The Plose in Bressanone/Brixen is a pure winter paradise! Skiing in the Plose ski area with a view of the Dolomites, tobogganing on South Tyrol’s longest toboggan run, alpine touring with guaranteed adventure, snowshoeing in the silent vastness, experiencing winter from a bird’s perspective … the Plose in Bressanone/Brixen, which is situated close to our hotel in Bressanone/Brixen offers all of this. You can easily reach other winter sports areas in South Tyrol that promise a fascinating time!
Plose in Bressanone/Brixen – the very finest winter highlight
Winter adventures on our local Plose mountain in Bressanone/Brixen
Plose: tobogganing on South Tyrol’s longest toboggan run
It’s a whole 10.5 kilometres long, the RudiRun toboggan run that provides ultimate fun for all ages. The route that is suitable for tobogganing on the Plose is split into two sections: the first one is technically easier and can therefore mastered by anyone, it is also usually covered with plenty of natural snow and can be reached by lift; this section is ideal for families. Ambitious tobogganers on the other hand test the whole length of the run on the Plose in Bressanone/Brixen. The run also stays open in the evening for Friday Night Fever. The sledges can be hired at the Plose bottom station in Bressanone/Brixen.
Alpine tours on the Plose in Bressanone/Brixen
The Plose in Bressanone/Brixen can also be climbed with skins under your skis in the evening at Friday Night Fever. However, it’s not just the Plose in Bressanone/Brixen that is considered to be an ideal practice ground for alpine tour skiers but the whole area around the Hotel Löwenhof. You can reach South Tyrol’s most popular areas in no time at all but caution is called for: anyone setting off on an off-piste tour should always put safety first and consult the avalanche reports and have the right equipment ready. It is best to set off on an alpine tour with an experienced guide, we will be happy to advise you!
Snowshoeing – deserted vastness
Snowshoeing has its very own unique magic – the silent vastness, fields and slopes, snow crystals that sparkle in the sunlight ... wonderful snowshoe hikes can be enjoyed around our Hotel Löwenhof and the Plose in Bressanone/Brixen but also in the Val di Fundres/Pfunderer Tal, the Rio Pusteria/Gitschberg-Jochtal hiking and ski area and of course in the nearby Dolomites. Our tip: Spelónca/Spiluck above Varna/Vahrn, an idyllic little hamlet with a captivating effect.
Cross-country skiing around the Plose in Bressanone/Brixen
The wonderfully tranquil mountains around the Plose in Bressanone/Brixen can also be experienced from their most stunning side when cross-country skiing. Perfectly groomed trails for skaters and classic cross-country skiers line the pastures and fields at different altitudes. The Plose ski and cross-country skiing are in Bressanone/Brixen offers four varied circular trails with a total length of 23.5 kilometres. In addition, we recommend the trails in Luson/Lüsen, Valles/Vals, on the Rodengo/Rodeneck Alp and the high-altitude trail on the Passo delle Erbe/Würzjoch. The circular trail in Petscheid on Luson/Lüsen near Bressanone/Brixen is floodlit in the evening once a week.
Experiences with the wow effect
The Plose in Bressanone/Brixen is a place for very special experiences. For example, a horse-drawn carriage ride is uniquely beautiful. You head through scenery covered in deep snow for 2.5 kilometres from Valcroce/Kreuztal up the Plose in Bressanone/Brixen. Warmly wrapped up in thick blankets and accompanied by the ringing of bells, you are swept away by a unique magic that you will not forget for a long time to come. As we are used to in Bressanone/Brixen, the city has the perfect counterpart to every experience. For example, there’s paragliding in contrast to the romantic horse-drawn carriage ride up the Plose in Bressanone/Brixen. Pure adrenaline when you suddenly take off from the Plose’s peak above Bressanone/Brixen and sail over the snow-covered landscape. The Dolomites are really unforgettable from above!