Hiking holidays in South Tyrol: experiencing Val Ridanna
A hiking holiday in South Tyrol promises to become greater than expected, if you spend it in our hotel in Ridanna/Ridnaun. A member of hiking hotels – best alpine we offer plenty of benefits for all who wish to spend a hiking holiday in South Tyrol. Gassenhof is the ideal starting point for a variety of hikes. Besides, our staff can hook you up with passionate and trained experts who have lots of valuable insight for your hiking holidays. At our hiking hotel in South Tyrol we also offer a variety of guided hikes. Our chef Manni, a passionate hiker himself, will take good take of all hiking fans staying at Gassenhof.
If you are planning an individual tour, our shuttle bus takes you to the starting/final point of your hike. This way you get to enjoy your day without any worries at all. Need hiking gear? At our hotel you get to hire hiking poles or backpacks free of charge. After an active day in the outdoors you have deserved a little break. Restore your tired muscles and limbs in our spa reign. Afterwards, indulge in the delicious and healthy menus served at our gourmet hotel and enjoy a wide range of snacks from South Tyrol and other regions in Italy.
Hiking holidays in South Tyrol: Gassenhof
In the immediate vicinity of our Gassenhof you find a great number of tours. We have selected two of them for you: an easy and a challenging hike. If you prefer to head off on your own, we are happy to help you plan your individual tour.
Tour to the seven lakes in Ridanna Valley
This extensive and quite challenging mountain tour takes between eight and nine hours. Prerequisites are good general health, prior mountain experience and good weather. This hike leads you to the Stubai Alps and, nomen est omen, past seven lakes. The trail starts at the mining museum in Masseria/Maiern in Val Ridanna. Head towards Moarbergalm and, afterwards, towards Grohmannhütte. Here, follow the signs indicating the tour of the 7 lakes (“7 laghi/7 Seen”).
To the Aglsbodenalm in Ridanna Valley
If you are looking for a more leisurely hike, we recommend you this hike leading to the mountain hut at the end of Ridanna Valley. This hike takes about one to two hours. Starting point is Masseria/Maiern, about five minutes by car from our hotel in Ridanna Valley. Follow the small road to the Gsennen farm and the signs towards "Aglsbodenalm". The trail is wide and not very steep, leading across woods an partly over meadows. The lodge is situated at 1,720 metres and open in summer. Tip: stop for a refreshment.
Hiking guide out of passion
Manni, host and chef at Hotel Gassenhof, is hiking guide out of passion. Manni loves to show the Ridanna Valley to his guests and is the right person to consult when planning your individual tours. Manni is the man for you during your hiking holiday in South Tyrol.