Alta Badia, in the Dolomites of South Tyrol is ideal for a mountain holiday. In spring, summer and autumn you find in Alta Badia lots of sun, breathtaking alpine scenery, a natural and cultural landscape unique in the world and a perfect symbiosis between tradition and Italian "Dolce Vita".
From May to November Alta Badia offers you: more than 400 km of best prepared well-signposted walks and climbs, from the leisurely, sun-blessed walks in the lower valley to the challenge of the most remote farmhouses; climbs and Vie Ferrate (iron-ladder mountain walk ways) cycling routes, from the easy ones for beginners and families to the fascinating Dolomites pass routes on the tracks of the Giro d’Italia racers a variety of other sport activities such as cycling, golf, paragliding or horse riding.
If you prefer a more relaxed holiday enjoy the first class cuisine, the local handicrafts, embark on a history and culture trail of folk festival, or visit one of the wellness centres in the valley.
Due to its versatility and central position, Alta Badia is the ideal starting point for plenty of the most beautiful excursions in the Dolomites.
The Alta Badia region itself offers you more than 400 km of best prepared and well-signposted walks and climbs. Explore the vast and varied beauty of our valley along the many possible pathways, from the leisurely, sun-blessed walks in the lower valley to the challenge of the most remote farmhouses, climbs and "vie ferrate" (iron-ladder mountain walk ways).
The tourist offices Alta Badia organize weekly guided excursions with local expert guides. Come and take part, you will be introduced in some of the most interesting spots of our valley.
The climate in Alta Badia is a typical alpine microclimate with mild summers – an average temperature of 18/20°C during the day and 10°C at night. Septembers are mild but October and November can be cold with occasional snow.
Winters are long and cold and from December to February average temperatures are below zero and night time temperatures can fall to minus 20°C. There are great differences between daytime and night time temperatures. Winters are snowy but approximately 100 days of sunshine between December and March is the norm.
The hottest month of the year is July, while September, with cooler temperatures and good visibility, is often called the month for walking.