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Family holidays in Südtirol

The Plose is the ideal hiking area for families with children. It takes only a few minutes to reach the mountain with the gondola lift.

Children’s excitement goes up already on the Plose gondola lift itself. Once you have reached the 2050 meter of height, you have many different opportunities. You can either stay in the surroundings, let your children play in the playground and enjoy a cold drink on the sun terrace or you start right away for your tour. If you want to take it easy, then walk to the place called Skihütte and there you take a second gondola lift that takes you to a height of 2.500 m. You get a fantastic mountain feeling up there, an amazing view of the Dolomites and various chances to go for a short or a long hike.

Families hiking in the Dolomites

Family hikes – Fun for Kids

WoodyWalk is the best round hiking tour for families. Nan, granddad and mum with the children, everyone will enjoy himself. This path, adequate for small children, doesn’t only offer amazing views, but has also many attractions on its way as a giant sledge, millwheels, wooden telefones, a tree to climb on, Kneipp ponds and many others. WoodyWalk offers variety and entertainment for everybody.

Who is up to it takes their own lunch and stops for a picnic on the meadow. Of course there is always the possibility to have a nice snack at the Mountain Inn Rossalm, and, while mum and dad relax on the terrace, the small ones can enjoy themselves at the playground or on the Vikings’ ship.

There are other hikes that adapt very well to families. Please check our proposals !  You can start from the top station of the gondola lift Plose and hike for approx. 1 hour to the place called Skihütte. There you take the gondola lift Pfannspitze that takes you to a height of 2.500 m. Up there you get a great mountain-feeling – with the majestic Dolomites in front of you.


Dash down the 9 km into the valley with this mountain go-karts. If you want to experience something really special and exciting, then you have to come to the Plose and try out the fantastic mountaincarts. You start at 2.050m a.s.l., right next to to the mountain station of the gondola lift. This way you also get a chance to take a few hours of relax on the sun terraces of the Restaurant La Finestra or Pension Geisler or even combine your adventure with a hike on the Plose.

Watch out for the days when the mountaincarts are at disposal.

Children’s Day

The big mountain adventure already starts in the gondolo lift. In the cablecar you have an amazing look at Brixen from above. It will look really tiny from there. But the adventure is only at its beginnings.

If you are interested in one of the children programs, please contact the Outdoorcenter Plose at +39 0472 850040 or find information on their website


On the Plose Geocachers will find some very special challenges. There is a series of traditional caches along the main routes as well as a demanding Multi Cache that takes a whole day of hiking. Beside the exciting outdoor treasure hunting game you will be rewarded with a great views of the Dolomites and many other mountains and valleys of Southtyrol. For all those who want to get an idea of this discipline, there are introduction hikes for beginners. You can also rent your GPS unit. Please check our guided hikes for details.

Families and friends hiking on the Plose