Hotel Villa Kastelruth

Summer in Castelrotto and the Dolomites - Free Hiking Guide and Alpine activities

Spend an adventurous holiday in the marvelous Dolomites thanks to the wide range of leisure activities such as hiking, mountain biking, swimming and golfing


Guided hike

Three times a week our private & free hiking guide Victor shows our guest the best peaks and meadows in the Dolomites.

With lots of experience and a good mood, he will make every hike an adventurous one.

Mountain hikes should be thoroughly prepared. At Hotel Villa Kastelruth we are at your complete disposal to help you organizing your day, giving you local advice and information as well as maps, sticks and backpacks.

Mountain biking and cycling

Montainbike rides for everyone! The beautiful UNESCO World Natural Heritage of the Dolomites offers cycling options for of every level of difficulty. Expert cyclers as well as courageous families will appreciate the waste variety and possibilities. The Alpe di Siusi – Val Gardena area comprises over 33 marked cycling tracks for a total of 1,000 km and 35,000 vertical meters. The varying degrees of difficulty, length and elevation require different degrees of fitness and technique. For a bike ride or chilled family day, the town of Castelrotto and its surroundings also offer comfortable and scenic bike paths.

Running and Jogging

The Running Park Alpe di Siusi is unique. Many international athletes choose the plateau in the heart of the Dolomites for their altitude training. 20 marked trails surrounded by a magnificent landscape at an altitude between 1,800 and 2,300 m.a.s.l. and 180 km in total length invite runners and joggers to exercise at an altitude that stimulates positive physical resistance.


The alpine golf course of Castelrotto (St. Vigil) is a 18-hole, Par 69 and covers an area of 60 hectares.

From each of the 18 holes you can enjoy a beautiful landscape and astonishing views of the south Tyrolean landscape! The course is open from March to November and offers interesting tournaments, thanks to its favourable position and excellent climatic conditions.

Our Hotel Villa Kastelruth is an official partner of the golf club St. Vigil and we offer our guests interesting benefits and discounts!

Bathing in the Völser Weiher

The small alpine lake of Fiè, considered one of the most beautiful bathing lakes throughout Italy, is located close to Hotel Villa Kastelruth, at the foot of Mount Sciliar. It has an enviable water quality and is ideal for spending a great family day. During the summer months the water reaches a pleasant temperature of around 23 degrees. The lake is within walking distance from the Castelrotto and also offers rowing boat rentals.

Mountaineering & climbing in the Dolomites

The Dolomites in South Tyrol are a unique climbing area. The massifs of the Sciliar and Sassolungo mountains are legendary and offer several climbing routes as well as vie ferrate.

The Sciliar Alpine Climbing School offers a comprehensive program of rock climbing for beginners, extreme mountaineers and professional climbers. Climbing enthusiasts will also find a large bouldering hall in the sports center in Telfen, about a 3-minute drive from Hotel Villa Kastelruth.


Paragliding in the Dolomites
Take off, feel free and observe the magical world of the Dolomites from their top. That’s what awaits you during an exciting tandem paraglide flight! Together with an expert pilot, you will see the Alpe di Siusi and the surrounding Dolomites from a completely new perspective…

Dream vacation in Castelrotto

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