Alpe di Siusi - the most beautiful natural spectacle
The snow-covered ski resort in the middle of the Dolomites
Europe's largest mountain pasture offers magnificent slopes, which will please even to the most timid skier.
A spectacular and untouched landscape, the extensive touristic offer and the well known hospitality ensure that every snowsport passionate feels like at home: including the youngest.
An ideal place for families looking to introduce their kids to the fascination and fun of the winter holiday scene.
If you want to experience the winter with all its facets and charms, you are just right in the Alpe di Siusi holiday area. The snowy and sun-kissed slopes and the sparkling icy Dolomite peaks invite you to enjoy all kinds of activities: from downhill skiing and snowboarding to unforgettable cross-country tours, from adventurous winter walking and snowshoe hiking through spectacular landscapes to whizzing down the toboggan slopes to a romantic sleigh ride.
The Sciliar and its breathtaking landscape
The hilly plateau on the Alpe di Siusi is the biggest mountain pasture in the Alps and Europe and is part of Nature Park Sciliar-Catinaccio. The landscape is predominantly grassland with some trees like larch, arolla pine and fir.
The Nature reserve Sciliar-Catinaccio is situated in the western part of the Dolomites. The natural reserve extends over the three communities Castelrotto, Fiè allo Sciliar and Tires al Catinaccio together with the landscape conservation area Alpe di Siusi. The Sciliar mountain with the two famous peaks Santner and Euringer is one of South Tyrol's emblems.
Redescovering the past
Castle and fortresses, small museums, chapels and churches are the symbol of culture in the Alpe di Siusi holiday area. In the School Museum of Tagusa you can discover the everyday live of pupils from the 18th Century up to 1993. How the lords of Prösels Castle once lived; this and far more you will discover by taking part in a guided tour, in the homonymous castle. And the Farmers' museum shows you the hard and difficult life of farmers in the old days.
With its quaint, historical village square, Castelrotto is the largest center in the vicinity of the Alpe di Siusi. It's a lively and tradition-conscious village with lots of charm and culinary variety.
The Alpine village of Siusi allo Sciliar lies at the foot of the Sciliar massif, at an elevation of 1,000 meters above sea-level. Amidst numerous meadows and woods, this tourist town is rich in tradition and the starting-point of the cable car to the Alpe di Siusi.
With a panoramic, sunny location at the foot of the Sciliar massif, the town of Fiè allo Sciliar offers a variety of attractions. This vacation village with its idyllic hamlets is known especially for its long tradition of hay baths and its culinary successes. The culture center at the Castle Prösels has likewise garnered considerable attention.
The Alpe di Siusi is regarded as one of the most fabulous landscapes in the Dolomites. In the wintertime, the slopes of the Seiser Alm are a paradise for skiers, snowboarders, toboggan enthusiasts, snowshoe hikers... all against a breathtaking backdrop.
The village of Tires al Catinaccio in the Sciliar-Catinaccio Nature Park offers plenty of opportunities to get to know King Laurin and his fascinating mountain world. The interplay of colours at Catinaccio in the evening, which shimmers red in certain weather conditions, provides an unforgettable experience.