Corvara lies at an altitude of 1,568, in a sunny basin surrounded by the majestic peaks of the Dolomites. The village is at the foot of the Sassongher and has been a popular holiday destination for a long time. As early as the 18th century, mountain climbers – mostly geologists and scientists from the United Kingdom – started exploring the summits. In the 1930s winter tourism began to take off and has grown ever since. Located in the centre of the Dolomiti Superski area and offering easy access to the Sellaronda and the First World War ski routes, Corvara is now one of the most popular holiday destinations in the Alps.
Located at an elevation of 1,324 m, Badia is a tranquil town that has gracefully retained its rural charm. The well-maintained farmhouses, the Ladin "Viles", shine as the jewels of rural Alpine building traditions. Uphill from Badia, a favorite spot for photography awaits - the pilgrimage church of the La Crusc mountain (the Holy Cross), situated at the foot of the La Crusc mountain. Access to the Alta Badia ski resort is convenient and swift, thanks to the Pradüc and Sponata lifts. Additionally, the La Crusc ski resort in Badia is easily reachable also by foot, promising mountain fun for all ages.
Colfosco is on the Sellaronda at an altitude of 1,645 m. It borders on the Puez-Odle nature reserve, part of the UNESCO World Heritage site in the Dolomites. It’s the highest village in the valley. This quaint village has lots to offer for people looking for a holiday that is both relaxing and active. When you first arrive in Colfosco you’ll almost feel as though you could reach out and touch the mountains, with your view stretching from the Sella group to the Sassongher. There’s no shortage of accommodation in Colfosco either, from 5-star hotels to guesthouses, bed-and-breakfasts and holiday let flats, all offering high-quality comfort.
The peaks of the UNESCO World Heritage Dolomites are the perfect backdrop for the bucolic landscape around La Val, at an altitude of 1,348 m: lovingly-tended meadows, old barns, farmhouses, gardens, and the typical viles, the local term for traditional farmsteads. In the winter you can get from La Val to Alta Badia by ski bus. If you like feeling close to nature when you’re off the slopes, you’ll love it here. There’s a huge network of hiking trails leading through stunning wintry landscapes. Cross-country skiing is on offer on the Armentara meadow and there’s a toboggan run leading from the Rit meadow down the valley.
This small village is at the foot of the Lavarela and Conturines mountains in the Fanes-Senes-Braies nature reserve. It’s a dreamy holiday destination where everyone feels at home. The pedestrian-friendly town centre features plenty of bars, restaurants and shops – perfect for wandering. The perfect place to see and be seen. If you’re here to ski, the Piz Sorega gondola will take you right to the Alta Badia ski resort. There are a lot of other winter sports on offer, too: in San Cassiano there’s the Armentarola cross-country skiing centre, the Trù dla liösa Foram toboggan run, and countless idyllic hiking and snowshoeing routes waiting for you to explore them!
La Villa is located at an altitude of 1,433 m and is surrounded by the Puez-Odle and Fanes-Senes-Braies nature parks, part of the Dolomites UNESCO World Heritage Site. Ski enthusiasts will know La Villa for the Gran Risa slope. This challenging black slope hosts World Cup every year and attracts the top professional skiers. The Piz la Ila cable car connects the ski resorts La Villa, San Cassiano and Corvara. You can also reach the slopes of La Crusc. The huts and elegant restaurants are numerous, so you will find tasty food wherever you will go.