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Whether it's for fresh bread on which to spread homemade strawberry jam, or for a walk along the stream or to reach a refuge on horseback then stop on the lawn, at the foot of a waterfall. There Val Passiriawhich extends to the north of Merano, along the route of an ancient trade route that reaches the Timmelsjoch pass, is the ideal synthesis between nature and tradition, that timeless charm of the villages where you can enjoy your “holidays”, like that of the past (

Stroblhof Active Family Spa Resort: family vacation in Val Passiria

A good stay solution is a San Leonardo in Passiria, main place and starting point for all kinds of excursions, from those for experienced athletes to those for families with children. So Stroblhof Active Family Spa Resorta beautiful 4-star superior hotel, a place where you can experience a different emotion every day.

You can choose to relax in the sun, swim in the heated outdoor “silent pool”, which also offers a timekeeping system for those who want to stay in shape even on vacation, or go up to the top floor of the resort, where the “Sky pool” with hydromassages that relax the muscles.

To preserve privacy and tranquility, families can count on two swimming pools, outdoor and indoor, as well as mini-club services, for ages 4 to 12, with numerous nature activities, such as that of the Fisher refuge.

Walk to the Sulles waterfall. Photo Tourist Association Val Passiria

Walks in Val Passiria

Days can also start with a horse riding lesson in the hotel's private equestrian center and then, once you have gained the necessary confidence, reach the Pfistrad Alpine pasturein an idyllic landscape between wooden houses, clearings where cows graze, the small church of Sant'Anna and the chapel of San Hubertus.

Among the most “refreshing” walks, that along the Passerschlucht Trail which begins in the center of San Leonardo and follows the left bank of the Passirio, where the river winds through woods, rock walls, gorges, with views of the Sulles Waterfallthe third highest in Europe.

The waters of Passirio are also ideal for trying a rafting experience. And then we return to the Stroblhof in time for a sauna, possibly with aromatic steam jets, light shows that cause deep relaxation.

So, refreshed in body and mind, we go to dinner, taste the dishes of chef Alex Sallustio, who skillfully combines the flavors of the Alps and the Mediterranean, and taste the wines from the wine merchant.

The best way to think about the program for a new day in nature. Maybe cycle along the Val Passiria cycle path, 20 kilometers long that passes through orchards to Merano, a meditative walk in the Chemin Larici, which starts from the village of Plata and reaches majestic century-old trees, all of which deserve to be touched to feel their vital energy, or a delicious walk towards the Lazins cabinwith its large terrace where you can sunbathe and eat a speck sandwich.

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Pass Museum, at Passo del Rombo IDM Alto Adige_Benjamin Pfitscher

Mountain museums of Val Passiria

But these summits are also a real site of contemporary museum art well represented by Museum PassAt Rombo Pass. Designed by architect Werner Tscholl, it pays homage to the pioneers of the cross-border Alpine route, a building that resembles a telescope protruding from the Austrian side to that of South Tyrol.

HAS Moso instead, the Elk Bunkerbuilt inside a bunker dating from the Second World War and whose exterior wall has been transformed into a weight room.

More classics Monteneve Provincial Mining Museum, at 2355 meters, accessible only on foot and which preserves discoveries which bear witness to life and work in this mine in South Tyrol, and the Passeier Museum has Saint Leonardwhich tells the story of the valley and its greatest hero, the Tyrolean patriot Andreas Hofer, a bearded innkeeper who was the protagonist of the uprisings against the invasion of Tyrol by French troops.

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Info: Hiking week package in South Tyrol 7 nights ¾ board; 4 guided mountain excursions, including shuttle to departure and return points, free hiking pole rental; free backpack and map, from €1,060.00 per person; Summer vacation offer with one night from €186.00 per person in ¾ board; entry to swimming pools and spas, daily excursion program; Free mountain bike rental, free use of the tennis court.

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A room at Stroblhof Active Family Spa Resort

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