Summer holiday Siusi Alp: the marathon mecca
If you want to spend your summer holiday in a sporty way, around the Siusi Alp you will find a lot of opportunities. For runners, there is the Running Park with 20 well-signposted jogging trails for every level of performance. Come here with a good marathon condition, and here on the Siusi Alp you will find more than 180 kilometers of perfectly prepared routes. What is special about it is that some of the routes are located at 1800-2300 meters above sea level. If you run here, you will undergo an altitude training as Marathon professionals. You will feel the power increase during your next workout in the plane. Not for nothing athletes of the Kenyan marathon team come to this area of Siusi Alp, to work on their form.
A wall for each climber
Climbers can trainee along the different routes around the Siusi Alp. One of the most popular destinations is the Santnerspitze, which was named after its first ascent by Johann Santner. But the Sciliar region offers of course even other destinations such as the Postal, Schattenkofel or Mumelterkopf.
For mountain bikers there are to explore around 1,000 kilometers in the bike area Siusi Alp and Gardena Valley. The kilometers spread over 33 marked routes for all levels of difficulty. Beginners can comfortably start on trails with 200 to 300 meters difference in altitude, while experienced drivers find their challenge on routes with up to 2500 meters above sea level.
Alpine lake in front of a wonderful alpine scenery
Of course, the area around the Siusi Alp is also an ideal starting point for paragliding. After so much sport are you maybe looking for a refreshment? Then the outdoor pool at Telfen in Castelrotto is the right address. There is also the Fiè lake which lays at Fiè allo Sciliar, not far away from Villa Tianes. There you can not only swim but also rent a boat and explore the lake.