Your winter holidays in Italy: Speikboden, Klausberg & Plan de Corones
Enjoy the snow at its best
Planning to spend your winter holidays in South Tyrol-Italy? Then the wellness & spa hotel Schwarzensteinin Lutago/Luttach is the perfect choice. Our menu of activities and wellness facilities is as rich and varied as is the nature in Valle Aurina/Ahrntal. There are winter sports opportunities galore, for boundless winter fun. Come and discover all the highlights of a winter holiday in the resort of Plan de Corones/Kronplatz! There is really to suit every taste, from romantic options to family-friendly activities and from culinary and spa indulgence to endless outdoor opportunities for sport fans and nature lovers.
Among the highlights of a winter holiday in South Tyrol there is not only skiing but also ice climbing, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and snowshoeing. You can enjoy all these activities in the idyllic snowy nature, under the supervision of an experienced guide who will take you safely to the mountains and back. You may also attend skiing- or ice-climbing courses, to learn from scratch or to brush up on your skills.
The best service for your winter holidays in South Tyrol
Dream-like, snowy landscapes inspire peace of mind and deep satisfaction.
One ski holiday, many options
Peace and quiet at one with nature
Cosy Alpine huts for a tasty snack
Take advantage of our rental service! We rent snowshoes and sledges, as well as ski- and snowboard equipment. This way you can leave your gear at home and travel light. Our wellness & spa hotel in the Dolomites is located directly on the downhill ski slope and the toboggan run in the ski resort of Speikboden, so you can get back from your winter fun comfortably and quickly.
- Whether you love skiing or just South Tyrol in general, the surroundings of our hotel offer a variety of options for a magical winter holiday. So, get ready to hit the slopes!
- Do you fancy a toboggan ride? All the nearby toboggan runs are listed here!
- If ski touring is your favourite way of spending a day out in the snow, you will find plenty of opportunities to practise this fantastic sport.
- Passionate climbers have the chance to challenge gravity even in winter, when experienced Alpine guides are on hand to help you discover the art of ice climbing!
Admiring the view while taking a leisurely tour through the snow-coated landscape is your cup of tea? Then our snowshoe tours are ideal for you.
Cross-country skiing is the perfect choice for anyone who wishes to explore the landscape merits of South Tyrol while also training. We highly recommend it!
We wish you an exciting, fun-packed winter holiday in South Tyrol!
Culinary indulgence is one of the many pleasurable facets of a winter holiday in South Tyrol. Take a break from your outdoor pursuits and enjoy a stopover in one of the many quaint Alpine huts in the Valle Aurina/Ahrntal valley. In the warm atmosphere of the wood-panelled rooms, you can take a breather and sample the local specialities. Is it going to be Schlutzkrapfen with butter and Parmesan cheese, tasty shepherd’s noodles or maybe a delicious Kaiserschmarrn? The choice is wide and servings are generous… enjoy the authentic flavours of South Tyrol!
Snowshoeing in South Tyrol, Italy: winter magic
Winter holidays in a fairy tale
Cross-country skiing in Italy on South Tyrol's best prepared pistes
Winter: cross-country skiing in Valle Aurina/Ahrntal
Tobogganing & hiking in South Tyrol - Italy: winter fun for the whole family!
The longest toboggan run in South Tyrol - Italy ends up at Hotel Schwarzenstein
Snowshoeing in South Tyrol-Italy is a unique experience. Nature rests under a glittering blanket of snow – an idyllic picture of winter quiet. All you can hear is the snow crunching under your snowshoes and your own breath, smoking away in little clouds as it meets the chilly air.
Every year we organise guided snowshoeing tours in South Tyrol’s marvellous winter scenarios for the guests of our wellness & spa Hotel Schwarzenstein. An experienced mountain guide will lead you to the most beautiful corners of the surrounding mountains. Snowshoeing equipment can be rented for free at the hotel, so that nothing stands in the way of your snowshoeing bliss in South Tyrol.
After a long snowshoeing tour, the South Tyrolean traditional huts are the ideal retreat to have a break and warm to a steamy hot cup of tea. Once you’ve caught your breath, it’s time to be back to the hotel and kick back in the luxurious ambience of our premium spa.
Among the highlights you can expect from your winter holiday in Italy there is the nightly snowshoeing in Rio Bianco/ Weißenbach: a moonlight tour through the darkness, equipped with headlamps and surrounded by nothing but soothing silence – a special winter treat!
Cross-country skiing in South Tyrol-Italy is now one of the most popular winter sports among guests and locals alike. An increasing number of people are looking at nature for their peace and quiet, and this is exactly what they find by cross-country skiing on South Tyrol’s numerous trails, for example in the three cross-country centres in Valle Aurina/Ahrntal: Casere/Kasern, Riobianco/Weissbach and Riva di Tures/Rein in Taufers.
The different length and levels of difficulty of the beautifully maintained cross-country skiing trails in South Tyrol allow beginners to learn the cross-country technique easily and stress-free, while also providing interesting challenges for experienced cross-country skiers. The 50-km trail network near the wellness & spa hotel Schwarzenstein offers routes for both skaters and classic-style skiers.
If you do not possess cross-country skiing equipment, you can rent it right here at the hotel as well as in the cross-country skiing centres of Casere/Kasern and Riva di Tures/Rein in Taufers. All the three cross-country skiing centres in Valle Aurina/Ahrntal can be reached quite comfortably and free of charge with public means of transportation, using the HolidayPass. We also provide maps with height profiles, so you can plan your cross-country skiing adventures properly and avoid any bad surprise. We wish you a wonderful winter holiday in South Tyrol!
Here is a list of all cross-country skiing resorts and runs in Valle Aurina.
If you add tobogganing in South Tyrol-Italy to your winter vacation agenda, your holidays will be twice as fun! More than any other winter sport, tobogganing in South Tyrol combines entertainment and unparalleled nature experiences. Although tobogganing in South Tyrol can be enjoyed on your own, it is even better if you do it with your friends or your family – the more, the merrier!
Rent a toboggan for free at the wellness & spa hotel Schwarzenstein and hit the run! Whether you participate in one of our guided tours or go tobogganing on your own, fun is guaranteed!
Scrumptious local delicacies served in a traditional hut – yummy!
During winter, there are over 30 huts open in this area. You can reach them with a leisurely snowshoeing tour and warm yourself on a hot cup of tea or punch. Once you are done, you can sled your way back with an exciting toboggan ride. In fact, most huts are close to a toboggan run leading back to the valley, and have their own toboggan rental service – just great!
Thanks to modern snowmaking equipment, snow on the runs is guaranteed throughout the winter season and, among other things, our area can boast the longest toboggan run in South Tyrol. Its legendary 10 km connect the ski resort of Speikboden to the valley, ending right in front of our wellness & spa hotel in the Dolomites.This is why we can guarantee you a fantastic tobogganing experience in South Tyrol, Italy’s winter paradise!
Ski tours in South Tyrol - Italy for beginners and pros
Valle Aurina: an insider tip
Ice climbing routes in South Tyrol – Italy
Ice & mixed climbing in Valle Aurina
Have you ever been on ski tours in South Tyrol, Italy? If so, you have surely become an enthusiast, and enthusiasts of ski tours in South Tyrol find their perfect holiday haven at the Alpine Luxury Spa Resort Schwarzenstein. This is where you can experience winter at its best, with breath-taking ski tours in South Tyrol’s stunning nature. The surrounding mountains offer numerous tours in different degrees of difficulty.
There is plenty of snow until May, so you can enjoy your ski tours in South Tyrol for an extended period. Together with an experienced mountain guide, you can reach the snowy heights for even more exciting ski tours in South Tyrol’s winter world. Imagine: breathtaking views of the snowy valleys, the warm sunshine and the sparkling white all around … just lovely!
The equipment for your ski tours in South Tyrol can be rented directly at our hotel or from one of our partner companies. Once you are well equipped, fun may commence! When it is time for a break, you can relax in one of the numerous huts and taverns, which are also open in the winter months. Once you’ve recovered your strength, you can finish your ski tour in South Tyrol with a panoramic descent and come back happy and satisfied to our wellness hotel in South Tyrol.
Ice climbing in South Tyrol-Italy is about fitness, skill, and strength. To ensure that your ice climbing adventures in South Tyrol are safe and risk-free, it is advisable to always engage in ice climbing activities accompanied by qualified guides who can provide all the necessary safety instructions and teach you the safest moves.
In Riva di Tures/Rein in Taufers there is a climbing area where all those wishing to have a try at ice climbing in South Tyrol can get introduced to this beautiful winter sport, thanks to the many courses on offer. The various waterfalls in Valle Aurina offer over 30 different ice climbing routes of different levels of difficulty. December to March is the best period to enjoy ice climbing, when South Tyrol turns into a fairy-tale winter world embellished by ornate ice formations.
Enjoy a winter holiday at our wellness & spa hotel in the Dolomites: after exciting ice-climbing challenges, it’s great to finally kick back and relax in one of the best spa hotels in South Tyrol!