Top Hiking Hotel in South Tyrol - Hotel Seeleiten
Hiking in Caldaro and surroundings is one of the most popular and soothing activities, along with mountain biking and swimming at our Hiking Hotel in South Tyrol.
No matter in spring, summer or autumn, the mild climate in South Tyrol’s south and the diverse hiking and walking trails, makes hiking in Caldaro the ideal pastime with plenty of highlights all year round.
In spring, when nature awakens, you gaze upon a spectacular sea of flowers from our Hiking Hotel in South Tyrol. Everything blossoms, thrives and grows. In summer, you can marvel at the apple orchards and grapes on your hike before the landscape turns into a colourful sea of leaves in autumn.
Hiking Hotel in South Tyrol - fascinating diversity
Hiking in Caldaro and surroundings can be easy or challenging, leisurely or thrilling. The incredible diversity of hiking routes in Caldaro and surroundings make it possible. Across the valley or high up to the peaks, around the lake or across the vineyards: Our Hiking Hotel in South Tyrol makes the hearts of hiking enthusiasts beat faster, provides enthusiasm and attracts with magnificent panoramas.
Experienced guides and herbal experts will be accompanying you on several guided hikes a week to show you the most charming spots in the surroundings. From a lakeside loop trail, to a hike to the lakes of Monticolo or a tour to the 2,116 m high Roen Mountain, to Mendola or the Gantkofel mountain – hiking near Caldaro offers everything one could wish for during a holiday at Lake Caldaro. The view while hiking in Caldaro is always fantastic: Gaze over the extensive vineyards and orchards, the Lake Caldaro, the lakes of Monticolo or the South Tyrolean Wine Road. Take a deep breath of the fresh mountain air and enjoy – can you imagine something better?
Here are our top hiking tips to give you a first taste of hiking in Caldaro and surroundings.
Lakeside loop trail
This hike starts at the car park at the lido. From there, go direction north until you reach Gasthaus Geier inn. Behind the inn, follow the small hiking trail. Take the road to the left and continue until you reach the vineyards. Turn right, continue and pass the lake hotel on the left until you reach Klughammer Straße. At the Southern end of the road, a hiking trail leads to the Southern end of the lake. Cross the road and you will find the nature adventure trail. At the end of it, turn into Kuchlweg trail and continue until you almost reach the wine road. Take the farm trail and at the right bend, cross the wine road. Follow the country trail and the small path until you reach St. Josef chapel. Then turn right into the narrow road until you get back to your departure point.
The Rastenbach gorge is one of the most known hiking destinations in Caldaro. The hike starts directly at Hotel Seeleiten. From here, you walk over Sonnleiten and then past the Vogelmaierhof right into the wild gorge, where you can follow the stairs, bridges and small paths until you reach the church in Altenburg. On the Altenburg hiking trail 11 you can walk back to the starting point, Hotel Seeleiten.
The Caldaro Peace Trail leads from the car park of the St. Anton sport center through cultivated and natural landscapes through the Kardatsch valley and Rastenbach ravine all the way to San Pietro in Altenburg.
Seven pilgrimage points invite hikers to stop and reflect. The five main topics of the trail, Moderation, Wisdom, Justice, Faith and Hope have been depicted by local artists, in perfect harmony with the surroundings. The sixth stop is Rastenbach ravine, and symbolizes Courage. The seventh pilgrimage point, Love, can be found at the early Christian Atenburg castle ruins of San Pietro, the oldest of their kind in all of South Tyrol.
Solid shoes are required for this hike. Surefootedness is required in a number of places.
You can get further tour hints from our hiking experts and at the reception. We wish you lots of fun and fabulous views in our Hiking Hotel in South Tyrol!