A MAGICAL WEEK IN THE SNOW IN ALTO ADIGE
Enjoy a magical winter - stay at our bed and breakfast in Riscone.
It is the perfect base for winter activities: there is nearby access to both downhill skiing, over 100 kilometres of slopes in Riscone and the surrounding area, and to lifts up to Plan de Corones, one of the most beautiful resorts in the world for skiers and snowboarders.
And that's not all: with sledging, ice skating and snow walks to the many lodges in the area, there really is no shortage of winter activities.
PLAN DE CORONES SKI SLOPES
Our B&B in Riscone di Brunico is just a few metres from the lifts up to Plan de Corones, the most prestigious ski resort in South Tyrol.
From family routes to those for more demanding sportspeople, over 100 kilometres of slopes await you! Some are even lit at night, with the backdrop of the Dolomites providing an unforgettable experience for ski enthusiasts.
Cron4, The spa paradise in the heart of Val Pusteria (Puster Valley), is perhaps the most beautiful wellness and sauna centres in Italy. You can enjoy an incredible variety of hot baths and saunas, ideal to relax after a day of sport.
Guests at B&B Volgger enjoy entrance to the Cron4 pool for the special price of € 2.50 and also receive a 50% discount on entrance to sauna areas.
Lake Braies is one of the most splendid mountain lakes in the world.
During the Christmas period, it becomes even more magical: stalls with artisan products, Christmas music and the unmistakable aroma of local mulled wine create a truly unique atmosphere.
This market boasts the absolute best of artisan and traditional local products, such as felt slippers, herb cushions, wood crafts and many other creations to treasure or gift to your loved ones.
Brunico, which lies in Plan of Corones region, hosts one of the most magical markets in South Tyrol.
Surrounded by the romantic atmosphere of Christmas, experience the unique charm of the Winter in Pusteria Valley and discover culinary specialties of local tradition and craftsmanship.
Another enchanting market is certainly the one held in Campo Tures, in the nearby Tures Valley northern from Brunico. Allow yourself to get pampered by the ravishing atmosphere of the Tures Castle, venue accommodating the small market during the Advent period.
In addition to mulled wine and regional gastronomic specialties, be sure not to miss cribs on display, musical readings and many traditional handmade objects.
Finishing touch of the experience is a visit to the nearby Enchanted Forest, to be found every weekend at the Riva di Tures Waterfall, where your little ones can rejoice meeting the elves.
With Riscone as starting point you can’t but be spoiled for choice for your day trips on the snow.
Moving comfortably by train or bus, in less than 30 minutes you reach Alta Badia, where you can either ski on the Sella Ronda or the Gran Risa or take the tour of the Great War. Alternatively, in about 30 minutes, you hit Alta Pusteria and can ski on Mount Elmo or do the Tour of the Summits.
Do these activities thrill you? Do ask for our advice! We know these areas very well and more than happy to direct you to the type of excursion best suited to you.