Seiser Alm mountain pasture - Holiday like in a postcard
The Seiser Alm mountain pasture and the Schlern are two of the
most photographed sights in South Tyrol. And it's not a big
surprise! The landscape is absolutely unique and breathtaking. The
Seiser pasture is the biggest high pasture in Europe. The Nature
Park Schlern - Seiser Alm has an area of over 56 km².
The pasture is a protected area. Therefore there is no public
road to the top. You can reach the Nature Park through a cable car.
To get to the Alpine Hotels on the pasture tourists have to use
It's obvious that in this protected area, in the middle of
nature and quietness, there are a lot of trekking
paths, both in spring and in summer. Also ambitious hikers
and rock climbers find what they are looking for: a lot of easy
paths and in and around the Schlern.
Also in winter the offer for nature lovers is huge. The ski-area has primarily easy
slopes for beginners and families, but also a huge netting of
cross-country slopes and trekking paths.
Three nice villages are located at the feet of the Seiser
pasture: Kastelruth, Seis am Schlern und Völs am
Schlern. Kastelruth is famous for the Folk Music band
Last but not least, let's mention the region's
formidable cuisine. One example for the many
restaurants is the Hut Gostner Schwaige. Here you can an
interesting combination of traditional dishes and modern cooking -