Picturesque countryside, sumptuous regional cuisine, traditional folk festivals and a long history to boot sum up much of what Gossensass has on offer south of the High Divide in Italy’s Autonomous Province of Alto Adige / South Tyrol. Add to that the closeby city of Vipiteno/Sterzing and the stupendous mountains all-around and you end up with a distinctive mix of pleasurable delights, mountain adventures and cultural insights steeped in history. Carefree, sunny days are what characterizes this part of the Alps where culinary indulgence and mountain lifestyles intertwine.
The 2016 regional tourism theme, „South Tyrol Balance“, builds on these distinctive attributes by focusing on enjoying nature through soft adventure and mindful cultural explorations.
Many outdoor activities are within reach from Gossensass by cable cars that connect with the nearby Rosskopf Resort but also the splendid hiking area of Ladurns, the next valley over. Pleasurable treks access mythical spots of historic significance or age-old locations of high energy flow. Add to that rustic-looking mountain inns along the way that offer sumptuous regional specialities and you get the picture. Gossensass proves a great place to recharge!
This culminates on Wednesday mornings when visitors join guided sunrise hikes up the Rosskopf – a most memorable experience for the vast majority of participants. Nighttime hikes during full moon also offer magical diversion in the context of the „South Tyrol Balance“ vacation itinerary. Equally spiritual are contemplative walks along a famed pilgrimage to the Sanctuary of Maria Trens – accompanied each Thursday by local clergy.
Gossensass – a place to nurture soul and body.