Camping in Kaltern
Camping surrounded by nature! Be it in a caravan, in a tent, or completely free under the stars. Camping in Kaltern, on Lake Kaltern offers the best possible conditions to take in the beauty and diversity of the region. Spending your holiday in a tent in Kaltern or sleeping in a caravan have become fashionable once again over the course of recent years. It’s hardly surprising, as camping or pitching a tent offer plenty of freedom when it comes to going on holiday. There are no long drives to find a spot of nature or the starting point for a hike - you’re already there! Spending your holiday in a tent during nice weather is even better than normal, which is why Kaltern’s Tourist Office also offers information regarding the weather forecast and provides tips and advice gained over its longstanding experience.
St Josef campsite on Lake Kaltern
On the southwestern shore of Lake Kaltern you can find the St. Josef campsite, nestled between thickets of reeds and tall cypresses. Due to its beautiful location on the prettiest part of the South Tyrolean Wine Road, the camping site attracts cyclists, hikers, nature lovers, swimmers, and wine enthusiasts who find peace and quiet to recharge their batteries between the hills and mountains.
At the entrance of the site you’ll find a pleasant restaurant, a small shop and a cleaner than clean toilet facilities and showering area. The camping site also has free WIFI, a rowing boat rental service, ping pong, and a playground.
The private ‘beach’ of the camping site, the boardwalk, can be reached on a narrow path that cuts through the reeds, taking you where the water is clear like nowhere else on Lake Kaltern.
Gretl camping site
Just a short walk away from numerous restaurants and right on Lake Kaltern guests will find the Gretl camping site.
This camping site, thanks to its varied sport and leisure activities, is the ideal spot for your holidays. Young and old can have a blast rowing, sailing, fishing and swimming between April and October. You’ll be spoilt for choice, be it lying on the deckchair next to the lake or in the heated outdoor pool while the children run around the playground.
Unfortunately, dogs aren’t allowed during peak season.
Activities during your camping holiday in Kaltern
Cycling during your camping holiday on Lake Kaltern
In Kaltern you’ll find a bike rental service that also caters for e-bikers. Moreover, there are 3 e-bike self-service stations to make your biking excursion easier should you need to do some on-the-spot maintenance and repairs.
Kaltern’s Tourist Office offers guided cycling tours to ensure you’re in want of nothing during your excursions across the hilly landscape. However, should you wish to go on excursions on your own, you can simply plan your trip independently.
The diverse range of cycling activities in Kaltern attract numerous sport aficionados throughout the year.
Hiking during your camping holiday on Lake Kaltern
The footpath network in Kaltern offers over 120 km of well signposted footpaths and thus a range of hiking opportunities for guests. Whether you want to gather mushrooms, go on a walk, take on a leisurely hike, head up into the mountains or climb, everything is possible in Kaltern. Thanks to the new Kaltern App you can access detailed maps and use them to explore the most stunning trekking and hiking excursions across Kaltern.
Family holiday - camping in Kaltern
Nothing stands in the way of a family holiday in Kaltern: countless playgrounds as well as a high-wire garden will always ignite that sparkle of joy in the eyes of the children. Moreover, during summer, special guided visits for children are also offered. This is when they can explore the natural surroundings in a special and creative way.
A swimming holiday - camping on Lake Kaltern
Taking a dip becomes a unique experience in Kaltern. Countless other activities are offered besides swimming. From paddle boating, Stand Up Paddling, right through to fishing. Moreover, Lake Kaltern is somewhat of a wind surfer’s paradise thanks to the daily wind that blows across the lake. Enjoy Lake Kaltern just as you want it!
Golfing during your camping holiday in Kaltern
It only takes a 30-minute drive to get to the Dolomiti Golf Club in Sarnonico. Regardless of where you’re putting, you can enjoy spectacular views across the mountain chains, picturesque locations or the never-ending, rolling valleys. So much so you’d be forgiven if you forgot to play golf at all! The Golf Club offers a 20% discount for guests staying in Kaltern.
Culinary offer during your tent and camping holiday in Kaltern
One of the advantages of camping and pitching a tent in Kaltern is not only that you get to meet kindred spirits, but you’re also just a stone’s throw away from the Italian lifestyle. Discover local shops and traders during your evening shopping round. Get to know the locals better and, by doing so, maybe you’ll be let in onto one or two insider tips? Or would you like to explore the culinary highlights of the area? Use this opportunity and try local delicacies from the Kaltern cuisine.
Mobility and self-service in Kaltern
If you want to pitch your camp and sleep under the open night sky, you’ll probably also want to avoid using your car and rely on the regional transport network. You can find information on getting around the region while on holiday on a dedicated page. You can also head to the local bike rental service to receive more information.
You can consult the following check list to know what other elements holiday-goers should bear in mind when camping and pitching their tents in Kaltern.