The Alpe di Siusi is the largest high alpine pasture and one of the most famous ski and excursion areas of Europe with its 52 km² mountain surrounded alpine pastures.
The Alpe di Siusi is well-known all over the world for its colourful flowers in the summer and its glittering blanket of snow in the winter.
The Monte Piz chairlift is a four-seater and connects the Hotel Monte Piz with the Hotel Icaro. It also serves as a connection lift to the Sanon and Leo Demetz slopes.
Steger Dellai is a chairlift with two seats at the Alpe di Siusi. The Steger Dellai connects aswell the Panorama slope.
Panorama is a 6 seater chairlift on the centre of Seiser Alm. The chairlift takes hikers and bikers to an altitude of 2,015 m on Europe’s largest mountain plateau. The first metres of altitude to the famous Rifugio Bolzano on the Sciliar mountain and to the Tierser Alpl refuge can be shortened using the lift.
In the Winter of 1938/39 opened the first lift on the Alpe di Siusi: the „Slittovia Giogo-Panorama“. In hindsight, it was the lift, which laid the foundaition stones fort he developement of the ski resort and for tourism on the Alpe di Siusi.1,815 mt. – Panorama valley station – 2,015 mt. - Panorama mountain station
Telemix Bullaccia, a combination of a funicular featuring chairs as well as cabins. In summer the lift will feature exclusively cabins offering families with prams as well as wheelchair-bound
passengers barrier free access to the Puflatsch.
With the cable car you can reach the Puflatsch. From there you can reach the most beautiful viewpoints of the Alpe di Siusi, which can also be reached with strollers.
The first metres of altitude to the famous Rifugio Bolzano on the Sciliar mountain and to the Tierser Alpl refuge can be shortened using the lift.
The Spitzbühl is especially known to all those who fly with the paraglider or are a fan of the model flight.
The Florian lift is a modern fourseater chairlift with protective hoods, which will quickly bring you from the valley station in Saltria to the Williamshütte at an altitude of 2100 metres above sea level.
Once there you can enjoy the fantastic panoramic view that stretches from the Seiser Alm and the Plattkofel and Langkofel mountains to the Sarntal, Ötztal and Zillertal Alps.
The first metres of altitude to the famous refuge Plattkofel and refuge Vicenza to the Langkofel mountain and to the Tierser Alpl refuge can be shortened using the lift.
For more information visit: www.florianlift.it
Ludy is a small ski lift in the zone Piz at the Hotel Sonne. It also serves as a practice lift for hotel guests from the Hotel Sonne. At the same time, Ludy connects with the Sonne chairlift to the Ortisei cable car.
Leo Demetz is a chairlift in the zone Piz on the sunny side of the Seiser Alm. You can also measure your speed on the speedtrap.
Sanon is a two seater chairlift in the zone Piz near the tipical Sanon hut. The Sanon connects the chairlift Leo Demetz, Icaro and Mezdì.
The Mezdì is a chairlift with 6 seats in the zone Piz. The Mezdì chairlift connects the Ortisei cable car and has a red and black downhill slope.
Floralpina is a fourseater chairlift which goes from Sporthotel Floralpina until the Laranzer mountain hut and connects the Goldknopf chairlift.
The Goldknopf is a fourchairlift. It connects the Goldknopf slope with the Paradiso slope and allows you to enjoy a great descent all the way down to Saltria. At the Goldknopf you can not only enjoy the breathtaking view, but also measure your speed on the speedtrap.
Paradiso is a 6 seater chairlift in the Alpe di Siusi. The Paradiso connects the chairlift Goldknopf and Floralpina.
The new Bambylift is a chairlift with 6 seats and a weather protection cover as well as a fully automatic child safety device. The Bamby chairlift connects the Paradiso slope with the Panorama slope with a higher transport capacity.
Eurotel I is a ski lift for beginners near the cablecar Seiser Alm.
The Eurolift is a fourseater chairlift and connecting lift to the cablecar Seiser Alm.
Strega is a skilift at the Bullaccia. You can also measure your speed with the self timer.
The panoramic cablecar Siusi-Seiser Alm takes little and grown-up outdoor fans in a few minutes from Siusi allo Sciliar (1.015m) up to Compaccio (1.857m) to the high plateau Seiser Alm, also known as Europe’s largest mountain plateau.
Once you have reached the top, the unique natural landscape of the Dolomites UNESCO World Heritage, countless outdoor experiences, spectacular mountain peaks, breathtaking views awaits you and you can enjoy the vastness of the Seiser Alm, the warming sun rays and the fresh and clean alpine air.
From the mountain station, the Seiser Alm offers nature and landscape experiences for everyone - from families to demanding ambitious athletes and regardless of age, condition and ability - everyone will find their favorite activity here.
A day on the Seiser Alm combines outdoor activites with the unforgettable scenery of the Dolomites such as the Sciliar, Sassopiatto and Sassolungo and with culinary moments in the cosy alpine huts.
The cableway has a capacity of 16 people and provides the transportation of bicycles.
For more information visit: www.seiseralm.it/seiseralmaerialcableway
Taking the chairlift Marinzen, in the immediate vicinity of the village centre of Kastelruth-Castelrotto you reach the Marinzen Alp in a few minutes. From there you can undertake a series of exciting hikes. The beautiful excursions to the Puflatsch-Bullaccia or to the Seiser Alm-Alpe di Siusi, Europe’s largest high plateau, are just two examples that will make the hearts of hiking enthusiasts beat faster.
For those who want to spend some time on the Marinzen Alp, the mountain hut Marinzen with its beautiful sun terrace as well as the beautifully situated Schafstallhütte (about 15 minutes’ walk away) invite to stop off. There is a petting zoo for the little ones on the Marinzen Alp as well as a big adventure playground and a fish pond for fishing (day passes can be borrowed at the Marinzenhütte).
The fun park Kids in Castelrotto offers a lot of fun and entertainment for the kids in the snow both on skis, sleds and on foot.
The skating rink at the pizzeria Sporthütte located in close proximity.
The Snowpark Seiser Alm is Italy's best snow park. At the Skipass Awards 2016, the snow park on the Alpe di Siusi was awarded, for the third time in a row, as Best Park, Best Jib Line and Best Pro Line. Lines of all levels of difficulty and a high number of diverse elements make the Snowpark Seiser Alm the perfect place for all riders. With a length of 1.5 km and the great offer of contests and events during the whole season, the snowpark establishes itself in the national as well as the international scene. “Fun and competition” is the motto of the Snowpark Seiser Alm, always living the freestyle spirit.
The trail begins in Compatsch and passes the St. Franziskus Church and to the left of the road over vast Alpine meadows and a small wood to the Cross-Country Centre in Ritsch. For beginners, this trail alternates easy sections with stretches that are somewhat more demanding. Skiers with a degree of technical expertise use the trails as a link route to the more difficult trails which begin at the Cross-Country Centre in Ritsch. This trail was designed as a warm-up route.
Also recommended in the opposite direction.
When you’re cross-country skiing over the Seiser Alm, you don’t just get the vastness of Europe’s largest mountain plateau to enjoy, but also the Dolomite Mountains: The Langkofel, Plattkofel and the Schlern peaks are practically within hand’s reach. And alongside the beauty of the countryside, the Dolomite region also has a lot to offer when it comes to culinary pleasure: Countless mountain cabins entice you in to enjoy a break and a spot of traditional local food in the cosy atmosphere of a mountain hut.
Setting out from Ritsch, this varied loop-route leads north over the Große Moos and through vast Alpine meadows towards the cable car for Ortisei/St. Ulrich, with the nearby Dolomite peaks of the Langkofel and the Plattkofel ever in sight. After a short uphill stretch, we head downwards through a stretch of woodland and over Alpine meadows with traditional Alpine dairy farms. In Hartl, you come to a curve in the trail and ski on, slightly uphill, along the slope through the vast Alpine meadows. There is a steep uphill stretch just before the trail meets the Möser trail, followed by easy, undulating terrain back to the set-off point in Ritsch.
The longest and most challenging cross-country trail of the Seiser Alm leads out from the Cross-Country Centre in Ritsch through vast Alpine meadows in a steep uphill to the mountain station of the Panorama chairlift. Then, in numerous curves, cross the Palude di Ladins/Ladinser Moos and continue on towards Joch and Spitzbühl, past the Laurinhütte hut and back to Ritsch. With the nearby Dolomite peaks of the Langkofel, Plattkofel and the Schlern massif, the views along this trail are breathtaking.
The trail links the Cross-Country Centre in Ritsch with Saltria. The Ritsch-Saltria link trail takes you straight downhill towards Saltria through wide Alpine meadows, and is classed as one of the most challenging cross-country trails on the Seiser Alm. In spring the trail may be partially iced over, so the utmost of caution is recommended.
The Saltria - Monte Pana link trail is reserved exclusively for experienced cross-country skiers.
It begins on a descent through vast Alpine meadows, leading shortly afterwards through the woods and along narrow riverside trail, in a constant slope to Monte Pana. The trail features numerous twists and turns and the utmost of caution is advised on one particularly exposed stretch.
This link-trail connects the Hotel Sonne to the Möser, Wolfsbühl and Hartl trails. It ranges very little in elevation and is an easy run which is also suitable for beginners.
This easy loop-route runs on the flat with practically no ascent. From Ritsch, the tracks lead over the Große Moos heading north and then onwards and slightly downhill in long curves. On the next slope, the Möser tracks bear slightly uphill over rolling Alpine meadows, with breathtaking panoramic views over the Langkofel and Plattkofel accompanying you along the route. The trail then leads over easy, undulating terrain back to the set-off point in Ritsch.
The Panorama cross-country trail is classed as one of the most challenging loop-routes on the Seiser Alm and, with the Langkofel, Plattkofel and the Schlern, boasts a landscape which is second to none. The trail starts at the Cross-Country Centre in Ritsch and leads up to the mountain station of the Panorama chairlift with numerous sweeping curves through the Palude di Ladinser Moos. When you get to the Laurinhütte hut, loop round and head back to the start of the trail.
This easy loop trail is directly behind the Cross-Coutry Centre in Ritsch and leads from the Ritsch Hotel and Restaurant to the Große Moos. With outstanding views over the Langkofel and
Plattkofel, this practice piste guarantees an unforgettable experience for young and old alike. Beginners can get a feel for cross-country skiing on the practice trails and hone their double poling, diagonal stride and herringbone techniques. The tracks are also ideal for warming-up before heading out on longer tours.
This loop route starts and ends in Ritsch and passes through the Kleine Moos on practically flat terrain, making it perfect for newcomers to cross-country skiing. With exceptional views over the Dolomite peaks of the Langkofel and Plattkofel, the Ritsch Trail is an unforgettable experience. Those who are trying their hand at cross-country for the first time can get a real feel for the sport here before tackling the more challenging trails on the Seiser Alm.
This cross-country trail, with its numerous curves, heads south from Saltria towards the Goldknopf and back again. The lowest-lying trail of the Seiser Alm, it runs in a variety packed series of undulating curves. Short stretches of the trail run through the wood, but for the most part, these tracks lead you through vast and sunny Alpine meadows.
This easy loop-route leads out from the Cross-Country Centre in Ritsch and heads north over the vast Alpine meadows. With the Langkofel and the Plattkofel, this stretch of the trail boasts an incredible panorama. A short but hard ascent takes you to the Wolfbühl, the highest point of the route. Then continue onwards through a stretch of wood and over easy, undulating terrain back to the beginning of the trail.
Start at the Unterkalkadoi, (above Restaurant Liftstüberle) or at the Sporthütte.
Length: 2.1 km - Difficulty: easy
This run is perfectly groomed and sets off from the Angelwiesen meadows close to the Haniger Schwaige. Moderately difficult, it leads over varied countryside in a play of light and shade, mostly through the woods, down towards the valley and the Nigerstraße road. The run starts directly below the Rosengarten and guarantees a host of beautiful views. The ascent to the set-off point follows the toboggan run on the wood roads 7A, 7 and 10.
The sunny slopes of the Icaro - Monte Piz run guarantee tobogganing fun for the whole family. And with its unique panorama over the Schlern, Langkofel, Plattkofel, your tobogganing outing will be nothing short of unforgettable.
For long-lasting fun on a sledge, the Molignon Sledge Run is the place to go.
The Puflatsch Run on the Seiser Alm is best suited for those who want to enjoy a challenging run and a breathtaking panorama.
Short and simple, this toboggan run from Rungun to St. Zyprian leads over the Traunwiesen meadows. Perfect for families with young children, it guarantees fun in the sun with breathtaking views over the Rosengarten, legendary kingdom of Laurino, King of Dwarves. The ascent to the set-off point is just a few minutes’ walk from St. Zyprian over the Traunwiesen meadows.
The longest sledge run on the Seiser Alm needs stamina and skill, but offers you masses of fun.
This sledge run, which leads from the Hofer Alpl to Ums, is suitable for all the family and offers masses of sledging fun on an easy slope.
This sledge run, which leads from the Tuff Alm to the Völser Weiher lake, is suitable for all the family and offers masses of sledging fun on an easy slope.