Active summer holidays in South Tyrol

The Madatsch is the perfect base for your outdoor pursuits

Summer, sunshine, South Tyrol: if you are seeking to spend a hiking holiday in a mountain paradise, that’s the magic formula! As a guest of 4-star Hotel Madatsch, in Trafoi, you will have an endless choice of hiking and cycling trails, all at your fingertips. Ours is also one of Italy’s most child-friendly regions, making it an ideal destination for a family holiday. From this point of view, our hotel is no exception with its comfortable guest rooms featuring two separate sleeping areas for adults and children. This way, everyone will enjoy a good night’s sleep and wake up restored and ready for the day’s hikes,for example to family-friendly destinations like the sunny Prader Alm, Stilfser Alm and Tartscher Alm alpine pastures. As an alternative, you could stop over at a local mountain hut, like the Berglhütte or the Payerhütte, and then be back on your way through flower-dotted meadows up to the glacier.

Stelvio National ParkMt. Ortles/Ortler

Dazzling heights

Whether you are a passionate mountain biker or simply fancy throwing some MTB rides into your holiday mix, Trafoi will not disappoint you. Options run the gamut from the Prato/Prad-Stelvio Pass route to the Stelvio Cycling Day and include some picturesque trails like the ones to the Stierberger Alm alpine pasture and the epic Goldsee trail with its 3,000 metres elevation gain and breath-taking panorama. After an adventure like this, getting back to the culinary and Spa pleasures of the Madatsch will feel even more rewarding.

The area also offers a wide range of cultural attractions including castles, museums, abbeys, stately homes and more – culture vultures will find plenty to do and see.