Das Wandergebiet Gsieser Tal
Hiking holiday in the Dolomites

Discover Casies on Foot.

Those who’ve spent a hiking holiday in the Dolomites before will tell you just how lovely it is here. You’ll find it hard to find another place on the planet where the countryside has stayed untouched for so long. You can almost reach out and touch the magnificent mountain world of the Dolomites, making it all the more inviting the further you go.

Pure nature and mountains as far as the eye can see

Alpine refuges - unique and unforgettable

Our very own Alpine hut (2,042 meters) makes you forget about anything remotely relating to stress and hectic.

Activity package

Colorful alpine flowers, juicy colorful alpine meadows, gigantic Dolomite rocks and the rustic refuges - a paradise in the mountains. Hut owners will spoil you with culinary and traditional dishes. Discover nature in the middle of the majestic Dolomite mountains, which offer unforgettable impressions in any season.
One of our open secret tips is the hike to the Schwarzsee (Black Lake).

To the Schwarzsee (Black Lake)

Starting at the end of the village Santa Maddalena, follow the signpost 12, continuing upwards through the Pfoital valley until you get to the edge of the forest. If you keep going straight ahead, you’ll reach the Pfoialm mountain pasture (2,134m up). Continue uphill following signpost 13, and take the steep incline to 2,539m. From here, you’ll walk downhill again, reaching the lake (2,455m) in just a few minutes.

The Gsies valley sightseeing path - easy hiking trip along the natural theme path

Uphill: 435 m

Breath-taking views across the Gsies Valley, probably the most beautiful valley in South Tyrol

Gsieser Törl, 2.205 m

Start: St. Magdalena/Talschlusshütte
Duration: 5h 30min
Uphill: 807 m

The Gsies Törl, which is centre-stage in many old smuggler stories, is worth a hiking trip during your stay in South Tyrol.

Riepenspitze, 2.774 m

Start: St. Magdalena Talschlusshütte (1.465 m)
Duration: 6 hours

For hikers who want to enjoy a medium difficulty tour to the Riepenspitze during their hiking holiday – this is for you!!

Hotel Quelle

The source of calmness. Diversity. Joie de vivre. The unique 5-star wellness hotel in the South Tyrolean mountains – at the source of wellbeing.

Chalet Salena

Somewhere to recharge your batteries in the Alps; a place dreams are made of. Your own Mountain Spa Chalet in the Gsies Valley: enjoy peace and cosiness in perfect harmony.


Noble design, pure well-being, unconditional luxury – enjoy a sublime stay at Fontis.