Trekking through the Dolomites, World UNESCO heritage
Trekking means walking to know, learn and see the ambient around us. Don’t lose the opportunity to trekking through this magnificent places, , Unique scenic beauty, surrounded by the Dolomites, the most impressive mountains of the world.
Day 1 Arrival at Verona Airport and transfer to the reserved Hotel in Madonna di Campiglio Area. Dinner and overnight stay
Day 2 Spinale – Passo del Grostè.
Start at Madonna di Campiglio where you take the Spinale cable car to reach 2,100 m asl. At the Rifugio Dosson (Chalet Fiat) the path leads us across the Alpine meadows of Campiglio. On the left the Pietra Grande rises like a canyon and in front of you the Cima Brenta comes nearer and nearer. The path leads past the Lago Spinale lake and up to the Rifugio Graffer (mountain hut). Now the real ascent starts, on a rocky but never extremely steep path which in total can be graded as easy to moderate. You pass the Rifugio Stoppani, where also the mountain station of the Grostè funicular is located and you arrive at the Passo del Grostè (2,500 m asl.). A spectacular panoramic view rewards us for your efforts. The peaks of the Brenta Dolomites, the Adamello group, the Val di Non, the Renon and the eastern Dolomites with the Catinaccio in the background. And not only this gorgeous view is a gift, also the high alpine vegetation with its bright colours delights us. A real eldorado for alpinists. Back to the hotel. Dinner and overnight stay.
Day 3 The Lakes of Nambrone valley
The Val Nambrone valley is a side valley of the Valle di Campiglio valley and branches between Pinzolo and Sant’Antonio di Mavignola. The valley is not only famous for the gorgeous panoramic views on the Brenta Dolomites but also for its lakes.
The snow which is collected on the glaciers during the winter, melts again in summer, this meltwater reaches the lakes and feeds the Sarca river, which passes through the valley. The Cornisello Lakes are located at 2,120 m asl., the Lago Nero lake at 2,200 m asl. and the Lake Vedretta at impressive 2,600 m asl.
You will reach by transfer about 2,000 m asl, near the first of the Cornisello Lakes. From there several paths proceed up to the other lakes and the peaks of the Presanella mountain group. Back to the hotel. Dinner and overnight stay.
Day 4 Bolzano – Val di Fassa
Today “free day” to rest your leg and have the possibility to visit the capital of south Tirol. Its two lifestyles, one Northern European and the other more Mediterranean, combine to make the perfect union, which can be clearly seen in the historic and artistic treasures of this city. Mediterranean traditions is most evident in Alto Adige cuisine, as well as in delicacies from Bolzano. Each season, dishes made with authentic flavours fill the air with their aromas. Do not miss an opportunity to experience the Törggelen (an ancient tradition).For those who wants to walk, we suggest Saint Oswald-Promenade The path starts at St. Anton and in 20 minutes the curvy path reaches the memorial tablet of Karl von Ritter who has projected and built the promenade. From up there you have a spectacular view over the city and going on along the path you’ll reach St. Magdalena, the most popular vineyard in Bolzano. Time to taste some local wine. Arrival in the reservedhotel. Dinner and overnight stay in Val di Fassa Area.
Day 5 Sass Pordoi to Piz Boè
You start your hiking tour at Passo Pordoi (2,240 metres asl) above Canazei in the Val di Fassa, where you take the cable car up to the 2,947 metres high Mount Sass Pordoi at the southwest boarder of the Sella mountain range. From here, a trail leads up to the Pordoi mountain pass. You cross a bizarre moon-like landscape while we get closer to the Rifugio Boé, which lies at the upper end of the Val di Mezdí. Before the Rifugio Boé, the trail is very hard to hike, towards the peak of Mount Piz Boé. From here. The most difficult sections are secured by ropes.
After two hours of hiking, you finally arrive at the peak of Mount Piz Boé with its peak cross, the tiny wooden rifugio Capanna Fassa and its wonderful 360°- view of the surrounding Dolomites peaks: Fanes, Marmolata, Sassolungo, Odle …
Day 6 Agatha Christie Path.
In the novel The Big Four written by Agatha Christie and published on 27 January 1927 Poirot and the Big Four met for the final confrontation in their headquarters in The “Felsenlabyrinth”, right under the Latemar, the actual destination of this hike. Very nice hiking path through the rocks labyrinth that lies at the bottom of the Latemar mountain. You will reach Lake Carezza where take a look into the beautiful shades of any color of a rainbow. You will walk
through the marvellous forest of Latemar, among the most beautiful spruce forests in Europe. In this forest high quality wood grows and is used for the belly of violins, giving the instrument its resonance. Then you will reach “Mitterleger” is reached. Here you will have a breathtaking view onto the Latemar, standing right on this Dolomite mountain’s foot. Pass by and arrival in Hotel. Dinner and overnight stay.
Day 7 Vie del Pan – Lago Fedaia
At the feet of the mighty Marmolada: the walking tour across the Viel del Pan (Bindelweg) near Canazei in the Val di Fassa offers spectacular views on the Dolomites. Goal of your walking tour is the Lago di Fedaia on the same-named saddle across the Viel del Pan. This name is Ladin, it means “bread path” and is also marked in the Ladin version. You take the Belvedere-funicular which brings you up to Pecol. Here the landscape is characterized by Alpine meadows. The sweet marmots are not that shy, we can approach before they disappear in their holes. Parallel the Downhill-Bike-Slope the path leads up quite steeply, across flower meadows and with the view on the Sella and Saslonch mountain groups. Arrived at the Col dei Rossi the panoramic view is awesome! Here the real Viel del Pan starts, it proceeds to the Viel del Pan mountain hut and further towards the Passo Fedaia. It is worth walking up to the Sass Capel for a short part, from the ridge you have a gorgeous view on the Sella and the peaks of the Fanes mountain group in Alta Badia. Opposite you have the mighty glacier of the Marmolada with the blue lake of Fedaia below. There the Viel del Pan ends. The descent to the Passo Fedaia requires step security, the path is narrow and steep. Arrival in hotel. Dinner and overnight stay.
Day 8 Departure
After breakfast transfer to Verona Airport.