The historic Hotel Andreas Hofer has been owned by the Schifferegger family for many years. The fourth-generation owners, Peter and Karin, do everything they can to offer you the ski holiday ever. The rooms are characterised by a pleasant, relaxing atmosphere with traditional decoration.
The charming centre of Bruneck is only 500 meters away and with the shuttle service, you will quickly reach the ski lifts. Wellness is an important part of any holiday. Both body and mind deserve some pampering after an active day. So don't forget to visit the wellness after a day of skiing. You don't have to worry about the food either. From morning to night, your taste buds will not be short of anything. With a tasty breakfast buffet, you can start the day full of energy and for dinner, Chef Giuseppe Zona prepares local South Tyrol dishes, as well as light Mediterranean and international delicacies. For the youngest guests, there is a games room with table tennis, table football and video games.
It is approximately 6 minutes to the ski lift by train. The ski train is free.
There may have been changes in Covid-19 services and facilities between the time of booking and upon departure. All measures are subject to change and therefore no rights can be derived from them.
Kronplatz is one of the most diverse and popular ski resorts in South Tyrol. The highest mountain, The 'Glatzkopf´ is in the center of the region. It is surrounded by many villages including Bruneck, Olang, Sankt Lorenzen and St.Vigil in Enneberg. On the mountain top you have a breath taking mountain panoramic view.
Kronplatz is deal for beginners. The reason for this is that the peaks are relatively flat in comparison with other ski areas. There is an assortment of beautiful long descents in this ski area. The longest is 7km long. There are also options for more advanced skiers/boarders. The long valley downhill towards Olang is a much more challenging run. Children will enjoy one of the many child friendly slopes. There is also 280km of Cross country trails.
Italy only accepts tourists with a negative PCR test, taken 48h before travel (from 2 years old). Even if you have already been vaccinated. They are waiting for the official green EU vaccination passport. When this is ready you can also enter the country with it.
Fully vaccinated 14 days or more, or; - negative PCR test or antigen test that is not older than 48 hours or ;proof of recovery from Covid-19 that is not older than 6 months.
All travelers traveling to Italy must complete this form (Passenger Locator Form) .
Travelers to Sardinia must also fill in this form from 28/5.
Museums and other cultural institutions are now also open on weekends. From Monday to Friday the admissions are limited to a maximum number of people (which varies depending on the capacity of the museum), in compliance with health prevention measures. For weekend visits you need to book online or by phone. It is possible to attend the shows in cinemas, theatres, concert halls and other venues, including outdoor venues. The maximum number of spectators must not exceed 50% of the maximum authorized capacity, and in any case, may not exceed 1,000 people for outdoor performances and 500 people for indoor performances. The seating plan must ensure a distance of at least one metre between spectators.
From 6/8 a green pass is obligatory . Green pass is from 6/8 valid for people over 12 years old, at least 1 vaccin, negative Covid-19 test of max 48 hours, or document proving that you have had Covid-19 during the last 6 months.
The capital is Rome.
The official language is Italian.
There is a time difference of +1hour.
The official currency in Italy is the euro.
The voltage is 230 volts.
You must be in possession of a valid passport or valid proof of identity.
Talk on the phone:
A British mobile phone also works in Italy. To call to Italy from the UK, first dial the country code 0039 and then the area code without zero and then the subscriber number. The country code 0044 is from Italy to the UK.
The national emergency number is 112.
Traveling by car:
The national roads are well passable. Pas Piccolo San Bernardo is closed throughout the winter season (November to June).
Keep in mind that the highways require a toll. If you travel via the Austrian motorways, you must be in possession of a toll sticker. For some motorways, tunnels and roads in Austria there is no vignette requirement, but a separate toll must be paid, such as the A13 from Innsbruck-Süd to the Italian border.
There is no general obligation in Italy for winter tyres. Winter equipment (chains or winter tyres) may be mandatory on mountain roads. This is indicated with a traffic sign. Not using winter tires in winter conditions can lead to (joint) liability in the event of accidents and also have criminal consequences. In Austria and Germany, winter tires are required in winter conditions.
In case of breakdown or an accident, it is mandatory that all road users wear a reflective vest.
If you travel via France:
Please note: in some cities it is mandatory to have an environmental sticker from 1 July 2017. If you drive over the Paris ring road, the Boulevard Périphérique, you will also need an environmental sticker in many cases. The vignette can not be obtained along the way, but can only be ordered online. The French police advise to print out the application form and the confirmation and to take it with you if the vignette is not delivered in time by post. The order form can be found on this website: https://www.certificat-air.gouv.fr/en/demande-ext/cgu
Future environmental zones can be found on this website: http://en.france.fr/nl/tips/milieuzones-france-ecovignet-credit
Food and drink:
Italy is known for pizzas, pastas and risottos. It is not recommended to drink tap water.
It is customary in Italy to give a tip of around 10% in bars, restaurants and hotels.
In general, the shops are closed between 13.00 and 16.00. This is the siesta. After 16.00 hours the shops will open again until about 19.00 hours.
In Italy, a ski helmet is mandatory for children up to and including 14 years of age. A ski helmet is recommended for adults. In a ski class, wearing a helmet is often required.
In Italy you are generally required to wear a swimming cap in swimming pools. This is for both public swimming pools and swimming pools that belong to hotels.
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A lift pass for Kronplatz is included in the fare.
3-day trip including 2-day lift pass
4-day trip including 2-day lift pass
5-day trip including 3-day lift pass
6-day trip including 4-day lift pass
7-day trip including 5-day lift pass
8-day trip including 6-day lift pass
In step 2 of the booking process it is indicated for which days the lift pass is valid. If you want to use the ski lift on a different day than indicated in step 2 of the booking process, please contact our contact centre by telephone. It is not possible to change the days of the lift pass once you have arrived at the destination. If you wish to extend the lift pass, it can often be booked as an extra. The price for extending the lift pass can be found in step 2 of the booking. If you choose “no lift pass”, the discount can also be found in step 2 of the booking process.
The lift pass for children born on or after 9-12-2013 is free. Children born on or between 11-12-2005 to 10-12-2013 and seniors born before 24-11-1956 receive discounts on the lift pass. This discount can be found in the calculation of the travel price. When picking up the lift passes, ID is required for children and seniors.
No deposit is required on site.
A helmet for children and adults is not included in the rental of ski and/or snowboard equipment.
For children from 3 to 7 years old it is mandatory to wear a helmet. You can purchase these yourself or rent them on the spot.
The following types of material can be booked:Bronze
This material is ideal for beginners and intermediate skiers and snowboarders. This material is particularly agile, so it makes turning and breaking easy. Parallel skiing is also possible with these skis.
This is ideal material for intermediate skiers and snowboarders. The material is agile, but also suitable to cut corners sharp. Even at high speeds these skis provide great performance.
These skis and snowboards are made of high quality material, and are perfect for experienced skiers. This comfortable material is suitable on all track types and snow conditions.
These are high performance skis and snowboards with the latest technology, and are suitable for the most experienced skiers.
TIP: Tell our rental partner your exact requirements (eg off piste skiing) so they can help you select the right material.