Trekking, Hiking and Via Ferrata

Hiking is a very relaxing way of discovering nature. Hotel Chalet all’Imperatore in Madonna di Campiglio is situated on the road to Vallesinella, which is rich in trails of all sorts.

Without straying too far from Madonna di Campiglio you can reach the Vallesinella waterfalls. If you prefer to walk up high, you can go up the Brenta towards the refuges of Casinei, Tuckett, Sella , Brentei, Alimonta and XII Apostoli, where you can also eat and stay overnight.

Madonna di Campiglio is surrounded by many beautiful places within easy reach, such as Lake Nambino, Lake Malghette or Ritorto where you can enjoy sweeping views of the Brenta Dolomites.

There are many things to do: hikes along the trails in the woods around the town, like the Giro di Campiglio or the Giro dell’Imperatrice, and walks up to the nearby mountain refuges or the Brenta, where you can explore the via ferrata.

In any case, there are guides who, in addition to knowing the routes, can tell you all about the flora, fauna, geology and history of the mountains. Our mountains, in fact, have been the scene of important historical events, and in some areas, you can also find vestiges of the First World War.

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Nordic Walking

Nordic Walking, which involves walking on snowshoes, is a sport and fitness exercise for all ages. You can use this technique to do routes of various kinds and duration, usually starting from Conca Verde, 300 m from the Hotel all’Imperatore.
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Classic and Sport Climbing

There are several climbs you can do on the Brenta Dolomites. Campiglio was home to some of the most important explorers of the Brenta, who have given their names to the routes themselves. Among the most famous are the Preus and Maestri Alimonta on Campanil Basso, the Via delle Guide on Crozzon di Brenta, the Detassis on the Cima Brenta Alta.

There are also small rock climbing gyms near the town and you can book climbing lessons at various levels given by mountain guides.


Dry Tooling involves climbing rocks with ice axes and crampons, which can also include ice climbing. Near the town, there are equipped rock walls that are particularly suitable for this type of climbing.

Dog Trekking

For those seeking a different way to experience the mountains, for those who enjoy walking and animals, Hotel all’Imperatore can offer Dog Trekking! Extreme bike lovers can book dog cycle excursions and there are dog kart summer courses (kart pulled by dogs).
Learn how to love these beautiful animals and see them at work in the woods, where they regain their natural instincts.

Bicycles e Mountain Bike

Mountain bike enthusiasts can follow various routes along tarmac roads and forest tracks in Madonna di Campiglio, such as the tour of Ritorto, the tour of Vallesinella, the track to the refuge of Bedole in Val Genova or the Cornisello lakes. The new system of lifts, which remains open also in summer, allows mountain bikers to take their bikes up high.

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Downhill, an extreme sport that is becoming increasingly popular (known as DH), is a mountain bike competition. It is an individual time trial all done on downhill tracks of different degrees of difficulty and from two to seven kilometres in length.


The river Sarca flows through Madonna di Campiglio, and there are numerous lakes both in the town and the surrounding area. Fishing enthusiasts can purchase of a permit and then enjoy the sport at their leisure.
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For golf enthusiasts, Madonna di Campiglio is home to one of Europe’s most historic courses: the Golf Club Campo Carlo Magno, a 9-hole course designed by Henry Cotton in 1923. It is located to the north of the town, at an altitude of 1650m, surrounded by the beautiful landscape of the Dolomites. →

Alternatively, enthusiasts can head for the Golf Club Rendena. This is another 9-hole golf course, located in Caderzone, some 17 km from Madonna di Campiglio. →


Hotel all’Imperatore can offer its guests all kinds of outdoor sports in contact with nature. At 300 m from our chalet, surrounded by the Conca Verde Park, tennis players can book outside clay courts. Tennis courses are available for beginners.


For guests looking for thrills, we can offer paragliding, individually or in tandem with experienced instructors from Doss del Sabion in Pinzolo. →

Rafting – Hydrospeeding – Canoeing – Kayaking

About 20 km from Madonna di Campiglio flows the river Noce, renowned for the variety of extreme watersports practised there: rafting, hydrospeeding, kayaking and canoeing take place at all levels in various parts of the river. These sports are fun activities for groups of friends and families.


Canyoning involves going down rivers and canyons carved in the rock by thousands of years of erosion. This activity combines the techniques of climbing, swimming and diving from the low falls. Not only is it great fun but also extremely interesting, since it allows you to discover spectacular and unspoiled places, in contact with a variety of flora and fauna.


Zorbing is quite a new extreme sport and involves rolling down a sloping path inside a sphere. It is a fun activity especially if done in a group.