Winter pleasure 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.
Those who prefer winter holidays will not be dissapointed. Miles and miles of perfectly prepared slopes in the ski area "Dolomiti di Sesto" will set skiers hearts racing. Modern ski lifts (Baranci, Monte Elmo, Croda Rossa) take you directly to your skiing enjoyments.
As an alternative to skiing, a tobbogan run on one of the prepared slopes of Monte Baranci or Corda rossa is great fun for both young and old.
Winter hikers will not miss anything either: winter hikes, snow shoe hikes or touring ski - you are spoilt for choice. Have you ever gone tobboganning or skiing in the moonlight on the Monte Baranci in San Canddio? The slopes are open a night a week also in the evening!
The Alta Pusteria valley with its cross-country slopes (200 km) is part of the Dolomiti Nordicski carousel. In Dobbiaco (4 km from San Candido), the Nordic Arena with FIS-homologized slopes and floodlit tracks at night is waiting for you. The Nordic Arena in Dobbiaco is the ideal place to go for beginners, but also an ideal starting point for various cross-country routes for more advanced skiers.
In January, the International Snow Sculpture Festival takes Place in San Candido. Artists from all around the world form sculptures from 3x3x3m snow-blocks. Also the "Balloon festival" in Dobbiaco is worth a visit with the whole family.
You can go climbing also in winter. The Dolomitarena in Sesto is an indoor climbing hall with a height of 16 m and a total of 1800 m2 climbing area.
Both in winter and in summer you can relax in San Candido’s swimming pool Acquafun with its sauna world.
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.