Castelrotto

The large-scale municipality of Castelrotto comprises numerous picturesque villages between the Valle Isarco, the Val Gardena and the Alpe di Siusi in the Dolomites.

The mighty church steeple of the chief village of Castelrotto emphasises the aspiration of the municipality to administer a large-scale area. In fact, Castelrotto stretches from Sant’Osvaldo on the slope above the Valle Isarco to the border of the Val di Fassa in Trentino in the high-alpine area between the Sciliar massif, the Catinaccio and the Sassolungo Group. Also the southernmost part of the Val Gardena, up to Santa Cristina, belongs to the municipal territory of Castelrotto, even if the localities of Bulla, Roncadizza and Oltretorrente are often considered to be part of Ortisei.

The varied levels of altitude that the municipal area comprises make Castelrotto a holiday destination for every season of the year. The Alpe di Siusi high-altitude alpine pasture is almost entirely located in the municipality of Castelrotto and attracts hikers in summer and skiers in winter, while the areas extending at 1,000 m asl are also popular in spring and autumn. By the way, a series of cultural events such as the Oswald von Wolkenstein Ride and the Kastelruther Spatzenfest, a music festival of a famous local group, give variety to your vacation. Today Castelrotto is inhabited by some 6,500 people and comprises a surface of more than 11,000 hectares, 5,400 of which are covered by the Alpe di Siusi highland.

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  1. Castelrotto village

    Castelrotto village

    The main village of Castelrotto at 1,095 m asl, characterised by its St Peter and…
  2. Alpe di Siusi

    Alpe di Siusi

    Compaccio (1,850 m asl), Saltria, Giogo and Piz as well as a series of mountain…
  3. Siusi allo Sciliar

    Siusi allo Sciliar

    Located at 1,004 m asl, Siusi allo Sciliar looks back on a long tradition as alpine…
  4. San Valentino

    San Valentino

    Nestling among the lushly green pastures beneath the Alpe di Siusi and above Siusi,…
  5. San Vigilio

    San Vigilio

    Hiding in the ravine of the Rio Freddo, San Vigilio is located in central position…
  6. Sant’Osvaldo

    Sant'Osvaldo

    The small village of Sant’Osvaldo is located in the south west of Castelrotto, high…
  7. Tisana

    Tisana

    In the west of Castelrotto, only a pleasant walk away, there is the village of…
  8. Tagusa

    Tagusa

    High above the entrance of the Val Gardena, at about 900 m asl, there is the little…
  9. San Michele

    San Michele

    On the road from Castelrotto via the Passo Pinei towards Ortisei in the Val…

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  1. Hotel Solaia
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    Hotel Solaia

  2. Hotel Floralpina
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    Hotel Floralpina

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