Dolomites hiking

Val Gardena: Dolomite Mountain Walking and Ladin Culture

Val Gardena (Gröden) is not only in the heart of the Dolomites, but the epicentre of traditional Ladin culture. It offers excellent alpine hiking.  Val Gardena: An Overview Val Gardena (Gröden) is situated in the heart of the Dolomites in north-eastern Italy, and is under an hour’s drive from the city of Bolzano (Bozen in …

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Mythical Mountains: The Peaks of Rosengarten & Latemar

Come twilight, the peaks of the Rosengarten massif glow a spectacular pink. Unsurprisingly, these stunning Dolomite peaks attract many exploring hikers! Rosengarten-Latemar: An Overview The hiking area surrounding Rosengarten and Latemar offers truly spectacular scenery. Located in the centre of Northern Italy’s Dolomites, in the Eggental Valley (Italian: Val d’Ega), the Rosengarten (‘Rose Garden’) massif …

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Cortina d’Ampezzo: A Vibrant Resort in the Dolomites

Surrounded by spectacular hiking trails and situated in the very heart of the Dolomites, vibrant Cortina d’Ampezzo is one of Europe’s best-known resorts. Cortina d’Ampezzo: An Overview The town of Cortina d’Ampezzo is located high up in the mountains in the north of the Veneto region of Northern Italy, in the eastern part of the …

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Plan de Corones (Kronplatz): Where Austria meets Italy

Plan de Corones / Kronplatz is ideal for lovers of the outdoors. Between the Zillertal Alps (Austria) and Italy’s Dolomites, it’s mountain scenery at its best. Plan de Corones / Kronplatz: An Overview Plan de Corones (Kronplatz in German), is situated within the Pustertal Valley in South Tyrol, Northern Italy. Pustertal Valley runs from Lienz …

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Alta Pusteria: Tre Cime / Drei Zinnen / Three Peaks

Alta Pusteria (Hochpustertal) is an outdoor-lover’s paradise. This beautiful region in the Northern Italian Dolomites, boasts three famous mountain peaks. Alta Pusteria (Hochpustertal): An Overview Alta Pusteria, or Hochpustertal, as it is known in German, is located in the eastern section of the Pustertal Valley in Northern Italy. It is situated in the midst of …

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Alta Badia to Monte Marmolada: The Peak of the Dolomites

The Alta Badia region in South Tyrol is rich in Alpine personality. Nearby lies Monte Marmolada, the highest peak and proclaimed ‘Queen’ of the Dolomites. Alta Badia: An Overview Alta Badia (Gadertal in German) is an area located in the region Trentino-Alto Adige, in Northern Italy. It is famed for its stunning natural landscapes, as …

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