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Hiking in Sterzing: Summer vibes at the Hotel Wieser

Hiking near Sterzing brings relaxation and well-being to all 

Summer in South Tyrol stands for nature, sports, fun – and much more! Wipptal is ideal for active holidaymakers and pleasure-seekers who have “hiking near Sterzing” at the top of their to-do list. But that’s not all: on the Eisack river, you can try your hand at rafting – even paragliding is offered throughout South Tyrol. You can also discover this beautiful area on horseback.

Südtirol Balance

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Südtirol Balance is an offer for those who want to recharge their batteries while hiking near Sterzing. Select experiences with experts and the wonderful tranquillity of nature give you positive feelings on holiday, especially when hiking in Sterzing and environs. Helpful and specific tips inspire you to find more balance in all situations.

From April to the end of June, there are special balance offers in the Sterzing-Ratschings holiday region: Guided hikes near Sterzing and throughout South Tyrol, guided tours, and joint activities throughout Eisacktal, and much more.

Herb hike – experience nature and reap the rewards
We will hike near Sterzing, along the forest road to “Aue”, at a comfortable pace and without great physical effort. Here, we will collect various herbs. These are then processed outdoors into effective ointments and tinctures as well as tasty herbal liqueurs and salts.

Nature heals – drawing strength and health from nature
On this hike, we will experience nature as a source of strength. That’s because hiking near Sterzing and a stay in nature is good for the body, mind, and soul. Being active in nature makes our thoughts become still, opens up the senses, and creates space for new things. When hiking near Sterzing, we strengthen the cardiovascular system, vitality increases and with it joy, which in turn releases endorphins. At lunch, we will get to know medicinal herbs, unwind, and learn about the healing power of stones.

Hiking near Sterzing in summer

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Close to our hotel near Sterzing, various areas for hiking in Wipptal await you. Here, the cable cars will conveniently take you in a short time to the mountain stations, which offer spectacular panoramic views while hiking near Sterzing.

The South Tyrolean Alps and mountains are a real paradise for ambitious hikers. Of course, there are also special hiking trails with only a slight incline so that even leisure hikers get what they are looking for when hiking near Sterzing. Here are some of the hikes that start directly from the hotel:

  • Castle Hike: Circular hike from Reifenstein Castle to Sprechenstein Castle
  • Insider tip for families: Walk through the forest near Sterzing from Stilfes to Rofis Boden, where playgrounds and meadows with barbecue areas await you in the middle of the forest. This pleasant 45-minute walk is also well-suited for buggies.
  • Bee trail: Hike near Sterzing along the sunny paths around Freienfeld. The importance of bees for agriculture and thus also for humanity is explained using illustrative boards.

Our insider tip: The ActiveCard Premium! Look forward to hikes on the Rosskopf recreational mountain, in Ladurns, and the Ratschings-Jaufen hiking area: The ActiveCard Premium takes you up to the top free of charge and enables you to enjoy an unforgettable all-inclusive hiking holiday.

Wieser’s weekly programme: There’s never a dull moment with us! This is ensured by our weekly programme with many great tips, suggestions, joint activities with our guests as well as guided hikes and experiences (in cooperation with the Sterzing Tourist Office).

Cycling and mountain biking

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Hiking near Sterzing is not the only thing you can do during your summer holidays. The surrounding area can also be wonderfully explored on two wheels: With your mountain bikes and road bikes, you can ride along the Dolomite passes or discover the region on the numerous cycle paths. Along the “Brennero-Bolzano” cycle route, for example, the medieval towns of Sterzing, Brixen, and Klausen invite you to take a breather. Our accommodation near Sterzing  is situated directly along the cycle path, making it the ideal spot for taking a break and regaining strength.

We offer our guests a bike and e-bike rental service directly at the hotel.logo muc ven

Experience the new “Munich-Venice” long-distance cycle path, stretching for 560 kilometres along cycle paths, cycle routes, and small side roads across three countries. Spectacular landscapes and outstanding cultural beauty await you on the way from Bavaria to the lagoon city of Venice.

You, too, can combine hiking near Sterzing with a bike tour and look forward to this unforgettable experience!

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