Dolomite Alps - Nature park walking tour
Walking in the UNESCO world heritage.
- 8 Days / 7 Nights
- Self-guided tour
Transfer to idyllic Lake Pragser Wildsee which is bewitching visitors with its crystal-clear water. There you will get a first impression of the Pragser valley, which is with its dark forests and white rock walls one of the perls in the Dolomites. Via the plateau to alp Rossalm and down to Bückele. Far away you can see Monte Cristallo, the Tofana and the famous Tre Cime di Lavaredo. After a short bus ride you reach plateau Plätzwiese.
Plateau Plätzwiese in nature park „Fanes Sennes Prags“, the biggest nature park in the Dolomites, appeals with its unique flora and wild lakes its visitors in a special way. Your walk leads you either way to Dürrenstein or to Strudelkopf, where you will have a fantastic view onto the surrounding mountains.
You walk through plateau Plätzwiese and valley Knappenfusstal down to the Gemärk, the boarder between South Tyrol and Belluno. From there you walk directly to Cortina d´Ampezzo or you choose the slightly longer variant to hut Ra Stua, and below the Col Rosa into the former Olympic city.
The panorama of this stage will simply blow you away! Introducing the mighty rock giants of the Ampezzan Dolomites, the Cristallo-group, the Tofane and the Fanes-group - the leads of this spectacle. There are two routes to choose from: one leads to Forcella Faloria and the second one along the Dolomieu Panoramic-Trail. Both options lead you towards the ‚Passo Tre Croci’ and finally back to Cortina.
Short transfer to lake Dürrensee. You start your walk through a valley called Rienztal to the world famous stone formation called „Drei Zinnen“ and to the mountain hut with the same name. On easy trails you walk on to the Auronzo hut and then you go by bus back to the starting point of your hiking trip to Niederdorf/Toblach.
Loop tour Sexten
Today you walk through one of the most beautiful side valleys of the Pustertal valley to Sexten. By transfer you reach Vierschach, where the cable car brings you up on mountain Helm. From there you can enjoy a wonderful view onto the peaks of the Sextner Dolomites. Hahnspiel hut, Silianer hut, Klammbach hut and Helmhang hut are further stops during your last walk to Sexten, before you will reach Kreuzbergpass. From there back by bus/train to Niederdorf/Toblach.
Individuelle Abreise oder Verlängerung
The walking route leads along sign-posted mountain- and walking paths. Special experience is not necessary. A good basic fitness level is required to make sure that you can enjoy those ridgeways. For most of the walks there is a daily choice between a shorter and a longer route.
Category: nice hotels of 3*** and 4****-level
Extra nights upon request in Niederdorf/Toblach!
- 7 overnights as mentioned, breakfast included
- If half-board: min. 3-course meal (5x, not in Cortina)
- Luggage transfer
- Personal welcome briefing
- Transfers, cable cars, train and bus rides and as mentioned in the program
- Carefully elaborated route description
- Detailed travel and tour documents
Arrival / Parking
- Via Innsbruck by train to Niederdorf/Toblach.
- Airport Venice/Mestre or Treviso. Transfer to the start hotel upon request.
- Parking in Niederdorf/Toblach: gratis, unguarded, public parking spaces in the near of the hotel.
- Number of participants: minimum of 2 persons
- Any visitor’s taxes are not included in the tour price and payable on site
- Fares by public transport are not included