Mountains and sunshine
On the mountains by bike

Summer vibes between the Dolomites and Alps

A breathtaking panorama and a lot of action will keep you in a good mood. From the leisurely walk to the high-intensity mountain tour: from Mühlbach to Toblach you will never get bored. Whether you're climbing the mountains on two wheels, exploring the hiking trails, or simply splashing around in Cron4 - there's something for everyone here. So, take your bike, grab your swimsuit, lace up your hiking shoes, and let’s start your adventure!

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Pedal away and admire the Dolomites Region Kronplatz

The greatest happiness on earth is undoubtedly on the saddle of your bike

As passionate bikers, we can offer you plenty of tips on the diverse routes, whether you're amateurs or professionals. There is the perfect tour for everyone. Additionally, our hotel is in a top position to start the best tours. You can comfortably hop on the bus right outside the door, and within 3 km, you'll reach Bruneck, where you can also continue your excursion by train. From here, you can explore the entire Pustertal and indulge in the extensive network of routes available. A few tips for you!

Bike tour from Brunico to San Candido and back

This bike tour along the Rienz Riveris ideal for families as well as for people who travel alone. Before you start the tour, you can explore the town of Brunico and then make some stops to indulge in South Tyrolean delicacies. Along this route, you'll get to know the picturesque landscape along the river. This bike path net of the Pustertal is so well-connected, that you can pedal to other villages like Campo Turesor branch off to the villages of Dobbiaco/Cortina. If you arrive in San Candido and want to continue, you can even bike to Lienz in Austria.Given that public transportation works well in South Tyrol, you can take into consideration returning by train. For the route from Brunico to San Candido you will take about 2-3 hours.

Cycling up and down in the Dolomites Region Kronplatz

Whether a leisurely ride or a hard bike tour, at Kronplatz you will find the perfect tour for you. Just hop on your bike and off you go. Mountain bikers especially enjoy Kronplatz to the fullest. Cheating is allowed, so you can just hop on an e-bike and effortlessly explore the Pustertal mountains. The cable car is just around the corner, close to your accommodation.

The challenging one: Klammljoch-Tour

The 7-hour long day tour starts in Campo Tures. It takes about 1 hour by bus or 25 minutes by car to get there. From Campo Tures, you first cross a relatively flat picturesque landscape towards Riva di Tures before entering the slightly steeper valley named Knuttental.There you can stop for a break. Then you go up to Klammljoch Mountain Passuntil you reach the point that connects the Rieserferner-Ahrn / Vedrette di Ries-Aurina Nature Park with the High Tauern National Park. After wonderful views of the majestic peaks of the Dolomites while cycling up and down, you take the mountain up to Staller Saddle and then down into the Antholzer Tal, passing the homonymous lake until you come back to the starting point.
Hiking through the Pustertal
Ready, steady, go!!!

A walk to the Earth Pyramids of Percha

This 5 km long and 1.5-hour circular walk starts at the Oberwielenbach parking. At first, it leads on a slightly steep path and then on a flat one through forests to the highlight: the earth pyramids in Percha! From Akelei, you can easily reach the starting point in 45 minutes by public transport. You take the bus (about 100 m from the house) first to Brunico and then to Percha and then get off the bus at the church in Oberwielenbach.

A circular hike on the Sasso Putia

This is a moderate hike with a breathtaking WOW factor, just a 45-minute drive from Akelei. Begin your adventure at the Würzjochin St. Martin in Thurn, nestled in the Gadertal, for an unforgettable circular hike around the majestic Peitlerkofel. Follow a leisurely path to the foot of the mountain, where your round trip begins. Traverse through forests and across meadows adorned with alpine roses and various flowers, immersing yourself in the diverse facets of nature. Alongside rock walls, you'll feel the Dolomites at your fingertips! Experience 4 hours of breathtaking views and 13 kilometers of pure joy for all hiking enthusiasts!

Spectacular tour: Fascinating Mountain world Speikboden in Ahrntal

Embark on an unforgettable journey starting at the valley station of the Speikboden cable car in Sand in Taufers, easily accessible from Akelei in about 1 hour by public transportation. From there, ascend to the middle station. For families, we recommend leisurely alpine hikes and exciting themed trails. For those aiming for the peak, expect to reach your destination in approximately 2.5 hours.
Our cultural tips - yes, we are very well educated!
The best museums and castles in the Dolomite Region Plan de Corones

These museums are not only worth a visit on rainy days but quite the opposite: Take your time for a cultural trip through the Pustertal! The following museums and castles can be perfectly combined with a hike or a bike tour. Let’s see what the environs around Bruneck have to offer!

South Tyrolean Folklore Museum

Immerse yourself in the South Tyrolean past and find out more about the traditions and customs of the previous countrymen at the South Tyrolean Folklore Museum.

Taufers Castle

Feel like a prince and princess and visit the room of the spirits, the knit’s hall, the armory, the torture chamber, and the dungeon at Taufers Castle.

Messner Mountain Museum (MMM) Corones

Admire the building and find out more about the history of alpinism at the Messner Mountain Museum (MMM) Corones.

Brunico Castle (MMM)

Observe Reinhold Messner’s treasures from around the world at Brunico Castle (MMM).

Lumen at Kronplatz

Learn more about the history of photography from all over the world from its beginnings until the contemporary at Lumen at Kronplatz.

UNESCO-World Heritage Site

Warning: These are not insider tips!
Take a spin on Lake Braies pedal boat and capture the moment for Insta.
Make a circular hike around the Three Peaks and observe the wannabes.
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