Our family hotel is at the heart of the action!

A winter holiday at the Kids' Hotel in South Tyrol is an unforgettable experience, not least because all of South Tyrol's best winter experiences are right outside your door: from tobogganing to skiing, from the private snow park to the ice rink, from splashing in the pool to a range of wellness offers for the whole family.


Hit the slopes

Ski paradise for our little ones directly at the hotel. The Hotel Sonnwies is ideally situated for skiing beginners and as a starting point to the most beautiful skiing areas of the Dolomites and South Tyrol. Skiing at the Hotel Sonnwies in the middle of the Dolomites pays off, because it's free for the whole family at the mini-ski area at the resort.

  • Free ski pass for the whole family at the resort
  • Practice slope with ski lift directly at the resort
  • Ski courses for beginners and advanced skiers
  • Ski come-back for mummy and daddy
  • Experienced and professional ski instructors
  • Easy and convenient registration directly at the hotel
  • Baby skiing from 2.5 years of age
  • In-house ski and snowboard rental
  • Snow Park for the kids with magic carpet
  • Hotel's own 10,000 sqm children's snowland
  • Snow games and snow figures directly in the resort 
  • Free return journey with hotel ski bus to the Plose ski area 
  • Ski and cross-country equipment for hire at the practice lift
  • Guided Sella Ronda

ski school

In safe hands

Our family hotel has its own ski and snowboard school with its own ski and snowboard rental, which meets the quality seal with 4 crystals of the South Tyrolean ski schools.

  • Ski and snowboard courses for children and adults on the hotel's own ski lift
  • Private and group courses
  • Small and manageable groups
  • Nappy skiing for kids from 2.5 to 3.5 years old
  • Adult ski courses in the resort and on the Plose
  • Snowboard courses in Lüsen and on the Plose
  • Ski lift with two magic carpets directly at the hotel
  • Experienced ski instructors from the hotel's own ski school
  • Quick and easy registration for ski courses directly at the hotel
  • Private heated ski locker for each family in the Outdoor Room
  • Hourly shuttle bus connection to the Plose ski arena

For more information and reservation:
Ski school Luesen
Peter Edenhauser


Ski rental directly in the hotel

When you travel to the Lüsental in South Tyrol, you can leave your skis at home. The uncomplicated ski rental directly in the hotel offers you a wide selection of state-of-the-art equipment.

  • Rental of complete ski equipment: skis, helmet, ski boots, ski poles
  • Top equipment from international brands: Stöckli, Head, POC
  • Rental of complete cross-country skiing equipment
  • Rental of ice skates, snowshoes, and toboggans
  • Ski gloves and goggles for sale
  • Private heated ski locker for each family in the Outdoor Room
  • Rental of children's ski suits in the Sonnwies store (extra charge)

For more information & reservation:
Piet‘s rent
Peter Edenhauser


Ski area Plose

From practice slopes to challenging black runs nestled in the bizarre Dolomite landscape. The Plose, Bressanone's local mountain, is a family-friendly ski area. Here you can ski amidst hundreds of South Tyrolean peaks.

  • From Sonnwies 12 km away (20 min drive)
  • Snow-sure skiing area at 2.500 m with best view of the Dolomites
  • Free ski bus to the Plose ski area
  • 10 lifts, one fully automatic gondola lift
  • A total of 43 km of slopes
  • The Trametsch, with 9 km, is the longest valley run in South Tyrol
  • Ski kindergarden and nappy ski school
  • Numerous rustic huts and mountain restaurants
  • Well-prepared fun park for freestyle skiers and snowboarders
  • Guided Sella Ronda once a week
  • Gitschberg-Jochtal, 33 km
  • Kronplatz, 30 km
  • Val Gardena, 45 km


Ice skating directly at the resort

In the middle of the snow park, we offer our professional ice-skating rink including skate rental (for a fee) from December to mid-March. Skates are available in all sizes for young and old. Funny penguins help the very young with their first experiences on the ice.  

  • Ice rink in the heart of the resort
  • Open from December to mid-March
  • Skate hire in sizes 26 - 46 
  • Skating fun with funny penguins (to help beginners)


Lüsen is the destination for tobogganers in South Tyrol

Fun tobogganing right in the resort or on the Plose ski mountain. Natural toboggan runs and moonlight tobogganing are also possible: Lüsen simply has everything to offer when it comes to tobogganing and sledging.

  • Own slope for tobogganing and sledging directly at the resort
  • Own slide slope for small children at the resort
  • Easy toboggan runs on the Lüsner and the Rodenecker Alm
  • Downhill fun from the Rossalm to the Kreuztal on the Plose ski mountain
  • Natural toboggan run for international competitors in Lüsen with 1.1 km length and 9.9 % gradient


Magic winter excursions

The Sonnwies is in exactly the right place - extensive high alpine pastures, Christmas markets, shopping and much more in the immediate vicinity. Among the excursion destinations in the South Tyrolean winter months, you will discover an extraordinary amount. The Sonnwies is the ideal starting point.

  • Bishop's town of Bressanone 12 km from Sonnwies
  • Tobogganing fun on the Plose
  • Bolzano and the Ötzi Museum
  • Zaha Hadid Messner Mountain Museum at Kronplatz
  • Christmas markets in Brixen, Sterzing, Bozen
  • Pleasure excursion with summit panorama on the Plose
  • World-famous downhill slopes of Gröden
  • Kronplatz - ski carousel no. 1 in the Pustertal Valley
  • Shopping tour in Brixen, Bozen, Meran
  • Tobogganing trip to the alpine pasture
  • Alpine pasture hike to the nearby Kreuzwiesalm
  • Winter hiking on the Lüsner Alm
  • Winter excursion to the Rossalm on the Plose



Through enchanted winter landscapes of the Lüsner Alm, far away from the everyday hustle and bustle. The Lüsner Valley with the high plateaus of the Lüsner Alm and the Puez Geisler Nature Park are the ideal South Tyrolean locations for snowshoe hikes and snowshoe tours.

  • Many cleared winter hiking trails in the Lüsner Tal, Puez Geisler Nature Park & on the the Lüsner Hochalm
  • Snowshoe rental in the hotel
  • Weekly guided snowshoe hike with summit picnic
  • Weekly guided snowshoe hike with the tourist office
  • Danger-free and snow-sure summits on the Lüsner Alm
  • Lüsen is considered one of the first places where snowshoe hiking was already snowshoe hiking in the 80s

Cross-country skiing

Cross-country skiing with breathtaking panoramas

Cross-country skiing is not only one of the healthiest, but also one of the most beautiful ways to enjoy winter in South Tyrol. From Sonnwies you can explore the quiet side valleys of the Eisack valley.