Ortisei is the biggest tourist resort of Val Gardena, and everything here speaks of perfection: the beautiful town center, the well-preserved ancient farmhouses, and the rich cultural tradition. This is the trendiest and liveliest town of the Val Gardena valley, with modern luxury 5 star hotels and cosy bars where to spend your après ski time, a favorite destination for skiers, trekkers and nature lovers.
Ortisei is surrounded by the famous Unesco Heritage Dolomites that become front rank ski areas in winter. Every year Ortisei is considered one of the top ski resorts of Italy with amazing ski slopes in winter and a paradise for trekkers in summer. A perfect destination for those who are looking for winter and summer holidays on the top, thanks also to the presence of the best hotels of Val Gardena. You can find modern, comfortable and characteristic luxury hotels with spacious and refined wellness centers, fitness center, facilities for family and rich activity programs.
One of the most fascinating aspects of Ortisei is without doubt the town center, with the pedestrian zone, the elegant shops and the commercial facilities. The section of the pedestrian zone from S. Antonio square to the lower ski lift station of Seceda is a covered walk with stairs and moving sidewalks. What strikes you is the ability of the locals to balance tradition with modernity: in the town center and in the surroundings there are many well-preserved historical buildings and centuries-old farmhouses. Among them, worth a visit are the Late Baroque parish church, the remains of Stetteneck castle and the church of Saint James, the oldest of the valley.
Ladin tradition and craftsmanship are two important features of Ortisei, where woodcarving is a fully developed art with its own school. Another attraction is the museum of Val Gardena, where you can admire many traditional handicrafts.
Many celebrities were born in Ortisei, like film director Luis Trenker, Isolde and Carolina Kostner, and pop songwriter Giorgio Moroder.
Foto credits: A.p.t. Val Gardena
Christmas tradition in Ortisei between November and January with unique handcraft artigianal products and a rich program of entertainment.
The men's international tennis tournament "Sparkasse ATP Challenger Val Gardena/Südtirol" will take place in Ortisei at the tennis center in Roncadizza. At the beginning of November, there will be exciting tennis matches with professional athletes from all around the world.
The sculptor’s fair in Val Gardena, UNIKA, takes place in the second half of august in the Tennis Center of Ortisei. The sculptures create single works of artistic value showing their artistic talent and creative power. They promote their work directly to the public and present their ancient and still modern professions of artistic trade.
A careful selection of the best hotels. Romantic hotels, golf hotels, design hotels and family hotels… for your charme holidays in the Dolomites.
A wide range of luxury services offered by the hotels to make your stay exclusive and unique.
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