Your holiday in Sesto

Activities, events & weekly programme

Whether summer or winter, sports or cultural holiday. Sexten with its breathtaking landscape and countless leisure activities has endless things to offer.

Gsell - hiking Cross-country skiing in winter MTB in Sexten/Sesto

Activities in summer:

Simply pause for a moment. Take your time. Lace up your hiking boots and set off in Sexten, right in the middle of nature! Or conquer the world of the Sexten Dolomites on a mountain bike. Here in Sexten, in the Three Peaks Dolomite region, diversity is at home.

For hiking enthusiasts

Whether a short walk, trekking or hiking tour – our Hotel Mondschein is a wonderful starting point for your journey into the nature. In summer our guests have the possibility to activate the exclusive SextenCard.
We recommend:

  • Walk into the Fischleintal valley and to the forest chapel
  • Hike up the Helm and Knieberg mountains
  • Hike to the famous UNESCO World Heritage site, the Three Peaks
  • On the go with mountain cable cars: Adventure ride to the sunrise or tandem flight on the Helm, for reindeer feeding on the Rotwand
  • Thrills for young and old with the Funbob on the Haunold

For rock acrobats & tightrope walkers: Pure adrenaline!

  • Indoor: At 16 m, it is the highest climbing facility in Italy. The Dolomit Arena is only 700 m away from our hotel. You can also enjoy mini golf or tennis here.
  • Outdoor: Via ferrata routes abound in the great outdoors, such as the one that leads to the Rotwandspitze, the Alpinisteig, the Pioniersteig to Monte Piano and many more…
  • Climbing garden: Variety & thrills can be found in the climbing garden in Dobbiaco and Sillian.

Exploring by mountain bike

For Sunday cyclists, bikers & co. There’s a bike hire shop just 500 m from the hotel where you can choose the perfect bike for your adventure! And then it’s off to Lienz, Bruneck or cross-country through fields, forests and a good snack on the alpine pasture? For those who prefer an adrenaline rush, the best thing is to try the notorious Stone Man Trail … not for the faint-hearted!

Other summer activities

  • Riding: In summer you can trot, canter or ride in a carriage through the romantic Fiscalina Valley at the Kramerhof and Unterlanerhof riding stables, both here in Sexten.
  • Swimming: Refreshing fun is available in the outdoor swimming pool 700 m from the hotel, or in the indoor swimming pool Acquafun in San Candido (7 km).
  • Flying high: He who dares and is brave enough can join in on a tandem flight leaving the Helm mountain by paraglider.
Bike tour in Sesto Family MTB Hiking in the summer - Gsell Hiking map - view Hiking in summer

Winter activities:

The snow beneath your feet. To your right and left, a breathtaking mountain panorama. Above you, the bright blue sky. Your winter holiday in Sexten! Look forward to skiing & cross-country skiing in Sexten and the many other winter activities.

For skiers & co.

  • 3 Peaks Dolomites ski area:
    100 kilometres of pistes for all levels on the Helm, Rotwand, Stiergarten, Haunold and the Val Comelico ski arena.
  • Pustertal ski region:
    If 100 km of pistes are not enough, make the most of the HolidayPass* and take the Ski Express to Kronplatz with a further 119 kilometres of pistes.
  • Dolomiti Superski:
    The ski regions of the Sexten Dolomites and Kronplatz are members of Europe’s largest ski association with 12 ski areas and 1,200 kilometres of pistes.
  • Skiing for families and children:
    The Waldheim lift is only 400 m away. Perfect for children, families and beginners.
  • Ski rentals:
    You get a 10% online discount at Sport Kiniger ! Other ski rentals directly at the slope and at the Tabaktrafik.
  • Cross-country skiing in Sexten:
    The main cross-country ski run, which leads into the Fischleintal Valley and towards Innichen, can be easily reached on foot from our hotel (300 m).

*Our guests receive the HolidayPass for their winter holiday in Sexten, with which they can use public transport (bus & train) free of charge throughout South Tyrol.

Winter hiking, snowshoeing & ski touring

Be it a leisurely walk through the snow-covered landscape, snowshoe hikes or ski tours – our Hotel Mondschein is a wonderful starting point for an excursion into the nature. Feel like a guided snowshoe hike or ski tour through the Sexten Dolomites? Start your adventure at the Alpine School Sexten.

  • Rotwand toboggan run (5 km)
  • Natural toboggan run Klammbach (6.5 km) & Innerfeldtal (4 km)
  • Ice skating in the Dolomit Arena (700 m away)
Landscape Sesto in winter cross country skiing Ski tour Three Peaks

When the weather does not play along

Our precious, in-house, nativity scene exhibition is always worth a visit, not only in winter
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Weekly programme

New experiences every day. A programme for the whole week

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Interactive map

Whether hiking, biking, snowshoeing or ski touring. Here you can find tour tips for every taste