Sarentino

The Val Sarentino stretches on a length of 50 km from Bolzano to the Passo di Pennes at 2,211 m.

Val Sarentino is a municipality in the north of Bolzano that is run through by the Talvera river and is located in the homonymous valley. Its main village Sarentino and its 27 component localities (Sonvigo, Acereto, Campolasta, Prati, Pennes di Fuori, Spessa, Valdurna, Montessa, Campo di Ronco, Gentersberg, Collerno, Pennes di Dentro, Kandelsberg, Mules, Vangabassa, Villa, Riodeserto, Pozza, Corvara, San Martino, Montenovale, Stetto, Trina, Boscoriva, Selva di Formes, Riobianco, Lana al Vento), compose largest municipality of South Tyrol as far as surface area is concerned.

There are two main access roads leading to the Val Sarentino: on the one hand you can reach it from the valley basin of Bolzano, across the gorge of Sarentino, on the other hand from Vipiteno, going across the Passo Pennes. The latter is, however, closed in winter months and is particularly popular in summer months. A further access road connects the valley to the Renon.

Still today the municipality is of mainly rural nature, still today the traditions have an important role to play. What makes the municipality particularly popular are its handicrafts and the quill embroidery.

In the upper Val Sarentino, there is the Reinswald skiing area, which is connected to the Ortles ski arena, providing fun on the slopes and a pleasant time in the mountain huts. Also in summer the fabulous mountain landscape of the Sarentino Alps attracts a large number of people from all over.

  1. Sarentino village

    Sarentino village

    The chief village of the Val Sarentino is rich in traditions and culture.
  2. Campolasta Villa

    Campolasta Villa

    Those who would like to spend holidays in the heart of nature are in the proper…
  3. Valdurna

    Valdurna

    At the shores of Lake Valdurna, at the head of the Sarentino valley, there is the…
  4. Pennes

    Pennes

    The Passo Pennes in the Sarentino Alps connects the Val Sarentino with the Wipptal valley.
  5. San Martino

    San Martino

    San Martino is particularly popular with vacationists who love winter sports.
  6. Riobianco

    Riobianco

    Following the Val di Pennes, you first reach the locality of Sonvigo, before you…

Suggested accommodations: Sarentino

  1. Hotel Olympia
    Hotel

    Hotel Olympia

  2. Hotel Kircherhof
    Hotel

    Hotel Kircherhof

  3. Messnerhof
    Farm

    Messnerhof

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