Seiser Alm - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
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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.
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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.
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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
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Home to the spectacular sawtoothed Dolomites, the semi-autonomous provinces of Trentino and South Tyrol are packed with stunning landscapes. The region has long enticed hikers, climbers, poets and fresh-air fanciers, with the scenic Sella Ronda remaining one of the world's most iconic skiing and cycling circuits.
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