Summer in Selva di Val Gardena: mountains to be discovered

Summer in Selva di Val Gardena is the time for guests of Hotel Stella to experience our mountains in a truly comprehensive way. The Val Gardena Active programme , the roads and trails for cycling,
the many climbing and mountaineering routes, trail running, the winding roads that seduce motorcyclists everywhere and the many alternatives for sport and outdoor fun that dot the valley make every holiday original and unique.
In the summer, the Val Gardena Active programme offers various activities in nature: excursions led by wildlife guides, climbing courses, visits to farms and much more give young and old the opportunity to discover the many peculiarities of the area. Just book your desired activity and enjoy the adventure!

Mountain or racing bikes

The always pleasant climate of Val Gardena allows bicycle enthusiasts to try their hand at their favourite sport, enjoying every kilometre to the full. The views of the Dolomites will accompany you during your rides along the roads of the Alpine passes in the area.
Mountain bike ride

Mountain bike ride

Mountain bike ride

Mountain bike ride

Racing bikes

Racing bikes

The Sellaronda circuit doesn’t only appeal to skiers, as the tour of the four passes awaits you with its 58 km in length and almost 1,800 metres in altitude. Local guides will be ready to take you on memorable paths of
discovery and, if you want to practice or improve your technique, you should pay a visit to the Trail Arena Val Gardena. There, you will find six trails of varying difficulty and a free-ride route at your disposal.

Bike rental

Do you need a bicycle? Hotel Stella in Selva offers guests an in-house rental that stocks the latest e-bike models. Just get on the saddle and the adventure can begin.

A 20% discount will be applied to our guests.
For information and e-bike reservations contact directly Juan Carlos:
+39 348 5866489 topskirental@gmail.com
(We recommend booking in advance)
Mountain bike

Mountain bike

Mountain bike ride

Mountain bike ride

MTB in the Dolomites

MTB in the Dolomites

Climbing and mountaineering

Admiring the Dolomites, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, it is difficult to remain insensitive to the fascination of the summit. Mountaineers and climbers know this well, seeing a new challenge in every cliff face.
Mountaineers in the Dolomites

Mountaineers in the Dolomites

Climber on top of small Cir

Climber on top of small Cir

Climber in the Città dei Sassi

Climber in the Città dei Sassi

Sassolungo, Sass Rigais and Furchetta are names that excite mountain enthusiasts. The local alpine guides will lead you safely to conquer many mythical peaks.
The Marmolada, Monte Cavallo and the Three Peaks of Lavaredo are within easy reach of Val Gardena: the stars of the Alps are lined up for you.
There are artificial climbing walls with 25 routes (from 4a to 7c +) at the Nives gym in the centre of Selva Gardena to satisfy your hunger for climbing in case of rain or in the colder season. At the tennis centre in Roncadizza there is a boulder, and at the Iman centre in Santa Cristina there is a wall.

“Trail running” in the mountains

Mountains to be admired in complete tranquillity, mountains to be discovered on the run... Those who practice trail running at altitude will find many well-signposted routes in Val Gardena and its surroundings. You can search for routes with suitable lengths and altitude differences here. If you're fit enough, you’ll be spoiled for choice.
Pieralongia - below the peaks of the Odle

Pieralongia - below the peaks of the Odle

“Trail running” in the mountains

“Trail running” in the mountains

Sassolungo and Sassopiatto

Sassolungo and Sassopiatto

Golf, horse riding, swimming lakes and pools

Choose Val Gardena for your summer holidays and immerse yourself in the landscape in ever new ways. Golfers, for example, can try their favourite sport on the S. Vigilio – Siusi golf course, which is truly unique with its 18 holes and spectacular panorama, or at the Alta Badia Golf Club in Corvara.
Golf in South Tyrol

Golf in South Tyrol

Romantic trip to Lake Braies

Romantic trip to Lake Braies

Horse riding in South Tyrol

Horse riding in South Tyrol

Those interested in horse riding can visit the FISE Pozzamanigoni Equestrian centre and the Pony Land Monte Pana in Selva di Val Gardena; the riding school in Ortisei is located in Maneggio Ortisei.
Diving and swimming is possible both in the local swimming lakes and in the Mar Dolomit pool in nearby Ortisei, which has indoor and outdoor pools, water games and whirlpools.
The landscape, flora and fauna of the Dolomites certainly deserve special attention, which preserves their integrity and biodiversity. To this end, two natural parks have been established that are easily accessible and worthy of a visit to be appreciated by those who choose Hotel Stella di Selva for their summer holidays.
There are seven municipalities in Val Gardena that are part of the Puez-Odle Natural Park, famous for its majestic monoliths, the great variety of landscapes, crystalline lakes and lush pastures. The 7,291-hectare Sciliar - Catinaccio Nature Park can be visited starting from the information points in Siusi allo Sciliar and at Lake Fiè. The particular features of this land, the variety of flora and fauna, the 790 varieties of flowers and plants and the mythological saga of King Laurino who has his setting on the Catinaccio are an invitation to discover.

By motorbike in the Dolomites

Uphills, downhills, straights, passes and curves: Val Gardena is an exclusive circuit for motorcyclists. With your eyes fixed on the road, but with the Dolomites in the background, you can enjoy a Grand Prix show from the saddle.
Santa Maddalena in Val di Funes

Santa Maddalena in Val di Funes

By motorbike in the Dolomites

By motorbike in the Dolomites

By motorbike in the Dolomites

By motorbike in the Dolomites