Parco Naturale Puez Odle
South Tyrol, Italy
About Parco Naturale Puez Odle
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.
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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
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.
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
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.
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.
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.