Active summer holidays in the Dolomites

Ready for your summer holiday in Selva, South Tyrol?

Experience indescribable summer moments in the lush meadows of the Puez-Geisler Nature Park, in the Val Gardena Region of the Dolomites and around the mighty Langkofel mountain.

Many love Val Gardena in South Tyrol, the bright blue sky, the fresh mountain air, the flowering meadows, the mysterious forests, the pale mountains that look like they have been set ablaze in the evening light, the enchanting Dolomites in the evenings.

Tourists who have visited Val Gardena and enjoyed a summer in the mountains are sure to return, as the region has a huge heart and a thousand delights. Why not visit and see for yourself?

Good reasons to pick Hotel Oswald for your summer holiday:

  • Free participation in the Val Gardena Active weekly activities. Hiking excursions, exhausting mountain bike tours, impressive climbing adventures and exciting outdoor activities in the idyllic Dolomites.
  • Hotel Oswald for cyclists:  mountain bike and e-bike tours with a professional guide (on payment)
  • Low-cost mountain bike and e-bike hire and advice in specialized bike shops next to our hotel
  • Lockable bike storage room with CCTV, complete with full tool kit.
  • Val Gardena Mobil Card: free use of all buses in the Val Gardena public transport network (valid for 7 days). Public transport stops right on our doorstep
  • Climbing fans can go wild on the many climbing routes in Val Gardena with various levels of difficulty
  • free rental of FTX trekking poles
  • Hiking maps, advices and information for an unforgettable holiday
  • Once a week hiking with our guide Adolf, with him you will discover the most breathtaking places in Val Gardena.
  • Brand-new indoor climbing centre by the hotel, perfect in bad weather
  • Free entry to the Pranives ice rink when Hockey Club Gherdëina play
  • Free ice skating and skate hire
Hotel Oswald

Hiking in the mountains of Val Gardena

Idyllic routes go from the hotel, into the local area and through the mesmerising Alps.

The beautiful countryside surrounding Selva Val Gardena is characterised by nature in its purest form:

Get close to and comfortable with nature – and experience it with all five senses - on a hike and see meadows in bloom, clear sprawling views and strange rock formations in the Dolomites in South Tyrol.

The team at Hotel Oswald are happy to help you plan excursions, with hiking maps and various information available in the hotel.

The Gardena Card grants the holder free use of lifts and buses throughout Val Gardena.

Hiking summer

Hiking in the mountains of Val Gardena

Exploring the Dolomites on 2 wheels

Hotel Oswald**** is the perfect base for passionate cyclists wanting an active and adventurous holiday in the wilderness of the Dolomites, which has been granted UNESCO World Heritage Site status for its beauty and sensational scenery.

Hotel Oswald is nestled in the heart of Selva Val Gardena with an idyllic natural backdrop. Its central location near the Ciampinoi gondola lift, which can also transport bikes, also makes it the perfect base for bike tours in the world famous and sensational mountain bike paradise of the Val Gardena valley in the Dolomites.

Bike Hotel Dolomiti

Exploring the Dolomites on 2 wheels