Farm Holidays in Olang - holiday flats and rooms in South Tyrolto the farms ▼Olang is a municipality with many faces. On a Farm Holiday in Olang, you're guaranteed exercise as well as culture and enjoyment.
The municipality of Olang lies to the east of Bruneck, The villages of Niederolang, Mitterolang and Oberolang may be found one after the other in Olang valley basin amidst meadows and fields. East of the three villages, the Rienz river carries on toward Olanger Stausee reservoir, which is already partly in the neighbouring municipality of Welsberg-Taisten. Kronplatz mountain with its wide slopes rises up to the south-west. The village of Geiselberg is located here with more farms and small clusters of houses belonging to the parish. Olang is rightly considered as a romantic spot in Pustertal valley. You can really fall in love with the cottages and tidy farmhouses with their colourful gardens. These farms have always mainly focussed on keeping livestock. Despite its development to become a popular destination for guests from all over the world, the parish has kept its tranquil nature and rural traditions. Besides, Olang lies in Fanes-Sennes-Prags Nature Park, which features some amazing exemplars of the plant and animal kingdom to provide a refuge from hustle and bustle. You can stop off at one of the numerous rustic mountain pasture huts and eateries above Olang while out hiking in the green countryside. And as it's nearby, a trip to Pragser Wildsee lake should definitely be on the holiday agenda.
A winter Farm Holiday in Olang
If you fancy skiing on Kronplatz slopes in winter, a holiday flat in Olang is the best base to do it from. There is a cable car leaving from Olang and plenty of pistes to keep skiers busy all day just on the side of Kronplatz that Olang is located on. If you want to go the whole hog, you can ride up to the peak of Kronplatz by cable car, where 116 kilometres of excellent piste catering for all levels of expertise await. Cross-country skiers as well as downhill skiers will love a holiday in Olang and there is a 4-kilometre-long cross-country piste in the valley basin or in the neighbouring parish of Welsberg-Taisten. Olang is also famous internationally for being an important centre for sledging.
A paradise for the little ones
Kids can discover and explore nature in Olang. And it's not just the little ones that are welcome here. A visit to the natural playground on the edge of forest in Olang provides a short break from hiking in the Dolomites. There are lots of activities, a waterworld and a climbing area where children can practise their skills – in the fresh air, of course. Why not combine it with a bike ride and explore the neighbouring municipality?
A street food feast
Restaurants and amateur cooks set up food stands on warm summer evenings in the village centre of Mitterolang for guests from near and far. This 'Standlschmaus', or 'food stand feast', really lives up to its name: the whole gamut of local cuisine is there, such as 'Knödel' dumplings, 'Tirtlen' pancakes, 'Schlutzkrapfen' ravioli, polenta with chanterelle mushrooms and something sweet to finish off with like 'Strauben' funnel cake or strudel. You can go from stand to stand – you can stop at several in this case – and really enjoy an open-air feast.
Why take a holiday in Olang?
- The ideal place for a relaxed holiday
- Enjoying Pustertal valley cooking at food stands
- Days skiing on Kronplatz mountain