Plan de Corones Holidays

Summers in the Dolomites are special - take a trip to Plan de Corones, known as Kronplatz, to see for yourself. Our hotels are based in San Vigilio di Merebbe, a small village on the edge of the UNESCO World Heritage Fanes-Sennes-Prags National Park. It's full of well-marked walking and cycling trails and some pretty jaw dropping views. There's plenty of other outdoor activities to give a try too, you'll find everything from paragliding to zip lining. 

There is something for everyone here - it's perfect for a relaxing holiday were you can soak up nature. The lifts run in the summer, so you can reach the high peaks and their spectacular views even if you're not here to hike. Once you're in the mountains you're bound to stumble upon traditional refugio's where they serve some of the tastiest local Ladin and South Tyrolean cuisine. The region is famous for its food with influences from Italy, Austria and Switserland. Canederli - bread dumplings with local speck ham and cheese - are our favourite lunchtime snack in the mountains. 

  • from£599pp
  • 30 rooms
Teresa Exterior Summer

Hotel Teresa is a great choice if you're looking to connect with nature and relax. Set in the stunning landscapes of Plan de Corones and close to the gondola which will take you to the higher peaks, you'll be in prime position for exploring, walking and cycling. The owners even offer free excursions into the Fanes UNESCO national park where they'll teach you about the flaura and fauna.  

  • from£619pp
  • 15 rooms
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Piccolo Hotel Claudia is a small and comfortable mountain hotel great for couples or small groups looking for easy access to walking and cycling trails. Try tasty family recipes and relax in the small wellness centre, when you're back from days out exploring Plan de Corones. 

  • from£1032pp
  • 40 rooms
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Hotel Monte Sella is a fantastic base for an mountain holiday - you can rest assured you'll be looked after when you get back from hiking, cycling or sightseeing in the San Vigilio di Merebbe area and beyond. With fantastic spa facilities and beautifully cooked meals you'll have all you need to recuperate after days out exploring. 

Useful Information
Information about Plan de Corones
Resort Code ITKR
Languages spoken Italian
Time difference GMT +1
Currency EUR
Latitude 46.7386296
Longitude 11.9401092
Travel and Transportation

Car hire available: Yes

Evening resort bus service: Yes

Local bus services:

Parking available: Yes

Resort Ski bus available: No

Things To Do

Fanes-Sennes-Prags National Park

San Vigilio di Merebbe is at the western edge of this UNESCO World Heritage National Park and you'll find the parks tourist information centre in the village. The landscape of rugged karstic limestone, caves, underground streams and small lakes are the backdrop to popular walking and hiking trails through the Fanes high plateau. The Pragser Wildsee lake at the base of the majestic Seekofel mountain is one of the most beautiful in the Dolomites. You can swim here too, but be ready for the icy mountain water!

Messner Mountain Museum Corones

The Messner Mountain Museum project began in 2006, set up by Reinhold Messner, the extreme climber and mountaineer, with the aim of educating visitors about the mountains. From the science of glaciers to the history of the local people, a visit to one of the six museums its a great way to get an understanding of the region. MMM Corones opened in 2015 at the summit of the plateau of Kronplatz - it's dedicated to traditional mountaineering. The the unique modern structure, designed by British architect Zaha Hadid, is surrounded by the alpine peaks of the Zillertal, Ortler and Dolomites - so you're in for some spectacular views. 

Walking & Cycling 

You'll find hiking and cycling trails for all levels and abilities here in Plan de Corones - from the high peaks of Mount Kronplatz to the lush mountain meadows. Cable cars run druring the summer months so you can even take bikes and push chairs up with you. For adrenaline junkies there's six different free ride trails of varying difficulties. All but two can be reached by cable car. You can hire guides, bikes and protective equipment locally. 

 

Good to know

  • Lifts open during the summer months (usually Jun/Jul - Sep), so you can reach the higher peaks easily
  • About 5% of the South Tyrolean population are Ladin, a community with their own dialect, traditions, customs and cuisine
  • Visit the Messner Mountain Museum Crones – Rock Museum, situated on the summit plateau of Kronplatz
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