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
22. August - 2016
Tuesday
23. August - 2016
Wednesday
24. August - 2016
Thursday
25. August - 2016
Friday
26. August - 2016

V. Biennale Gherdëina - Exhibition of contemporary art

until 11.09.2016

For the fifth time the Tourist Office Ortisei organizes in cooperation with the municipality of Ortisei the Gherdëina Biennale, a contemporary art exhibition in the pedestrian zone of Ortisei. Well-known artists of contemporary art will exhibit their works in the authentic atmosphere of the unique scenic valley until Septembre.
www.biennalegherdeina.it

SëlvaExpress

until 28.08.2016

Visit Selva Val Gardena by Train SëlvaExpress. The timetable will follow.

Aperitif Urtijëi - sparkling evenings in Ortisei

until 28.08.2016

Fresh, bubbly and exclusive: this is how the event present himself during the aperitif evenings. In addition to the drinks and delicious appetizers, the visitor can enjoy the evening with sensual live music, which makes the atmosphere even more special.

17.07.2016 - 03.09.2016 / Live Music 18.00h - 20.30h

Cafe Adler - Mar./Di./Tue.
Cafe Soviso - Mer./Mi./Wed.
Vinotheque La Cërcia - Gio./Do./Thu.
Cafe Soviso - Ven./Fr./Fri.
Cafe Haiti - Sab./Sa./Sat.
Cafe Corso - Dom./So./Sun.

Saturday
27. August - 2016

V. Biennale Gherdëina - Exhibition of contemporary art

until 11.09.2016

For the fifth time the Tourist Office Ortisei organizes in cooperation with the municipality of Ortisei the Gherdëina Biennale, a contemporary art exhibition in the pedestrian zone of Ortisei. Well-known artists of contemporary art will exhibit their works in the authentic atmosphere of the unique scenic valley until Septembre.
www.biennalegherdeina.it

SëlvaExpress

until 28.08.2016

Visit Selva Val Gardena by Train SëlvaExpress. The timetable will follow.

Aperitif Urtijëi - sparkling evenings in Ortisei

until 03.09.2016

Fresh, bubbly and exclusive: this is how the event present himself during the aperitif evenings. In addition to the drinks and delicious appetizers, the visitor can enjoy the evening with sensual live music, which makes the atmosphere even more special.

17.07.2016 - 03.09.2016 / Live Music 18.00h - 20.30h

Cafe Adler - Mar./Di./Tue.
Cafe Soviso - Mer./Mi./Wed.
Vinotheque La Cërcia - Gio./Do./Thu.
Cafe Soviso - Ven./Fr./Fri.
Cafe Haiti - Sab./Sa./Sat.
Cafe Corso - Dom./So./Sun.

Sunday
28. August - 2016

Sellaronda MTB Tour - clockwise

from 08:30 a.m.

Impressive guided mountain bike tour around the Sella massive, with breath-taking panoramic views over the peaks of the Dolomites UNESCO World Heritage Site. Cable car thanks the Dolomite passes Gardena, Campolongo, Sella Pordoijoch can be easily overcome. Accompanied by an experienced and knowledgeable local mountain bike guides you start from Selva Gardena, clockwise. The descents are mostly on technical singletrails and only partly follow the road.

Distance: 58 km
Riding altitude: 330 m
Total altitude incl. Lifts: 4.000 m
Riding time: 6 h

Price: 80.00 €
70.00 € for VGA and VGA all inclusive partner (Selva)
(Dolomiti Supersummer daily ticket included)

WHAT YOU NEED?
- mountain bike
- water flask and Snack
- protective helmet
- suitable bikewear, including protection against wind and rain

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.

Monday
29. August - 2016

Concert series of classical music "Jëuni de Mujiga"

from 9:00 o’clock p.m.

Series of classical music concerts organized by "Jëuni de Mujiga Gherdëina"

Summer festival valgardenaMusika 2016

12.07.2016 Soqquadro Italiano
29.07.2016 Haydnorchester
18.08.2016 Bozen Brass
29.08.2016 Ensemble barocco d'improvviso
07.09.2016 Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir

50. concert series 2016/2017

16.11.2016 Almamusik
12.10.2016 I sonatori della Gioiosa Marca

Horseriding summer camp

until 02.09.2016

Horseriding summercamp.
Information and Registration: +39 0471 794138 or info@pozzamanigoni.it

JMG: Concert Ensemble d'Improvviso

from 9:00 o’clock p.m.

The Ensemble d'Improvviso consists of 7 musicians. They will play pieces from the composers Bach, Castello, Conti, Pergoled and other famous composers.

Tuesday
30. August - 2016

Multivision Show in german language

from 8:30 p.m.

The Dolomites are unique in the world in terms of their beauty and variety of landscapes.

In german language at 8.30 pm and at 9.30 pm in italian language.

Aperitif Urtijëi - sparkling evenings in Ortisei

until 03.09.2016

Fresh, bubbly and exclusive: this is how the event present himself during the aperitif evenings. In addition to the drinks and delicious appetizers, the visitor can enjoy the evening with sensual live music, which makes the atmosphere even more special.

17.07.2016 - 03.09.2016 / Live Music 18.00h - 20.30h

Cafe Adler - Mar./Di./Tue.
Cafe Soviso - Mer./Mi./Wed.
Vinotheque La Cërcia - Gio./Do./Thu.
Cafe Soviso - Ven./Fr./Fri.
Cafe Haiti - Sab./Sa./Sat.
Cafe Corso - Dom./So./Sun.

Wednesday
31. August - 2016

Photo exhibition: "LandArt"

from 08:00 o’clock a.m.

The photo exhibition is the result of a photo competition. The topic of the competition was "nature".
Visitable during the opening hours of the cassa Raiffeisen:
Mon - Fri: 8.00 am - 1.00 pm
Mon+Tue+Wed+Fri: 2.30 pm - 4.30 pm
Thu: 5.00 pm - 7.00 pm

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.

Thursday
1. August - 2016

Unika - Sculpturing and wood-carving exhibition

until 04.09.2016

For centuries now the Val Gardena/Gröden valley in the heart of the Dolomites has been famous for its artistic handicrafts and above all for the art of wood carving and sculpturing.

Works by Val Gardena’s wood sculptors on show in the Unika exhibition are single pieces and showcase the creative talents of each individual artist.
The Unika exhibition took place for the first time in 1994 as a combined effort by a group of sculptors, wood-sculpture painters, gilders, and ornamental sculptors and carvers in Val Gardena.

The artists work in front of the public for three days, providing insight into the creative process and their artistic skills. Interested visitors have the rare chance to talk to the artists, find out more about the long-established tradition of wood sculpturing.

Concert by Music Band San Genesio

from 9:00 o’clock p.m.

The Music band San Genesio is composed by 64 members + the members of honour Johann Weithaler, August Rungaldier, Franz Egger & Josef Lamprecht.

Concert by Ortisei Band

from 9:00 o’clock p.m.

The citizens of St. Ulrich have always felt a great love for music. This is reflected in the diverse and high-quality musical performances of the music band.
The music band is an integral part of the cultural, religious and social life of the village. The 57 active musicians meet about 100 times a year at rehearsals and performances at home and abroad.

In case of bad weather the concert will take place at the cultural centre "Luis Trenker".

Friday
2. August - 2016
Saturday
3. August - 2016

Photoacademy Val Gardena

until 11.09.2016

03.-11.09.2016
• Exhibition photo contest "Poster Val Gardena" in S. Cristina
• Photo exhibition by Thaddäus Salcher in Ortisei

05.09.2016 – 20:30 p.m.
Multivision Show "Dolomites - World natural heritage" presented by Valentin Pardeller in Selva (in German language)

06.09.2016 – 5 p.m.
Workshop with Daniel Ernst - Photographing at sunset and blue hour. Registration within 6.00 p.m. on the previous day at the tourist offices of Val Gardena.

07.09.2016
• 4:30 p.m. until 7 p.m.: Photo workshop - Discover Val Gardena through your own camera. More information: www.valgardena-active.com
• 20:30 p.m.: Encounter with the photographer Daniel Ernst in Ortisei.

08.09.2016 – 6 p.m.
Presentation photo exhibition by Thaddäus Salcher in Ortisei

09.09.2016 – 20:30 p.m.
"Dolomites World Heritage" - Multivisionshow and brass concert with Sepp Hackhofer in S. Cristina

10.09.2016 – 8:30 a.m. until 12.30 p.m.
Nature photo workshop with Alfred Erardi on Col Raiser. Registration within 6 p.m. on the previous day at the tourist offices of Val Gardena.

11.09.2016 – 5 p.m.
Award ceremony of the photo contest "Poster Val Gardena" in S. Cristina

Participation at the Workshops from 10-25,00 €

Sellaronda MTB Tour - counter clockwise

from 08:15 a.m.

Impressive guided mountain bike tour around the Sella massive, with breath-taking panoramic views over the peaks of the Dolomites UNESCO World Heritage Site. Cable car thanks the Dolomite passes Gardena, Campolongo, Sella Pordoijoch can be easily overcome. Accompanied by an experienced and knowledgeable local mountain bike guides you start from Selva Gardena, clockwise. The descents are mostly on technical singletrails and only partly follow the road.

Distance: 56 km
Riding altitude: 1.020 m
Altitute incl. Lifts: 3.420 m
Riding time: 6 h

Price: 80.00 €
70.00 € for VGA and VGA all inclusive partner (Selva)
(Dolomiti Supersummer daily ticket included)

WHAT YOU NEED?
- mountain bike
- water flask and Snack
- protective helmet
- suitable bikewear, including protection against wind and rain

Sunday
4. August - 2016

Bring the cattle from the mountain pasture

from 10:00 o’clock a.m.

10.00 am: Music Entertainment by Luca and Jonas
11.00am: Celebrating Mass at the Silvester chapel
12.00am: Music Entertainment by Group "Duo Südtirol"
2.30pm: Bring the cattles from the mountain pasture
5.00pm: Music Entertainment by Group "Duo Südtirol"

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.