Young woman stands at the summit cross, behind her a monstrous mountain panorama - OLM Nature Escape
 

Skiing & hiking holidays in Vedrette di Ries-Aurina Nature Park

One place.
Boundless variety.

Discover the surroundings around OLM and get to know new places. High peaks, an extensive network of hiking trails and numerous activity opportunities are available for you here in South Tyrol all year round. Unforgettable experiences in the valley of 1,000 possibilities await you.

Hikers reach a summit cross with a mountain panorama in the Vedrette di Ries-Aurina Nature Park - OLM Nature Escape Hiker on the way to the Kofler Lakes in the Vedrette di Ries-Aurina Nature Park - OLM Nature Escape Hikers on an active mountain vacation - OLM Nature Escape Family cycling on the cycle path in the Valle Aurina - OLM Nature Escape Alpine meadows and mountains of the Valle Aurina in summer - OLM Nature Escape A mountain biker on an alpine trail in the South Tyrolean mountains - OLM Nature Escape Three e-bike riders on a bike tour in the mountains of Valle Aurina - OLM Nature Escape

Summer

80 three-thousand metre peaks, 400 km of panoramic hiking trails, spectacular bike trails and cycle paths as well as 50 mountain huts and refuges await you in the Valle Aurina summer. Surrounded by the unspoilt natural landscape of the Vedrette di Ries-Aurina Nature Park in South Tyrol.

Hiking tips & more

Tips for your biking holiday

Skiers skiing on the Speikboden - OLM Nature Escape Three active vacationers snowshoeing through the deep snow with the South Tyrolean mountains in the background - OLM Nature Escape Snow-covered Schwarzensteinhütte in winter - OLM Nature Escape Mountain station of the Klausberg cable car - OLM Nature Escape Eight skiers in the chairlift on the way to the mountain station - OLM Nature Escape Sled are pulled up to the mountain pasture - OLM Nature Escape

Winter

86 kilometres of pistes in Skiworld Ahrntal, idyllic cross-country ski trails, panoramic ski tours and exciting tobogganing opportunities make your winter holiday in Valle Aurina an unforgettable active experience. Here with us in the Val Pusteria.

Cross-country ski trails

Tobogganing possibilities

Active-Mountain-Programm

#adventures

Diving station or high-altitude flight? Unforgettable experiences and adventures await you. Adrenaline kicks included.

Rafting in the Valle Aurina - OLM Nature Escape
Rafting

Pure action on exciting white water tours in South Tyrol. Rafting, canyoning & kayaking.

Campo Tures
4,8 km
A paraglider flying over the South Tyrolean mountains - OLM Nature Escape
Paragliding

Would you like a change of perspective? Get ready for your tandem flight over the rooftops of Campo Tures.

Acereto
12,1 km
A couple sits in the Renon Railway and rides down the valley - OLM Nature Escape
Renon train

The historic narrow-gauge railway takes you from Bolzano to the sunny plateau of Renon.

Bolzano, Renon
103 km

#hikes

There are lots of easy hikes and breathtaking mountain tours in South Tyrol. Discover our favourite routes.

Hikers snowshoeing past the Holy Spirit Church - OLM Nature Escape
Heilig Geist

Idyllic gem with a charming pilgrimage church at the end of the Valle Aurina.

Casere
41 km to the starting point, then about 20 minutes walking time
Lake Obersee at the Staller Sattel in summer - OLM Nature Escape
Passo Stalle & Obersee

From Lake Anterselva up to the Passo Stalle, where the picturesque Obersee catches your eye.

Anterselva valley, Defreggental
43,5 km to the starting point, then about 1.5 hours walking time
Earth Pyramids in Perca - OLM Nature Escape
Earth pyramids

Clay pillars set with a stone, moulded by nature over centuries.

Perca
23,2 km to the starting point, then about 35 minutes walking time
Sasso Putia in summer - OLM Nature Escape
Sass de Putia

Circular hike around the majestic Sass de Putia with breathtaking views of the Peitler meadows.

Passo delle Erbe
43,4 km to the starting point, then about 5 hours walking time
Lake Caldaro in summer - OLM Nature Escape
Lake Caldaro

Through vineyards and apple orchards around Lake Caldaro.

Caldaro
109 km to the starting point, then about 2 hours walking time
Fanes Alm covered in deep snow - OLM Nature Escape
Fanes

Through the Fanes-Sennes-Braies Nature Park from Pederü to the Faneshütte in the Santa Croce group.

San Cassiano
47,1 km to the starting point, then about 2 hours walking time
Family sledding - OLM Nature Escape
Toboggan huts

Winter hike along the Tristenbach to the Innerhoferalm, Marxeggeralm and Pircheralm toboggan huts.

Rio Bianco
16 km to the starting point, then approx. 1 - 1.5 hours walking time
Marchhütte
Marchhütte

Hiking and biking excursion to the alpine hut and former barracks at “Marchkinkele” with breathtaking views of the Dolomites.

Dobbiaco, Versciaco, Villgratental Valley
46 - 50 km to various departure points, then about 2 - 3 hours hiking

#museum & #culture

Impressive places and museums in the Valle Aurina and Val Pusteria valleys provide an insight into the lives of our ancestors.

Tures castle in the fog - OLM Nature Escape
Taufers castle

Former dynastic castle at the entrance to the Valli di Tures e Aurina.

Campo Tures
5,8 km
Maranatha Nativity Scene Museum - OLM Nature Escape
Maranatha nativity scene museum

Folk art museum and collection of nativity scenes from various countries.

Lutago
9,3 km
Folklore museum
Folklore museum

Open air museum. Gives an insight into rural life from the past.

Teodone
15,9 km
Mine of Predoi - OLM Nature Escape
Predoi mine

A look into the hidden tunnels of the Val Aurina copper mine. Mining museum & climatic gallery.

Predoi
29,7 km
Museum Lumen at Plan de Corones - OLM Nature Escape
Lumen

Museum of mountain photography. Light installations & hall of mirrors.

Plan de Corones
39 km to the valley station in Riscone, then take the cable car to Plan de Corones
Messner Mountain Museum - OLM Nature Escape
MMM

6 museums. 6 breathtaking locations. 6 interesting key themes. All of them Reinhold Messner projects.

Brunico, Plan de Corones, Monte Rite, Appiano, Castelbello, Solda
39 km to the valley station in Riscone, then take the cable car to Plan de Corones
Trauttmansdorff Castle - OLM Nature Escape
Trauttmansdorff Castle

Botanical gardens covering around 12 hectares with plants from all over the world.

Merano
119 km

#cities & #towns

A very special way of life is found on the lively streets with urban flair – where South Tyrolean lifestyle meets Italian dolce vita.

Castle of Brunico and the city of Brunico - OLM Nature Escape
Brunico

Shopping & culture. Traditional & modern. The alpine, sporty town at the heart of the Val Pusteria.

15,5 km
Center of Bressanone - OLM Nature Escape
Bressanone

Lively streets & relaxed atmosphere. Idyllic & diverse. The episcopal town in the Valle Isarco valley.

52,6 km
Piazza Walther in Bolzano - OLM Nature Escape
Bolzano

Alpine lifestyle & dolce vita. Innovation & sustainability. The state capital in the Val Adige.

89,9 km
Passirio and the city of Merano - OLM Nature Escape
Merano

Mountains & palm trees. History & tradition. The imperial spa town in the Burgraviato.

123 km
San Candido and the Helm ski area - OLM Nature Escape
San Candido

Culture & sport. Shopping & enjoyment. The romantic market town in the Alta Val Pusteria.

46,9 km

#hotspots

Visit the hottest places to be in the Val Pusteria and beyond. Where will you go first?

Lake Braies at its best - OLM Nature Escape
Braies Lake

Probably the most famous mountain lake in South Tyrol, in the heart of the Dolomites.

Braies valley
43,2 km
Three Peaks and Three Peaks Hut in snowy winter - OLM Nature Escape
Tre Cime di Lavaredo

The world-famous landmark of the Dolomites in the UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Auronzo di Cadore & Dobbiaco
68,1 km
Three ski tourers on their way to Prato Piazza - OLM Nature Escape
Prato Piazza

Picturesque high mountain pasture with spectacular views of the Dolomites.

Braies valley
47,5 km
Couple looking at the Riva waterfalls in the Riva valley - OLM Nature Escape
Reinbach waterfalls

Impressive natural spectacle in the Vedrette di Ries-Aurina Nature Park.

Campo Tures
4,1 km (walking distance)
Two swans in the lake Dobbiaco - OLM Nature Escape
Lake Dobbiaco

Turquoise blue lake with a view of the Valle di Landro.

Dobbiaco
44,7 km
Jetty at the lake Anterselva - OLM Nature Escape
Lake Anterselva

Wild, romantic lake at the heart of the Vedrette di Ries-Aurina Nature Park.

Anterselva valley
43,5 km
Alpe di Siusi in winter - OLM Nature Escape
Seiser mountain pasture

Europe’s largest high mountain pasture, a jewel of the Dolomites – UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Castelrotto
86,2 km