organized trip lake braies
A journey through autumn colors at Lake Braies
4-day trip from 17/10/2024 to 20/10/2024
3* Hotel in Braies in double rooms
3 nights with breakfast and dinner included
4 hikes with expert guide
17 – 20 October 2024
Join us on an exciting hiking trip to the Fanes-Sennes-Braies Nature Park and the Tre Cime di Lavaredo Nature Park to fully immerse yourself in the magical atmosphere of autumn in the Puster Valley.
During this 4-day group trek, you will have the opportunity to explore some of the pearls of the Dolomites, with views that will leave you speechless, towering peaks and the variety of colors that only autumn can offer.
We will follow wonderful trails that will lead us to discover the natural jewels of these parks, both UNESCO World Heritage Sites since 2009. The highlight of our trip will be a visit to Lake Braies, the most striking lake in the Dolomites, whose waters are reflected in the massive rock walls of the Croda del Becco.
Furthermore, we will walk up the Stolla Valley to the Prato Piazza plateau, one of the most impressive panoramic terraces in the Dolomites, located at 2,000 meters above sea level. We will walk through the basin of the Campo di Dentro Valley, with its larch meadows that take on golden hues in autumn. Finally, we will explore the Sennes Plateau, located in the heart of the Fanes-Sennes-Braies Nature Park, surrounded by the majestic Dolomite peaks.
This is a must-do adventure for trekking and nature lovers, a unique opportunity to discover the beauty of the Dolomites in autumn. Don’t miss the chance to live this extraordinary experience with us!
- DURATION: 4 days
- LEVEL: moderate
- TRAVEL STYLE: group, fully guided, explorer
- GUIDES: Pietro
Thursday 17/10 late morning at 3* Hotel in Braies. All data will be given at the time of registration.
Sunday 20/10 in the late afternoon
Day 1 – Pragser Wildsee Lake and Val Foresta
Length: 10 km
Height difference: 400 m
After settling into the hotel, we will set off on foot for the initial trek, dedicated to the first jewel of the Fanes-Sennes-Braies Nature Park: the Braies Lake, a mirror of crystal-clear water that takes on a thousand shades, from azure to blue to emerald green.
We will then enter the Val Foresta to admire the surroundings of the alpine lake and enjoy a gourmet break-meal at the Malga Foresta.
Day 2 – Stolla Valley and Plätzwiese High plateau
Length: 16 km
Height difference: 700 m
Going up Val di Stolla through the Ponticello forest, we will reach the Plätzwiese High plateau, at an altitude of 2,000 meters in the Dolomites of Braies: the plateau is a wonderful alpine meadow surrounded by famous peaks such as Picco di Vallandro, Croda Rossa d’Ampezzo, Monte Cristallo, Tofane and many others.
From the high plateau, through pastures and hairpin bends, we will rise in altitude to “conquer” the peak of Monte Specie (Strudelkopf) with its 2307 m altitude, from where we will be able to admire the spectacular Three Peaks of Lavaredo. We will continue our hike with a 360° view of the various mountain groups of the Dolomites until we will reach the Prato Piazza hut for our lunch enjoying the unique mountain panorama and natural landscape.
Day 3 – Three Peaks Nature Park and Innerfeldtal Valley
Length: 10 km
Height difference: 490 m
On the third day we will go toyje Three Peaks Nature Park to explore the magnificent and scenic Innerfeldtal Valley, famous for its natural beauty, particularly its larch meadows.
The valley is one of the main access points to the Three Peaks Nature Park, within which lie many of the most famous peaks of the Sexten Dolomitessuch as Sexten’s Croda Rossa, Crode Fiscaline, Cima dei Tre Scarperi, Croda dei Toni, Cima Undici and Three Peaks of Lavaredo.
We will reach the Tre Scarperi mountain hut, which occupies a truly superlative position, just below the Punta dei Tre Scarperi (3145m), in a clearing of incomparable beauty. Here we will stop for our lunch while enjoying some local food specialties.
Day 4 – Alpe di Sennes Hike
Length: 10 km
Height difference: 550 m
After checking out from the Hotel, we will drive to the trails closest to the Ampezzo border of the Fanes-Sennes-Braies Nature Park, which includes the vast plateaus of Fanes, Sennes and Fosses.
During this last trek, we will enjoy the bucolic landscape of a typical high alpine pasture on the Alpe di Sennes, with grazing cows and Dolomite peaks as a backdrop. We will reach Sennes mountain hut, at an elevation of 2126 m, where we will have lunch, followed by a climb up the Little Col de Lasta to enjoy a beautiful panorama of the plateau.
We will then descend through the alpine village of Fodara Vedla, an enchanted place with picturesque huts, to reach the Rudo Lake, surrounded by the majestic Cima del Lavinores, 2460 m.
Here, on the border between the territory of Cortina d’Ampezzo and Alto Adige, our hiking adventure in the Dolomites will end.
- € 150,00 to be paid at the time of registration
- € 340,00 thirty days before departure
The fee includes:
- Accompanying Medium Mountain Guide for the duration of the program (environmental hiking guide licensed under L.R. 42 of 23/03/2000, as amended)
- Accommodation of 3 nights in a 3* hotel in Braies in double rooms with single beds on request.
- Half board service with 3 breakfasts and 3 dinners (drinks not included).
- Parking space at the hotel
- Accident insurance
The fee does not include
- Travel costs to reach Braies and return (fuel and tolls) to be made by own car
- Tourist tax of € 2.50 per/day
- Lunches at the mountain huts
- Anything not specified under “The fee include”.
Registrants will receive all booking and travel details by email.
The event has a limited number of participants.
Technical organization by:
Via Mario Orsini 2
50125 Firenze (ITALY)
Tel. +39 055 2047019
- Report any food intolerances at the time of booking
- Optional trip cancellation insurance available upon request
How to book the trekking trip
Click on the “Book” button and fill out the application in its entirety. You will be contacted upon receipt of the application.
The following applies in case of cancellation:
- Cancellations made up to 61 days from the date of departure: penalty 0%.
- The cancellation of the reservation from 60 to 31 days from the date of departure: penalty of 30% of the booked services.
- The cancellation of the reservation from 30 to 15 days from the date of departure: penalty of 40% of the booked services.
- The cancellation of the reservation from 14 to 8 days from the date of departure: penalty of 70% of the booked services.
- The cancellation of the reservation within 7 days from the date of departure penalty of 100% of the booked services.
Read the Terms and Conditions for participation in the guided trekking trip.
Pietro Brunelli, born in Padova, is an AMM guide at the Collegio Guide Alpine of Lombardy and a member of Soccorso Alpino.
He has a degree in historical and geographical studies and lives in Tuscany, although his passion for the mountains in all guises often sees him involved in the Alps, from the ‘home Dolomites’ to the Julian Alps or the Lombardy mountains. In Tuscany, he loves the Apuan Alps, on which he has also written the guidebook ‘Escursioni sulle Alpi Apuane’ (Idea Montagna, 2023), and the Apennines.
A former hiking guide from 2018-2019, he has been involved in training for environmental guides in Tuscany, teaching landscape geography and history. He is a member of the CAI (Siena section), has published several works of a historiographical nature and for the types of Morlacchi Perugia, has published the collection of travel stories “Il re del silenzio” 2022.
hiking trip to lake braies in autumn
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Are you ready for a breathtaking autumn adventure in the Dolomites? Join us for an unforgettable hiking trip to discover the magic of Lake Braies in autumn. Fill in the form below to request your reservation. You will be contacted as soon as possible with all the details to confirm your place. Don’t miss the opportunity to discover the colors and atmosphere of October in the Dolomites!
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