Holiday in Castelrotto, on the margin of the Siusi Alm
The area of Castelrotto extends in front of a breathtaking mountain landscape from Isarco Valley till Gardena Valley. At door’s step you can enjoy the widest European alp, the Siusi Alp. The South Tyrolean Natural Park Catinaccio-Sciliar with its high peaks creates the background for your holiday in Castelrotto. With its 2.563 m the Sciliar peak rises as an impressive symbol in South Tyrol over the area of the common. A wide network of hike routes with a total length of 350 km crosses the rough mountain landscape of the Siusi Alp. Following many theme paths you can dip into a world of myths and legends of this alpine region. A lot of farmed alps and idyllic located mountain inns will invite you to regain your strength with the delicacies of the South Tyrolean cooking.
Eventful holiday in the natural paradise of the Siusi Alp
A rich variety of diversified free-time activities make your holiday in Castelrotto relaxing and funny. The Siusi Alp prepares a complete outdoor-program in the summer holidays for you in South Tyrol. During the Siusi Alp mountain inns tour you combine the attractive mountain bike adventure and the delightful events. The tour is also recommended for children and bring you along ancient mountain inns and alps. On the way you will enjoy a wonderful panorama view over Sasso Piatto, Sciliar and Sasso Lungo. In the inns you will be welcome with the traditional South Tyrolean hospitality and you will have the possibility to taste delicacies of the alpine cooking. During your summer holiday you cannot miss the trip to Sciliar. With Spitzbühllift you can reach an altitude of 1.929 m and from here you can achieve the peak.
The romantic atmosphere of a mountain village during your holiday in Castelrotto
Your holiday town of Castelrotto is located at an altitude of 1.050 m and welcomes its guests with the typical South Tyrolean romanticism. The baroque church tower with its impressing onion top is the symbol of this place. Ascending 325 wooden steps you arrive at the 88 m high church tower and enjoy a dreamlike panorama view over Castelrotto and the surrounding mountain landscape. In the area you can find a lot of medieval castles and historical sites, which represent in the summer months worthy excursion destinations. According to the tradition once the castle ruins of Castel Vecchio hosted the medieval minstrel Oswald von Wolkenstein.