Sport & leisure activities in Val Gardena - Holidays in the Dolomites

Skiing in the Dolomiti Superski area and hiking in the unique mountain landscape of the Dolomites - Val Gardena also offers various leisure and sports activities away from the ski slopes and hiking trails

Val Gardena and the Dolomites are a paradise for active holidaymakers, sports enthusiasts and nature lovers all year round. Thanks to a varied sports and leisure programme and the unique natural landscape of this UNESCO World Heritage Site, everyone will find the right option to enjoy a varied and active holiday in the mountains.


Let yourself be enchanted by summertime in the Dolomite Mountains. The overwhelming natural scenery of the Val Gardena with its blooming alpine meadows, green forests, gentle hills and rugged cliffs invites you to come hiking, climbing and mountain biking.
While hiking, you can experience the Dolomites at their most beautiful. Countless hiking trails and trekking tours will lead you to cosy mountain huts and beautiful vantage points where you can enjoy a breath-taking view of the surrounding peaks.
The mountains of South Tyrol are also a dream come true for mountaineers and climbers. Climbing routes at all levels of difficulty await, ready to take you to the highest peaks of the "pale mountains".
Other activities available to you during your holiday in Val Gardena include swimming, paragliding, tennis and ice skating. The "Mar Dolomit" public swimming pool, featuring an indoor pool, outdoor pool and sauna, can be found just a few minutes away from the apartment in Ortisei. The "Pranives" ice rink is located in the immediate vicinity of our holiday apartments in Selva Val Gardena.
The Jolanda apartments in Selva Val Gardena and Ortisei are ideal starting points for both comfortable walks and demanding hiking tours.
Following a strenuous day of activities, you can return to us to relax on the sun loungers and enjoy the beautiful view from your balcony.


In winter, Val Gardena is heaven for skiers, snowboarders and cross-country skiers, but nature lovers and those looking for peace and quiet will also find that the snow-covered Dolomites offer ideal conditions for a fantastic holiday in the mountains.
The Val Gardena ski resort offers 175 km of perfectly groomed slopes for beginners and advanced skiers and is part of the Dolomiti Superski area, the largest ski resort in the world.
Just three minutes’ walk from our holiday apartments in Selva Val Gardena you can find the "Nives" ski lift, which serves as a practice slope for children and beginners as well as a connecting lift to the world-famous Sellaronda, the ski circuit around the Sella massif. If you need to rent ski equipment, you will find Walter ski rental right next to Nives ski lift, where it is possible for you to both rent your ski equipment and conveniently store it overnight.
Our apartment in Ortisei also offers easy access to the nearby ski lifts within a few minutes, allowing you to start your skiing adventure as soon as possible.
The cross-country skiing trails in Vallunga valley, across Monte Pana and on the Alpe di Siusi lead through snow-covered meadows and forests, and will get the heart of any cross-country skier beating. The Jolanda apartments in Selva Val Gardena are located in the immediate vicinity of the Vallunga, where easy, medium-hard and hard difficulty cross-country trails await.
The toboggan runs of the Val Gardena holiday region promise fun and adventure for all ages.