For lovers of mountain hiking, San Vigilio di Marebbe and San Martino in Badia offer a range of potential destinations, spectacular scenery and made to measure suggestions which few other Alpine areas can offer. From the most challenging mountaineering, involving climbing to the Dolomite peaks to day trips and multiday treks between mountain huts, pastures and mountain dairies. From the most authentic hiking, accessible to people of average fitness, to straightforward walks with children and pushchairs and gastronomic walks which put our consciences at rest if we eat a little too much, which is always a risk here.
We’ll try to give you an overview here, remembering that good, suitable equipment is the first important safety step in the mountains and that asking for advice from a guide or tourist association is always a way of personalizing to the max your day and open-air tours.
The Fanes-Senes-Braies and Puez-Odle Nature Parks, which in themselves guarantee unspoilt nature and interesting discoveries, offer you a wide choice of peaceful walks. But also, outside the nature parks or on the shores of the Dolomite lakes you can experience and discover a lot - in all peace and serenity.
Set out to discover and follow in the footsteps of the brave and beautiful princess Dolasilla, the greedy king, the brave queen and her alliance with the marmots, the deceitful wizard Spina de Mul, and the heroic deeds of Ey de Net. Let yourself be carried away by the sound of the flowing river water and the smell of the fresh larch and pine needles, into the enchanting world of legends of the Fanes Kingdom.Go to the walk
The Puez-Odle and Fanes-Senes-Braies Nature Parks, located in the UNESCO Dolomites World Heritage Site, offer countless trekking tours in the high mountains between 2,500 and 3,000 m above sea level. Tips and suggestions for these alpine activities are countless! Stupendous views and incredible peaks are offered in all possible combinations and variations.
Always remember that mountain guides and trained hiking guides can support you in word and deed.
Small hiking trails stretch through the Antersasc valley; in the valley basins you will enjoy indescribable peace and quiet and relax listening for any sounds of nature. Who knows if a deer or a stag is hiding behind the bushes or trees?
The green alpine meadows, with their small paths and hills, lead you up to the heights, to above the tree line, and once you have reached the top of the Crëp dales Dodesc (Cima Dodici), you can enjoy a dreamlike view of the mountaineering village of Lungiarü and of the nearby peaks of the Sas dla Crusc and Sas de Pütia, as well as of the surrounding mountain peaks.Go to the walk
Do you love green meadows and pastures, the tranquillity of nature and slowly passing holiday days? Are you looking for the true taste of the mountains, like those who earn their bread with them every day, and would you like to marvel at the beautiful mountain peaks from a respectful distance? Then the Ladin mountain pastures and huts are exactly the right destination for you. You usually start from the place of accommodation and within a few hours of hiking you will overcome 500 to 600 m of difference in altitude, which will bring you to the limit of vegetation. Here, among mountain pines, wide expanses of alpine roses and mountain pastures, you will always find an alpine pasture or a hut that welcomes you.
Gentle, lush green meadows covered with alpine flowers await you on your way to the alpine huts around the Sas de Pütia. They can all be found around the mountain massif and each one of them will spoil and delight you with traditional Ladin and South Tyrolean food and drink. Set out and experience unforgettable moments amidst the beautiful nature of the Sas de Pütia meadows!Go to the walk
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The San Vigilio di Marebbe and San Martino in Badia tourist office has drawn up a full program of guided excursions for every season of the year to take visitors to all the area’s special features and natural beauties. For each sector, from mountaineering to ecology, culture to food and wine, nature to the environment, you will be accompanied by expert, professional trained and skilled guides who will answer all your questions and satisfy all your curiosity, introducing you to some of the sometimes-hidden gems of the area and its people.
Request the full guided visit and trip program relating to the holiday period chosen.
In the summer, for example, we can offer you a grand total of 120 hours of weekly guided excursions for groups of up to 15 people.
A simple Yoga session, stretching and strengthening the body. This Yoga practice is especially recommended after a hike. Get to know yoga positions as they are explained in detail. This unit is perfect for those who want to try Yoga once or get in the mood for the holiday with possible further units.
This hike takes us to the nature park Puez-Odle, part of the heritage site Dolomiti UNESCO.
We will walk alongside the majestic Puez Group. Reaching Fontanacia at the end of the valley, you will understand what it means to be surrounded by the magical silence of the pale mountains. We will return via the Meldages meadows, known for their colourful flora.
From Passo Furcia we walk to the idyllic Alpine pasture Fojedöra, where young students look after the grazing livestock and make their own bread and cheese - as if time had stood still here... Arrived at the Lake of Braies, the majestic Croda del Becco is reflected in this largest lake of the Dolomites, its clear water shimmers in all shades of blue and green. From San Vigilio to Passo Furcia by bus and a taxi takes you back to San Vigilio from Braies.
The night sky has fascinated humans since ancient times. With an expert eye you can discover many things about stars, planets and constellations. Julian, an astronomy enthusiast, takes us with him during this night observation taking advantage of the total darkness to admire the beauty of the universe.
The mountain pass "Passo delle Erbe", sited in the Puez-Odle Nature Park, is the perfect place to take an easy stroll among conifers, shrubs and montane grasslands while observing the pertified see of the Dolomites. Thus, hikers can discover the geological history of the Dolomites getting at the same time an insight into the thight relationships between rock, vegetation and fauna of the montane ecosystems.