Special experiences to enjoy Alta Badia in summer

Alta Badia is surrounded by gentle pastures and high plateaus, and known for its imposing rocky walls and picturesque alpine villages. Because of its location at the heart of the Dolomites, it is an ideal starting point for many different hikes throughout the year. During your summer holidays in Alta Badia, you can go on lots of wonderful hikes along well signposted and maintained trails, ranging from easy family-friendly walks to all-day hikes, and to treks lasting several days. There are convenient ski lifts to take you up, and comfortable mountain hut restaurants and shelters where you can stop and rest.

Hiking in Alta Badia

The extensive hiking area of Alta Badia includes more than 400 km of well marked and maintained trails, at a height of between 1200 and over 3250 metres.

Explore the pristine wilderness of the Puez-Odle and Fanes-Senes-Braies National Parks, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. By using the ski lifts and buses, you can easily get to the trails on the high plateaus or to the starting points for hikes further afield.

And hikers can always take a well-deserved break and enjoy a delicious meal or refreshing drink at one of the mountain hut restaurants.

In addition to our hiking programme, the Alta Badia Tourist Association also offers guided hikes every week.


Adrenalin Climbing and via ferratas

The Dolomites have always been a major attraction for climbers and mountaineers.

For those who want to experience the excitement of climbing at altitude, the expert mountain guides of Alta Badia can offer advice about different routes, passing on their own respect and love for the mountains.


Experiences Nordic walking


Explore the wonders of the Dolomites with Nordic Walking. Breathe in the fresh mountain air and enjoy the natural beauty of the scenic trails, while also absorbing the sheer majesty of the surrounding peaks.

Discover the pleasure of walking with poles, and enjoy the physical and mental wellbeing that only nature can offer. A reinvigorating experience for anyone who loves nature and enjoys being active.


Experience on two wheels Racing bikes


Alta Badia is a real paradise for fans of cycling.

You can go on some amazing rides, surrounded by the wonderful scenery of the UNESCO World Heritage Dolomites.

It's so exciting to be among these majestic peaks.
It’s also an ideal base in Alta Badia for cycling holidays, thanks to its cycling trips along the mountain roads, routes that have often featured in the renowned Giro d’Italia and the Maratona dles Dolomites - Enel.

Here are the top events for cycling enthusiasts.

Excitement every year:

  • Dolomites Bike Day: June
  • Sellaronda Bike Day: June and September
  • Maratona dles Dolomites - Enel: first Sunday of July


Make your choice

Gravel biking



This area with its incredible natural setting is ideal for gravel biking. Enjoy your freedom to the full during Dolomites Bike Day: The Dolomites of Alta Badia Gravel biking is a way to enjoy some unique experiences, discovering new roads and paths to follow, and exploring the still unspoiled natural beauty of the Dolomites.

Gravel biking



Alta Badia has numerous paths and trails, connecting the valley floor to the high plateaus that surround us. Nature, with all its many facets, offers you a unique experience at any time of year.

Get your adrenaline pumping in the Dolomites.

Gravel biking



Leisure cyclists and families can also enjoy exploring this area by bike. There are many places to rent bikes, either in the village or higher up, and they will recommend the most suitable bikes for riding along the splendid cycle trails up to the many mountain huts.

You can also take your bike up in the ski lift, if you want to start your ride from the plateau and avoid the initial climb.

There are many ways you can cycle in the Dolomites of Alta Badia and enjoy a unique experience.

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