MOUNTAINS, NATURE AND CULTURE IN STERZING/VIPITENO
Sterzing-Ratschings/Vipiteno-Racines is a touristic region in the northern part of South Tyrol, near the Austrian border. This region includes the small city of Sterzing/Vipiteno and the wide valleys around it: Pflerschtal/Val di Fleres, Pfitschtal/Val di Vizze, Ratschingstal/Val Racines, Ridnauntal/Val Ridanna and Freienfeld/Campo di Trens.
Alpin, active and natural, the area of Sterzing-Ratschings/Vipiteno-Racines offers the best conditions for an unforgettable holiday in the mountains.
“TOP 10” things to do in south tyrol
South Tyrol‘s top 10 attractions
Enjoy unique and special moments of bliss in South Tyrol: don’t miss the most popular and visited attractions in the region and let yourself get inspired from our regional culture and nature.
Culture and tradition in Sterzing -Vipiteno
History and tradition to be lived with emotional involvement season over season
Sterzing/Vipiteno and the surrounding valleys are characterized by beautiful churches and chapels as well as fascinating castles. During late Middle Age, mining extraction contributed to the cultural flourishing of the city. 16th century architecture is still remarkable in the city centre and it gives a unique charm to the pedestrian area. The Maria Trens sanctuary represents the second most important pilgrimage location in the South Tyrol after Maria Weißenstein. The pilgrimage to Maria Trens has a long tradition and it was already well-known in the Middle Ages.
Do not miss out the upcoming events in Sterzing/Vipiteno! The city offers a lot of interesting happenings in every season: take a walk along the Christmas market in winter, enjoy the South Tyrol Balance weeks in spring, take part in “Sterzing Yoghurt Days” or in the most loved “Festival of the Lantern” in summer and do not miss the “Dumpling Festival” in autumn.
Snow & fun
When everybody come back to childhood
The very first snowflakes of the year make everybody feel ready for new adventures. Enjoy the surroundings in their winter coat and have fun trying different winter activities: ski, winter walks, sledge or ski mountaineering; everyone would be able to find a sport that fits to his needs.
We highly recommend you to live the adventure of the longest sledge track in Italy, just a few steps away from the hotel in Monte Cavallo/Rosskopf.
Sledge rental is free for our guests.
Movement and summer emotions
Feel the fresh air of the mountains and let your body and mind relax
Spring and autumn excursions, mountain excursions, rafting, tours to different mountain lodges, mountain biking or E-biking. Let yourself be inspired from the uniqueness of Sterzing/Vipiteno and its wide valleys.