On foot or by bike, through climbing or flying... the possibilities to explore Alta Badia in summer are as varied as the surrounding landscapes, promising, without doubt, a good deal of long-lasting memories for all mountain lovers.
Infinite are trails in the Dolomites for hiking, trekking, Nordic walking and even trail running. Starting from the Veneranda Hotel, head towards Col Alto (otherwise, take the cable car) – up there, the vast plateau stretched from Piz la Ila till Pralongià seems the stage of a stunning natural amphitheatre, with the most beautiful peaks of the Dolomites towering all around: Marmolada, Piz Boè, Sassongher, Sasso di Santa Croce, Lavarella, Settsass and many others. The Movimënt parks equipped with relaxation areas, open-air gyms and spaces for children's entertainment are the right place to admire this 360-degree panorama. The twisting paths of the plateau that cross woodland, meadows and pastures and also perfect for mountain biking and e-biking.
In the meantime, the paved roads of the valley that wind climbing the mountain passes represent an impressive itinerary for road bikes, so spectacular, that it makes part of such world-famous cycling events as the Maratona dles Dolomites (Marathon of the Dolomites) and the Giro d'Italia.
Another destination that ensures great emotions is the Sella Group, where, in addition to hiking and mountain biking, you can try such activities as paragliding and hang gliding (tandem flights are also available). Thrill-seekers will be attracted by numerous climbing and fixed-rope routes (via ferrata), like the ones of the Vallon area and the famous via ferrata Brigata Alpina Tridentina al Pisciadù.
Those who, instead, prefer relaxation, tranquillity and slow rhythms, will be glad to discover the biotope lake of Corvara and a big golf course in the nearby Planac locality.
Tastes differ, but whatever activity you choose, Alta Badia will never leave you disappointed.