Ciardes



Spend an unforgettable holiday in Ciardes in South Tyrol. Here at the gateway to the Val Venosta, an idyllic and impressive landscape full of contrasts awaits you, as well as countless hiking facilities.

Holiday in Ciardes - South Tyrol


Spend an unforgettable holiday in Ciardes in South Tyrol! The village is located at the entry of Val Venosta and offers an idyllic, diverse and truly impressive landscape and a wide array of hiking possibilities. Spend wonderful days during your hiking holiday in South Tyrol in Ciardes, surrounded by the two beautiful castles Castelbello Castle and Juval Castle, numerous apple orchards and vineyards. The perfect location at the entry of Val Venosta and the immediate vicinity of the health resort of Merano and of the Meraner Land invite you to endless activities and a diverse sports and leisure programme. Whatever activities you choose to participate in, you will most definitely be in good hands in the excellent hotels in Ciardes and the bed and breakfasts in Ciardes. Your South Tyrolean hosts bid you a warm welcome!

Spend a relaxing hiking holiday in Ciardes


Discover the unique Val Venosta during your hiking holiday in South Tyrol in the sunny and diverse hiking region around Castelbello. Your hiking holiday in Val Venosta offers a wide range of rambling possibilities in the stunning scenery between the Gruppo di Tessa National Park and the Stelvio National Park. In the spring, the orchards are covered by millions of blooms, in the autumn, you can smell fresh apples and roasted chestnuts - let all these impressions cast their spell on you during your hiking tours in Ciardes. Enjoy peace and relaxation during walks through orchards, vineyards and hamlets along the River Adige or set out for enjoyable hiking tours on a network of 50km of signposted hiking trails that lead to idyllic mountain farms, pastures, ponds and crosses on the summits of the mountains. During your holiday in Ciardes you should also discover the so-called Waal paths (hiking paths along the irrigation channels) on the sunny Monte Sole. After an adventurous day in the mountains, you can relax and unwind in a beautiful setting in one of the cosy holiday homes in Ciardes.

Enjoy a wide array of sports and leisure offers during your summer or winter holiday in Ciardes


Set out to explore Val Venosta during your active holiday in South Tyrol - during wonderful cycling tours or exciting mountain bike tours in the Alps. If you fancy an even more adventurous and diverse holiday in Ciardes, you can also try out on rafting, climbing in the Juval climbing garden, swimming, playing tennis, fishing or shooting. In the winter, the Ortles ski arena, comprising a total of 16 sunny skiing areas, invites you to have fun in the snow during your winter holiday in South Tyrol. Ciardes and its surroundings are a veritable haven for winter sports enthusiasts. Ice-skating, tobogganing, cross-country skiing or snow hiking - the choice is yours. You can even go skiing in the summer - the nearby Val Senales glacier (3,200m) invites you to skiing all year round. Whatever activities you choose to participate in, you will most definitely be in good hands in the wellness hotels in Ciardes that offer a wide array of wellness programmes.

Sightseeing in Ciardes


During your cultural holiday in Ciardes you should not miss out on visiting one of the cultural treasures of the region: Castelbello Castle, located above the bottom of the valley on a big stone rock. What's more, a trip to Juval Castle is perfect for your family holiday in Ciardes in South Tyrol. Since 1983, this impressive castle has been the residence of the extreme mountaineer Reinhold Messner, who turned it into a mountain museum. After the leisurely hiking tour to the castle you should participate in one of the guided tours that are offered on a daily basis.

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