Val Gardena is located in South Tyrol, right in the heart of the Dolomites. Drive along the Brenner Motorway (A 22), exit Chiusa. At the roundabout take the second exit, then following the well-marked road, you should reach Ortisei in about 20 minutes, straight after S. Cristina and finally Selva Gardena.


Please try to organize your trip in the most sustainable way possible! Therefore, decide upon an ecofriendly journey!

Travel by Train to Val Gardena

Travel by train with DB-ÖBB EuroCity trains to Val Gardena

You have only to sit down, relax and take a look outside the window to discover the charm and magic atmosphere of the mountains of South Tyrol.
From Germany, Austria, the Netherlands and Belgium there are good IC and EC connections, stopping in Munich, Innsbruck, Brennero, Bressanone and Bolzano.

The DB-ÖBB EuroCity trains are comfortable, safe and cheap.

The prices start from 9 Euro with the "Special Offer”; children aged under 15 travel free if accompanied by their parents or grandparents.
The DB-ÖBB EuroCity trains leaving from Venice and Bologna reach Val Gardena too.
Some trains stop in Chiusa and Ponte Gardena. A bus service takes you from the train stations to Ortisei, Santa Christina and Selva. Some hotels do arrange a pick-up service.


By Car

Val Gardena is easily accessible by car

At the end of the valley, you come to the Dolomite pass ways. They are only a few minutes away. You do not need a car to get around in Val Gardena. The lifts depart directly from each towns and there is a well-organized bus service too. Many guests arrive in the valley by train, plane or coach.

Methane gas service station in Val Gardena

The dispenser for methane gas has been established according to the most modern technical criteria and therefore the refueling time is of approximately 4-5 minutes. 
At this gas pump, two vehicles can be operated simultaneously.

The methane gas service station is also a contribution to an environmentally friendly supply of the vehicles, which propel with this fuel system. 
The dispenser is located in Ortisei at the ENI-petrol station on the northern village exit (bypass road). 

  • GPS coordinates: 11.68550 longitude - 46.56780 latitude

Traffic report

Traffic report (closed passes and pass roads, street report) about South Tyrol calling tel. +39 0471 200198 or clicking on (in German language)

Route planner

Reach Val Gardena in flight

The nearest airports are located in Innsbruck, Verona, Munich, Bergamo and Milano.

The Bolzano airport has daily flights to and from Rome.

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Helicopter pick-up service (for information

The most advantageous connections from the single airports


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Car rental at the Munich airport



Bus transfers

You can reach Val Gardena easily using the bus transfer service from the airports Milano Malpensa (Milan), Bergamo Orio al Serio (near Milan), Verona Valerio Catullo, Munich and Innsbruck.

The transfers are provided by Südtirolbus:

Every Saturday transfer from Munich (airport “Franz Josef Strauß”) to Val Gardena (S. Antonio Square) provided by coach tours Silbernagl.

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Taxi pick-up service

Taxi! The comfortable, fast and safe way to travel . For your individual transfer please consult the taxi companies of Val Gardena on the following link, and start your vacation with style and comfort!!

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Luggage shipping

Travel without worrying about the luggage

Do you want to travel around without worrying about your luggage, backpacks and bikes or skis? Send them before leaving from your hometown, so you can travel stress-free. This is possible thanks to the Insam Express luggage transport service.

Thanks to this service you can have your suitcases, bags, backpacks and skis (only well packed) transported from one place to another.

This service is offered in the following options

  • from South Tyrol to all of Europe
  • from Germany, Austria, Italy, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Benelux to South Tyrol

Prices and bookings: 

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