Rugged peaks of the Dolomites
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Dolomite High Routes

Panoramic hiking tours in the World Heritage – natural site.

Numerous walking magazines describe the Dolomite high route as one of the most beautiful long distance hiking trail as the fascinating scenic impression of the world famous Dolomites is awaiting you on every single section. The route leads through three language areas and cultures: starting in the German-speaking Pustertal, leading through the Ladin-speaking Fanes area and southern of Passo Falzàrego finally the Italian language is dominating. Discover the bizarre world of wonders in all its facets: diversified scenic beauties, great views, wonderful steep tracks and pure adventure – enjoyment for every hiker!

Mountain Walking
Mountain Walking
  • 7 Days / 6 Nights
  • Self-guided tour
  • Minimum number of participants: 2 persons
Theresa Badinger
Theresa Badinger
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Itinerary

Transfer to the lake Pragser Wildsee. Starting from the so-called ‚Pearl of lakes in the Dolomites‘ you proceed through the romantic region of the Fanes–Sennes–Prags nature park, which is one of the largest protected regions in South Tyrol. You reach the high-altitude alp ‚Hochalm Fojedöra‘ in the shade of the impressive Seekofel-massif, ready for a rest and a break. You continue through the remote high-altitude valley past the lake Hochalpensee all the way to St. Vigil.

approx. 5 to 6 hours
15 km
780 m
1.080 m

From St. Virgil by cable car Piz de Plaies you reach the start of the hiking tour. The route leads you through a beautiful wooded and grassy area to the Piz de Corn, the Peitlerkofel is towering on the opposite side. Onwards to the ridge Ritjoch and you walk through the mountaineers village of Wengen. The mighty flanks of the Heiligkreuzkofel remain constantly in your view. At the refuge Heiligkreuz you descend again and then take a leisurely train ride to Abtei.

approx. 5.5 to 6.5 hours
15 km
1.150 m
950 m

In the morning cable car ascent again to the quaint huts above Abtei. Linger for a bit and enjoy the view: the summits of Sella, the Puez-group, Mount Peitlerkofel and Mount Kreuzkofel appear to be very close. Through larch- and arolla pine forests to St. Kassian. En route you again and again walk through so-called „Viles“, this is what the original settlements of the Gadertal-valley were called.

approx. 3.5 to 4.5 hours
11 km
330 m
550 m

Today the route starts with leading you leisurely along the valley floor to the Capanna Alpina. Proceeding in the shade of the majestic summits Fanes and Conturines you follow the trail to the Scottoni refuge. Then through a gorge directly to the ‚pearl of Alta Badia‘, Lake Lagazuoi. The bizarre peaks of the Fanes-Dolomites are reflected in the crystal-clear water of this small mountain lake. Via the Dolomites-high-altitude path to the  ridge ‚Lagazuoischarte‘ and then a descent via the Forcella Travenanzes all the way to the pass Falzarego. This route can also be shortened by train.

approx. 5 to 6 hours
13 km
1.050 m
630 m

You walk below the mighty Tofane-summits along the Dolomites-high-altitude path no. 9. Far below on the valley floor Cortina d`Ampezzo already awaits, framed impressively by the peaks of the Dolomites. The view onto Monte Cristallo, Faloria, Sorapis and Croda dal Lago rewards you for all your endurance and creates a wonderful finale of your hiking week, before you get onto the transfer back into the Hochpuster-valley.

approx. 5 to 6 hours
15 km
450 m
1.280 m

Tour character

The route leads you along well-marked mountain- and hiking paths. You sometimes proceed along via ferratas, which are however easy to walk on, only surefootedness and a head for heights are prerequisites. We also recommend a good basic fitness level.

Prices and events

All data for 2020 at a glance
Season 1
Jun 14, 2020 - Jul 26, 2020
Aug 30, 2020 - Sep 27, 2020
Sunday
Dolomites high-altitude paths 7 days, IT-SJWNA-07X
Base price
Surcharge single room
729.00
149.00

Category: beautiful 3***- and 4**** hotels, 1x mountain inn (Falzarego-pass)

Extra night prices in Niederdorf/Toblach upon request

Services and infos

Included:

  • 6x overnight stays as stated, breakfast included
  • Welcome meeting (English, German)
  • 1x dinner (Falzarego-pass)
  • Luggage transfer
  • Bus- and cable car rides according to program
  • Carefully elaborated route description
  • Detailed travel documents 1x per room (German, English)
  • GPS-data available 
  • Service hotline

Optional extras:

  • Organised transfer from airport Venice or Teviso to Niederdorf/Toblach upon request

Arrival / Parking / Departure:

  • Airport Venice or Treviso. Onward journey by train to Niederdorf/Toblach
  • Via Innsbruck by train to Niederdorf/Toblach.
  • Airport Venice/Mestre or Treviso. Transfer to the start hotel upon request.
  • Parking in Niederdorf/Toblach: free, unguarded, public parking spaces near the hotel

 

 

Things to note:

  • Tourist tax, if applicable, is not included in the price
  • Special dates for groups of min. 5 persons on request!
  • Further important information according to the package travel law can be found here!
Theresa Badinger
"I will help you with the planning of your holidays with advice and action"
Theresa Badinger, Customer Service Assistant

Ratings

5 of 5 Stars (5 Ratings)
5 stars
Ingolf Meinck DE | 15.09.2019
Dolomiten-Höhenwege
5 stars
Christine Fischer DE | 31.07.2019
Eindrucksvolle Wanderung
Die Wanderung in eigener Regie war sehr gut, das Kartenmaterial dazu war hervorragend. Ein abwechslungsreiches Naturschauspiel mit vielen tollen Eindrücken. Sehr zu empfehlen ist die Hütte Fodara Vedla - sehr schöne Unter- kunft und tolles Essen.
5 stars
Andrea Wild DE | 04.10.2017
Einfach klasse
Die Etappen sind wunderschön, die Reiseunterlagen waren sehr gut, die ausgesuchten Unterkünfte gut, die Transfers vor Ort funktionierten bestens. Wir waren sehr zufrieden und würden die Reise jederzeit weiterempfehlen.
Theresa Badinger
Theresa Badinger answered:
Sehr geehrte Frau Wild, vielen herzlichen Dank für dieses tolle Reisefeedback! Es freut uns, dass Sie mit unserem Wanderprogramm rund um zufrieden waren und viele schöne Momente von den imposanten Dolomiten mit nach Hause nehmen konnten. Bei der Auswahl Ihres nächsten Reiseziels, sind wir Ihnen natürlich jederzeit gerne behilflich!
5 stars
Christian Rudolf Riedel DE | 18.07.2017
Wandern in großartiger Berglandschaft
Die vorgeschlagenen Wanderungen - oft auf dem Dolomiten-Höhenweg Nr. 1 - führten durch die fantastische Berglandschaft der Dolomiten. Vom Schwierigkeitsgrad her sind sie auch für den einigermaßen sportlichen Normal-Wanderer gut machbar. Wer es etwas weniger anstrengend möchte, es gibt immer wieder individuelle Möglichkeiten zum Abkürzen.
5 stars
Ulrich Grass DE | 31.08.2016
Sehr gelungene Wanderung
Gute Wege, spektakuläre Ausblicke, sehr gute Führung auf den Wegen

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