MTB & Hiking in Chiusa

Summer fairy tales and autumn magic

Starring: A happy summer that promises sunny days and fills our hours with adventure. A colourful autumn, which transforms the landscape into a unique painting, with unbeatable views, with a mild climate, which lures you to the Törggele time and invites you to go hiking in Chiusa.  


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Törggelen Summer

The Törggele period begins in autumn, from the middle of September. 1 x week we take you on a culinary Törggel trip in our Rier cellar. Also in the centre of Chiusa the Törggele period is real celebration, with the typical street Törggelen“.


Hiking tip from the hotel: Chestnut path over Sabiona Monastery to Velturno/Bressanone:
Start: Chiusa | Time: 3,5 h | Height difference: 430 m | Distance: 10,9 km | Difficulty: middle

Our alpine hut

Fun at the hut Summer

Once a week in summer (except August) join Thomas and Konrad and hike up to our alpine hut, where a rich snack with cold cuts is waiting for you and Konrad will give the best of himself: making music! Our private hut is located in Laion and you can reach it with a 1.5-hour hike from the Rierhof. The return hike can be arranged individually by each guest, on one of the many hiking trails to Chiusa.

Malga Villandro SummerAutumn

It is one of the most beautiful and largest high mountain pastures in South Tyrol, it offers a unique panoramic view of the Alpe di Siusi, the Sciliar range, the Odle group and other mountain giants. Alpine huts invite you to stop for a break and hiking trails invite you to marvel and experience.

Hiking tip: To the Villandro Hut and to the small church del Morto.
Start: Hut Gasser (Villandro) | Time: 3,5 h | Height difference: 660 m | Distance: 15,4 km | Difficulty: Moderate


Nature reserve Puez-Odle in Funes SummerAutumn

It is not by chance that the nickname of the park is also "the History Book of the Earth" - after all, here you can find all types of Dolomite rocks, species-rich flower meadows and animals that have become rare, such as the eagle owl or wood grouse. Especially breathtaking: the Odle Mountains!

Hiking tip: Adolf-Munkel path
Start: Zannes hut/Parking (Funes) | Time: 3 h | Height difference: 350 m | Distance: 9,0 km | Difficulty: Easy


Latzfons hut and Latzfons cross Summerautumn

The Latzfons cross stands at 2,311 m above sea level, together with the refuge and the small pilgrimage church (2,311 m) and is considered the highest sanctuary in South Tyrol. The path that leads to the cross is the oldest pilgrimage path in South Tyrol. Starting from the refuge you can still reach the San Cassiano Peak (2581 m).

Start: Hut Gasser (Villandro) | Time: 7 h | Height difference: 900m | Distance: 22,3 km | Difficulty: Moderate-challenging


Radlsee lake and Königsanger peak Summer

Start: Garner Wetterkreuz | Time: 5 h | Height difference: 1.040 h | Distance: 10,3 km | Difficulty: Moderate


Family walk „ „WoodyWalk“ Summerautumn

Start: Top station cable car Kreuztal (Plose) | Time: 2 h | Height difference: 430 m | Distance: 11,0 km | Difficulty: Easy


Family walk to the waterfall of Barbiano SummerAutumn

Start: Barbiano | Time: 3 h | Height difference: 390 m | Distance: 4,8 km | Difficulty: Moderate

Exploring the Lower Isarco Valley & Bolzano

What better way to explore the area than with a sightseeing tour on two wheels? The path leads through the vineyards of Bolzano, to Collalbo, over the Renon plateau, passing the earth pyramids in Renon and then back to the Rierhof through the chestnut path of Barbiano.

Start: Hotel Rierhof | Time: 5 h | Height difference: 1.330 m | Distance: 63,9 km | Difficulty: Moderate-challenging


Bike tour of Tinnetal (Latzfons)

Start: Chiusa | Time: 3 h | Height difference: 630 m | Distance: 15,3 km | Difficulty: Moderate


Huts tour in Velturno

Start: Garner Wetterkreuz | Time: 2 h | Height difference: 630 m | Distance: 13,8 km | Difficulty: Moderate

Spring Blossom

A spring hike to the Geisler hut during crocus blossom time, an apple blossom hike through the orchards in the valley, a discovery tour to the Villandro hut.

Crocus blossom
Spring Blossom
Morning fog

The Rierhof service:

  • Free guided hikes in summer with Thomas to our own alpine hut or to the surrounding hiking areas of Villandro or Funes
  • Hiking maps available free of charge
  • MTB rental free of charge including helmet & lock
  • E-bike rental (extra charge)
Fancy a holiday?

Our top offers

Family Summer Special

Family Summer Special

23.06. - 28.07.2024


  • Special prices for children
  • 1x weekly barbecue evening with live music

Sunny days in autumn

Sunny days in autumn

01.09. - 06.10.2024


  • 1x weekly strudel buffet
  • 1x weekly hike to the hotel's own hut
  • 1x weekly "Törggelen" evening