Silentium - Chalet in the Dolomites

THE DOLOMITES, A UNESCO NATURAL WORLD HERITAGE SITE
 

250 million years ago, a tropical sea was home
to an incredible expanse of corals and algae:

the Dolomites, declared a UNESCO World Natural Heritage Site in 2009.
The so-called “Pale Mountains” comprise a total of 9 mountain groups.
The most famous symbol of the Dolomites is the extraordinary Tre Cime di Lavaredo.

Your Chalet in the outskirts of Monguelfo in Pustertal

Our Silentium Dolomites Chalet in the Puster Valley is located in the outskirts of Monguelfo, just one kilometre from the centre. The house, recently restored with painstaking detail, is located right next to the forest and affords a wonderful view of meadows and fields.

Monguelfo – the central village in the Val Pusteria is the ideal starting point for many activities. Hiking trails, open in winter and summer, literally pass right outside the front door.

The village with its beautiful Castle "Welsperg" offers a pleasant ambiance with many shops, cafes, restaurants and sports facilities, as for example ...

  • Tennis courts with floodlights, a new mini golf course and a striking panoramic outdoor swimming pool.
  • Only 100 meters from the Chalet there is the popular bike path “Val Pusteria”. How about a bike ride to Lienz (A) and return by train? For mountain bikers there are many options – Every year, the famous "Dolomiti Super Bike" takes place in the Upper Pusteria Valley.
  • The Braies Valley is only a few kilometres away. Don’t miss a visit to Lake Braies and one of the most beautiful high plateaus in South Tyrol – the Prato Piazza (2000 m).
  • The many placid peaks of the Casies Valley, the alpine tours in the Vedrette-Ries area in the Aurina Valley or the rugged, steep walls of the Sesto Dolomites offer perfect conditions for outdoor enthusiasts.
 

Our advice:
 

Would you like a typical, authentic and traditional experience?
Spend Christmas in the mountains at Lake Braies.
We wish you a peaceful Christmas season ...

The list of exciting leisure activities continues also in the winter.

You may start your snowshoe hikes directly at the Silentium Dolomites Chalet.

The 100-km cross-country ski trail in the Val Pusteria is just 100 meters away. Cortina, Sesto, Anterselva, and Casies – all these places may be reached on cross-country skis.

With the ski train, the so-called "Ski Pustertal Express", Monguelfo now occupies a very special position.

Thanks to the location between three top ski resorts, our guests have different choices every day. They may take the train to Versciaco-Monte Elmo to Three Peaks/3 Zinnen Dolomites ski resort, or to Perca to reach Plan de Corones (15 min.) or to Cortina.

Furthermore, there is a lovely ski lift in the village, which is particularly suitable for our youngest guests.

 
 

PLAN DE CORONES SKI AREA:
THE NUMBER ONE SKI RESORT

 

119 kilometres of slopes for every level of ability,
32 state-of-the-art ski lifts and
a breath-taking view of the rocky mountains nearby:

The Plan de Corones is the paradise par excellence for ski and snowboard enthusiasts in the heart of Val Pusteria.
 

 
Highlight of the Plan de Corones
  • Skisafari: would you like a super exclusive alpine ski experience? The Sella Ronda trail covers 40 kilometres around the Sella Group and the wonderful “Giro delle Cime” offers 30 kilometres of slopes with a difference in altitude of 5,600 metres.
  • Race circuits & Speedlines: just like the pros! Test yourself with the slalom and giant slalom... and you might discover that you have a hidden talent!
  • Snowpark: Easy Line, Medium Rail Line and Medium Kickerline - here, freestyle and snowboard enthusiasts really can go wild.
  • The “Black Five”: only for experts! Plan de Corones offers 5 black slopes: brace yourself for the challenge you have always dreamed of!
  • Ski Pustertal Express: with the free Ski Pustertal Express, you can travel between the Plan de Corones ski area and the Tre Cime Dolomiti ski area in just half an hour.
     
 
 

THREE PEAKS DOLOMITES SKI RESORT:
WINTER HOLIDAYS IN THE DOLOMITES

 

Who wouldn’t dream of taking their skis
to the most beautiful part of the Dolomites?
Of course, we’re talking about the Sextner Dolomites
and its world-famous Three Peaks.
 

 
Skiing in the Dolomites

The aspiring ski resort with 93 km of slopes and 32 lift system facilities has the best quality of slopes in Italy (2015/16 test champion of the Skiarea Test) and thanks to the modern Helm Rotwand ski area connection, it has also been awarded the title “Greatest Improver of the Year”.

Thanks to the new rail connections, the villages of Sexten, Innichen, Toblach, Niederdorf and Prags, and their five interlinked ski mountains between South Tyrol and Veneto can now take advantage of Kronplatz: this union opens a ski area of 200 km of slopes (Ski Pustertal Express). Certainly, an exceptional alpine highlight.

 
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