Pordoi Pass - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
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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
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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.
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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
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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 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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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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The lake Fedaia is an alpine lake of the Fassa Dolomites , located just west of the Fedaia pass, under the mountain group of the Marmolada, in the municipality of Canazei, in the province of Trento. There are actually two lakes of Fedaia, separated from each other by an artificial dam called Controdiga di Maria al Lago. The best known and largest is the western one, which originated after the construction of a dam in 1956; the other, of natural origin, have considerably smaller dimensions and w
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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.