Sports in South Tyrol: rafting in the Passeier Valley or do you prefer swimming, angling, golf?
Here you'll find everything you need for an active holiday in the Passeier Valley:
In the Passeier Valley, in addition to our hotel's own indoor pool you will also find two open-air public pools. St. Martin and St. Leonhard offer you endless bathing opportunities all summer long. Great value discount cards for the water park.
You'll need an Italian fishing licence to be allowed to cast your line in the Passeier Valley, which can be purchased from the tourist information office. You'll also need to purchase a daily permit which entitles you to fish in the Passer river from Quellenhof to St. Leonhard. The Pfeldererbach, Seeber and Schneeberger Schwarzsee lakes, as well as the Timmelser Schwarzsee lake can also be fished.
Experience the Passer river in a rubber dinghy and feel just like Huckleberry Finn. You can choose between medium and difficult routes and you will always be accompanied by experienced guides. Young rafters can also go wild on the Etsch which is safe but also super cool!
Golfing in the Passeier Valley has long been recognised as having reached international standards. Thanks to the mild climate you can golf here almost all year round. This guaranteed highlight of your stay is not only for the more experienced players. The Passeier Golf School. Merano offers golfing courses and takes good care of beginners as well as the more experienced and designs individual training programmes. In the clubhouse you can raise a toast to a successful game and and see the day out in cosy surroundings. Moreover, the clubhouse is renowned for its outstanding cuisine.
Climbing has become a popular sport in recent years. Climbing is characterised by concentration, discipline and a tremendous sense of achievement. In the Passeier Valley you will find several climbing gardens, as well as as climbing walls:
In the wider Passeier area you will find 4 climbing gardens with a total of 61 secure routes at all levels of difficulty.
Nordic Walking is especially fun for groups, it's gentle on the joints and yet burns plenty of calories. Once you have got to grips with this style of walking and the use of the sticks there will be nothing to hold you back and soon you will be off over hill and dale, over fields, through woods or along the Passer river.