Prato allo Stelvio
Prato allo Stelvio is located in the Venosta Valley on the edge of the Stelvio National Park at 900 metres above sea level and is surrounded by apple orchards, meadows and forests. The National Park with its 13,700 hectares spans over the Italian regions of South Tyrol, Trentino and Lombardy. Just few minutes far from our farm you can reach the centre of the village of Prato allo Stelvio. There you will find various shops, restaurants and bars.
From the farmstead Mitterhof you can walk through several hiking trails to enjoy the nature and a unique natural landscape. Among these trails there is the Gumperle trail, that offers an amazing experience for children and their families.
In Prato allo Stelvio and the surrounding area, there are also a variety of leisure activities that you can enjoy. For example, in the Aquaprad national park house you can visit the fish world of the Stelvio National Park and also various seasonal exhibitions. The tourist office in Prato allo Stelvio is also located there.
Watles is a mountain above Burgusio (a neighbouring village) and offers a variety of entertainment for the whole family in both summer and winter, the season when the local ski resort opens its doors.
At the farmstead Mitterhof we offer you free tickets for the Prato allo Stelvio swimming pool where you can spend pleasant hours from mid-June to the end of August.
An indoor swimming pool, which is open all the year, is located in the near village of Malles.
Here we indicate the neighbouring ski areas:
Solda-Ortles 20 min (car) (opens at the beginning of November).
Trafoi 15 min (car)
Watles 30 min (car)
Schöneben 40 min (car)
For our guests there is a free ski bus which stops at various points in the village and provides easy access to Solda and Trafoi.
The Stelvio Pass, which gives its name to the National Park, is the highest pass in Italy at 2757 metres above sea level and offers a magnificent view of the Ortles Group. With its 48 hairpin bends it is a popular destination for excursions, for example for cyclists. In addition, buses run up several times a day.
With the Vinschgau Railway, by starting from the Spondigna station (4 km from the farmstead Mitterhof), you can reach both Malles and Merano (from there you can easily go to Bolzano). Prato allo Stelvio is connected with bus connections to all its surrounding area.