Selva di Val Gardena is an idyllic destination for a summer holiday to the Dolomites, surrounded by nature and majestic mountains, and offering endless opportunities for an active or relaxing summer vacation in Italy. A luxury summer holiday in Selva Val Gardena will be packed full of timeless traditions and outdoor explorations, and will be sure to create a memorable summer in the Italian Alps.
Selva Val Gardena, Italy
Located in the trilingual valley of South Tyrol, the charming Selva Val Gardena village has accumulated a few different names over the years. You may hear this popular summer destination in the Dolomites as Selva Gardena, Selva and even sometimes the German name Wolkenstein! The 25km long Val Gardena valley is made up of 3 idyllic villages: Ortisei, S. Cristina and Selva di Val Gardena. Tyrolean charm and classical Ladin traditions are kept alive by friendly locals in the region, making it an authentic and attractive area for a cultural summer holiday in Italy. Renting a luxury summer chalet in Selva Val Gardena is the perfect option to experience the best this region has to offer.
The town of Selva di Val Gardena is at the foot of the Sella Massif and is a favourite mountain resort for an active holiday, acting as a direct gateway to the Sellaronda, one of the top hiking destinations in the Dolomites. It is the highest village in the Dolomites Val Gardena and is known for its beautiful churches and chapels. Perched on a craggy outpost, the Wolkenstein Castle ruins are an iconic sightseeing spot, and it is this castle that gave the town its name. Nowadays, the town is also known for wellbeing holidays, and many spa hotels in Selva provide an opportunity for a pamper. The weather in Selva Val Gardena is also attractive with cooler mountain air and an average of 300 days of sunshine per year.
Should you wish to immerse yourself in the spirit of the local community, summer events in Val Gardena are in abundance. Ranging from contemporary art festivals to local parades, from music concerts to mountain bike tours, a luxury summer holiday in Selva Val Gardena has events and entertainment to suit all tastes.
Being situated in the Dolomites, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, visitors can explore the luscious green, rolling hills and towering mountain ranges when on a hiking holiday in the Dolomites in summer. Being active comes easy here, as 600 km of official hiking paths and mountain bike trails take you from the valley all the way up to the mountain summits. There are plenty of Selva Val Gardena summer activities for the whole family to try this year!
This family-friendly summer mountain resort has something available for all ages. Try something new in rock climbing, fishing, paragliding, and a lot more – a summer holiday in The Dolomites really does offer an endless list of outdoor opportunities! To maximise from your time on a luxury holiday in Selva, the Gardena Card and Dolomiti Supersummer Pass will give you access to the mountain lifts and a host of activities whilst the Val Gardena Active Programmes allow both adults and children alike to explore and have an adventure.
A summer in Selva Val Gardena wouldn’t be complete without enjoying the local cuisine and delicacies. For those on a self-catered holiday in Val Gardena, there is a selection of fantastic restaurants and traditional inns as well as two Michelin star restaurants too. If you are staying in a Selva Val Gardena luxury catered chalet, then one of the 65 family-run mountain huts will provide mouth-watering regional delicacies for a lunch stop during a day trip in the Dolomiti Mountains.
Find out what a summer holiday in the Italian Dolomites is like first-hand, with our luxury chalets in Val Gardena offering an idyllic setting to host your getaway. If you are looking for a luxury summer holiday in Val Gardena or a luxury summer chalet in the Dolomites, then look no further than our selection of Val Gardena chalet rentals.
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