1: WALK THROUGH THE LANGE ALM
The hike along the Lange Alm is one to remember. The beautiful scenery is set between three mountain peaks and is well visited in summer. The area is called the highlight of the Dolomites, and the three peaks reach as high as 2999 meter, 2973 meter, and 2875 meter.
Top Tip: Enjoy the spectacular view at the Lange Alm Alpine Hut in the middle of the Three Peaks. You can walk there to soak up the scenery and treat yourself afterwards with their delicious fried egg with röstern.
Location: 39034 Toblach / Dobbiac, South Tyrol, Dolomites, Italy
2: THE MOUNTAINS OF ALTA BADIA
Whether it’s summer or covered in snow; Alta Badia is a place to remember. Ski, hike or drive through the mountains to see the beauty that this part of the Dolomites has to offer.
Top Tip: Take the chairlift along the mountainside to end up in the traditional Mountain hut Utia de Bioch. Here you can experience ancient tradition and customs, while trying their all-famous tiramisu.
Location: loc. Bioch, 39030 La Villa (BZ), South Tyrol, Dolomites, Italy
3: HIKE UP THE STOANERNEN MANDLEN IN THE SARNTAL VALLEY
Go into the mountains to discover the ‘men of stone’ and a great viewpoint of the Sarntal Valley. The hike is 2000 meters above the municipality of Monzoccolo and is rewarded by the mysterious stone men that were created as landmarks or by shepherds to pass the time. The stone carvings and Prehistoric tools that were found at the Stoanernen Mandlen prove that this passage has been used for thousands of years.
Top Tip: To really soak up the area, you can stay in the Auener Hof Dining Home. They specialize in fine dining with their 2-Michelin star restaurant. They also have a beautiful small spa area that has a nice personal touch to truly relax after your hiking experience.
Location: Restaurant-House Auener Hof, Prati 21, 39058 Val Sarentino, South Tyrol, Italy
4: SUNRISE TOUR TO THE CIR PEAKGet up early for this one, because it’s going to be worth it. The Cir Peaks are situated between the Alta Badia and Val Gardena valleys. Start the hike at the parking lot of the Gardena Pass at a height of 2121 meter. Walk up the mountain through the dark and be rewarded by the most stunning view over the Dolomites as the first sunrays enter the valley. Guaranteed breath taker!
5: AN EVENING TOUR AT HIRZELSTEIG UNTER ROSENGARTENThe Hirzelsteig path is a leisurely and gorgeous route. You can start your way at the Paolina Hut to make your way into the landscape. The Rosengarten Peaks will surround you while you spend 3 to 5 hours on the route, depending on your level of fitness.
6: BOLZANO TERRACES
The amazing capital city of South Tyrol is Bolzano. The city is located amidst of the dramatic Dolomite mountains and characteristic vineyards. In the city there are also many sights to be found, including a cathedral, the famous ötzi Museum, local fruit markets and green spaces along the river.
Top Tip: To find the best aperativo’s in Bolzano, go find the Fischbänken terrace in the city centre. They have the perfect spot to enjoy the life in the city, while sipping on a delicious local wine.
Location: Dr.-Streiter Gasse 28, 39100 Bolzano, South Tyrol, Italy