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A summer holiday in South Tyrol, in the heart of the Dolomites

Summer holiday in South Tyrol: sports, culture, action and fun

A summer holiday in South Tyrol equals fantastic views. Already on the way to your holiday destination in Val d’Ega/Eggental in South Tyrol, you will be blown away by this fascinating scenery. A road, following a deep gorge, meandering between wild rivers and mountain rocks, leads you to this picturesque valley. Here, at the gate of the Dolomites, you will see the massive, brusque rocks of Catinaccio/Rosengarten and Latemar, surrounded by fairy-tale forests, mountain meadows and extensive fields.

Here at 1,600 metres above sea level, in the heart of the Dolomites UNESCO World Heritage, you find our Hotel Cristal, offering the ideal summer mountain hotel for you and your loved ones. Take some time off and spend your summer holiday in the South Tyrolean Val d’Ega/Eggental, far away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. The warm, sunny days and fresh, cool nights are ideal for an unforgettable summer holiday in South Tyrol.

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A summer holiday in South Tyrol – active through the season

The sports possibilities in Val d’Ega/Eggental are plenty. Use the time during your summer holiday in South Tyrol for hiking, biking, golfing or simply indulging. Right at our doorstep you find hiking trails as far as the eye can see. Join us on our guided hikes and get to know the local landscape, culture and people up-close. Summer in Val d’Ega/Eggental is also ideal for holidays with kids. Here you find numerous hikes in the Dolomites, which you can even take together with the smallest children. Visit the Latemarium adventure paradise with their lookouts and themed walks for people of all ages. One thing is for sure: you will experience fantastic and exciting days together with your entire family.

Visit one of the typical mountain lodges in Val d’Ega/Eggental on your hikes and try the local culinary delicacies. Apple juice and “Kaiserschmarrn” (traditional sweet pancake dish) tastes best high up in the mountains! Take the “süße Hüttentour”, the sweet tour of mountain cabins, and taste traditional, sweet desserts in a variety of mountain lodges and alpine cabins in Val d’Ega/Eggental. For every dessert you receive a stamp. If you have collected eight, then you receive an original South Tyrolean farmer’s apron. Of course there are also plenty of other specialities like goulash with dumplings, polenta with mushrooms, bacon, cheese and last but not least: South Tyrolean wine. In front of the gorgeous backdrop of Catinaccio/Rosengarten and Latemar, your summer holiday in South Tyrol will become truly unforgettable.

The Dolomites UNESCO World Heritage is not only a paradise for hikers, but also a true el dorado for bikers. Whether you choose easy biking tours through the forest or mountain biking tours in the mountains, a summer holiday in Obereggen is full of possibilities. Should you need tips or recommendations, come to us! We are glad to give you further advice or help you plan your biking tours.

Those who are looking to spend a more relaxed summer holiday in South Tyrol, are warmly welcome to the golf course in Monte San Pietro/Petersberg. The course is part of our family-run hotel; here you receive discounts on green fees.

Summer holiday in South Tyrol: sights and events

A summer holiday in South Tyrol offers a lot of interesting sights and events focusing on culture and history. From our Hotel Cristal in Obereggen you can easily reach many destinations and sights in South Tyrol, such as the South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology in Bolzano/Bozen or the Gardens of Trauttmansdorff Castle in Merano/Meran. The Val d’Ega/Eggental Mobilcard offers you unlimited use of all public transport so that consequently, you can leave your car at the hotel.

Visit the numerous events and highlights in Val d’Ega/Eggental, get to know local customs and habits and soak up the South Tyrolean atmosphere. The reception staff of our family-run hotel will gladly inform you of all the events happening during your summer holiday in South Tyrol.

Are you looking to take a break in between to simply relax and do nothing at all? Yet again we may be able to offer you exactly what you are looking for. Let us pamper you in our newly extended spa and wellness oasis. Feel good in our new saunas, the indoor- and outdoor-pool. Take advantage of our wellness offers and spend a few relaxing days in our summer mountain hotel in Obereggen!

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