Summer holidays on the farm in Kastelruth/ Castelrotto at the foot of the Seiser Alm/Alpe di Siusi
Spend your summer holidays on our farm in Kastelruth/ Castelrotto.
Our farm in Kastelruth/Castelrotto is a good starting point in Kastelruth/Castelrotto for fantastic hikes and for unforgettable summer days, as you can hike, climb, ride, swim, mountain bike, Nordic walk, paraglide or just simply relax with us at the foot of the Seiser Alm/Alpe di Siusi. The Falentörhof is located in the Naturpark Schlern-Rosengarten/Sciliar-Catinaccio Natural Park in the St. Valentin region at the foot of the Seiser Alm/Alpe di Siusi, and is ideally situated for lots of activities. The Seiser Alm/Alpe di Siusi is 56 km² in size and thus the largest high plateau in Europe. It is located at the heart of the Dolomites and has been a UNESCO world heritage site since 2009.
We show you the scenic beauties of South Tyrol in the following video. Aerial views of Kastelruth/Castelrotto and the Seiser Alm/Alpe di Siusi can be seen from minute 1.59 onwards right until the end.
Hiking and climbing on the Seiser Alm/Alpe di Siusi
The Seiser Alm/Alpe di Siusi is one of the most well-known hiking regions in South Tyrol, and in fact in the entire alpine region. The fantastic landscape and the perfectly groomed hiking trails will captivate you. The Schlern/Sciliar and Plattkofel/Sasso Piatto peaks are also accessible to non-alpinists and offer a fabulous view of the surrounding mountains. Demanding climbers can attempt the Langkofel/Sassolungo, Santner, Sellastock/Gruppo del Sella or many other peaks.
The hiking trails in the Schlerngebiet/Sciliar region offer diversification. The high plateau at the foot of the Seiser Alm/Alpe di Siusi is suitable for both shorter and more extensive hikes. Numerous hiking trails and steep inclines from Tagusens to Völs/Fiè or Tiers are just waiting for you.
The lady of the house, Alexandra, is a Nordic walking guide and will be happy to give you useful tips for your activities.
Our guests love the Marinzen Alm
The Marinzen Alm is situated above Kastelruth/Castelrotto at an altitude of 1,500 m and is easily accessible by chairlift or on foot. You can reach the Marinzen Alm in half an hour from our farm via a leisurely hiking trail. The latter mainly meanders through woodland and is not too exerting even on hot summer days. Once at the top, a children’s playground, a petting zoo with goats, rabbits and donkeys as well as fishpond await you. Tyrolean specialities or homemade cakes or Apfelstrudel are served in the Marinzenhütte.
Exploring South Tyrol by mountain bike
However, don’t just limit yourself to discovering our beautiful Seiser Alm/Alpe di Siusi holiday region and the Dolomites, as all of South Tyrol is accessible by mountain bike. Whether you bring your own mountain bike or hire one locally, you can explore thousands of km of bike trails on 300 sunny days in the year. Choose between short tours, day tours, or multi-day tours of up to 2,500 metres above sea-level.
Val Gardena–Alpe di Siusi mountain bike region
1,000 km of bike trails with a view of the Dolomites, the Schlern/Sciliar as well as the Langkofel/Sassolungo and Plattkofel/Sasso Piatto are available to you. There’s something to suit every biker: 19 bike tours, ranging from technically demanding ascents and rapid descents via gentle tours of around 200 to 300 metres in altitude. Guided bike tours are also offered. Those wanting to improve their biking technique, whether beginners or professionals, can obtain useful tips training with the expert from Alps Aktiv.
Mountain bike rental in Castelrotto, Siusi and Alpe di Siusi
Would you prefer to leave your own bike at home and conveniently rent one locally instead? The e-bikes are especially popular as well. Click here to find the local mountain bike rental shops where you can also reserve your bike online:
- Sporthaus Fill (rental in Kastelruth/Castelrotto and Seiser Alm/Alpe di Siusi)
- Alpin-Sports (rental in Seis/Siusi and Seiser Alm/Alpe di Siusi)
- Sport Hans (rental on the Seiser Alm/Alpe di Siusi)
Bathing fun in the outdoor swimming pool in Telfen and at the Völser Weiher/Fiè Pond
After a hot summer day, the outdoor swimming pool in Telfen is already awaiting you. The swimming pool is located 1.5 km away, thus making it easily accessible by car or bike. Children’s pool, springboards, beach volleyball area and a large sunbathing lawn offer a wealth of diversity on hot summer days in Kastelruth/Castelrotto.
The Völser Weiher/Fiè Pond is the ideal choice for nature lovers. The natural bathing lake is one of the cleanest bathing lakes in South Tyrol. That’s what makes it so popular. It can be easily reached in 15 minutes by car.