Summer in the Dolomites: MTB & hiking holiday in Valdaora - Kronplatz

Spectacular scenery as far as the eye can see …

… and much more besides

Anyone who comes to stay at Valdaora is guaranteed some wonderful experiences in the unique setting of the Dolomites. The tourist resort of Valdaora is just below the well-known skiing and hiking area of Plan de Corones, and makes an ideal starting point for lots of different adventures. Trekking, downhill riding and MTB on Plan de Corones, sightseeing and cultural events: there is something for every taste, and for people from all over of the world.

Summer, sun, and outdoor activities

The top place for families

Adults and children are all welcome here at Valdaora! Indeed, we've even built a special playground in a lovely natural setting: "Mondo Bimbi" is a nature playground on the edge of the woods and close to the Val Pusteria cycle path. Attractions include a giant 13-metre slide and a variety of themed worlds and adventure pathways.

The top place for families

Hiking & climbing

Flower-filled meadows, green pastures, and the majestic rocky giants. Would you like to hear about some of the best excursions? Here are our suggestions for good hikes around Valdaora: hike up to Lake Colli Alti, tour of the mountain huts of Valdaora, circuit of Plan de Corones, climb to the top of Col Vallaccia, excursion to the Three Peaks, and many more …

Hiking & climbing

Nordic Walking

Europe's largest Nordic Walking Park is here in Valdaora. The "Corones-Dolomiti Nordic Fitness Park" has a 280-km network of trails, with routes varying in difficulty from easy to medium-hard.

Nordic Walking


From Valdaora, you can get straight onto the Val Pusteria cycle path; it stretches for a total of 105 km, but can also be covered in stages. Freehill and downhill enthusiasts will also find some thrilling routes, such as the 8.6-km "Gassl" Freeride Trail, which takes you from the top of Plan de Corones to the lower ski lift station at Valdaora.


Culture & tourist sights

There are lots of special places to visit in and around Valdaora:

  • Lake Braies, Lake Anterselva, Lake Dobbiaco
  • The Tre Cime di Lavaredo in the UNESCO Dolomites World Heritage Site
  • The "RIPA" Messner Mountain Museum in Brunico Castle, the "CORONES" Messner Mountain Museum on the Plan de Corones, the "LUMEN" Museum of Mountain Photography on the Plan de Corones
Culture & tourist sights

Our services for the summer

  • Free Holidaypass card for guests: this entitles you to free use of all public transport throughout South Tyrol and also offers some attractive discounts and benefits.
  • Bike rental in the building next to our Residence
  • Free entrance to public heated swimming pool
  • Find all active information you need, here