Dolomites Things To Do

Best Things to Do in the Dolomites (With Little to No Hiking)

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The Dolomites are one of the best places in the world to go hiking. But what if you don’t want to go hiking. Is it still worth visiting the Dolomites if you never plan to set foot on a hiking trail? Yes!! In this guide, we cover the best things to do in the Dolomites that involve little to no …

Forcella Ambrizzola

How to Plan a Trip to the Dolomites: Things to Know Before You Go

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The Dolomites. This is where jagged pinnacles of rock soar into the sky, mountain huts and cabins dot the green, rolling hills, cable cars whisk hikers and skiers to the highest mountain peaks, and hiking trails connect small hamlets and towns. Located in northeast Italy, the Dolomites are one of the most beautiful places to visit in Europe. For many …

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Walker’s Haute Route Stages: An Overview of All 14 Stages

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The Walker’s Haute Route is a multi-day trek from Chamonix, France to Zermatt, Switzerland. On this walk, hikers will cross 10 mountain passes, walk through small towns and through rugged, remote landscapes, and get to experience a less touristy side of the Swiss Alps. There are several routes that take hikers from Chamonix to Zermatt. The “classic route” typically takes …

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Best Restaurants in Savannah: 20 Great Places to Eat & Drink

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Many people travel to Savannah to tour its historic squares and homes, go on a ghost tour, or enjoy the nightlife (this is a popular spot for bachelorette parties), but Savannah is also home to many great restaurants. In fact, one of the best things to do in Savannah is to eat. Peaches, shrimp and grits, fried green tomatoes, pecan …

Venice

12 Beautiful Views of Venice (Map, Helpful Tips & Photos)

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With its canals, iconic bridges, ornate cathedrals, towers, and piazzas, Venice is exceptionally photogenic. Whether you are looking for that perfect Instagram shot or you simply want to fill you camera’s memory card with the most picturesque views of Venice, we have a wonderful list of places to share with you. In this guide, we cover where to get the …

Lago di Braies Dolomites

How to Visit Lago di Braies (HELPFUL Tips & Photos)

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Lago di Braies (Pragser Wildsee) is one of the most popular places to visit in the Dolomites. This crystal-clear aquamarine lake, with its dramatic mountainous backdrop, easy walking trail, and rowboats, has long been attracting visitors. Recently, it has become even more famous, since it is the filming site for an Italian TV show, Un Passo dal Cielo. If you …

Aiguille du Midi Chamonix France

Aiguille du Midi + Panoramic Mont-Blanc: The Ultimate Guide

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One of the best things to do in Chamonix, France is to ride the cable car to Aiguille du Midi. Once here, visit the viewpoints and exhibits at the mountain station, or continue the journey by riding the Panoramic Mont-Blanc to Italy. We have ridden cable cars to many mountain peaks in Europe and this is one of the best. …

Walkers Haute Route Stage 14

Haute Route Stage 14: Europahütte to Zermatt

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From bridges, caves, hamlets, and impressive views of the finish line, the final stage of the Walker’s Haute Route has it all. Every step brings you closer to the end goal of Zermatt, a beautiful town that’s renowned for its skiing and hiking. Enjoy the views along the way, as they only get better the further you go. The Haute …

Best Dolomites Hikes

15 Epic Day Hikes in the Dolomites (RANKED!!)

Julie Italy 2 Comments

The Dolomites are one of our favorite places in the world to go hiking. This area is truly a hiker’s paradise. Hike to the highest peaks, to picturesque alpine lakes, and to jaw-dropping viewpoints. In this guide, we list 15 of the best hikes in the Dolomites…15 wonderful adventures to add to your trip to this beautiful corner of Italy.About …

Geisler Odle Group Photo

How to Hike the Adolf Munkel Weg to Geisler Alm

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The Adolf Munkel Weg is a point-to-point hiking trail that runs along the Odle/Geisler mountain group in Val di Funes. This hike is on the longer side (13 km) and since it is point-to-point, you will have to use public transportation or do some extra hiking to get back to the starting point. We shortened the hike, turning it into …

Haute Route Stage 13 Europahutte

Haute Route Stage 13: St. Niklaus to the Europahütte

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As you enter one of the final stages of the Walker’s Haute Route, you will most likely be sore, a bit fatigued, and growing tired of massive mountain ascents and descents. Plus, the anticipation of seeing Zermatt and the Matterhorn grows. The good news is that Stage 13 of the Haute Route features the final climb of the trek. There …

Scaligero Castle Sirmione

9 Wonderful Things to Do in Sirmione, Lake Garda, Italy

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Perched on the tip of a long, narrow peninsula, Sirmione is a medieval town surrounded by gardens, thermal spas, beaches, and the aquamarine water of Lake Garda. Explore an ancient castle, wander the narrow city streets, tour historical sites, and go on a sunset cruise around the peninsula. Here are the best things to do in Sirmione. Overview of Sirmione …

Walkers Haute Route Photo

Haute Route Stage 12: Gruben to Augstbordpass to St. Niklaus

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Today’s stage marks the beginning of the end of the Walker’s Haute Route. With only three stages to go, things once again ramp up in both alpine views and physical challenge in terms of the trail. Opening up to Mattertal valley and passing through a large hamlet, Stage 12 has little shortage in excellent views. However, with its long ascent …

Walkers Haute Route and a Cow

Haute Route Stage 11: Zinal to Forcletta to Gruben

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Stage 11 of the Walker’s Haute Route is another challenging mountain climb and descent. Yet, it is a great and rewarding hike with beautiful views over the Turtmanntal valley, the glacier-capped mountains of Weisshorn and Bishorn to the south, and the Rhone Valley and Bernese Alps to the north. This is one of the most beautiful days on the Haute …

Breithorn Climb Photo

How to Climb the Breithorn: Photos, Trail Stats & What to Expect

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Climbing to the summit of Breithorn is one of Zermatt’s most adventurous experiences. Standing at a height of 4,164 meters (13,660 feet), Breithorn is one of the highest peaks in the area and it is one of the easiest 4,000+ meter peaks to summit in the Alps. Thousands of hikers come to Zermatt to summit Breithorn every year. Hiking across …

Haute Route Stage 10 to Zinal

Haute Route Stage 10: Lac de Moiry to Col de Sorebois to Zinal

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Having completed a segment of Stage 10 on yesterday’s hike, we found ourselves with another short day today. However, that did not make it easy. Today’s hike finds you crossing over another mountain pass as you hike from Lac de Moiry to Zinal. As is the same for other days of the Walker’s Haute Route, today once again offers incredible …

Haute Route Stage 9 Photo

Haute Route Stage 9: Les Haudères to Lac de Moiry

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Stage 9 of the Walker’s Haute Route starts in Les Haudères or La Sage and from these two villages, it is a challenging hike up to Col du Tsaté. From Col du Tsaté, it is an easier and scenic downhill walk to Lac de Moiry. There are beautiful views as you look out over high snowy peaks and the valley …

Lago Federa Photo

Croda da Lago Circuit Hike (+ Lago Federa & Forcella Ambrizzola)

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The Croda da Lago Circuit is one of the most underrated hikes that we did in the Dolomites. With a beautiful walk through the woods, a visit to an alpine lake (Lago Federa), close up views of Croda da Lago, and panoramic views of the Dolomites, the scenery is constantly changing, making this one of the most interesting trails in …