Wanderlust on Alpe di Siusi
Summer, SUN, Siusi: welcome to Alpe di Siusi!
Hiking on Alpe di Siusi, up-close with the mighty Mount Sciliar/Schlern, you are in the very heart of the Dolomites, UNESCO World Heritage since June 2009. Here thriving alpine pastures, rocky peaks and never-ending walking trails are all about you, with an ever fascinating and highly multi-faceted flora and fauna.
The modern cable car in Siusi allo Sciliar/Seis am Schlern takes you high up to the largest high plain in Europe. At the summit, a spectacular mountain panorama awaits you with views of Sassolungo/Langkofel, Sassopiatto/Plattkofel and Sciliar/Schlern, with its bizarre rock formations the trademark of South Tyrol. All clear for hiking on Alpe di Siusi. The 450 km of trails offer something for every taste: leisurely strolls, cottage tours, mountain treks, ascents to the summits or trekking tours of several days with certified hiking and mountain guides, on the trails of the Sciliar/Schlern witches…
Our hiking tips on Alpe di Siusi: follow the Geologists’ Path near Siusi/Seis or the Farm Trail in Aica/Aicha. On a hot summer day, visit the little Lake of Fiè/Völs for a refreshing plunge or simply take in the peaceful and idyllic ambience by the lakeshore. Do not forget to stop at one of the rustic alpine cottages and traditional inns and to sample the freshly prepared traditional delicacies, before heading back home to our feel-good apartments at Moarlhof.
The nature park Sciliar-Catinacco/Schlern-Rosengarten is situated on the territory of Castelrotto/Kastelruth, Tires/Tiers and Fiè allo Sciliar/Völs am Schlern. Together with the protected nature reign of Alpe di Siusi/Seiser Alm, Tschamin valley and Mount Catinaccio/Rosengarten, it offers an immensely diverse habitat for numerous animals and plants covering approx. 6.8 ha. Bird watchers can be sure to spot woodpeckers, howls, crossbills, willow tits or alpine choughs. During their search for food, they love to pass by the local mountain hotels. When on Alpe di Siusi, look out for the highly praised show of flowers. In summer, this is where you find the red saxifraga, crocuses, anemones, soldanellas and alpine roses…
Feel-good days at Moarlhof in Castelrotto
Start looking forward to an unforgettable summer holiday in our apartments in Castelrotto/Kastelruth with mountain biking and hiking on Alpe di Siusi/Seiser Alm in the Dolomites. Take in the lovely scent of hay and conifers; enjoy the (generally) clear-blue sky, the abundance of hours of sunshine (300 sunny days per year) and the legendary mountain peaks. Alpe di Siusi in summer is buzzing with life, impressing visitors time and time again with its extensive blossoming meadows, rustic cottages and mountain inns as well as its unforgettable mountain peaks.
After an active day in the outdoors, our apartments at Moarlhof offer a cosy ambience, soothing relaxation in the infrared cabin and jolly get-together while cooking or simply enjoying each other’s company.
In summer, South Tyrol, especially Castelrotto/Kastelruth, is the ideal family destination. Our “healthy” apartments leave you feeling newly energised. The well-marked walking routes take you to impressive lookouts and historic sights. Experience the beauty of the Dolomites UNESCO World Heritage with those dear to you and explore Alpe di Siusi/Seiser Alm by foot. Stop by one of the various alpine cottages and let the hosts pamper you with delicious homemade delicacies while taking in the gorgeous views of the surrounding mountain world.