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Keep up with the events in Selva Val Gardena and near of the Residence Ariola.

Sellaronda HERO

Südtirol Dolomites and HERO Kids

HERO Südtirol Dolomites - the biking event of the year!Do you like the mountains, never-ending landscapes, breath-taking nature?Are the words ‘endurance’ and ‘determination’ familiar to you and are you looking for new challenges?Then in that case, something really special is waiting for you: the toughest MTB race in the world!On 15 June 2024 in the heart of the Dolomites in Selva Val Gardena the HERO Südtirol Dolo...


Bike Day

An cycling event for the whole familyA date no cyclist should ever miss out on: 08 June 2024 & 7 September 2024 marks the Sellaronda Bikeday, a cycling competition for everyone taking place on the Sella Group, a yearly siren’s call for countless cycling enthusiasts from near and far. The Sellaronda Bikeday is a celebration of everything cycling as the roads on the Sellaronda will be closed to cars, allowing cyclists to take over. The whole even...


Woodcarving exibition

This of the Val Gardena sculptors will present the art of woodcarving to an interested public. For four days they will transform the Tennis Center, where the event will takes place, into the largest workshop of the world, thus offering the possibility to the visitor to watch the creation of an unique work of art as well as getting informations about the ancient tradition of woodcarving in Val Gardena considering the purchase of a spezial and unique work....

FIS Ski World Cup

Val Gardena - Saslong

Val Gardena is an internationally renowned skiing and wintersports destination. Every December, the villages of this area prepare to host the famous Ski World Cup, a first-rate sporting event that gathers the biggest names in alpine skiing.The FIS World Cup, which is held annually on the legendary Saslong slope in the shadow of the mountain peak with the same name, has been the most important event in Val Gardena since the '70s. Here, thousands of the ...

St. Nicholas

at the Nives Square

There is a special flair around our village on the 5th of December. Santa Klaus accompanied by angels and devils visits the obedient children, giving them presents, oranges and nuts.All the children could see Santa Klaus at the Nives Square where the Christmas market is....

Snow sculpture competition

A magical and fascinating atmosphere

This competition take place in december. A commission have chosen 6 drafts (3m x 3m x 3m), which will be realized in front of the municipal house square on Nives field that will be properly illuminated for the occasion. There will be mulled wine for everybody and the evening will be embellished by a small music band from Val Gardena. The sculptures will be illuminated in the evening for the whole winter time in order to create a magical and fascinating atmosphere....


The longest giant slalom race in the world

Organized since 1997, the Gardenissima ski race is the longest giant slalom race in the world that attrackts skiers from all over the world.Every year the Südtirol Gardenissima is held in spring at the end of the winter season. The start of the South Tyrol Gardenissima is on the mountain Seceda in 2.518 m and runs over 6 km down to the finish in the valley at the valley station of the cable car Col Raiser near Selva Gardena at 1.485 m. The athletes ov...