Summer: Hiking & MTB in Val d'Ega near Bolzano

Up and down the mountains: put on your hiking boots or get on your bike!

With flowering meadows and green pastures, emerald lakes and imposing rocky giants all reachable on foot: the Val d’Ega has a wealth of possibilities for hikers and mountain bikers. The area has a network of 530 km of paths and dirt roads, passing through a great variety of beautiful natural settings which are sure to linger in your memory. The Hotel Zur Sonne is the ideal starting point for all your cycling or hiking adventures in the mountains around Val d’Ega.

Lake Carezza

On foot & by MTB || Easy
It certainly ranks as one of the best-loved and most photogenic areas in the Dolomites. Mount Catinaccio and Mount Latemar are seen reflected in the emerald green waters of Lake Carezza. The Ladin people called it “Lec de Ergobando”, or Rainbow Lake, as a tribute to its extraordinary palette of colours.

Lake Carezza
Corno Nero

Corno Bianco & Corno Nero

Mountain tours || Medium difficulty
Have you ever walked over volcanic rocks? You’ll have a chance to do that here. From the summit of the Corno Bianco, you get a stunning view of the Bletterbach Gorge, the “Grand Canyon” of South Tyrol.

The Bletterbach Gorge (or Rio delle Foglie)

Walk || Easy
Get ready for a journey into the history of the Earth when you enter the “Grand Canyon” of South Tyrol. The gorge is 8 km long and is enclosed part of the way by 20-metre high porphyry walls. As you follow the interactive pathway through the gorge, with its walkways and ladders, you can explore 200 million years of the Earth’s geology.

Bletterbach Gorge

Latemarium in Obereggen

Themed paths & MTB trails || Easy - medium
There’s lots to explore in the realm of the “Dolomiti-Unesco Latemarium”: scenic terraces, such as the “latemar.360°”, offer you sensational views all around; trails including the “” wind along rocky cliffs and past strange formations, and some of the routes are adorned with works of art, like those on the “” themed pathway. There are 8 adventure trails and countless attractions to enjoy in the Latemarium.

Our services for you:

  • We can provide you with a packed lunch on request
  • Tour suggestions and hiking maps in the hotel
  • Guided tours in collaboration with the tourist office
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Bolzano - Gateway to the Dolomites


bookable all year

from 190,00 Euro per person - 3 nights
from 230,00 Euro per person - 4 nights

The golden autumn 7 = 6

Golden autumn

07.10.2023 - 01.11.2023

7 nights from 420,00 € per person

Glamorous mountain experience in the Dolomites

 20.05.2023 - 01.11.2023

from € 504,00 per person


26.11.2023 - 23.12.2023

5=4 arrive sunday

from 264,00 € per person

Mountainbiking in the Latemar Mountains

 20.05.2023 - 28.10.2023

from € 680,00 per person in half board