Attractions to explore nearby Paternkofel
The Paternkofel is a 2744 m high mountain in the Sesto Dolomites on the border between South Tyrol and the province of Belluno in Italy. The South Tyrolean shares are placed under protection in the Drei Zinnen nature park. During the First World War, it was fiercely contested between Austrians and Italians, which is still demonstrated today by the positions and climbing systems.
The Three Peaks are a striking mountain range in the Sexten Dolomites on the border between the Italian provinces of Belluno in the south and South Tyrol in the north. The highest elevation of the group is the 2999 m slm high Great Zinne. It stands between the other two peaks, the western pinnacle and the small pinnacle. In addition to these striking rock towers, there are several other summit points in the massif, including the Punta di Frida and the Preuss Tower, also Kleinste Zinne.
The Dreizinnenhütte is a refuge of CAI in the Sesto Dolomites at an altitude of 2,405 slm m It is located at the foot of Paterno and offers the famous view of the Three Battlements. The hut is located in the area of the Dolomite War which is clearly visible in the area in the form of former war shelters, walkways, and tunnels The Dreizinnenhütte is the starting point for numerous hiking, via Ferrata and climbing tours in the Drei Zinnen nature park and a popular destination for day-trippers.
The Croda Rossa di Sesto or Cima Dieci is a mountain of the Sesto Dolomites that overlooks the villages of Sesto and Moso, with the summit located inside the park natural Sesto Dolomites, marking the border between South Tyrol and Veneto. Its summit is easily reachable thanks to aided paths that rise from the different sides; is bypassed by the Strada Degli Alpini. Together with other Dolomite peaks, it forms the Sesto sundial.
The Dürrensee is a lake in the Dolomites in South Tyrol, Italy. It is located near the upper end of the Höhlenstein Valley at an altitude of 1406 m. It can be reached from the south from Cortina d'Ampezzo via the Gemärk and from the north from Toblach in the Pustertal via the road through the Höhlensteintal. The Cristallo group, which belongs to the Ampezzo Dolomites, has its south side in the background.
The Misurina Lake is an alpine lake Natural, the largest of the Cadore and it is 1,754 m s.lm in Misurina, a fraction of Auronzo di Cadore ( Belluno ). The perimeter is 2.6 km while the depth is 5 meters. Lake Misurina is where the speed skating events were held during the 1956 Winter Olympics of Cortina d'Ampezzo – the last time Olympic speed skating events were held on natural ice.
The Haunold is a mountain in the Sesto Dolomites. It is the highest peak in the Haunold group and is located south of Innichen in South Tyrol. It has several peaks: the main summit is 2966 m slm high, the east summit 2907 m, the west summit 2933 m, and the south summit 2860 m. The four peaks of the Haunold are separated from the Birkenkofel massif in the south by the Birkenscharte.