Alpe di Siusi

The largest high alp of Europe is located in the South Tyrolean Dolomites, about 20 km far away from Bolzano.

56 sqkm hiking area and gorgeous natural landscape - the Alpe di Siusi above Castelrotto and Siusi allo Sciliar is known as largest high alp throughout Europe. Therefore it is particularly popular both in summer and winter, when the region turns into a skiing area with fantastic slopes. And of course always accompanied by the unique mountain backdrop of the Sciliar mountain, the landmark of South Tyrol.

The Alpe di Siusi stretches from 1,680 m asl up to 2,350 m asl and is bounded by several mountain groups. The Sciliar, the 2,655 m high Cima di Terrarossa and the Denti di Terrarossa are in the south-west, the Langkofel Group in the south-east. In the north the Bullacia, a panoramic viewpoint, and the Monte Piz are located. In the west the Sciliar area is situated, with the villages Tires, Castelrotto and Fiè allo Sciliar, here the Alpe di Siusi descends towards the Valle Isarco.

The two hamlets on the Alpe di Siusi are the touristically developed Compaccia (1,860 m asl) and Saltria (1,680 m asl). Both in summer and winter, the modern Alpe di Siusi cable car takes you from Siusi up to the high plateau, the road is closed to traffic during the day (in the period, when the cable car is not operating, the road is open). Gorgeous hiking paths can be found all over the Alpe di Siusi, a visit to the area is highly recommended in early summer, when the alpenroses are blooming. The more southern parts are located in the Sciliar-Catinaccio Nature Park. In winter, the high alp with its skiing area is attached to the “Dolomiti Superski” ski carousel.

Suggested accommodations

  1. Paula Wiesinger Apartments & Suites

    Paula Wiesinger Apartments & Suites

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