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Your perfect vintage car holiday in Val Venosta/Vinschgau

Spectacular rides with impressive views

Is there anything nicer than driving along the spectacular mountain pass roads in your own vintage car with the hood down and the fresh mountain air whirling around? We don’t think so! That is why at the Paradies Pure Mountain Resort, you will find everything you need for an exclusive vintage car holiday in Val Venosta/Vinschgau: Our hotel is the perfect refuge for your vintage car holiday in Val Venosta/Vinschgau because in front of our hotel are countless motorcycle tours. Hotel manager, Lukas Wallnöfer, is a vintage car lover and knows exactly where to go during your vintage car holiday in Val Venosta/Vinschgau. What are you waiting for? Visit us in Solda/Sulden, where you can enjoy endless driving fun, culinary delights, and pure relaxation in the wellness area.

A vintage car holiday in Val Venosta /Vinschgau

Whether an excursion to the Passo dello Stelvio/Stilfserjoch, a joyride to Lake Garda or an excursion to Merano/Meran – during your vintage car holiday in Val Venosta/Vinschgau, the choice is yours. Below, you will find a small and wonderful selection of tours.

Passo dello Stelvio/Stilfserjoch: the best Alpine roads

Distance: 60 km
Duration: approx. 2-3 hours
Difference in altitude: 7,376 metres

A joyride on the Passo dello Stelvio/Stilfserjoch is an absolute must during your vintage car holiday in Val Venosta Vinschgau. The pass is considered one of the greatest pioneering achievements of the Austrian Empire in the 19th century. With a total of 48 hairpin turns, it leads to Italy's highest mountain pass (2,757 m) and is considered a great technical challenge. Drive from Solda/Sulden to Gomagoi. The spectacular pass road starts here, that takes you up to the Passo dello Stelvio/Stilfserjoch. Once you reach the top, you will be rewarded with a spectacular view of the picturesque mountain world of the Ortles/Ortler massif and the Passo dello Stelvio/Stilfserjoch National Park. After a well-earned break, you can drive back to Solda/Sulden via Bormio or via the Umbrail Pass (2,503 m) and the Ofen Pass. Alternatively, you can drive over the Umbrail Pass to Tubre/Taufers im Münstertal, on to Prato allo Stelvio/Prad am Stilfserjoch and finally back to Solda/Sulden.

St. Moritz: more than just chocolate and Swiss cheese

Distance: 417 km
Duration: approx. 6-8 hours
Difference in altitude: 37,059 metres

Due to the distance of this tour, we recommend to start early in the morning after a rich breakfast. Drive out of the valley to Gomagoi. Then turn off towards Passo dello Stelvio/Stilfserjoch (2,757 m). Follow the signs to the Umbrail Pass (2,503 m) and drive to Santa Maria im Münstertal in Switzerland. Cross the village of Tschierv and continue on the Ofen Pass (2,149 m). Continue over the Flüela Pass (2,383 m) to the high-altitude health resort Davos. Then, drive over the Wolfgang Pass (1,631 m) and Klosters to Chur. From here, you will reach Arosa after 29 kilometres. To get back to Solda/Sulden, drive back to Chur. From there, follow the signs for Valbella and Lenzerheide (1,547 m). After crossing the pass, the tour continues to the Julier Pass (2,284 m). After an adventurous descent, you will reach St. Moritz in the Swiss Alps. The last part of the tour takes you to Zernez in Oberengadin. Then, follow the road over the Ofen Pass to Santa Maria im Münstertal. Once here, you can choose between two routes. The first route leads via Müstair to Glorenza/Glurns, then toPrato allo Stelvio/Prad am Stilfserjoch and Gomagoi and then along the state road to Solda/Sulden. The second runs along the Passo dello Stelvio/Stilfserjoch to Gomagoi and along the state road back to Solda/Sulden.

Merano: A short trip to the spa town

Distance: 170 km
Duration: approx. 5 hours
Difference in altitude: 5,748 m

This short trip during your vintage car holiday in Val Venosta takes you to the spa and garden city of Merano/Meran. Tyrolean traditions and Mediterranean charm meet here. Starting from Paradies Pure Mountain Resort, drive via Gomagoi and Prato allo Stelvio/Prad am Stilfserjochto Spondigna/Spondinig. Turn right at the roundabout and follow the Val Venosta/Vinschgau state road to Merano/Meran. The small town with its historic arcades and shops invites you to shop and stroll around. In the numerous restaurants, pizzerias, and bars, you can taste local specialities. If you prefer to stretch your feet, we recommend a walk along the Passer promenade or a visit to the gardens of Trauttmansdorff Castle, where you can admire plants from all over the world. Due to the heavy traffic on the Val Venosta/Vinschgau state road, you should plan 1.5 hours for your return to Solda/Sulden.

Around the Ortles/Ortler, the king of the mountains

Distance: 270 km
Duration: approx. 9 hours
Difference in altitude: 22,613 m

This tour is a highlight during your vintage car holiday in Val Venosta/Vinschgau. Start in Solda/Sulden and drive via Gomagoi and Prato allo Stelvio/Prad am Stilfserjoch to Merano/Meran, on to Lana and to Val d'Ultimo/Ultental. Shortly after San Pancrazio/St. Pankraz, turn right towards Proves/Proveis. From here, you will reach Val di Sole. Passing Lago San Giustina, travel through the Vermiglio valley and then to the Tonale Pass (1,884 m). The tour continues to Ponte di Legno in the Adamello region. Once there, follow the signs and drive up to the narrow Gavia Pass (2,621 m). After a short break, the journey continues over the well-developed north side of the Gavia Pass to Santa Caterina Valfurva. The last section of the route takes you through the small town of Bormio, up to the Passo dello Stelvio/Stilfserjoch (2,757 m), down to Gomagoi, and finally back to Solda/Sulden.

Passo del Rombo/Timmelsjoch: Dream tour through the Alps

Distance: 299 km
Duration: approx. 8 hours
Difference in altitude: 19,457 m

On your tour via Imst in Austria and the Passo del Rombo/Timmelsjoch in one day, we recommend that you leave early. Drive from Solda/Sulden towards Prato allo Stelvio/Prad am Stilfserjoch and via Montechiaro/Lichtenberg to Glorenza/Glurns. Afterwards, continue towards the Passo di Resia/Reschenpass. A pit stop at Lake Resia is an absolute must. After all, the sunken church tower, the top of which rises up into the sky, is considered a landmark of the Val Venosta/Vinschgau region. From the Passo di Resia/Reschenpass (1,504 m), descend to the plain of the Tyrolean uplands. Follow the road until shortly after Imst, where you turn towards the legendary Ötztal valley. Passing mystical forests, lush green meadows, and small mountain villages, climb the Passo del Rombo/Timmelsjoch (2,474 m). The magnificent Alpine pass road winds up along the foot of imposing glaciers. Continue to the Val Passiria/Passiertal. After a break in the idyllic village of St. Leonhard, continue to Merano/Meran. Here, you can make a detour to the old town or visit the botanical gardens of Trauttmansdorff Castle. Return along the Val Venosta/Vinschgau state road toSpondigna/Spondinig and from on to Solda/Sulden.

Hahntennjoch: a high-altitude tour with a view

Distance: 412 km
Duration: approx. 7.5 hours
Difference in altitude: 26,495 m

Drive from Solda/Sulden towards Lake Resia and continue over the Passo di Resia/Reschenpass to Imst (Austria). From there, follow the signs to Hahntennjoch (1,894 m). This connects the upper Inntal valley with the Tyrolean Lechtal valley. Take a short break in the mountain village of Elmen on the descent towards the Tyrolean Lechtal. Due to the intensive sunlight, the old half-timbered houses shine in a particularly beautiful light. Through the Tyrolean countryside via Dürnau and the enchanting municipality of Vandans in Vorarlberg to Ischgl. At the famous winter ski resort, you can take the Silvretta railway and enjoy the view of the surroundings. Then, drive towards Landeck and over the Passo di Resia/Reschenpass back to Solda/Sulden.

Lake Garda: Romantic dolce vita

Distance: 428 km
Duration: approx. 7.5 hours
Difference in altitude: 12,493 metres

This tour is ideal for a romantic day trip for two during your vintage car holiday in Val Venosta/Vinschgau. Start from Solda/Sulden and drive along the Val Venosta/Vinschgau state road to Merano/Meran and then on to Lana and over the Gampen Pass (1,518 m) to Senale/Unsere Liebe Frau im Walde in Deutschnonsberg.Continue to Lago Santa Giustina. Follow the signs for Maso Milano and Lake Molveno to get to the Sarca valley, which will take you to Riva del Garda. Park your bike and stroll along the lake promenade through the romantic little town. After a long walk, you can make your way back to Solda/Sulden. From Riva, drive to Torbole and follow the signs for Rovereto. Once there, you can take the motorway to the Bolzano Sud/Bozen Süd exit or follow the main road via Trento, Mezzocorona, Termeno/Tramin and Kaltern/Caldaro to the MeBo expressway in Appiano/Eppan. Stay on the MeBo until you reach Lagundo/Algund and then drive along the Val Venosta/Vinschgau state road toPrato allo Stelvio/Prad am Stilfserjoch and Solda/Sulden.

Lake Como: visit George Clooney

Distance: 353 km
Duration: approx. 7 hours
Difference in altitude: approx. 10,973 m

From our hotel in Solda/Sulden, you can drive to Gomagoi. Afterwards, the motorcycle tour leads to Passo dello Stelvio/Stilfserjoch. Follow the road to Bormio. From there, travel along the enchanting valley floor to Sondrio and on to Sorico at Lake Como. After a break at Lake Como, continue north to Chiavenna. This picturesque town is situated on the banks of the Mera River and radiates a special charm. From here, drive east. After a short time, you will reach the village Castasegna on the border to Switzerland. Follow the signs for Maloja Pass (1,850 m). Once there, you can accelerate one last time and drive to St. Moritz. After visiting the famous holiday resort, continue towards Zernez and approach the end of your tour. Ride over the Ofen Pass, pass the Münstertal, and you’re back in South Tyrol. Before you drive towards Solda/Sulden, a short stop in the medieval town of Glurns is worthwhile.

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