The lush green Alpine meadows stretch between the edges of forests and the ridges of mountains. In the distance, the Dolomites contrast with the blue sky where the sun shines. The Monzoccolo/Tschögglberg is one of the sunniest hiking regions in South Tyrol. There are chestnut trees and spruce and larch trees along the hiking trails, which form a network of over 800 kilometres. Your hiking holiday near Bolzano/Bozen in South Tyrol starts directly at your Hotel Saltus – and leads you to the most beautiful viewpoints, places of strength, and Alpine huts, where traditional South Tyrolean snacks, speck, and homemade delicacies await you. On your extended hikes, you will encounter Haflinger, open-minded people, and stories about life in the mountains. The hiking area around our Hotel Saltus is full of undiscovered wonders of nature to which paths lead, as varied as the mountains themselves.There is something for everyone. Among some of the highlights are a long-distance hiking trail, panoramic Alpine hikes, summit hikes far beyond the forest line, and leisure hikes, which you can also master with a pram.
Themed trails such as the Trail of Legends (Sentiero delle leggende/Sagenweg) on the Salto/Salten bring you in touch with South Tyrol’s mystical world of legends. The ancient places of worship are evidence of long-forgotten traditions and customs. One to two-hour hikes for in between take you directly to the untouched natural world between Salto/Salten and the Dolomites, to mountain huts and wonderful vantage points. Throughout your stay at the Hotel Saltus, you can use the public transport network in South Tyrol and the Tschögglberger hiking shuttles free of charge – as well as the cable car that connects San Genesio/Jenesien with Bolzano/Bozen. Start hiking and discover the home of life, happiness, and freedom.
reveals itself to those who look.
While you hike on the Monzoccolo/Tschögglberg, try to do it with all your senses – and with an open mind. Then you will see how nature speaks to you, reveals its ancient secrets, and invites you to an emotional dialogue. Hiking in South Tyrol has a positive effect on your health, mind, and mood, especially if you are aware of it. You can find out how to do this when you go forest bathing.