Wolkenstein in Gröden / Selva in Val Gardena
Selva di Val Gardena/Wolkenstein is the highest village in the Val Gardena/Gröden, embedded between the Sassolungo and the Sella Group, just below the majestic Sella-Massif. Surrounded by the Dolomite mountains here you will experience a fantastic holiday.
Active winter in Val Gardena/Gröden
Especially many ski tourers come to Selva di Val Gardena/Wolkenstein during the cold season. From here, you can start countless exciting tours to the surrounding mountains.
Skiers and snowboarders enjoy the ski area in Val Gardena/Gröden and anyone who wants can join the famous Sellaronda ski route starting from here. Moreover, many rustic mountain huts will pamper you with typical local dishes.
In the heart of the Dolomites
Hikers and mountaineers are always eagerly waiting for summer to arrive in Val Gardena/Gröden. From simple walks to challenging mountain tours and vie ferrate - everything is included. Mountain bike lovers also get their money's worth in the mountain world of the Dolomites.
Furthermore, one of the toughest mountain bike races in the world, the famous HERO race, starts here in Selva di Val Gardena/Wolkenstein. The participants will cover a distance of 86 km and a total altitude of 4,500 metres!
Way of life in Val Gardena/Gröden
In Selva di Val Gardena/Wolkenstein, as in the whole Val Gardena/Gröden, in addition to German and Italian, people also speak the Ladin language. This place is influenced by many local artists, sculptors and woodcarvers. The traditional arts and crafts have been handed down for many generations and are still an important part of the life in Val Gardena/Gröden today.