Church spire jutting out of the lake
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Familienfreundliche Residence im Vinschgau – Südtirol
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Events and activities at Prato in South Tyrol
In addition to our adventure and experience proposals you will find a number of good tips and suggestions on how to make your vacation in Prato, in the Venosta Valley, in South Tyrol eventful. here
This is a paradise for all those passionate about mountain bike to enjoy to its utmost. Tschenett house is an important reference point for all those bicycle tourists on long cycle tours. Enthusiasts of this area can enjoy numerous excursions to the Prato allo Stelvio and surroundings. After a regenerating rest and a rich breakfast full of natural products, there is nothing better than getting back on the bicycle and continuing to explore the beauty of Val Venosta. If you want an indication of the numerous excursions and pathways, here are some interesting offers. You can book your bicycle excursions directly at Tschenett House. For any other alternatives you can click on this Italian link www.vinschgau.is.it. Information on different bicycle tours can be obtained from the hotel.
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With a bike through the Venosta Valley! Now you have the opportunity to do so: on the bike by the enchanting landscape. Bikes you can take a minimum of fuss in the new Venosta train. Go as far as your feet can come and then return easily. z.B: Radweg Vinschgau
Walks and excursions
Excursionists and nature lovers, the Venosta Valley is waiting for you! Your dreams can become reality on the spectacular mountain peaks of the Ortles. The possibilities are infinite: pleasurable rambles in the meadows and forests close by; fascinating excursions on the mountain foothills between the different mountain huts (baita); or the more demanding mountain climbing excursions at higher altitudes connecting the mountain peak shelters (Baita Payer, Rifugio Coston, Rifugio Nino Corsi) – a vast selection to choose from depending on one’s needs and wishes. For those who prefer longer and further tours one can conveniently get anywhere by using the comfortable Venosta valley train, the extensive bus service or else a car. Tschenett house is a central location for all these endless outings whilst offering you all the pleasure of physical activity in the midst of nature. For all those passionate about mountain climbing we suggest the guides of the Alpine school of Ortles. www.alpinschule-ortler.com
Wanderer, when will you come into the Vinschgau? In Ortlergebiet to fulfill wishes and dreams walk. Whether. On leisurely walks through the low mountains, varied hut hikes or challenging mountain hut hikes (Payerhütte, backgrounds degree hut Zufallhütte), it is for each claim the appropriate target in the immediate vicinity And what is not within walking distance, you can move easily by Vinschger train, bus or by car. On the walks in our beautiful countryside will definitely experience a new dimension of quality of movement. Here you can discover the variety of different trails! Hier Wanderwege
Get on the saddle and ride across the meadows and enchanting forests, along the crystal clear rivers and close to some Churches and Castles. A noble pleasure for all young and not so young. Numerous stables offer excellent services for horses and horse riders. Discover the Monte Maria Abbey, Castel del Principe, Coira Castle as well as San Sisinius and the Marmo di Lasa – just to mention some of the many picturesque places of the area which can be explored through horse riding.
Golf enthusiasts also have the opportunity of practicing their sport at a beautiful club located close to the apartments – at Montechiaro! Discover the small yet beautiful European Golf Club – The Venosta Valley Golf Club. One only needs to pay a small membership fee to become a member of this Club which will give you access to some beautiful locations depending on your requirements. Although one will not be able to play all one’s handicap, for those who are golf enthusiasts or would like to discover this marvellous sport, the Golf club of Venosta valley is the right place for you. www.golfclubvinschgau.com
Stelvio – Exhilaration Emotions
In 1818, under Emperor Franz was given the planning for the shortest route between Valtellina and Venosta Valley in order. Ing. Carlo Donegani from Brescia had finished configuring within a year and on 23 April 1820, immediate start of construction of Stilfserjochstrasse was by the Austrian government decided. Stilfserjochstrasse
Blumenzauber - Gardens of Trauttmansdorff - Merano
Unique garden worlds in Merano! The Gardens of Trauttmansdorff Castle in Merano extend over an area of 12 hectares in the form of a natural amphitheater over a height difference of 100 meters. This opens impressive perspectives on exotic garden landscapes and breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains and the city of Merano. On this occasion you can also visit the thermal baths of Merano. Thermen
MINI-town feel Glurns Glorenza, one of the most beautiful villages in Italy
Glurns, the smallest town in South Tyrol, enchants all visitors with its charming medieval flair, the completely preserved ring walls and the three picturesque gate towers. Hardly changed Ssince the 16th century, you can feel the turbulent history of the former trading city in every corner. The romantic character, the rich cultural life and the idyllic surroundings make Glurns a unique alpine jewel. You are invited to our beautiful city and you will be happy to share the magical impressions, historical festivals, impressive events and cultural highlights.
Culture - Castles and Fortresses
Dive into the fantastic "Fairytale world " – Come and immerse yourselves into nature’s beauties and visit the many castles and fortresses.
Museums and more
In Val Venosta there are ample opportunities for cultural activities. The castles, fortresses, churches, chapels and manors are the various historical testimonials of the strength of ways and traditions of this valley. One also finds artists, philosophers and free spirits of the past and present who unify traditions, modernity and the future. The Knights of Matsch, the Nobles of Chur, the Monks of Monte Maria have established the cultural basis which still today inspire artist: Jorg Hofer, Wener Tscholl (architect), Udo Bernhard (photographer) and many, many more. One can also add other legendary places such as Col di Tarces, le coppelle and the “waalweg” paths where one can get lost in a dream.
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A park by nature
Stelvio National Park is the largest not only among the historical Italian parks, but also in the whole alpine chain. It stretches in the heart of the Central Alps and includes typical valleys shaped by the action of ice and water flowing down from the imposing massif of the Ortles-Cevedale group. Majestic ridges, luxuriant forests, high mountain green grasslands crossed by foaming streams springing from perennial glaciers form the landscape of the Park.
The opportunities to enjoy yourself are many. Here are a few more particular attractions for young and old: the fish lake – which is 10 minutes on foot from the house, is an oasis of peace for all the family. You can fish, picnic, play, go for walks and relax freely. The ‘Prader Sand’ is a unique natural habitat for plants and animals where one can appreciate the many bird species
Dive into the waves of the fabulous water fun park at Prato allo Stelvio. Included in the holiday price we offer you entry to the swimming pools and water fun park of Malles. Close by, one also finds the new wellness spa which guests of Casa Tschenett can enjoy at half price. A little taste of a regenerating and relaxing experience can be viewed on: www.sportwell.it
The Alpine Health Spas are not just a new fashion for all the lovers of fitness. Within our partnership with the local Health Farm, one can experience the pleasure of the various treatments found in the Alps. From the Finnish sauna, the steam bath to the numerous delicate and beneficial beauty treatments, expert beauty and health professionals who will care for your health and relaxation. For further information on these wellness offers enquiries can be made at Tschnett house.
WINTER activities - a lot of snow and a lot of fun - The winter of your dreams
The soft, fresh snow which covers the landscape provides an eerie silence. Skiing, skating, walking with snow rackets, cross country, sledging, mountain climbing, snow kiting and much much more……and finally a few moments for a break: Relax, enjoy and regenerate yourself in front of the fire in the lovely and typical Tyrolean stube or else in the wellness centre, engulf yourself in the warm, traditional hospitality of South Tyrol!
Ski slopes are all around. The ski plants are very well kept with excellent service which is fairly typical of the hospitality of the Venosta Valley. At one’s disposal one finds the ski lifts of Solda, Trafoi sulla Forcola, Watles, Belpiano, San Valentino alla Muta and for those who prefer a larger ski plant – Nauders. There are ski slopes suitable for all needs and interests – snowboarding, curver – from the beginner right up to the experts, who enjoy the thrill of high speeds. In all the skiing plants one finds free bus shuttles, family passes. The younger kids can conveniently use the comfortable ski lift of Prato dello Stelvio. The skiing season opens at the beginning of December and closes about the end of May. www.ortlerskiarena.com
Cross country skiing
Cross country skiing along the Valley Skate or classic ….or do you prefer skiing along the natural landscape? Cross country skiing is one of the healthiest sports which helps maintain one’s good physical shape throughout the winter. Discover the charm of the valley covered in a blanket of white snow. Haven’t you ever skied? Don’t worry: you will find good sports shops equipped with all the necessary equipment and suggestions which you require to ski safely (Fahrner, Ortler). Explore the magical white winter with your skis and experience the adventure on the ski slopes of Prato, Slingia, Solda, del Lago di Resia whilst feeling the fresh air of the Ortles Mountains. Your holiday is waiting for you.
A fun family activity; going sledging. Close by one can find incredible fast slopes. Whether you prefer the modern or traditional wooden sledges, the Venosta valley is the place for you: with enchanting landscapes and snow covered slopes. Whilst enjoying your marvellous holiday amongst the mountains of Prato and the Venosta valley, the Winter sun is an important element which will help to keep one warm and get a suntan.
Ciaspolate (Walking in the snow)
Moonlight excursions in the snow using the ciaspole (snowshoes) should be one of the romantic highlights of your holiday experience. These emotions continue with solitary or guided experts so as to feel in touch with nature in the Venosta valley. You will enjoy your whole day outing till the evening with a warm vin brule in the magical atmosphere of a mountain retreat. The fatigue of winter sports slowly drains away whilst you regenerate and recover in one of our comfortable apartments.
Do you love to beat the snow and the challenge it from the bottom up? Then ski touring are the special experience for you! Away from the slopes, yet safe and set in stunning mountain scenery. The best company to go skiing with experienced and friendly mountain guides of the Alpine School Feel the Mountains. Alpinschule Feel the Mountains.
What better than a sauna or vapour bath to unwind between one winter sport and another? Come and experience the relax of alpine treatments in one of our welcoming partner-structures. Let yourself loosen up with the warmth of a Finnish sauna or a vapour bath with balsamic fir tree oil, from the beauty treatments and the massages of the professionals at the wellness spa: one can recover from the fatigue of all that sports with complete relax and be ready to face another skiing outing. We are at your disposal for any information you require on treatments or wellness spa offers. SPORT WELL MALS