Take a break in the heart of the Dolomites

When we think about time, we must accept it as a great gift. Only then we can succeed in true relaxation.

Sun, Mountains, Wood, Val Gardena! Enjoyment, Culture, Nature. This rich mixture ensures an idyllic and eventful vacation.

The spirit rests, the body strengthens, the soul vibrates. Embedded in the UNESCO world heritage “Dolomites”, Val Gardena is the right spot for your holiday. The Garni Apartment “Cittadella” is a place for nature and health seekers, a place to breathe fresh mountain air, to smell mountain meadows. A retreat for an extensive conversation with yourself, a meeting place to get to know friendly people.

Moments of happiness in Val Gardena

Among rock bastions and turquoise mountain lakes.

Val Gardena: a place to hike

For active and nature-loving people numerous trekking tours start in Ortisei. The mountains around Ortisei are famous for their unique beauty. The mountain meadows are full of shining flowers. Whether you go for a relaxing walk on the town promenade or climb the highest mountains, enjoyment is guaranteed! We will gladly advise you on various hikes and tours.

Hiking map of Val Gardena and surroundings

Hiking suggestions:

Unesco World nature heritage Puez-Geisler, nature reserve Alpe di Siusi, S. Giacomo, Vallunga with the ruins of castle Wolkenstein, Seceda with “Lech Sant”, Rasciesa, circular path around the Sassolungo.

Sports and exercise

Trekking tours starting in front of our house, mountain biking, paragliding, horseback riding, hiking, adventure park, Val d’Anna with Kneipp-basin.

Experience Ortisei and its surrounding cities

Bolzano, Bressanone, Merano, Verona. These towns are the ideal place for shopping and easily accessible by public transportation. All towns are easily accessible by public transportation. The bus stop is located at 20m from the Garni Cittadella.

Art and culture – a few examples of South Tyrol’s variety

  • Museum Gherdëina
  • Ötzi - Museum in Bolzano
  • Trauttmannsdorff
  • Historic cities, Castles
    • Chiusa - Kloster Säben
    • Bressanone - cathedral, Cloister, Gardens of Neustift
    • Bolzano - Fruit market, Museion, Castle Maretsch, Castle Runkelstein, Waltherplatz
    • Merano - Thermae, Sissi Promenade, Dorf Tirol, Birds of prey air display
    • Brunico - Castle Bruneck, Mountain People Museum, birthplace of famous artist Michael Pacher
    • Ortisei - Wood sculptors