Wellness Tourism - Signature Preidlhof Excursion

Destination Discovery Experiences and Immersive Tours for an unforgettable stay.

On the tracks of the ancient glacier (only for the very sporty) - Trek to Lake Sopranes Wild Swimming Hike 

A full day excursion to marvel at the ancient glacier.  The lakes are the true protagonists on this medium-difficulty trek along a rocky, earthy terrain once covered in ice.
The shuttle departs the hotel at 8.00am for the Muta di Tirolo Cable Car. Arriving at an altitude of 1400 metres, we follow a path through the woods to Malga Mutkopf (1664 metres). Following a brief refreshing break, we continue trekking on a path paved with large stones to the first lake - Pfitscher. Continuing on, we reach the second lake - Kaser where the Oberkaser Malga awaits us for a restorative lunch. After lunch, those who want to can continue trekking to discover other mountain lakes; there are at least 10 within reach. For the brave ones there is the possibility to cool off in a mountain lake. 
depending on one’s level of fitness. There is a choice of return route: three different paths with varying degrees of difficulty to reach the starting point of the cable car. We return to the hotel at 6 pm, bringing with us the magic and colours of the landscape.  

THE TREK
We cover 12 kms in around 3 hours. The elevation gain in both ascent and descent is 750 metres. The highest point of the easy path is at 2133 metres while the path dedicated to experts reaches 2550 metres in altitude.

Price Transfer + Guide: € 660 incl. tax (cable car tickets and food and drinks not included in the price)
Maximum number of persons: 7 pax.

Image: TV Algund / Daniela Prossliner

Alpe di Siusi by bike. History and culture of the Dolomites on the pedal tip

E-bike excursion to discover the Alpe di Siusi to admire the panorama and discover the Dolomites landscape. 
An easy excursion for all. We depart the hotel on bike at 8:30 am and cross Merano - Bolzano to reach Compaccio on the Alpe di Siusi. After a brief bike check, we set off to discover the charm of the Alpe di Siusi. The tour mostly runs through easily accessible mountain roads, with few dirt sections or difficult passages. During the route, several stops are planned to admire the impressive Dolomite landscape and discover, thanks to expert guides, the history and culture of these mountains. Finally, we fortify ourselves with lunch in a mountain hut and savour tasty local products before returning to the hotel.

Price Transfer + Guide: € 660  incl. tax (cable car tickets and food and drinks not included in the price) + 23€ per person for the e-bike (please reserve the e-bikes in advance at the hotel reception).
Maximum number of persons: 7 pax.
 

Image 1: IDM Südtirol Alto Adige / Harald Wisthaler

Image 2: IDM Südtirol Alto Adige / Alex Moling

Gastronomic experience and tour to the Fiè Lakes. Forest aromas and traditional cooking 

Half-day experiential excursion to discover mountain herbs and culinary traditions of the territory.
We leave the hotel at 9.00am for Pflegerhof. Here a guide awaits us to share the secrets of forest aromas to enable us to collect the right aromatic herbs to cook our lunch dishes. The second stop is an old mill where, after a brief historical and cultural story, we learn how to grind the flour, before head towards Maso Stanglerhof. Here, the owner of Maso Heiner greets us and as a chef, he describes the recipes of typical dishes and teaches us how to make tagliatelle or Schlutzkrapfen using the herbs and flour obtained in the morning.  
For lunch, we enjoy the homemade Schlutzkrapfen or the tagliatelle as well as a wine accompaniment. 
After lunch we take a short walk to the Fiè lakes and after we drive back to the hotel

Price guide + shuttle + wine accompaniment + lunch (Max. number of persons = 4 persons): 
€ 660 incl. tax  - 1 to 4 pax. (additional drinks or food are not included in the price). 
Price guide + shuttle + wine accompaniment + lunch:
€ 1.000 incl. tax - from 5 to max. 7 pax. (additional drinks or food are not included in the price)
 

Image 1: Stanglerhof Garten © Helmuth Rier

Image 2: IDM Südtirol Alto Adige / trickytine

Half-day cultural tour

Discover Val Senales - Taste of Malga, history, culture, and cheese.
Excursion to rediscover the silence in the heart of Val Senales. A walk through the greenest and most pristine places of the valley concluding with a tasting of local cheeses and cured meats.

Duration of the excursion: 09:30 am - approx. 2.00 pm
Price for guide + shuttle + tasting: €440 incl. tax - (additional drinks or food are not included in the price)
Maximum number of persons: 7 pax.
 

Image 1: IDM Südtirol Alto Adige / Andreas Mierswa

Image 2: IDM Südtirol Alto Adige / Frieder Blickle

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DOLOMITES NO SECRETS – Dolomite Discovery Tours Mini Tour of the Dolomites

A day to discover one of the most iconic territories of our mountains. 

We leave the hotel with the shuttle at 9.00am in the direction of Bolzano. After about 25 km we reach Lake Carezza in Val D'Ega which, at an altitude of 1534 metres, is the most famous mountain lake in the area. Just on the border between the autonomous province of Trento and Bolzano, we find the Costalunga Pass - an alpine pass in the Dolomites that separates the Catinaccio group (Dolomites of Gardena and Fassa) and the Latemar (Dolomites of Fiemme) that connects the Val di Fassa and the Val d'Ega. The view of Latemar always leaves us breathless. Passing through Val di Fassa, we reach Passo Sella at an altitude of 2240 metres. The road continues to discover Val Gardena until reaching Ortisei, the heart of the valley, as well as one of the most popular tourist destinations in South Tyrol. We get back to the hotel at around 4.00 pm

1 day, (120 km) Bolzano - Val d'Ega - Lake Carezza - Costalunga Pass - Val di Fassa - Passo Sella - Val Gardena - Ortisei - Bolzano.

Price for guide + shuttle: € 440 incl. tax - (additional drinks or food are not included in the price)
Maximum number of persons: 7 pax.
 

Image: IDM Südtirol Alto Adige / Tiberio Sorvillo

Undiscovered Dolomites Tour 

One-day excursion to discover the most hidden Dolomites

We depart with the shuttle at 9.00am from the hotel heading towards Bolzano. In this 180 km tour, we will explore Val di Funes. The town of San Pietro is considered the capital of Val di Funes. From here we reach Passo delle Erbe, among pastures and meadows, the ideal place for a short walk to enjoy a "cappuccino with a view" in an authentic Alpine hut. We cross Val Badia, the Ladin valley renowned for its holiday resorts, and reach Passo Gardena, the heart of the Dolomites. We then return to the hotel at 4.00pm, bringing with us memories of the shades of green of the Alpine meadows and the fragrant scent of the pine forests. 

1 day (180 km) Bolzano - San Pietro in Val di Funes - Passo delle Erbe - Val Badia - Passo Gardena - Ortisei - Bolzano 

Price for guide + shuttle: € 660 incl. tax - (additional drinks or food are not included in the price)
Maximum number of persons: 7 pax.
 

Image 1: IDM Südtirol Alto Adige / Andreas Mierswa 

Image 2: IDM Südtirol Alto Adige / Clemens Zahn

Discover the Water Pathways of the Dolomites - Reflections of blue and green – A novel itinerary taking in the most spectacular lakes and mountain passes 

One-day excursion to discover the Dolomite lakes on an alternative and ‘ever-changing’ path. 

We leave the hotel at 9.00am to explore one of the most beautiful lakes in South Tyrol. Lake Braies is located at 1500m above sea level, one of the most visited and photographed lakes in Alta Pusteria. Continuing on, we reach the small lake of Dobbiaco, a shimmering gem located on the border between the Tre Cime di Lavaredo Natural Park and the Fanes-Senes-Braies Natural Park. If you haven't had enough of clear waters reflecting peaks and towering spires, the breathtaking landscape of Lake Misurina still awaits. This is the largest lake in Cadore and is located at an altitude of 1754m, reflecting the Tre Cime di Lavaredo on its surface (an extra excursion is available on request). The tour continues to the famous tourist destination of Cortina d'Ampezzo, Passo Giau, and Passo Fedaia with its famous eponymous lake at the foot of the Marmolada. In Canazei, we discover the Upper Val di Fassa, then pass through Passo Costalunga and reach the iconic Lake Carezza at the most romantic hour: at sunset, when its basin is filled with all the colours of the rainbow, revealing its true identity. It is no coincidence that the lake is also known as the "Rainbow Lake". We return to the hotel at 6:30 pm reflecting on the ever-changing blues of the water and sky, and the greens of pines reflected in motionless lake surfaces.

1 day Bolzano - Lake Braies - Lake Dobbiaco - Lake Misurina - (optional Tre Cime di Lavaredo + 80 euro) - Cortina - Passo Giau - Passo Fedaia (Lake Marmolada) Canazei - Passo Costalunga - Lake Carezza at sunset 

Price for guide + shuttle: 780€ incl. tax - (additional drinks or food are not included in the price) 
Maximum number of persons: 7 pax.
 

Image: IDM Südtirol Alto Adige / Harald Wisthaler

 

Other itineraries to discover the ‘water mirrors’ and MOST BEAUTIFUL MOUNTAIN LAKES of the Dolomites.

  • One-day excursion to discover Lake Anterselva, Lake Braies, Lake Dobbiaco and Lake Misurina. 
    Price for guide + shuttle: € 660 incl. tax - (additional drinks or food are not included in the price)
    Maximum number of persons: 7 pax.
     
  • 1/2 day Lake Carezza - Laghetti di Fiè 
    Half-day excursion to dedicate oneself to the ‘water mirror’ of Lake Carezza or the Laghetti di Fiè 
    Price for guide + shuttle: € 440  incl. tax- (additional drinks or food are not included in the price)
    Maximum number of persons: 7 pax.

Image: IDM Südtirol Alto Adige Harald Wisthaler

FLAVOURS OF THE DOLOMITES Wine Tour of White South Tyrolean Wines and Cheese Tasting from Degust

Bolzano - Chiusa - Bressanone with Cheese Tasting from Degust 

Discover the flavours of South Tyrol. A tour of wineries to taste the local white wines (2 glasses) with a cheese tasting. At Degust.

Price guide + shuttle + single tasting: € 660 incl. tax (additional drinks or food are not included in the price).
Maximum number of people: 7 pax.

Maximum number of people: 7 pax.
Additional information: It is possible to book the tour in the morning (start 10am) or in the afternoon (start 2pm).
Tour is not bookable on Saturdays and Sundays
 

Image 2: IDM Sennereiverband Südtirol / Franco Cogoli

Wine Tour of Fine South Tyrolean Red Wines from South Tyrol

Bolzano - Nalles - Terlano - Caldaro - Magrè and Salorno 

We visit a well-known and renowned winery.
A simple tasting of the best red wines of South Tyrol is included.

Price guide + shuttle + single tasting: € 660 incl. tax (additional drinks or food are not included in the price).
Maximum number of people: 7 pax.

Additional information: It is possible to book the tour in the morning (start 10am) or in the afternoon (start 2pm).
Tour is not bookable on Saturdays and Sundays.

Image 1: IDM Südtirol Wein / Florian Andergassen 

Image 2: IDM Süditorl Alto Adige / Mariano Lafoger

The Dolomites from the Sky (Helitour) 

The most imposing peaks seen by HELICOPTER: emotion at high altitude - where eagles fly. 

The Dolomites, a UNESCO Natural Heritage Site, will hide no more secrets once you have flown over their peaks by helicopter. Three tours of 25 min., 35 min., or 50 min. full of adrenaline to capture the most exciting panoramas of the world's most famous peaks. The Dolomite landscape seen from above reveals its peculiarities: an alternation of glaciers, valleys, lakes, spires, and rock walls that make it unique and so fascinating to the world.

  1. GLACIER TOUR 
    A 25-minute flight from Merano heliport, flying over the most famous glaciers in the Dolomites such as the Similaun glacier where the famous mummy of the same name was recently found.
    Price per helicopter: €899 incl. tax
    Maximum number of persons: 6 pax.
  2. STELVIO TOUR 
    A 35-minute flight, reaching the peaks of the Stelvio Pass and passing over Naturno and Val Venosta, Ortler, Cevedale, and Val d'Ultimo to capture them in all their splendour.
    Price per helicopter:  € 1.249 incl. tax
    Maximum number of persons: 6 pax.
  3. DOLOMITES TOUR
    A complete tour lasting between 35 to 50 minutes with a high adrenaline and beauty guaranteed.  Fly from Sciliar to Sella, passing over Cortina, embracing the entire UNESCO mountain arc.

    Flight of 35 min.
    Price per helicopter:  € 1.249 incl. tax
    Maximum number of persons: 6 pax.

    Flight of 50 min.
    Price per helicopter:  € 1.799 incl. tax
    Maximum number of persons: 6 pax.

Helicopter flight – need to know: 
Prior to departure, the pilot gives a brief presentation of the safety regulations. The helicopter can carry a maximum of 6 people.  Panoramic flights last from 25 to 50 minutes, and if weather conditions permit, can be carried out throughout the year. Departures and arrivals at Merano Heliport.