Events

All events in Val Gardena with a simple click: sport, tradition, guided excursions and concerts. In the holiday valley of the Dolomites there?s always something going on: every day, everywhere. Simply insert date, location and type of event and hey presto! Great tips for your holiday with an instant click.

Monday
23. May - 2016
Tuesday
24. May - 2016
Wednesday
25. May - 2016
Thursday
26. May - 2016
Friday
27. May - 2016
Saturday
28. May - 2016

1st Walking path IVV

until 30.10.2016

Cari amici della montagna!
Buongiorno e benvenuti a Selva Gardena! Il gruppo Marciatori Val Gardena "Lia di Ciambonfs" ha predisposto in collaborazione con l'Associazione Turistica locale il primo "percorso permanente IVV" della zona che su due tracciati di 10 e 20 km vi farà conoscere meglio Selva Gardena e i suoi dintorni. I due tracciati sono agibili da maccio ad ottobre e trattandosi di itinerari di difficoltà da facile a media sono percorribili da chiunque.
Punto vendita del cartellino di partecipazione: Associazione Turistica Selva Gardena, contributo di partecipazione 2,00 € per il timbro IVV

Exhibition "1965-2015 - 50 years of Art school Ortisei"

until 29.05.2016

Community Exhibition: Hofer Sonja, Kehrer Franz, Mellauner Albert, Moroder Egon Rusina, Mureda Manfred, Obletter Anselmo, Pescollderungg Pepele, Piazza Leander, Prousch Hilda, Quitta Egon, Schmalzl Helmuth, Sommavilla Romeo, Sommavilla Sergio.

Sunday
29. May - 2016

Holy Mass andCorpus domini procession

from 10:00 o’clock a.m.

Corpus Christi (Latin for Body of Christ) is a Latin Rite solemnity, now designated the solemnity of The Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ (Corpus Christi).

Village Festival Corpus Domini

from 09:30 a.m.

Village Festival with celebration of the Holy Mass with the S. Cristina choir and musicband. After that: Procession with the local traditional costumes.

Monday
30. May - 2016
Tuesday
31. May - 2016
Wednesday
1. May - 2016

Guided hikes with the Mountain Guides “Catores”

from 09:30 a.m.

Local mountain guides of the renowned alpine school “Catores” will take you on mountain and hiking tours across the Dolomites and tell you interesting facts about the local flora, fauna, history and geology. Discover every imaginable variety, every level of difficulty, trails and tours for big and small, young and young at heart – our mountain and hiking guides “Catores” will accompany you with great expertise and a deep love of nature to the most beautiful spots of our valley.

Medium hike in the Nature Park Puez Odle: UNESCO Aventure Hike

from 09:00 o’clock a.m.

We take the cable car from Ortisei Rasceisa (2.093m) and after a gentle climb we reach the Brogles Pass (2.119m) and continue downhill to the Brogles hut. We walk along the Odle trail, which brings us to the Geisler hut, located just in front of the majestic north faces of the Odles group. Following the road in the forest we arrive at Santa Maddalena (1.230m) and after a visit of the new Visitor Center Puez-Odle (approx. 1 hour), the bus takes us back at 4.00 pm in Val Gardena.

Meeting point: Funicular Rasciesa at 9.00 am
Walking time: 5,5 hours
Path length: 15 km
Altitude difference uphill: 380 m
Altitude difference downhill: 1240 m

Price: 20.00 €
15.00 € for Val Gardena Active Partner accommodations

The entrace for the visitor house Puez Odle and the return from Val di Funes is included. The journey with the funicular Rasciesa lunch are not included and must be paid separately.

Nordic Walking & Kneipp path Val d'Anna

from 09:30 a.m.

The quick walk with poles boosts your metabolism. Under the expertise of the Nordic walking guides you will be shown the appropriate techniques and routes to enjoy this activity. Discover the benefits of hydrotherapy along the Val d’Anna Kneipp path, a natural healing method developed by Sebastian Kneipp in the past century to improve your body‘s circulation with cold footbaths in full nature.

Thursday
2. May - 2016

Multivision Show "Dolomites - World natural heritage"

from 8:30 p.m.

The name Val Gardena is first recorded in a deed of gift from the year 999, when Duke Otto von Andechs made the Bishop of Freising a present of an area of woodland called "Forestum ad Gredine". Val Gardena – Gröden in German, and Gherdëina in Ladin – means "fence".
Val Gardena, the heartland of the Ladin culture, is about thirteen miles long and runs more or less from west to east from the narrow entrance to the valley at Ponte Gardena to Selva at the end of the valley and up to Passo Gardena and Passo Sella. The lowest point is located at 470 m above sea-level, while the highest is Sassolungo (3,181 m).

The multivision show is presented by Valentin Pardeller in german language at 8.30 pm.

Wildlife watching with Roman

from 06:00 o’clock a.m.

There are many places where you can still observe alpine animals. You will hike through the untouched summer landscape of the Nature Park Puez-Odle with a local guide explaining you the flora and the fauna.

Starting time: 6.00 am - 6.30 am
Duration: 3 hours
Price per person: 18.00 €
Free for VGA and VGA All inclusive Partner (Selva)

Sunrise hike on Mount Resciesa with breakfast in a hut

from 04:00 o’clock a.m.

Simply unique and breath-taking! Don’t miss the astonishing moment when the first sunrays gently stroke the peaks of our Dolomites and enjoy the great view from the top over the endless expanse of the fascinating mountain world. The hike is rounded off with a breakfast enjoyed together at an alpine hut.

Friday
3. May - 2016

Nature Watch in the Dolomiti World Heritage Cinema Monte Pana

from 2:00 o’clock p.m.

The Monte Pana high plateau, right in the heart of the Dolomites, is surrounded by the impressive scenery of the Sassolungo/Langkofel and Sasso Piatto/Plattkofel and is the perfect starting point for the most beautiful hiking trails in Val Gardena. An idyll of green at an altitude of 1,600m, the plateau is known for its sun-soaked location and clean mountain air - this is a place to feel good! Come here rest, enjoy the beauty of nature and the mighty power of the mountains.
The highlight of the walk is a visit to the new Dolomiti World Heritage Cinema where, from comfy tree trunks you can take in the unique mountain scenery, either with the naked eye or through the high-quality binocular which is provided. Afterwards there is a tasting of herbal and floral teas, extracted from local plants.

Guided hikes with the Mountain Guides “Catores”

from 08:30 a.m.

Local mountain guides of the renowned alpine school “Catores” will take you on mountain and hiking tours across the Dolomites and tell you interesting facts about the local flora, fauna, history and geology. Discover every imaginable variety, every level of difficulty, trails and tours for big and small, young and young at heart – our mountain and hiking guides “Catores” will accompany you with great expertise and a deep love of nature to the most beautiful spots of our valley.

Saturday
4. May - 2016

3rd international chess tournament

until 11.06.2016

From 4th to 11th June will take place the international chess tournament in the Cultural Centre "Luis Trenker" of Ortisei.

Medium hike: Pic - the absolute silence and the unique panorama

from 09:00 o’clock a.m.

From the Top of the Col Raiser cablecar we walk slightly up and down in direction of the Cuca saddle passing the Refuge Fermeda. We continue steep uphill to the mountain Pic (2363m), where we can enjoy a beautiful view over all the mountains in Val Gardena. We walk steep downhill to Sëurasass where we'll reach an amazing peak-cross (2149m). Passing the Refuge Sëurasass through Runcaudie and Plesdinaz we walk down to S.Cristina.

Walking time: 5 hours
Path length: 12 km
Altitude difference uphill: 430 m
Altitude difference downhill: 960 m

Price: 18.00 €
Free of charge for VGA and VGA All inclusive partner (Wolkenstein)

Public transport (busses, cableway, etc…) and lunch are not included and must be paid separately.

Sunday
5. May - 2016

Village festival and procession

from 09:30 a.m.

Village Festival with celebration of the Holy Mass with the S. Cristina choir and musicband. After that: Procession with the local traditional costumes.

Sacred Heart of Jesus procession

from 10:00 o’clock a.m.

The Sacred Heart is one of the most famous religious devotions to Jesus' physical heart as the representation of his divine love for humanity.

Inauguration of the art and nature trail "Troi Unika"

from 2:00 o’clock p.m.

Inauguration of the art and nature trail "Troi Unika".
The Art & Nature Trail “Troi UNIKA” puts the focus on art and nature – on the artistic quality of the mountains and on the tradition of carving, deeply rooted in Val Gardena. The art works by two acclaimed sculptors from Val Gardena are a special highlight: “Pultredes – Punti di vista/Blickpunkte” (EN: perspectives) by Stephan Perathoner and “La piuma/Die Feder” (EN: the feather) by Eric Perathoner, staging S. Christina, Monte Pana and the surrounding mountain world, fusing nature and art into a harmonious one.