Alta Pusteria in summer

Alta Pusteria

Dominated by deep valleys and immense coniferous forests and surrounded by imposing alpine peaks and the pale and majestic Dolomite peaks of Sesto and Braies, theAlta Pusteria with the municipalities of Sesto, San Candido, Dobbiaco, Villabassa and Braies it is the easternmost corner of South Tyrol. Excursions in the Dolomites are very popular: admiring the magnificent natural scenery, the lakes lost among the mountains and breathing the clear air, discovering different views every time. Far from the worldly life and frenzy of the most well-known holiday destinations, this corner of paradise in the heart of the Dolomites offers opportunities for relaxation, leisure and physical activity, combining all this with the atmosphere of the Pustertal tradition.

From 26 June 2009 the Alta Pusteria and its excellences, the natural parks of Fanes-Senes-Braies and the Sesto Dolomites, Three peaks of Lavaredo (2.999 m), la Croda del Becco (2.810 m), la Top of the Baranci (2.966 m), they are entered by law among the UNESCO Natural Heritage, in reference to their uniqueness from a geological, botanical and landscape point of view.
In the splendid UNESCO Natural Heritage of the Dolomites, Alta Pusteria offers a varied excursion program for the summer season that allows you to choose from a large number of itineraries for all tastes and according to different levels of preparation and difficulty.
In all, the prestigious UNESCO recognition concerns the nine Dolomite groups divided between the provinces of Trento, Bolzano, Belluno, Pordenone and Udine, for a total of 231 thousand hectares.

The land of the Three Peaks

The Dolomites of South Tyrol boast postcard landscapes in every season. Among these are the famous "Three peaks of Lavaredo”Which are the symbol of Alta Pusteria, this natural monument are the destinations of magnificent excursions at high altitude that start from different points of the valley. From the high Dolomites, you can enjoy a magnificent view of Alta Pusteria and the Tre Cime Nature Park and the Fanes Sennes Braies Nature Park: flora and fauna enchant for their beauty and for the unspoiled nature that they still know how to offer. Among these stands out the Braies lake, a real pearl of the Dolomites, an enchanted corner surrounded by splendid mountains and a green forest that surrounds the pure and crystalline waters. This small but beautiful alpine lake has become famous to the general public thanks to a Rai fiction set right on these mountains.

Alta Pusteria also offers space for climbing and via ferratas with tours of varying difficulty, a dense network of cycle paths for bikes and mountain bike, paths dedicated to nordic walking and trails for horseback riding.
La culture of the Dolomites you can breathe in the streets of Sesto, San Candido and Dobbiaco especially during the numerous summer cultural events that bring to light the traditions and history of these magnificent mountain villages.

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    Region: The Dolomites
    Minimum altitude:1100m above sea level
    Maximum altitude: 2400m above sea level
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    There are 2 Reviews about Alta Pusteria in summer

    Brunello 24-01-2018

    Lovely place. I was there 50 years ago to heal the lungs. Today it has changed a bit

    Michelle Rusconi 13-07-2018

    We stayed a week in this enchanting place. I still have in my eyes the views, the colors, the unmistakable scents that excite… the friendly and smiling people.
    It offers a thousand possibilities to relax…. Without getting bored. I felt the greatest emotion by going around the Tre Cime di Lavaredo ... .. majestic but accessible to almost everyone. Certainly to be redone ...

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