Summer fun in Innichen in Alta Pusteria
San Candido in Alta Pusteria is situated in the heart of the marvellous Dolomiti di Sesto, part of the UNESCO world nature heritage.
Every seasons offers to the guests numerous leisure activities in a spectacular ambiance.
Every season has its magic with nature's enchanting play of colors.
In the warm months San Candido has something to offer for everyone. Relaxing walks and hikes in the green forest, on mountain meadows, to characteristic huts or to the impressive Tre Cime di Lavaredo (Three peaks) in the Dolomites of Sesto - ideal for a trip with the whole family.
Guests who appreciate active holidays have a wide variety to choose from: mountain tours, climbing, vie ferrate or hiking from hut to hut in the Dolomites.
The cycling path San Candido-Lienz(42 km, almost all of it downhill) is suitable for the whole family. There are also paths to Brunico or Cortina that are carefully maintained and signposted clearly. Mountain-bike enthusiasts find tracks for every skill level, that take them into the heart of the Dolomites.
An unforgettable adventure for young and old you should not miss: a ride on the Funbob! South Tyrol’s first summer toboggan run, which meanders its way down from Monte Baranci into the valley for 1,7 km.
The ski lifts "Dolomiti di Sesto" carry you quickly and comfortably to the higher levels in the heart of the Dolomites: Baranci in San Candido, Monte Elmo from Versciaco or Sesto and Croda Rossa in the Val Fiscalina. Once at the top, traditional huts with local delicacies are awaiting you.
The Dobbiaco Lake and the Braies Lake are ideal day-trip destinations and there is also Cortina d'Ampezzo, which is just 30 km away.
The pedestrian zone in San Candido forms the heart of the village. Here one finds shops, bars and restaurants that will satisfy every visitor’s wishes.
DO YOU KNOW...
- collegiate church at San Candido
The collegiate church at San Candido/Innichen is one of the finest examples of Romanesque religious architecture in the eastern Alps.
- Toboggan fun in summer "funbob"
Go on the first summer toboggan run from Southtyrol. The bobs are secured mounted on a 1.750 m aluminium pipe.
- model cheese dairy "Drei Zinnen"
In the model cheese dairy "Drei Zinnen" one gets to know a lot about it, where a little museum offers a look back into the past.
- Braies Lake
In summer, the lake glimmers in all colours from green to blue, in winter it is covered in ice and snow.