The Sciliar Area – This charming holiday region at the foot of the Sciliar offers a unique natural landscape alongside a diverse range of sport and cultural activities
Castelrotto – Siusi – Fiè allo Sciliar – Alpe di Suisi
The villages of Castelrotto, Siusi, Fiè allo Sciliar and the Alpe di Suisi can be found on a sunny plateau stretching out along the foot of the majestic Mount Sciliar.
The Sciliar area is one of the most well-known holiday regions in South Tyrol and is worth a visit at any time of year.
In winter, there are endless opportunities for both downhill and cross-country ski enthusiasts. As part of the Dolomiti Superski ski area, offering a total of 1,200 km of slopes, the Alpe di Suisi is a true skiing paradise. Families and leisure skiers especially enjoy the wide, well-groomed slopes provided here. For snowboarders and freestylers, fun and action is guaranteed at the King Laurin Snow Park, the largest snow park in South Tyrol.
Cross-country skiers will enjoy 80 km of trails at all levels of difficulty on the Alpe di Siusi, surrounded by the snow-capped peaks of the Dolomites UNESCO World Heritage Site. Those wanting to explore the untouched natural landscape of the Sciliar area away from the slopes should definitely try a guided snowshoe hike or ski tour.
In summer, the Sciliar area is a holiday paradise for families, active holidaymakers and pleasure seekers. The Alpe di Suisi and villages along the sunny plateau offer something for every taste.
When looking for a hiking holiday in the Dolomites, the Sciliar area is the right place to be. There are countless hiking trails through flowering alpine meadows and forests, as well as wonderful mountain tours and via ferratas on Mount Sciliar and surrounding Dolomite peaks.
Sport enthusiasts have the opportunity to explore the largest mountain pasture in Europe by mountain bike or e-bike. Numerous biking trails for both beginners and experts lead up to the most beautiful vantage points and hidden treasures of South Tyrol.
In addition, the home town of the traditional Kastelruther Spatzen band provides a variety of cultural activities and events throughout the year.
The Sciliar area has a wide choice of accommodation available to ensure an all-round relaxing holiday experience. From a luxury spa hotel in the village centre to a cosy holiday chalet or farmhouse - the right accommodation to suit any requirement can be found here.
Castelrotto – 1,060 m
Castelrotto offers an impressive variety of culture and leisure activities throughout the year. This idyllic village at the foot of the Alpe di Suisi, home to the world-famous Kastelruther Spatzen band, is a popular destination for families, pleasure seekers and sport enthusiasts.
The pedestrian zone in the village centre with its many shops, cosy bars and restaurants, invites you to spend countless hours exploring its streets.
Those looking for active ways to spend their holiday are also spoilt for choice. A relaxing hike on Mount Sciliar, an intense mountain bike tour, an exciting climb or a breathtaking paragliding flight over the Dolomites, are but a few of the many activities on offer here.
In winter, visitors can go skiing, snowboarding or cross-country skiing on the nearby Alpe di Siusi and are sure to become enchanted by the beauty of the surrounding snow-capped mountain peaks.
Suisi allo Sciliar – 1,004 m
Suisi allo Sciliar, mentioned in medieval verses, had already developed into a popular destination before the turn of the century and is now one of the most tradition-steeped tourist resorts in South Tyrol. Guestbook entries are reminders of visits by King Friedrich August of Saxony, representatives of the Russian aristocracy, Max Valier, Sigurd Ibsen, Arturo Toscanini and other well-known figures.
The picturesque village at the foot of the majestic Mount Sciliar offers a diverse selection of first-class hotels, cosy guesthouses and family-friendly apartments for a relaxing holiday in the South Tyrolean Dolomites.
There is a diverse range of sports and leisure activities on offer both in summer and winter.
Fiè allo Sciliar – 880 m
The municipality of Fiè allo Sciliar spans an area in which the lowest point lies at 315 m above sea level and the highest at 2,564 m. Therefore, the landscape of the municipality is extremely varied: from grapevines in Valle Isarco and dense coniferous forests at the foot of Mount Sciliar to the rugged Dolomite rock at over 2,500 m altitude.
The village is recognised for its particularly mild climate and has developed from originally being a summer holiday village, to becoming a popular spa location for the health-conscious and those looking for a peaceful holiday.
Culinary delights await all year round in Fiè allo Sciliar, especially during the natural food festival in summer, the Fiè Kuchlkastl event in October and the traditional Törggelen celebration every autumn.
Alpe di Suisi – 1,680 m
The Alpe di Suisi spans 56 square kilometres, making it the largest alpine pasture in Europe. Surrounded by the most beautiful peaks of the Dolomites UNESCO World Heritage Site, such as the Sassolungo, Sasso Piatto and Sciliar mountains, the Alpe di Siusi is one of the most popular winter sport resorts and hiking areas in South Tyrol.
The vibrant colours of the flora in summertime and the glittering winter wonderland display in colder months have made the Alpe di Suisi famous worldwide.
The area’s unique natural landscape can be excellently explored on foot or by mountain bike.
Once it turns cold however, the Alpe di Siusi offers skiers, snowboarders and cross-country skiers the best conditions for an unforgettable winter holiday in the Dolomites.