An exciting winter vacation in Bressanone
Snow-capped peaks and sparkling landscapes – a winter holiday in Bressanone offers plenty of charm. In order to discover the winter paradise from its most beautiful side, you may engage in a variety of activities. Skiing, winter hiking and tobogganing are just some of them.
Your ski holiday in the Isarco Valleyat Mount Plose
From Bressanone, you can reach the valley station for the local mountain Plose in just a few minutes by ski bus. The cable car takes you 2050 meters above sea level to the mountain station Monte Fana.
In the well-organized and sunny Plose ski area, blue, red, and black slopes are divided among 40 kilometres of ski slopes. The Funpark Plose offers great fun with the Easy Line and the Pro Line for all freestylers. Here, your skiing holiday in the Isarco Valley turns into pure pleasure!
Winter excursions & snow shoe walks in the Dolomites
On Mount Plose there’s more than just skiing. 12 km of winter hiking trails, for example to the lodges Rossalm or Skihütte, are excellently prepared and marked, thus, you may safely explore the area on your own. For guided hikes please contact the friendly staff at the ski school Plose.
Snowshoe hikes take you on secluded paths and reward you with magnificent views of the mountains. The Stoanamandl in Spinga, the Cima Lasta and Mount Plose are popular destinations for guided snowshoe hikes (even starting from Bressanone), which you may discover during a winter holiday in Bressanone.
Toboggan & cross-country skiing in the Isarco Valley
Other possibilities to experience the Isarco Valley in the winter: tobogganing and cross-country skiing. In the Plose ski area, you will find the 9-kilometer toboggan run RudiRun, which starts at the cable car mountain station. Combine a hike to the lodges Rossalm or Skihütte with a tobogganing party – end enjoy plenty of fun for the entire family!
Around Mount Plose and Bressanone you will find on 23.5 km of groomed cross-country ski trails where you can indulge in fabulous cross-country skiing. The eight-kilometre trail Plancios – Passo delle Erbe and the five-kilometre round-trail Val Croce are very close to Bressanone. In Luson, the circular loops on the Alpe di Luson and Petschied are worth a trip. Further cross-country skiing options are offered by the Alpe di Villandro, Alpe di Rodengo, Funes and the Gitschberg / Val Giovo ski area.
Christmas markets in Bressanone and South Tyrol
Last but not least, you should also plan a visit to the Christmas market during your winter holiday in Bressanone. Every year, one of the most famous Christmas markets in South Tyrol takes place on the central square in Bressanone. Regional exhibitors offer handmade wood carvings and pottery, South Tyrolean souvenirs and specialties from the Isarco Valley. The entertainment programme includes concerts, exhibitions, and guided tours. You may find many more lovely Christmas markets in Vipiteno, Bolzano and Merano.