastl” event in October, participating restaurants serve up hearty dishes belonging to the local cuisine and based on old recipes, which chefs love to refine with the addition of high-quality ingredients. During this time of year, traditional restaurants and wine taverns in the Sciliar area also open their doors and invite you to enjoy the traditional “Törggelen” feast. Homemade specialities such as barley soup, sausages with sauerkraut and sweet fritters are served in atmospheric settings alongside chestnuts and new wines.
The Kastelruther Spatzenfest concert in autumn
South Tyrol’s top event
The Kastelruther Spatzenfest concert is one of the highlights of the events calendar in the Alpe di Siusi-Sciliar holiday region. This concert takes place in Castelrotto every October and attracts thousands of fans from all over the world to the hometown of the well-known group of musicians known as Kastelruther Spatzen. An absolute must for those who love folk music!
Ski holiday in the Dolomites
Sellaronda in the Dolomiti Superski area
The family-run apartment house St. Konstantin is located close to the Alpe di Siusi cable car and is therefore the perfect destination for your winter holiday in South Tyrol.
With the panorama lift Siusi-Alpe di Siusi you can easily and quickly reach the largest ski carousel of Europe, the Dolomiti Superski area. Alpe di Siusi is one of the most snow-sure ski areas in South Tyrol. More than 240 ha of skiing area, 23 modern lifts and 60 km of slopes guarantee skiing fun for everyone. In the area there are two specialized ski schools for adults and children.
Snowboarders will appreciate the Snow Park King Laurin with halfpipe and an own snowboard course surrounded by a fantastic landscape.
After an eventful day of skiing you can store your winter sports equipment in our ski room. The next morning, you can slip into your pre-warmed ski boots and enjoy the day.
The shuttle bus stop is only a 3-minute walk away and will take you directly to the panorama lift in 5 minutes.
Cross country skiing on the Alpe di Siusi
Winter sports in the Dolomites
This Nordic sport is one of the most popular leisure activities in the Sciliar area, thanks to the endless kilometres of slopes located on the Alpe di Siusi, Europe's largest high plateau. The lovers of this sport will be fascinated by the 60 km of well-prepared cross-country ski runs through the marvellous snowy landscape, the winter sun and the crystal clear mountain air. The cross-country ski stars from Finland and Norway also appreciate Alpe di Siusi, as they organize their training camp in our region every year.
Tobogganing and snowshoeing in the Sciliar area
Toboggan runs on Alpe di Siusi
Enjoy moonlight tobogganing or a funny toboggan run on the Alpe di Siusi or on the near Alpe Tuff.
In the Alpe di Siusi holiday area, eleven toboggan slopes are waiting for you, promising fun for young and old. First you can hike through the snow-covered winter landscape of the Sciliar area and admire the beauty of the snow-covered mountain peaks. Afterwards, you can seat on your toboggan and hurtle down the slope. Toboggans can be rented at the stations of the chairlifts.
If you prefer a quiet and calm environment, you can explore the untouched nature on a snowshoe hike. Our ski schools and mountain guides organise guided snowshoe hikes.
Ice skating in Fiè allo Sciliar
Winter sports on ice
On the Laghetto di Fiè, a small idyllic mountain lake at the foot of the Sciliar, you can try your hand at ice skating pirouettes and curling. The frozen lake can be reached in only 15 minutes on foot from Residence St. Konstantin.