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
24. July - 2017

Concert series of classical music "valgardenaMusika"

from 9:00 o’clock p.m.

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

50. concert series Summer 2017

The tickets can be purchased at the evening cassa. The concerts begin at 8.30 p.m.

14.07 - 9 p.m. - Iman Center S. Cristina: Contact Percussion Group
24.07 - 9 p.m. - Cultural Centre Ortisei: Ensemble Cordia
04.08 - 9 p.m. - Meadow in front of the town hall square Selva Val Gardena: Tonschmiede-das Blechprojekt
17.08 - 9 p.m. - Parish Church or Iman Center S. Cristina: Zefiro & Bläser
27.08 - 5 p.m. - Parish Church S. Giacomo or Ortisei: Quartetto della Cappella Sistina

IDEA UNIKA - Exposition

until 17.09.2017

For the second time the Tourist Office Ortisei organizes in cooperation with the municipality of Ortisei and the UNIKA the IDEA UNIKA exposition.

Tuesday
25. July - 2017

Aperitif Urtijëi - sparkling evenings in Ortisei

until 30.07.2017

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.

16.07.2017 - 02.09.2017 / 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.

2° INTERNATIONAL WOODEN SCULPTURE SYMPOSIUM

from 08:30 a.m.

The young artists chosen have the possibility to present their works in a different landscape then the usual, thus in the nature of the mountains at 2.100 m. From Tuesday 25.07. to Saturday 29.07. the alp of Ciampinoi in Selva Val Gardena will be turned into a spectacular workshop under open sky.

Wednesday
26. July - 2017

#DOLOMITESVIVES - (re)discover the Dolomite Passes

from 09:00 o’clock a.m.

The Passo Sella will be closed to traffic every Wednesday from 9 am to 4 pm during the summer.
An important contribution to the preservation of the sensitive natural environment on the mountain will be made in the name of the Unesco World Heritage every Wednesday this summer.
From the 5th of July to the 30th of August 2017, the road to the Passo Sella will be closed for all motorized vehicles every Wednesday from 9 am to 4 pm.
On the Val Gardena side, the road will be closed from the Miramonti junction above Plan de Gralba, and on the Val di Fassa side, the road will be closed from the Passo Pordoi/Passo Sella junction.
On the #Dolomitesvives days, the roads will only be open for bicycles, pedestrians, electric vehicles and public busses. Two additional bus lines will be in operation from Plan de Gralba to the Passo Sella (every 15 minutes) on these days.

EVENTS

5.7. Dolomeets VIPs: Reinhold Messner
12.7. Dolomites Taste-Tour: star chefs invite you
19.7. Jazz Festival
26.7. Dolomites Taste-Tour
2.8. Sounds of the Dolomites
9.8. Dolomeets: Ladin athletes
16.8. The Ladin ladies trio "Ganes"
23.8. Ladin mythology opera: "Aneta"
30.8. Dolomites Taste-Tour: star chefs invite you

2° INTERNATIONAL WOODEN SCULPTURE SYMPOSIUM

from 08:30 a.m.

The young artists chosen have the possibility to present their works in a different landscape then the usual, thus in the nature of the mountains at 2.100 m. From Tuesday 25.07. to Saturday 29.07. the alp of Ciampinoi in Selva Val Gardena will be turned into a spectacular workshop under open sky.

Thursday
27. July - 2017

2° INTERNATIONAL WOODEN SCULPTURE SYMPOSIUM

from 08:30 a.m.

The young artists chosen have the possibility to present their works in a different landscape then the usual, thus in the nature of the mountains at 2.100 m. From Tuesday 25.07. to Saturday 29.07. the alp of Ciampinoi in Selva Val Gardena will be turned into a spectacular workshop under open sky.

Folklore parade with the Ortisei band

from 9:00 o’clock p.m.

Val Gardena’s folk costume is at the very heart of Val Gardena culture. Its lavish decorations make it one of the most beautiful costumes in the Alps. The costume is particularly important as it identifies the social status of the person wearing it.
During these folklore parades you have the possibility to know the specific meaning of each costume. You can admire the whole beauty of Val Gardena’s costume at the traditional folklore parades, where you have the opportunity to learn the different meanings of the individual dress.

Legends of the Dolomites - for children

from 5:00 o’clock p.m.

Dear children!
Read with us stories about the legends of the Dolomites, princes and princesses, magicians and witches. The Dolomites are full of interesting stories.

Info & free registration in the library or write an email: bibliothek@selva.eu

Friday
28. July - 2017

2° INTERNATIONAL WOODEN SCULPTURE SYMPOSIUM

from 08:30 a.m.

The young artists chosen have the possibility to present their works in a different landscape then the usual, thus in the nature of the mountains at 2.100 m. From Tuesday 25.07. to Saturday 29.07. the alp of Ciampinoi in Selva Val Gardena will be turned into a spectacular workshop under open sky.

Dolmites Market in Selva Val Gardena

until 27.08.2017

Biological product - handcrafts - regional delicacies

Selva, the cosy village at the bottom of magnificent Dolomites, presents the summer 2017 characterized by delicious gastronomy, arts and local traditions.

every Monday: DIY for Kids
every Tuesday: Tyrolean Festival
every Saturday: Dumpling Festival
every Sunday: Strudel Festival

Saturday
29. July - 2017

2° INTERNATIONAL WOODEN SCULPTURE SYMPOSIUM

from 08:30 a.m.

The young artists chosen have the possibility to present their works in a different landscape then the usual, thus in the nature of the mountains at 2.100 m. From Tuesday 25.07. to Saturday 29.07. the alp of Ciampinoi in Selva Val Gardena will be turned into a spectacular workshop under open sky.

Jëuni Rocking Sëlva

from 4:00 o’clock p.m.

After the first and second Edition 2015 & 2016 the Festival "Jëuni rocking Sëlva" will take place also this year!

Come and join us!

Organised by youth association "Jëuni de Sëlva".

Sellaronda MTB-tour clockwise

from 08:30 a.m.

Impressive guided mountain bike tour around the Sella massive, with breath-taking panoramic views. Cable car thanks the Dolomite passes can be easily overcome. Accompanied by an experienced and knowledgeable local mountain bike guides. The descents are mostly on technical singletrails and only partly follow the road.

Meeting point: Active office – S. Cristina
Starting time: 8.30 am
Track length: 58 km
Riding altitude: 450 m
Price: € 80,00 - € 70,00 for VGA partner accommodations S. Cristina (Bikepass incluso)
If required, the mountain bikes can be hired in our bike rentals (not included in the price)
Difficulty: medium

Sunday
30. July - 2017

Guided hikes with the Mountain Guides “Catores”

from 09:00 o’clock 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.

Sellaronda MTB Tour - counter 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: 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

MTB tour: Discover the diversity of Val Gardena

from 09:30 a.m.

During this MTB tour you will ride across Val Gardena’s most important sights. The tour starts with a wonderful view to the Castel Gardena, where you will then proceed towards Selva.
Once you have reached the centre of Selva, which is located at 1560 meters you will return to S. Cristina. The cycle path to Ortisei is located alongside the Gardena River. Ortisei is best known for being the hometown of the mountain climber Luis Trenker and the famous song writer Giorgio Moroder.
The return path to S. Cristina is programmed along the traditional Val Gardena Train path.

Meeting point: Active office – S. Cristina
Starting time: 9.30 am
Track length: 20 km
Duration: 2 hours
Altitude difference: 300m (uphill), 500m (downhill)
Price: € 15,00 - Free of charge for VGA partner accommodations S. Cristina
Difficulty: easy

If required, the mountain bikes can be hired in our bike rentals (not included in the price)

Monday
31. July - 2017

Medium MTB Tour: Resciesa - Seceda

from 09:00 o’clock a.m.

This tour through the Puez Odle nature park is one of the most impressive mountain bike ventures in Val Gardena. After a short climb to the S.Giacomo Church awaits you a wonderful descent to the Val d'Anna, which will perfectly complement your unforgettable adventure in mountain biking. The panoramic path from the Rasciesa funicular as far as the Santa Croce Chapel alone, would be worth the almost 1.000 m in altitude difference from Ortisei. But there is still better to come. In the second half of the tour you pass through inspired trails straight to the foot of the steeply towering Odle mountain range. There the distinctive Pieralongia rock formation is waiting with scenery for the perfect souvenir photo.

Distance: 40 km
Altitude difference uphill: 1.316 m
Altitude difference downhill: 2.043 m
Riding time: 3.5 h

Price: 30.00 €
Free of charge for VGA & VGA All inclusive Partner

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

E-Bike Tour: Gardenaronda valley

from 09:00 o’clock a.m.

Route: S. Cristina – Ortisei – Val d’Anna – San Giacomo – S. Cristina

Length: 21 km
Altitude range: 381 m
Total climb: 454 m
Total descent: 454 m

Equipment: E-bike, spare tube, long-fingered gloves, glasses and helmet
Participants: min. 2 – max. 8 people

Tuesday
1. July - 2017

Aperitif Urtijëi - sparkling evenings in Ortisei

until 06.08.2017

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.

16.07.2017 - 02.09.2017 / 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
2. July - 2017

#DOLOMITESVIVES - (re)discover the Dolomite Passes

from 09:00 o’clock a.m.

The Passo Sella will be closed to traffic every Wednesday from 9 am to 4 pm during the summer.
An important contribution to the preservation of the sensitive natural environment on the mountain will be made in the name of the Unesco World Heritage every Wednesday this summer.
From the 5th of July to the 30th of August 2017, the road to the Passo Sella will be closed for all motorized vehicles every Wednesday from 9 am to 4 pm.
On the Val Gardena side, the road will be closed from the Miramonti junction above Plan de Gralba, and on the Val di Fassa side, the road will be closed from the Passo Pordoi/Passo Sella junction.
On the #Dolomitesvives days, the roads will only be open for bicycles, pedestrians, electric vehicles and public busses. Two additional bus lines will be in operation from Plan de Gralba to the Passo Sella (every 15 minutes) on these days.

EVENTS

5.7. Dolomeets VIPs: Reinhold Messner
12.7. Dolomites Taste-Tour: star chefs invite you
19.7. Jazz Festival
26.7. Dolomites Taste-Tour
2.8. Sounds of the Dolomites
9.8. Dolomeets: Ladin athletes
16.8. The Ladin ladies trio "Ganes"
23.8. Ladin mythology opera: "Aneta"
30.8. Dolomites Taste-Tour: star chefs invite you

Thursday
3. July - 2017

Legends of the Dolomites - for children

from 5:00 o’clock p.m.

Dear children!
Read with us stories about the legends of the Dolomites, princes and princesses, magicians and witches. The Dolomites are full of interesting stories.

Info & free registration in the library or write an email: bibliothek@selva.eu

Concert by Music Band Selva

from 9:00 o’clock p.m.

The music band Selva was founded in the year 1925. Nowdays they are more than 50 members.

Friday
4. July - 2017

Concert series of classical music "valgardenaMusika"

from 9:00 o’clock p.m.

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

50. concert series Summer 2017

The tickets can be purchased at the evening cassa. The concerts begin at 8.30 p.m.

14.07 - 9 p.m. - Iman Center S. Cristina: Contact Percussion Group
24.07 - 9 p.m. - Cultural Centre Ortisei: Ensemble Cordia
04.08 - 9 p.m. - Meadow in front of the town hall square Selva Val Gardena: Tonschmiede-das Blechprojekt
17.08 - 9 p.m. - Parish Church or Iman Center S. Cristina: Zefiro & Bläser
27.08 - 5 p.m. - Parish Church S. Giacomo or Ortisei: Quartetto della Cappella Sistina

Saturday
5. July - 2017

Sellaronda MTB Tour - counter 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: 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

Sellaronda MTB-tour clockwise

from 08:30 a.m.

Impressive guided mountain bike tour around the Sella massive, with breath-taking panoramic views. Cable car thanks the Dolomite passes can be easily overcome. Accompanied by an experienced and knowledgeable local mountain bike guides. The descents are mostly on technical singletrails and only partly follow the road.

Meeting point: Active office – S. Cristina
Starting time: 8.30 am
Track length: 58 km
Riding altitude: 450 m
Price: € 80,00 - € 70,00 for VGA partner accommodations S. Cristina (Bikepass incluso)
If required, the mountain bikes can be hired in our bike rentals (not included in the price)
Difficulty: medium

E-bike tour: difficult

from 09:00 o’clock a.m.

Riding an e-bike is the new trend, which literally electrifies bike fans. Enjoy our beautiful nature on an e-bike tour: a unique experience in Val Gardena.

Sunday
6. July - 2017

Val Gardena folklore festival with presentation of Val Gardena's costumes

from 4:30 p.m.

The traditional costumes of the Val Gardena are known far beyond its boarders. Every year, on the first Sunday of August, they are shown on a big festival, which is alternately hosted by one of the three villages of the Val Gardena. During the day, various traditional dishes and drinks are offered.

Guided hikes with the Mountain Guides “Catores”

from 09:00 o’clock 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.

MTB tour: Discover the diversity of Val Gardena

from 09:30 a.m.

During this MTB tour you will ride across Val Gardena’s most important sights. The tour starts with a wonderful view to the Castel Gardena, where you will then proceed towards Selva.
Once you have reached the centre of Selva, which is located at 1560 meters you will return to S. Cristina. The cycle path to Ortisei is located alongside the Gardena River. Ortisei is best known for being the hometown of the mountain climber Luis Trenker and the famous song writer Giorgio Moroder.
The return path to S. Cristina is programmed along the traditional Val Gardena Train path.

Meeting point: Active office – S. Cristina
Starting time: 9.30 am
Track length: 20 km
Duration: 2 hours
Altitude difference: 300m (uphill), 500m (downhill)
Price: € 15,00 - Free of charge for VGA partner accommodations S. Cristina
Difficulty: easy

If required, the mountain bikes can be hired in our bike rentals (not included in the price)