Heading towards Gardena from the Isarco Valley, you will reach the sunny mountain village of Laion (Lajen), which lies picturesquely on a lynchet with views of the Isarco Valley. The charming landscape with its numerous hiking trails and cosy Alps for a bite to eat are perfect for eventful hikes in the Dolomites.

Holiday in Laion (Lajen) - South Tyrol

When you drive from Val d'Isarco in the direction of Gardena, you will reach the sun-blessed mountain village of Laion, which is picturesquely nestled on a mountain terrace and offers a breathtaking view of Val d'Isarco. The magnificent scenery with its numerous hiking trails and cosy mountain huts on the mountain pastures invite you to exciting hiking tours in the Dolomites. We invite you to experience the hospitality of one of the many cosy hotels in Val d'Isarco, where you will feel at home from the moment you arrive. Enjoy your well-earned holiday in South Tyrol.

Cultural and hiking holidays in Val d'Isarco

All year round, the idyllic mountain village of Laion with its hamlets San Pietro, Tanurza, Ceves, Fraina, Albions and Laion-Novale is the perfect destination for your hiking holiday in Val d'Isarco. The sun-blessed plateau is the perfect starting point for excursions and walks through fields and meadows or mountain climbing tours to the mountain peaks of the South Tyrolean Dolomites in the Alpe di Siusi area or in Val Gardena. At the same time you can add a cultural touch to your hiking holiday, even more so, as Laion is said to be the birthplace of the famous minnesinger Walther von der Vogelweide.

Sports and leisure offers during your holiday in the Dolomites

Situated in immediate vicinity of the Dolomiti Superski and the Sella Ronda area, Laion has become a popular holiday village for your active holiday in the Dolomites. The village offers a wide array of leisure activities, such as tobogganing, ice skating, curling, snow shoe hiking and cross-country skiing in the winter and walking through mountain pastures, mountain climbing, mountain biking and Nordic Walking in South Tyrol in the spring and summer. After a day full of action during your sports holiday in South Tyrol, we recommend relaxing and recharging your batteries in one of the wellness hotels in Val d'Isarco.

Spend an eventful family holiday in Val d'Isarco

We guarantee you a thrilling and exciting stay for the young and old in one of the holiday homes, bed and breakfasts or hotels in Laion. In the summer, the youngsters are always invited to participate in the diverse, supervised kids' programme active in summer, providing enjoyable events like treasure hunts, climbing tuition in the climbing garden, nights spent in mountain cabins, visits to horse stables, a fairy tale hiking tour, a bread-baking event and more. Moreover, Laion is a very family-friendly hiking area and a real hot spot for your family holiday in Val d'Isarco.

Sightseeing in Laion in Val d'Isarco

You will experience tradition and customs everywhere you go during your holiday in the Dolomites in Laion. So why not combine your hiking holiday in Val d'Isarco with a cultural programme? We recommend a guided tour from Laion to Castle Forte near Ponte all'Isarco and invite you to follow the footsteps of the famous minnesinger Walther von der Vogelweide. In Novale you can even visit the house where he was born. In the autumn, you should not miss out on joining the bringing down the cattle from the mountain pastures and the village feast of Laion in Val d'Isarco, where decorated cattle and horses are presented and delicious local specialties are served.

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