No matter if it is summer or winter, Hotel Sonnenheim at 1120 m above sea level is an ideal starting point for all kinds of trips and excursions. In the centre of Val Pusteria-Pustertal valley, situated near Brunico-Bruneck and close to Brixen-Bressanone, many destinations are in easy reach for families, solo travellers and couples all year long. From our hotel you will be able to enjoy a fabulous view on the Val Pusteria-Pustertal valley and on our beautiful mountains.
Sportive guests have numerous possibilities for hiking and mountaineering, skiing, climbing, Nordic Walking, as well as biking on the numerous different bike routes. However, there are also art exhibitions, culinary and cultural events, museums, shopping facilities and much more for our guests with other interests.
Travelling By Car
Brenner motorway exit Bressanone-Brixen
On Val Pusteria-Pustertal street towards Brunico-Bruneck
Opt. 1: At the junction in Vandoies-Vintl, follow the street that leads to Terento-Terenten. When arrived in the town centre of Corti-Hofern, turn left (village following after Terento-Terenten).
Opt. 2: At the junction in Chienes-Kiens, take the street that leads to Falzes-Pfalzen. When arrived in Issengo-Issing, turn left into the direction of Corti-Hofern. When arrived in the town’s centre turn right.
Travelling by Train or By Plane
Travelling by Bus or by Train
Our shuttle will pick you up at the train station in Casteldarne-Ehrenburg (we kindly ask you to announce your arrival in advance).
Travelling by Plane
Airport Bolzano(73 km)
Airport Verona-Villafranca (216 km)
Airport Innsbruck (100 km)
Useful links for your journey
- Brennero Motorway www.autobrennero.it
- Traffic report South Tyrol www.provinz.bz.it/verkehr
- Puster Valley railway www.pustertaler-bahn.it
- German Railways www.bahn.de
- Austrian Railways www.oebb.at
- Arrival by plane www.abd-airport.it
- With the Mobilcard you can use all public busses, trains and cable cars
- Luggage transport to South Tyrol www.insamexpress.it
exciting trips in close proximity of Hotel Sonnenheim
The small town of Brunico-Bruneck – with its great gastronomic sites, historical culture, its different sights and various shopping facilities is only 10 minutes away (12km).
MMM RIPA – Castle of Brunico-Bruneck (2,5 km) – The Messner Mountain Museum is a place of encounter with the mountains, its peoples and finally also with ourselves.
Mansio Sebatum Museum in San Lorenzo-St. Lorenzen (6 km) – South Tyrol’s only museum which, with its 2000-year-old finds, is fully dedicated to the Iron Age and especially the Roman Age. The excavations can be visited along the archaeological panorama path around the Castel Badia-Sonnenburg hill.
Museum of Ethnology in Teodone-Dietenheim (3 km) – The museum of ethnology in Teodone-Dietenheim near Brunico-Bruneck is situated in the heart of the Val Pusteria-Pustertal valley. It displays the everyday life of the rural population of former times – from the landed gentry to the self-sustaining farmers and the day labourers.
Plan de Corones-Kronplatz (valley station in Riscone-Reischach: 6 km) – In the wintertime a ski resort, elected best ski resort of Europe in 2018 for that matter, in the summertime a destination for hikers and bikers – that is what the Plan de Corones-Kronplatz is well-known for. On its summit you can find the MMM Corones museum, as well as the photography museum Lumen.
The Loden World in Vandoies-Vintl (20km) – From the raw wool to the coat – the loden cloth museum with its boutique in Vandoies-Vintl informs about the production process of the high quality loden cloth.
Earth Pyramids in Vila di Sopra-Oberwielenbach near Perca-Percha (15 km) – Perca-Percha’s earth pyramids are an architectural masterpiece of nature that is well worth visiting.
The Dolomites: UNESCO- Natural World Heritage Site – Parts of the Dolomites have been recognised as UNESCO World Heritage Site. The unique mountain scenery invites you to hike, dwell and gaze in awe.
The Reinbach Waterfalls (13km) – By racing down rock faces in three cascades, the Reinbach stream makes the force of water palpable for all the visitors’ senses. The contemplation path of Saint Francis lines the easy hiking trail of the Reinbach waterfalls.
The Castle of Tures-Taufers (14km) – Over twenty furnished rooms, among which a court room, a library, a chapel, a knights’ hall, a patient’s room, a late gothic office, a ‘ghosts room’, an armoury, a cardinal room and – what is particularly impressive – the dungeon and the “torture room”. The former dynastic seat Tures-Taufers attracts around 70.000 visitors every year.
The Predoi-Prettau Mine (45km) – The mine of Predoi-Prettau reached its heyday 600 years ago, when the extraordinary malleability of the Predoi-Prettau copper was in great demand. Today a mine train leads to the heart of the mine. The air in the mine’s climate gallery is so pure that many people have recovered from their breathing troubles there.
The town of Brixen-Bressanone – a picturesque old town with many sites for rest and refreshments, numerous sights and various shopping facilities.