Holidays in Sexten - heaven
Are you looking for untouched mountains where you can rest on a ‘bed of Almrosen (roses)’, or do you want to climb high peaks and see eagles circling above your head? Then you will find that Sexten situated in the Sexten Valley (on the east side of the Puster Valley) is the right place for you!
The roughly 2000 local inhabitants say of themselves and their valley that they have ended up on ‘cloud number six’, since their place is situated right amidst the Dolomites and is surrounded by the ‘Sexten sundial’ with its mountain peaks Neuner, Zehner (Rotwand), Elfer, Zwölfer und Einser.
The world famous Drei Zinnen are only a few yards off and you are free to choose to either climb or hike, so that is not in the least surprising that Sexten in South Tyrol has traditionally been the most important of all climbing places throughout the Dolomites. Additionally, it hosts Italy’s highest climbing halls and is therefore also becoming particularly fascinating to a younger generation of climbing fans. Here you will find plenty of attractions and activities in winter and in summer alike!
Various hotels in Sexten will offer you warming comfort after a long day of skiing in the mountains, after crossing the countryside on one of the numerous lengthy slopes, after bob-sledding or after going for an extensive walk through the snow covered winter surroundings.
Returning to your hotel in summer, you may want to give your mind some rest whilst recovering from climbing up a 10.500 feet high mountain top or from a drawn out mountain bike tour through green fields. There is also plenty of opportunity for a more relaxing programme, such as strolling through the Sexten Nature Park in the Dolomites with its world-famous larch fields or through vast seas of blooming mountain roses atop the Nemesalm. Whatever you do, you won’t ever forget the impression you get from smelling the freshly mown hayfields on the steep meadows, picking an edelweiss for your sweetheart or watching golden eagles fly. It truly is an enchanting world where time seems to have stopped.
Should you nonetheless ever have your fill of nature and be in search of some cultural events, then you are welcome to look at watercolour paintings, frescoes or even blueprints of one of South Tyrol’s most famous artists in the Rudolf-Stolz Museum in Sexten. Alternatively you can visit one of the neighbouring communities of Innichen, Toblach or Niederdorf… And if all this is too much for you, then just stay at your hotel to enjoy one of the numerous relaxation programmes or treat yourself to one of the culinary specialities. Whatever you choose to do – one thing is for sure: You will never feel bored during your holiday in Sexten!