The High Apple Plateau of Naz-Sciaves lies at the gateway to the UNESCO Natural World Heritage of the Dolomites, at the intersection to the Pusteria Valley, the Isarco Valley and the Upper Isarco Valley, amidst the most spectacular mountains. The High Apple Plateau is thus the ideal spot for active holidays and fun, whether you are looking for sporting challenges, exciting excursions with the whole family or relaxed nature experiences.
Playgrounds & multipurpose facilities
The of Naz-Sciaves holiday region in Isarco Valley is an ideal spot to spend a vacation with your family. Playgrounds for children of all ages can be found in the villages of Naz, Sciaves, Rasa/Raas, Fiumes/Viums, and Aica/Aicha.
Modern playgrounds offer children plenty of fun, while they also support healthy and child-oriented development. Parents can relax while keeping an eye on their little ones. Playgrounds offer sandboxes and slides, fields and courts for volleyball and basketball, as well as facilities for indoor football. Here, children can enjoy being active in the fresh air.
Swimming & wellness
Water-related activities in the Isarco Valley offer great fun, with numerous indoor and outdoor pools, slides and fun pools.
Just 7 km from Naz-Sciaves is the Acquarena water world of Bressanone/Brixen, with plenty of indoor and outdoor swimming pools and many fun facilities. The Alpinpool indoor pool in Maranza/Meransen is 10 km away, and the indoor spa center and swimming pool Balneum in Vipiteno/Sterzing, just 30 km north of Naz-Sciaves, is always worth a visit. Moreover, most hotels in the area offer spa and sauna facilities. In summer, there are relaxing outdoor swimming pools in every larger village of the area, publicly available for cooling off on hot days.
In the Naz-Sciaves holiday village, there are tennis facilities for beginners and advanced players, children and adults. On the numerous courts throughout the entire Isarco Valley, tennis fans can enjoy the game and may even improve their skills.
In Sciaves, there are two tennis courts with floodlights in the sports complex, which includes a pub. To reserve a court, call +39 328 4005022. The multipurpose facility also includes a children's playground, basketball, handball, and indoor football courts and ice skating in the winter.
Many horse-riding facilities can be found around the Naz-Sciaves holiday village. A horseback ride through the woods and meadows of Isarco Valley is a unique experience.
Not far from Naz-Sciaves, in the valley basin where the rivers Isarco and Rienza flow together, anglers find many opportunities for fishing. Other prime spots include the reservoir lakes of Fortezza/Franzensfeste and Rio Pusteria/Mühlbach. The fishing pond in Varna/Vahrn offers the opportunity to fish without a license.
Fishing in the Isarco Valley holiday region
Minigolf is fun entertainment for the whole family. In Naz-Sciaves, you can find a minigolf course at Flötscherhof Hotel. Open from Easter to All Saints Day from 8 am to 8 pm, 7 days a week. Tel: 0472 412 077
Paragliding, rafting, and canyoneering
Want to experience something new during your vacation? The Isarco Valley holiday region is exactly the right place. Reach the sky and confront windy challenges: While paragliding you can enjoy the most beautiful landscape scenery the Alps has to offer.
Rafting and canyoneering are extreme sports, but also adventures for everyone. The Isarco and Rienza rivers provide the ideal opportunity to experience a sparkling white water rafting session.
Paragliding, rafting, and canyoneering in the Isarco Valley holiday region
High ropes course
Climbing high ropes is an adventure for everyone, and there is more than just one challenging high ropes course in South Tyrol.
Rope slides, rope bridges, wooden pipes, platforms, and more stations are part of a regular course, which is usually available in different heights and levels of difficulty. A visit to the high ropes course promises excitement and thrills amidst the forest and a chance to test one’s own limits. Above all, it’s an active way to have fun.
Vertical – that’s the name of the top modern indoor climbing hall in Bressanone/Brixen.
In the Vertical climbing arena, amateurs and professionals alike find suitable challenge among the wide range of interesting routes and bouldering opportunities. A route-setting team works year-round to constantly provide new routes for all abilities, offering lots of variety and fun.
Vertical climbing center
Great rinks for ice skating in the Isarco Valley can be found in the city of Bressanone/Brixen, just 7 km away from the Naz-Sciaves holiday region, as well as in the northernmost city of South Tyrol, Vipiteno/Sterzing.
Those who prefer outdoor ice skating will find numerous natural settings, like frozen ponds and lakes in Naz-Sciaves and in all mountain villages of the Isarco Valley.