About twenty kilometers from Bolzano, in the heart of the Alto Adige Alps, listed as a UNESCO heritage site, access to Val d’Égadominated by mountain groups of Catinaccioof the Latemar and of Scilieroffers this season an invaluable insight into a universe of changing colors, accentuated by the phenomenon ofenrosadira, which changes the appearance of rock faces exposed to the sun at different times of the day. The spectrum of possibilities available to those who choose to spend their summer holidays there is also wide and varied, exploring the mountain territory – 500 kilometers of trails and via ferratas – with or without the help of the panoramic ski lifts , which are good 17 chairlifts and gondolaswith activities also suitable for families, in the name of sustainable tourism, also thanks to the Val d'Ega Guest Pass, which allows you to use public transport for free throughout South Tyrol.

Well-being in Val d’Ega, between full awareness and contemplation of the sky

A first healthy and conscious approach to the valley landscape consists of Attention.Latemarthe first immersive mindfulness course created in the Alps: the course includes 18 specific exercises in an emblematic location along the circular route at more than 1800 meters above sea level Mont Golfriona good example of rebirth and resilience after the Vaia storm of November 2018. Designed by Dr Thomas Bernagozzi, well-being psychologist, it is an invitation to slow down and breathe, combining meditation techniques, and can also be enjoyed independently thanks to the support of a free application.

For those who decide to practice in a group, the meeting points are the Ochsenweide cable car in Obereggen or the Predazzo and Pampeago ski lifts, equipped with a mat, headphones and a charged cell phone. Between the suggestive panoramas and the contemplation of the sky, there is only one step. Expert-guided walks along the Path of the planets of San Valentino in Campo, the flagship of the first Astrovillage of Europe, allow you to “travel” in the solar system, passing in a short time from Mercury to Pluto. The Val d'Ega region also has a program of activities within the Planetarium South Tyrolwith special workshops dedicated to children and families.

Adventure, pleasure and taste: family vacations

A large part of the valley's tourist offering is aimed at a family audience, from thematic walks of Latemarieto toboggan attractions Alpine roller coaster Gardoné and the adventure forest of Obeggen, to the educational trails and excursions against a backdrop of legends of King Laurin in Carezza. The summer programs invite you in particular to discover the work of farmers on the farm and on a typical South Tyrolean farm, to get to know horses, llamas and alpacas, to learn everything about the world of bees in the protected environment of the educational park. apiary, to listen to the call of the enchanted forest and go in search of forgotten treasures, spirits of the lake and other mythical characters inspired by the world of gnomes.

There is also space for those who, with or without children, appreciate above all the possibilities for rest and regeneration during their stay in the mountains. Val d’Éga Offers custom day spa, with scented saunas, outdoor swimming pools surrounded by trees, relaxing massages. With a gourmet side not to be underestimated, which includes starred restaurants, delicacies to taste in refuges and refuges,Oberholzfamous and awarded for its design, Salon des Laurinsfor a tasty stop at 2,337 meters above sea level.

Full sport: the primacy of two wheels in the Val d’Ega

Between rentals, schools, mountain bike guides, bike hotels, mountain bike circuits, bike parks and cycle paths, the Val d'Ega is a privileged destination for cyclists of all ages and experiences. Spectacular views of the Dolomites aren't just for cycling professionals. Between the peaks of Latemar and Catinaccio, you can try your hand at guided tours along the forest paths, also discovering the Bike Parks and the Bike Trail where the most sporty cyclists can test their abilities between jumps, hairpin turns, pump tracks and steps.

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Available to all, four ski lifts designed for transporting bicycles, a Bike Hotel with adapted services, a Bike School to learn all the secrets of this sport and new ones. Electric bike sharing to rent in one click and return the electric bike wherever and whenever you want. Don't miss it Rosadira cycling daysan extraordinary event dedicated to mountain biking, scheduled for Nova Levante from June 6 to 9.

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