For all those who want a dynamic holiday full of sport activities, the Gardena Valley is the ideal place in the winter as well in the summer season. From the beginning of decembre to middle of april Val Gardena is the paradise for wintersport activities of all kind such as alpine skiing, snowboarding, cross-country skiing, telemark, carving and sled. In the summer all the mountain passionate people can reach the beautiful mountains of the Unesco World Heritage Dolomites by walking, biking or by cable-car with the unique and affordable Gardena Card. For trekking and walking you will find predefined walkways of almost any level of difficulty. For difficult expeditions you can rend an expertised mountain guide.
If you want a holiday for relaxing and recover the all-day fatigue of work, you will find the right for you. In the winter you will find quiet places surrounded by fresh snow after a snowfall that lets you forget the daily stress. The best way to taste the quiet of nature is to go outdoors and walk on the predefined treking ways. You can also take a cable-car to reach the highest points and relax with the beautiful panorama. In the summer you can buy the affordable "Valgardena Card" that allows you to take almost any open cable-car and bus of Val Gardena.
On a height of around 2500 mt you will find the protected nature park "Puez Odles" which is a beautiful untouched place where you can discover the breathtaking white Dolomite rocks, green vegetation and take pictures of the unique fauna and flora.
The inimitable culture of Val Gardena is worth seeing. You will find the beautiful maintained churches of St. Antonius, St. Jacob and St. Christina. You can also find a castle - the "Fischburg", the ruine of Selva, and the museum of Val Gardena which is situated in the near village Ortisei. In the Museum you find a concentration of the whole story of Val Gardena - from the formation of the Dolomites with a large amount of fossils to the manufacture and rising business of the famous wooden carves figures and artists of Val Gardena.