Ski holidays in the Dolomites at Hotel Erika in Braies / Prags
Ski holidays in the Dolomites, in Val Pusteria / Pustertal, deliver everything they promise: the impressive mountain scenery of the Dolomites, snow-covered slopes, pristine pistes, and no long queues.
Our skiing tips:
Just a few minutes away from Braies / Prags you will find the world renowned Ski Resort Plan de Corones / Kronplatz ski – South Tyrol’s No.1 Ski Resort! There you will find over 110 km of pristine pistes, the biggest snowboarding park in South Tyrol, ski kindergartens and connections to the Sella Ronda and the Alta Badia / Gadertal ski resort.
With the Dolomites Superski Skipass you will be able to visit a new skiing area each and every day!
Choose from the 12 most beautiful ski resorts in the Dolomites with over 1200km of pistes.
Cortina: in Cortina, once host to the Winter Olympics, you will find over 140km of ski pistes plus a touch of glamour!
Cross Country Skiing Paradise Val Pusteria / Pustertal– The Three Peaks
Fun in the natural paradise that is Prags
Val Pusteria / Pustertal offers a wide network of cross-country skiing routes extending over 200km and of course with outstanding views out over the Dolomites! You can access the network right in front of the hotel so slip on your skis and discover the area.
Val Pusteria / Pustertal is home to one of the biggest Nordic Skiing Clubs in the Dolomites with 1300km of trails around the Dolomites: the trails around the Valle di Casies / Gsiesertal and Valle di Anterselva / Antholzertal are particularly worth trying and lead from Dobiacco / Toblach via Valle di Landro / Höhlensteintal to Cortina, from Sesto / Sexten in the Val Fiscalina / Fischleintal, up onto the high route and on to Prato Piazza / Plätzwiese.
For those who really want to get the most out of your ski holidays in the Dolomites, the best advice is to take a ski tour that will take you step by step from the bottom of the mountain to the very top. The stunning mountain panorama that is the Dolomites, the fresh, clean mountain air and that fantastic feeling of accomplishment will easily make up for any tiredness.
A couple of ski tour tips:
- Picco di Vallandro Dürrenstein
- From Lake Braies / Prags to Croda del Becco / Seekofel
- Prato Piazza / Plätzwiese – Crepe di Val Chiara / Helltaler Schlechten - Große PyramidePlätzwiese – Crepe di Val Chiara / Helltaler Schlechten - Große Pyramide
- Giavo Grande / Großer JaufenGroßer Jaufen
Snowshoeing and winter hiking: Enjoy the wonderful silence of nature
If you are looking to experience the luxury of silence and the natural wonderland of the Dolomites, we suggest you put on your snow boots or snowshoes and get on your way! Experiencing winter this way combines sport and nature and is a wonderfully active way to experience winter.
Christmas Markets in South Tyrol: A very special feeling
The scent of cinnamon, the tinkling of Christmas decorations, magical lights in the streets, Christmas songs, a sparkle in the eyes of all the children, fir tree branches… all heightening your anticipation of the Christmas season and those special hours that you will spend with family and friends. In the mountains this time of year is even more beautiful: the snow covers all the mountain peaks, nativity scenes and Christmas music are being performed and the towns are beautifully decorated.
South Tyrol Christmas markets invite you in:
- Brunico / Bruneck - 30 minutes away
- Lienz - 40 minutes away
- Bressanone / Brixen - 50 minutes away
- Vipiteno / Sterzing - 1 hour away
- Bolzano / Bozen - 1.5 hours away
- Innsbruck - 1.5 hours away
- Merano / Meran - 2 hours away