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3.07km from Val Gardena
The Seceda is a mountain at the foot of the Odle group, placed in val Gardena, above the inhabited Ortisei. Its summit can be reached via a cable car from the town center. The Südtirol Gardenissima ski race has started from the summit of Seceda since 1997. the summit can also be reached on foot starting from the south from Ortisei, Santa Cristina, or Selva di Val Gardena or from the north from the municipality of Funes.
4.89km from Val Gardena
The Seiser Alm is the largest high alpine pasture in Europe. It is located in the South Tyrolean Dolomites in Italy, around 20 km northeast of Bolzano and above the well-known tourist resorts of Seis am Schlern, Kastelruth, and Ortisei in Val Gardena. In summer, the area is ideal for hiking and mountain tours. The winter sports area has 60 km of downhill pistes, predominantly of easy and medium difficulty, numerous lifts, and a fun park.
5.15km from Val Gardena
Langkofel is the main peak of the massif of the same name, placed between the Val Gardena and Val di Fassa, in the Dolomites. The mountain looks like a series of peaks that stretch for about a kilometer from north-west to south-east. With a cable car from the Sella pass, you can reach the Sassolungo saddle at 2,681 meters and the Toni Demetz refuge, starting point for various excursions.
5.54km from Val Gardena
The Dolomiti Superski is the largest ski area in Italy, born in 1974 and spread over an area of about 3,000 km² in the Triveneto, including most of the winter ski slopes of the Dolomites, for a total of 1,246 km of slopes divided into 12 different ski areas. Of these 500 km are connected "skis on feet". It offers 450 ski lifts and 1,246 kilometers of slopes, about half of which are directly connected to each other, and all of which can be used with a single ski pass.
6.08km from Val Gardena
The Plattkofel is a 2964 m high mountain in the Langkofel group in the Dolomites. The name refers to the flat western flank facing the Alpe di Siusi. The summit ridge, which runs roughly in a north-west-south-east direction, has three summit points. The most important for tourists is the middle summit ( 2958 m ) with a summit cross, which can be reached via marked trails. However, the highest point of the mountain is found.
6.89km from Val Gardena
The Gardena pass is an alpine pass in the Dolomites, located at 2,121 m asl between Val Gardena and Val Badia, between the Sella group in the south and the Cir group to the north, connecting Selva di Val Gardena with Corvara in Badia. The pass is the starting point for many hiking trails. In the surrounding area, there are numerous ski lifts and ski slopes, including the famous " Dantercepies " and "Cir" which, starting from the pass, reach Selva.
7.29km from Val Gardena
The Sella pass is a mountain pass in the Dolomites, located at 2240 m above sea level, between the Sassolungo and the Sella Group. It connects Canazei, in Val di Fassa with Selva di Val Gardena, in Val Gardena. Itt is a popular tourist destination, both winter and summer. Its numerous ski lifts are part of the Dolomiti Superski ski area and the famous Sellaronda, of which it is one of the most spectacular points. For the beauty of the landscape and the surrounding mountains, it is a favorite d
8.03km from Val Gardena
Sella Ronda is the most recognized ski route of the Dolomites. It is a loop that runs either clockwise or counterclockwise around the massif of the Sella mountain range. This route can easily be accomplished in one day. In winter it is possible to ski around the entire massif by using the Sellaronda ski lift carousel. The well-connected lifts and superbly prepared pistes will allow you uninterrupted skiing on almost 30 kms of ski runs in one single day.
Parco Naturale Puez Odle
9.26km from Val Gardena
The Puez-Odle natural park is a protected natural area that mainly includes two mountain groups: the Puez group and the Odle group, both belonging to the Gardena Dolomites in the Dolomites. Established in 1978 and then expanded in 1999 with the annexation of the Rasciesa area, the protected area is bordered to the west by the Isarco valley, to the north by the Pusteria valley, to the east by the Val Badia and south of Val Gardena.
9.91km from Val Gardena
Sass Pordoi is a plateau-like rock summit which was located in the heart of Italy. It is accessible by cable car from the Passo Pordoi ridge. Also, a hiking tour proceeds up to the peak. The easiest route is the one from the south, the path proceeds beneath the cable car until the summit. There is a restaurant up there and a lookout platform, famous for its views towards the Marmolada and Langkofel Groups. The cable-car is free-hanging - there are no pillars on the 800m ascent.
10.48km from Val Gardena
The Piz Boe is a mountain of the Dolomites high 3,152 m, the highest peak of the Sella Group, on the border of the provinces of Belluno, Bolzano, and Trento. Piz Boè is one of the least difficult 3000 in the Dolomites as regards the technical difficulties and the difference in height: the cable car that starts from the Pordoi pass allows, in fact, to reach the 2,950 m altitude of Sass Pordoi in a few minutes. However, the access route is not unique: at least 4 can be counted with different degr
11.27km from Val Gardena
The Pordoi Pass is an Alpine pass in the Dolomites located at 2,239 m asl, located between the Sella Group to the north and the Marmolada group to the south. From the Pass, you have the quickest access to the Sella group by means of the cable car. On the Venetian side of the pass, there is an ossuary that collects, in a common tomb, the remains of 454 Germanic fallen and of 8,128 Austro-Hungarian fallen during the Great War. The area around the step is home to numerous installations and ski sl
11.49km from Val Gardena
Alta Badia is the name used to indicate the upstream portion of Val Badia, separated from the rest of it at the height of the Punt de Fer gorge. In this area extend the South Tyrolean municipalities of Ladin culture of Corvara in Badia. These municipalities also form the homonymous tourist area which also includes the municipality of La Valle. Tourism, both summer, and winter have given rise to multiple accommodation services. The first development of tourist activities in Alta Badia is linked
12.24km from Val Gardena
The Peitlerkofel is at 2875 m the highest mountain in the Peitlerkofel group in the Dolomites in South Tyrol, Italy. It is located in the area of the municipality of St. Martin in Thurn and the Puez-Geisler Nature Park. Because of its peripheral location in the Dolomites and the steep northern slopes, the Peitlerkofel is known as the north-western cornerstone of the Dolomites. The hike to the summit requires from the col between Peitler's Small and Peitlerkofel on some climbing sections sur
Seis am Schlern
12.7km from Val Gardena
Siusi allo Sciliar is a fraction of the Italian municipality of Castelrotto, in the autonomous province of Bolzano. Located at the foot of the Sciliar, at 1,004 m asl, the village gives its name to the Alpe di Siusi, the largest mountain pasture in Europe. Siusi has a long history as an Alpine tourist resort. In addition to winter sports, practiced from December to March, and obviously hiking sports (trekking and mountaineering). It should be noted that in the nearby hamlet of San Vigilio, ther
12.87km from Val Gardena
The Rosengarten group is a massif in the Dolomites of northern Italy. It is located between the Tierser Tal and Eggental in South Tyrol and the Fassa Valley in Trentino. One peculiarity of the Rosengarten is the pink shade, owing to the presence of the mineral dolomite, which takes in the sunset and "glows", as celebrated in the Bozner Bergsteigerlied. Meaning "Rose garden" in German, the name refers to the legend of King Laurin and his Rose Garden, a traditional story explaining the outer appea
13.5km from Val Gardena
The Würzjoch is a 1982 m slm high mountain pass in the South Tyrolean Dolomites. The Würzjoch connects the Untermoital coming from the east with the Lüsner valley rising from the north or, more spaciously, the Gadertal with the Eisack valley. The Afer valley also reaches the pass landscape from the west ; the transition from the Aferer to the Lüsner valley, the 1866 m high Kofeljochor Halsl , is about three kilometers west of the Würzjoch.
15.36km from Val Gardena
The Val di Fassa is a valley in the Dolomites which is located in north-eastern Trentino. Surrounded by some of the most well-known mountain ranges of the Dolomites, the valley is an important tourist destination in both winter and summer. Furthermore, due to its linguistic identity, it is an integral part of Ladinia. The valley is surrounded by some of the most important massifs of the Dolomites.
16.52km from Val Gardena
The Fedaia pass is an alpine pass located on the border between Trentino-Alto Adige and Veneto, between the provinces of Trento and Belluno, which connects the Val di Fassa to Agordino, at the foot of the Marmolada, through the state road 641 of the Fedaia Pass. The pass is formed by a plateau of about 2.5 kilometers, near which there is an artificial lake, Lake Fedaia, used for the production of hydroelectric energy. Some ski lifts and numerous itineraries for excursions on the Marmolada also
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Val Gardena, 39047 Santa Cristina Gherdëina, South Tyrol, Italy
Val Gardena is one of the best holiday destinations in the world when it comes to skiing, hiking and exploring nature. Surrounded by the UNESCO-protected Dolomites, this charming alpine valley is the perfect place to unwind, enjoy life and recharge your mind. The Gardena Spring Trophy is an annual international figure skating competition held every spring in the Valley. Val Gardena has a Serie A ice hockey team, the Hockey Club Gardena.