Magnificent winter holidays in Chiusa/Klausen
Discover the South Tyrolean Christmas markets
Skiing, cross-country skiing, snowshoe hiking, ice skating, tobogganing and hiking through the snowy winter landscape are wonderful winter activities, and everyone will be satisfied. Ski schools and baby parks, as well as Après-Ski huts for adults complete the offer. Alto Adige/Südtirol offers endless winter sports possibilities surrounded by a magnificent landscape: the perfect place to spend your free time with friends or family.
Skiing and Snowboarding
Skiing and snowboarding in the Valle Isarco/Eisacktal is easy and lots of fun, and the shuttle service “Ski safari” takes you every day to a different ski resort. With ChiusaCard you use the shuttle service for free. Discover every day a new ski and hiking area, and enjoy a wonderful day on the ski runs or simply walk across the lovely winter nature.
Some of the most beautiful ski resort are located right next to Chiusa, such as Plose (38 km), Alpe di Siusi/Seiser Alm (17 km) and Val Gardena/Gröden (27.5 km).
Ski areas in the Valle Isarco and surroundings:
• Plose ski area (20 minutes traveling time)
• Sellaronda and Obereggen ski area (35 minutes traveling time)
• Ski area Gitschberg-Jochtal (40 minutes traveling time)
• Ski area Alpe di Siusi (30 minutes traveling time)
•Ski area Val Gardena (35 minutes driving time)
Snowshoeing, hiking and tobogganing
Villandro/Villanders (15 km) and Val di Funes/Villnöss (21 km) are both perfect winter sports areas, whether you prefer hiking across the winter landscape, with snowshoes, or your simply like to have fun with the toboggan. A large number of well-prepared hiking trails lead to lovely alpine huts, which serve traditional home-made dishes and offer fantastic views over the alpine landscape.
With ChiusaCard you have the opportunity to use the shuttle service “Ski Safari” free of charge, and it will bring you every day to different hiking area. Once a week we offer guided hikes in company of the hotel manager. Otherwise you can take part in guided walks, organized by the Tourism Board. However, if you do not have snowshoes, there is a snowshoe rental available at our hotel (subject to charges).
Villandro/Villanders is the ideal place to practice cross-country skiing. The small village is only 15 km away from our hotel, and you are allowed to use the public transportation service to get there for free.
It feels like time has stopped in the narrow alleys of the historic town of Chiusa/Klausen. Experience with us the Medieval Christmas in the Advent season. Listen to the Christmas carols, drink a cup of traditional mulled wine or eat Christmas cookies, and get involved by juggler and fire-eaters. In the medieval camp, women are dressed in woollen clothes sitting around the open fire place, while bearded knights in their coats of chain mail ride quietly through the streets. Discover the Medieval Christmas market in Chiusa, and visit also the other Christmas markets in Alto Adige/Südtirol free of charge with KlausenCard. The following cities host Christmas markets:
Bressanone/Brixen – attainable by train (10 min) and by bus (10 min)
Bolzano/Bozen – attainable by train (25 min)
Vipiten/Sterzing – attainable by train (35 min)
Brunico/Bruneck – attainable by train (60 min)
Merano/Meran – attainable by train (60 min)
Mit unserer Klausen Card können Sie sie kostenlos erreichen.
Hier können Sie den Weihnachtsliedern lauschen und dabei ein Glas Glühwein trinken oder Weihnachtskekse essen.
In Klausen wird der Weihnachtsmarkt sehr mittelalterlich gestaltet. Dazu gehören auch Schauspielstücke aus dem Mittelalter und dementsprechende Dekoration.