Dolomites Italy Alta Badia: holiday at home of the Ladins

Alta Badia – home of the Ladins, the oldest Rhaeto-Romanic people in the Alps – has, over the years, become one of the most popular tourist destinations on the Dolomites in Italy and has yet retained its rich natural beauty, so much so that nowhere can you find such unique breath-taking mountain landscapes.

The Dolomites valley of Alta Badia stretches out roughly 16 km (9 mi) into a sunny valley surrounded by nature in south eastern South Tyrol, between Val Pusteria valley, Cortina, Arabba, Val di Fassa valley, and Val Gardena valley.

Cosmopolitanism and centuries of tradition, alpine ambiance and Mediterranean lifestyle, unspoiled nature, and modern touristic infrastructure: Alta Badia's special appeal lies in the balance of opposites in perfect harmony. This balance also shows in the region's geomorphology and nature: smooth hills and imposing Dolomite rocks rising up from green forests surround the cosy, sunny valley.


Dolomites Italy Alta Badia: a Paradise for skiing and cycling

With 130 km of slopes, a network of 53 fast and comfortable lifts, a direct skiing connection to 500 kilometres (310 mi) of ski runs in the Dolomiti Superski area, its characteristic Dolomite scenery and many cycling routes, Alta Badia has become one of the top destinations for holidays on the Dolomites in Italy, both in summer and in winter.

The region also offers a wide renge of services, modern and sustainable touristic infrastructure and varied accommodation for a perfect holidays.


Dolomites Italy Alta Badia: quality food and wine

Winter or Summer in Alta Badia also means quality food and wine. There are many restaurants and refuges that offering traditional menu based on typical local dishes prepared with fresh and genuine ingredients of local origin.

Polenta, mushrooms, cheeses, speck, dumplings, game meat and Kaiserschmarrn are just a few specialties that you absolutely must try!