A long
love affair
since 1973

Our history

50 years of Relais Hotel Des Alpes in Soraga

December 6th, 1973

Gianfranco and Paola get married.

December 22nd 1973

Opening of the Hotel Des Alpes with 18 rooms all with bathroom. The seasons are short and Gianfranco works as a foreman, traveling around Trentino-Alto Adige, building houses and hotels.

1979 - 1981

First extension of the Des Alpes, with further 12 rooms, bar, sitting room and private access road.


Second extension of the Des Alpes, with a new dining room and recreation room for music evenings with friends, games room for children and a first small wellness centre with one of the first Finnish saunas, whirlpool and gym.


New building site for services, garage and covered parking, access for the disabled, laundry room and panoramic terraces.


Third extension of the dining room, with an energy-saving kitchen.
Beginning of Lorenzo's working in the kitchen, as assistant cook to Gianfranco.


After a year abroad even Francesca decides to join the Des Alpes team.
After years of apprenticeship alongside great chefs, Lorenzo becomes the first chef of the Des Alpes.


Fourth extension of the Des Alpes with 8 new suites, garage and a 600 m2 spa
The hotel becomes 3 star superior.


Opening of the panoramic pool and massage rooms.


Opening of the fourth wellness room.


Inauguration of the stone pine Bio Family Suites.


The fourth star is getting closer…
A long
love affair
since 1973