Gröden - top-class holidays
Gröden is one of the most particular valleys in South
Tyrol. There, embedded between the majestic Dolomites, ancient
traditions and culture are still alive. The people here speak
Ladin, a Raetho Romanic language existing only in a few isolated
Dolomites' valleys. But don't let you be deceived, Gröden is a very
open-minded valley where ancient traditions go along with today's
On one hand we have hotels, pensions and
apartments all equipped with the newest standards. On the
other one we have customs, arts and crafts that are the same as 200
years ago. One of those is wood carving. In the 19th century Gröden
obtained fame because of that. Still today the wood carvers are
selling their figures all over the world. To protect this ancient
handicraft Gröden has established a wood carving-school and holds a
sculpture-fair once a year.
The most important villages and holiday destinations in Gröden
are St. Ulrich,
Starting from there you can easily reach some of the most
areas like Sella, Langkofel or Ciaslat by feet or
through lift facilities. Both, in summer and in winter.
Gröden makes part of the Dolomiti Superski association and is
connected to the Seiser Alm skiing area and the legendary
Sella Ronda skiing tour. On your skis you can also
Badia, the slopes of Marmolada, the Fassa Valley and the Fiemme Valley.
More than 500 km of slopes are waiting for you!
In summertime, Gröden is the perfect holiday destination
for hikers and mountaineers. Here they can find countless
hiking paths and fixed-rope routes, as well as climbing routes and
mountain pastures. Perfect places to enjoy the astonishing beauty
of the landscape!
One thing is for sure: Visit Gröden once and
you will want to come back!