Laion

The municipality of Laion is considered to be the gate to the Dolomites, this is where sun-drenched slopes transition into a high alpine area.

Laion is a municipality located in the lower Valle Isarco at the entrance of the Valgardena valley and comprises the village of Laion as well as the hamlets of Albions, Fraina, Novale di Laion, San Pietro di Laion, Ceves, Tanurza and Pontives. The municipal territory extends from 464 m asl to 2,260 m asl up to the Raciesa, the highest elevation of the municipality and local mountain of Laion.

The first settlements of the area round Laion are considered to have taken place in the Stone Age. At the Rasciesa mountain, a hunters’ resting place has been discovered, which is attachable to these days.

The fairytale view to the Valgardena valley and the surrounding mountain summits as well as the tranquillity in the heart of nature make Laion a perfect holiday destination for those who seek relaxation. Every season has its little wonders: in spring the blossom of cherry trees covers the scenery with a sea of fragrant flowers, in autumn you can enjoy pleasant Toerggele evenings and in winter you can reach the Val Gardena skiing area within a shot time, while the warm months of the year are ideal for experiencing the surroundings on foot.

  1. Laion village

    Laion village

    On a sun-drenched high plateau high above the entrance of the Valgardena valley,…
  2. Albions

    Albions

    The idyllic village of Albions is located above the city of Chiusa in Valle Isarco
  3. Fraina

    Fraina

    The scattered settlement of Fraina is located opposite the Sabbiona Monastery above…
  4. Novale di Laion

    Novale di Laion

    The birthplace of the famous minnesinger Walther von der Vogelweide is called…
  5. Pontives

    Pontives

    At the east end of the municipality of Laion, there is the village of Pontives.
  6. San Pietro di Laion

    San Pietro di Laion

    At an altitude of 1,210 m asl, there is the idyllic place of San Pietro di Laion.
  7. Tanurza

    Tanurza

    With almost 100 inhabitants, the locality of Tanurza is located at 1,166 m asl.
  8. Ceves

    Ceves

    Ceves, a little village belonging to the municipality of Laion, extends along the…

Suggested accommodations: Laion show all

  1. Apartments Unterkehrhof
    Farm

    Apartments Unterkehrhof

  2. House Dolomit
    Apartments

    House Dolomit

  3. House Zehentner
    Farm

    House Zehentner

  4. Gasthof Zur Krone
    Inn

    Gasthof Zur Krone

  5. Kirchwieserhof
    Farm

    Kirchwieserhof

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