Vacation in Racines – Holidays in the guesthouse “Pension am Lärchenrain”
The guesthouse “Pension am Lärchenrain” is located on a small hill in the South Tyrolean mountain village of Pratone near Racines. It is the perfect starting point for excursions into the unspoilt mountain scenery south of the Brennero Pass. With Vipiteno, there is a magnificent city – which counts among the 50 most beautiful cities in Italy – only eight kilometres from your holiday accommodation. Spend your holidays in Racines in the heart of an impressive mountain landscape, which is dominated by three mighty peaks. Fragrant meadows, crystal clear mountain streams and deep forests make up the scenic charm of this holiday region.
Pratone: hiking paradise in the north of South Tyrol
The huge rock massifs of the Alps and the surroundings of the mountain village Pratone are a unique hiking paradise. An extensive network of trails runs through the mountain world in this alpine region. Just outside the front door of the guesthouse “Pension am Lärchenrain” attractive walking routes take their start. The local mountain of the South Tyrolean alpine village is the Mareitstein, which you can reach in a 2.5 hours’ walk from your accommodation. No less spectacular is the Racines Valley Walk. On 12 kilometres, during your holidays in Racines you’ll discover incomparable impressions of the mountains in the north of South Tyrol. On alpine altitudes you may find the pasture hike of Racines. Starting from the cable car Racines Giovo you will walk about three hours on this varied excursion.
Natural and cultural summer delights in Racines
The medieval city centre of Vipiteno in the summer months invites you to take a leisurely stroll through the winding streets. In the city you can pay a visit to the high ropes “Skytrek” and gather first climbing experiences under professional supervision. A trip by car to the ancient spa town of Merano takes you to the botanical gardens of Castle Trauttmansdorff. Here, you will find a marvellous prosperity of exotic plants from all over the world. Stroll through the palm garden, the bamboo forest and the Orangerie. An enchanting floral show awaits you in the Orchid House, and delicate plants can be admired in the Japanese Garden. Finally, you may enjoy a cup of cappuccino under the shade of the palm trees on the promenade.