Val Gardena and Alpe di Siusi - Two holiday regions introduce themselves

The Sciliar area is located in close proximity to Val Gardena and is a popular holiday destination for active and relaxed holidaymakers

The Sciliar area in the South Tyrolean Dolomites is located only a few kilometres from Val Gardena and from the Jakoberhof. The area consists of the communities Castelrotto, Siusi, Fie dello Sciliar and the Alpe di Siusi.

The town of Castelrotto is located in a very sunny and green position at the border to the Dolomites. Castelrotto offers a picturesque town centre with unique traditional houses with Tyrolean style paintings and is associated with a lot of sun and fresh air.
The municipality Siusi, located at the foot of the Sciliar, is a famous holiday destination since many years. The little town of Fie is also situated near the Sciliar mountain. Intersting sights in Fié are the Prösels Castle which you may visit in summer and the lake of Fie.

The Alpe di Siusi is a popular holiday and recreational area, which is easily accessible from Ortisei by cable car. Europe's largest high plateau is one of the most famous winter sports, recreation and hiking areas far and wide.

Over the years Val Gardena and the Sciliar area have become world known and popular holiday destinations. Sports and hiking enthusiasts as well as holidaymakers in search of rest are getting their money worth here.

The area around Val Gardena and the Sciliar convinces with its scenic beauty. This unique holiday and recreational area attracts tourists from all over the world.

The Sciliar area has a lot to offer culturally thanks to its diversified past: there are traces of prehistoric settlements and fortifications, remains of a Roman fortress and various ruins from the Middle Ages, as well as buildings and residences of the 17th and 18th century.

The partner hotel of the Jakoberhof, the 4-star Superior Chalet Hotel Tianes is located in S. Michele near Castelrotto in the heart of the Sciliar area.