Active Summer in the Kronplatz Holiday Region

Stories and adventures: a summer's dream

A countryside of contrasts, open valleys, high peaks, happy children,
glittering eyes and memories of special times that will never be forgotten -
such could be your summer holiday at Plan de Corones!

All the adventures that keen hikers, climbers, mountain bikers and cycling enthusiasts can enjoy in Val Pusteria are right here!

Our services for your summer holiday at Plan de Corones:

  • HolidayPass for free use of all public transport in South Tyrol (regional buses & trains)
  • Games and play area at the hotel
  • Free bicycles
  • Trips and excursions recommended by the family
Excursions & mountaineering: our recommendations

To Cresta Monte Gruppo and Cime di Pozzo

A walk for everyone wishing to take in some delightful and picturesque mountain scenery. The Cime di Pozzo consists of three peaks, one of which is the Cresta Monte Gruppo (2438 m). Below is the lake of Rio Verde, and the hike is definitely worth the while.

Starting point: Corti.
Duration: 4.5 h | Length: 12.8 km | Difference in altitude: 1020 m | Difficulty: difficult

To Cresta Monte Gruppo and Cime di Pozzo

On the Butterfly Trail

Meadows full of flowers, with small copper butterflies, painted ladies, countless common brimstones, red admirals and many other butterflies fluttering in the air. The "Butterfly Trail" is ideal for a long family outing.

Starting point: church of San Sigismondo.
Duration: 2.5 h | Length: 7.6 km | Difference in altitude: 400 m | Difficulty: easy

Butterfly Trail Chienes
Bike and MTB: our recommendations

The Sunshine Road of Chienes-Terento-Falzes-Brunico

Would you like to take in the sun while on the saddle? We have the perfect solution for you: the Sunshine Road which takes you and your bicycle or MTB through Val Pusteria.

Starting point: Chienes Town Hall.
Duration: 2.5 h | Length: 41.1 km | Difference in altitude: 740 m | Difficulty: easy

The Sunshine Road of Chienes-Terento-Falzes-Brunico

Val Pusteria - Pusterbike cycle route

Our hotel is only 100 m from the route, so your cycling holiday can begin practically on our doorstep. The Val Pusteria Cycle Route covers 105 km and leads from Rio di Pusteria to Lienz in Eastern Tyrol. You can take this in stages (recommended for families in particular) though it is also doable in one day (for cyclists who have the energy and stamina).

Val Pusteria - Pusterbike cycle route
Other summer activities

Traveling by bike

Tight bends, seemingly endless winding roads, high mountain passes and breath-taking panoramic views all add to the pleasure of the ride: Val Pusteria and all the Dolomites have so much to offer cyclists and bikers. Hotel restaurant Steger is the ideal place for anyone seeking adventure.

Traveling by bike

Lake Issengo

A ten-minute drive from San Sigismondo, Lake Issengo is a good place to relax and cool down, and there is also an adventure park.

Lake Issengo

Castles & Museums

You are never far from a castle or fort in South Tyrol. There are two you can admire at Chienes (albeit only from the outside): Castle Schöneck and Casteldarne.
There are many museums for people seeking a bit of culture: Loden Museum at Vandoies, the Caprizian cheese factory, the Messner Mountain Museum at Plan de Corones, the Mining Museum of Predoi and much more ...

Castles Ehrenburg/Casteldarne
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