Holiday in Völs
At the bottom of the Dolomites – Holidays in Völs
The more than 3,000-strong community Völs am Schlern is a journey worth the whole year long at the bottom of the impressive Schlern massif. In the 19th century wealthy citizens from Bozen arrived in Völs for their summer vacation, or to enjoy a soothing hay bath at the spa. The quaint village is nestled in the Schlern-Rosengarten Nature Park and also boasts some interesting historical buildings.
Spring and summer at Völs am Schlern – nature and relaxation
In the spring many perfectly marked hiking trails, around Völs attract to discover the awakening nature. Walks lead for example to the Tuffalm which was voted the most beautiful Alm South Tyrol 2007, to the medieval Prösels castle or to Völser lake, where a fitness trail invites to join. Summer temperatures push hikers up higher where both sweaty and unforgettable tours through the peaks of the Dolomites wait for them.
Autumn and winter in the Dolomites – enjoyment and fun on the slopes
Autumn in South Tyrol is devoted to culinary delights, because even in Völs the custom of Törggelen is capitalized. Winemakers and farmers invite you to welcome the harvest and to taste the first treats. Hiking in South Tyrolean autumn is the best opportunity to get to know the local cuisine.
In winter, the Dolomiti Superski ski area with 1,200 superbly groomed kilometers of ski runs offers enjoyment in powder snow. In Schlern area and on the Seiser Alm slopes await adults and children, beginners and professionals and, thanks to cross-country skiing, sledding and snowshoeing also not skiers in wintry Völs come at their expense.