Sillian: Outdoor and family arena in the garden of the Dolomites

Mountain lakes, gentle slopes, rustic alpine pastures - and great offers: In Sillian in Alta Pusteria, outdoor lovers, and especially parents and children, experience unforgettable summer vacations together. Sweat-inducing MTB routes to the mountain peaks all around, relaxed bike tours along the Drava, there is something for everyone. The right infrastructure and plenty of worthwhile rest and excursion spots round off the vacation in the gentle front garden of the Dolomites.

Cycling is a special experience in Alta Pusteria. Among amateur cyclists, the Drau cycle path is one of the most beautiful cycle paths in Austria. No matter whether you cycle from the source of the still young Drava down the valley to Lienz, or from Sillian along the entire cycle path to Marburg, an impressive natural landscape is your constant companion. Sillian is also the birthplace of the 1. E-bike world championship for everyone: from hobby cyclists to professionals went in 2019 from the center of Sillian up to the Leckfeldalm, all in the hunt for the coveted world champion title.

In the meantime, numerous well-developed and signposted E-MTB routes of all levels of difficulty can be found around Sillian, including charging stations, Ebike maps and much more. A highlight far beyond the borders is the Stoneman Trail, mountain bike experience of the top class! The trail is 120 kilometers long and includes 4,000 meters of altitude. The special thing about it is that with a stamp bracelet within 3 days 5 places between 1,362 and 2,545 meters altitude are approached. There are challenging climbs and single trails to overcome or the infamous "Humility Passage" at 2,400 meters. The route is optimally marked with stone "males". The Stoneman Trail can be mastered with start and finish directly from Sillian.

Away from the bike trails, Sillian is especially known for its family friendliness. "Mountains for dwarfs" is the slogan of the market town on the Italian border. The Wichtelpark in Sillian is particularly popular. The lovingly designed adventure playground with log cabins at the edge of the forest, spectacular tube slide and climbing walls, a mini-golf course a high ropes course with different courses; even three-year-olds can practice with their parents, while teenagers and adults push their limits up among the treetops.

High-quality accommodations offer the perfect vacation home. The warm hosts are happy to offer advice and assistance when it comes to planning the next day of adventure.


Tourismusverband Osttirol

Tourismusinformation Hochpustertal

Sillian 86

A-9920 Sillian

Telefon: +43 50 212 300