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Your family hotel near Appiano for carefree days

The Hotel Spitaler is a family hotel near Appiano, where young and old will feel at ease straightaway. This is mainly due to the fact that the offer for the young guests convinces all along the line. There is a large playroom with countless toys, an outdoor and indoor children’s pool, a playground in the garden and once a week children’s entertainment in the afternoon. In addition, this family hotel is the ideal starting point for exciting activities in the area. Here you can find out what exactly you will be expecting during your stay.

Experience action & fun near the family hotel in Appiano

Children love adventures and special experiences, especially because these remind them their holiday at the family hotel near Appiano even if they are back home. If you would like to experience the occasional rush of adrenaline together with your little ones, then Merano 2000 is the right place for you. There you will find the summer bobsleigh track Alpin Bob, which will make you scream cheerfully and stamp a smile on your face. From your family hotel near Appiano, Merano 2000 can be reached in about 20 minutes by car.

In the climbing center Salewa Cube in Bolzano, the little ones can show off their climbing skills and work their way up to the top – a great challenge. The Salewa Cube is only about 10 minutes away from your family hotel near Appiano. Furthermore, there is also a climbing garden in Caldaro with a total of 23 courses in different levels of difficulty. It is about 15 minutes away from your family hotel near Appiano.

„Only children enjoy the present.“

Richard von Schaukal

Water fun during your family holiday in Bolzano & surroundings

For the water lovers among you, Hotel Spitaler, your hotel near Appiano, offers you an outdoor and indoor pool, each with a children’s pool. Even more bathing fun awaits you at the South Tyrolean lakes. The two lakes of Monticolo, the famous lake of Caldaro and the public swimming pools can be reached from your family hotel near Appiano in only 15 minutes by car.

During the canyoning and tarzaning in the Val Passiria you will need a head for heights and can show off your climbing skills. After crossing the river on a rope slide, you will climb up rocky slopes, rappel yourself and a lot more. From your family hotel near Appiano you can reach San Martino in Passiria, the starting point for this adventure, in just 40 minutes. 

Family hotel near Appiano for hike and bike lovers

In the vicinity of your family hotel near Appiano are many attractive hiking destinations. Between Appiano and Caldaro you will find the Ice Holes – a natural phenomenon – in which it is very cool and refreshing even in the summer. On the geo path through the Bletterbach ravine near Aldino, about 40 minutes away from your family hotel near Appiano, you can go on a journey through time and discover the different geologic eras.

In San Martino in the Val Sarentino (50 minutes ca.) is the starting point of the Urlesteig, a nature adventure trail for the whole family – a highlight during your family holiday in Bolzano and surroundings. Also the Latemarium in the Val d’Ega (35 minutes ca.) in the Dolomites offer you many exciting themed trails for young and old. Near Nova Levante (35 minutes ca.) starts the labyrinth path, which runs along the Latemar.

Cycling enthusiasts are also in the right place during their stay at the family hotel Spitaler near Appiano. There are cycling tracks in the immediate vicinity, from which you can start in all directions and ride as far as you like. Bicycles are available at the hotel for rental free of charge, you just have to bring your own helmets. 

Culture, culture, culture

All around your family hotel near Appiano you can go on cultural and historical expeditions. As part of the castle tour in Appiano, you will visit different castles – especially exciting for the little ones. Another popular place is the Messner Mountain Musem Firmian on the Castel Firmiano, which is just a 15 minute walk away from your family hotel near Appiano. In the South Tyrolean archaeology museum in Bolzano (15 minutes ca.), you can marvel at Ötzi, the famous glacier mummy – a special experience for young and old.

For further information on activities like hiking, biking, horseback riding and sightseeing in South Tyrol, please contact your family hotel near Appiano