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Hiking in the South Tyrolean mountains

Explore the Alps on wonderful hiking paths...

An active summer vacation in the middle of the most beautiful mountains in the world. Racines is the ideal starting point for hiking and mountain biking. We offer guided hiking tours in our beautiful mountain region. We organize a comprehensive program for your summer holiday at Racines. Get in touch with the incredible mountain scenery and spend a great holiday.

 Spend the best days of the year here with us in South Tyrol. Enjoy the summer and the sun and breathe clean and healthy mountain air. Thanks to our extensive range of offers and activities, we are sure you will find the offer that best suits your needs. Immersed in a wonderful environment surrounded by a magnificent pass you will spend a beautiful summer in Racines with our hiking weeks.

 Stroll through the unique landscape of Racines. With comfortable cabins, wonderful people and beautiful scenery you will feel great. Racines is an ideal starting point for hiking trips. We will carefully arrange your excursions. Try our special offers for hikers. Our guide will be happy to meet you and show you the mountains of South Tyrol. Hotels in Racines - Where old friends make new friends!

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Hiking in South Tyrol

on guided hiking tours in Racines

Explore nature
hear the melody of the Alps

Our hiking offers

For your personal hiking holiday in Racines

Hiking weeks for everyone
from 7 nights with Half board
7 nights of half board: A wonderful hiking week in the mountains - enjoy your holiday in the Alps.
Enjoy your hiking vacation with us in the Alps. A holiday with 5 guided hikes from Monday to Friday in Ratschings/Racines and in South Tyrol. Our guides Peter and Lukas will show you the unique mountains our region South Tyrol has to offer. Dive into our world in the Alps...
Autumn holidays for families
from 7 nights with Half board
7 nights of half board: Enjoy the South Tyrolean nature, "Törggelen" with the first wine of the year and a traditional meal with roasted chestnuts.
Perfect for this season of the year is our offer "Autumn holidays for families" that includes our tradition "Törggelen". Experience the unique and golden colors of the autumn in our South Tyrolean Alps with hiking tours, a special mountain panorama and warm sunny days. The price for two adults and one child in a double room amounts to € 1.600, the price for two adults and two or three children in a family room amounts to € 2.085 in the Berghotel!
Experience the Alps
from 7 nights with Half board
7 nights of half board: Experience a wonderful week of hiking in the South Tyrolean Alps!
On well primed hiking paths, along mountain pastures, rivers and waterfalls. Let us show the South Tyrolean mountains. Our hiking guides will show you our valley, the surroundings and special places in the Alps. Enjoy the fresh mountain air and experience the mountain scenery our region offers. Every day a new path, new mountains, new mountain pastures and new pleasure. You will love it...
Autumn holidays for couples
from 7 nights with Half board
7 nights of half board: Enjoy and explore the golden autumn in South Tyrol with romantic moments in the Alps in our Berghotel Racines.
After the summer the golden autumn starts in our valley of Racines. Come for a visit and enjoy the beautiful colours the nature in the Alps has to offer with 7 days of romantic holidays in the South Tyrolean Alps. Do you know our long standing tradition "Törggelen"? The people in our region celebrate the season with the first wine of the season together with a special "Törggele"-menu: South Tyrolean barley soup, spinach ravioli with cheese, smoked meat, sweet crullers and a wonderful final: roasted chestnuts. Enjoy yourself!

With the beginning of the summer season in May the time of the guided hikes starts in our hotels in Racines. In spring we do offer from two to three guided hikes - depending on the weather. With the start of the alpine rose weeks (hiking offer) we offer 5 guided hikes per week from Monday to Friday - with our professional hiking guides. In our weekly program we include guided hikes with our hiking guides, mountain bike tours with our bike guides and jogging with Daniel. The tourist association also organises varied trips and tours in Vipiteno, to farms, mills and many other places. Every Sunday evening our guests find the weekly program for the next week on their table. We inform our guests about our hikes, mountain bike tours and our culinary program. What does await our guests in Racines? Typical trips are to the neighbouring valley Ridanna, cottages like Aglsboden, the hiking path along the cottages of Racines, a trip to Merano with the gardens of castle Trauttmansdorff, to Monte Cavallo in Vipiteno and many other beautiful places in South Tyrol. Our little country offers wonderful hikes - we promise: it will never be boring - there is always something new to discover in the South Tyrolean mountains.

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The hiking hotels in the Alps

are waiting for you

  • directly next to the hiking area Racines-Giovo
  • starting point for numerous hikes
  • wonderful hiking paths
  • daily news with hiking tips
  • highly qualified hiking guides

Varied guided hikes in South Tyrol

with our professional hiking guides

Also perfect to bike

enjoy the most fabulous time on two wheels

South Tyrol is not only an oasis for hikers and outdoor fans who love to climb but also a paradise for mountain bikers. South Tyrol offers a wide range of bike trails and paths. Now it is possible to ride your bike along the old but newly renovated Brennero train trail. There is now an extended bike trail that connects Brennero with Salurn. Bike trails can also be found in the different side valleys. High mountains and peaks with a spectacular mountain scenery await the sportive mountain biker. Ride through fresh forests, along green fields and enjoy the sunny days on your bicycle. What does await you in our hotels with mountain biking in Racines? We have a range of new mountain bikes that we lend to our guest for free. You are welcome to bring your own bike that you can store in our basement. Five times a year we offer our mountain bike weeks: 7 days of half board including 5 guided mountain bike tours with our guide. Additionally, we provide tips for our guests that contain lots of bike tours of different difficulties that start right in front of the hotel. There are tours in the near surroundings of Racines: Panoramatour in our valley Racines: The tour starts at the hotel and goes into the valley (direction of Flading/Valletina) until the Pulvererhof, where a trail takes you up the mountain (a bike sign helps you find the way). After the trail you need to push your bike just to cross one trail and then it goes up the ski slope. After a while you will reach the mountain cottage "Wasserfalleralm". A pathway brings you up to another mountain cottage - the "Kalcheralm". You can return to the hotel on the trail Nr. 13 or on the same path. Mountain pasture "Aglsboden" in Ridanna: This trail takes you into the other direction. You ride to Pardaun and then to Mareta where the tour starts to get into a steeper paste - ride into the valley of Ridanna until the end: Maiern. There you will cross the small river and a nice trail brings you to the mountain pasture "Aglsboden". On your way you can visit the flume "Burkhard" (not accessible with your bike). The tour including the way back is 30 km long.

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Mountain bike holiday in Racines

explore the mountains from a new side

High rope course in South Tyrol

Climb the trees of the high rope course in Vipiteno

It is exciting and sportive in Vipiteno, South Tyrol. A new high rope climbing garden opened in the area. It is called Skytrek. It is a high rope climbing garden and adventure park in the north of Vipiteno. The park is located right next to the bus station Steindl and the Monte Cavallo valley station. The high rope climbing garden convinces with 2 introductory courses, 1 children's course, 5 courses of various levels of difficulty and one zip-line. A thrilling adventure awaits under the trees. Courage is necessary when balancing along ropes, climbing on shaky bridges, pulling yourself up swinging nets and hanging on to steel ropes. Beginners and adventurers will be pleased. 80 elements with exiting hurdles will guarantee an amazing day for adults and children. Climbing in the high rope climbing garden Skytrek is full of games, fun and suspense. Climbing in the Alps: Our hotels are partners of the high rope climbing garden Skytrek and therefor our guests receive a 15% discount.

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