Alta Badia

Badia is a small village located in the centre of the Ladin region which includes Val Badia, Val Gardena, Val di Fassa, Livinallongo (the valleys around the Sella massif) and the valley of Cortina d'Ampezzo.

  • History and traditions

    The history of these valleys goes back thousands of years  and the Ladin culture with its age-old traditions is still very much alive in the typical architecture of the viles (farming villages)...

    The history of these valleys goes back thousands of years  and the Ladin culture with its age-old traditions is still very much alive in the typical architecture of the viles (farming villages), the graffiti decorations and the traditional costumes. The Ladin language  is still spoken today and taught in schools to remind the younger generations of the origins of their people.

     

     

    In the hotel

    :: Library and large information board with the latest up-to-the-minute news on local events

     

     

     

    To find out more

    :: Visit the website Alta Badia: there you will find the calendar of events and the latest news

     

    :: The Museum Ladin website presents its history as well as the calendar of exhibitions and events held in the castle

     

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  • Dolomites & natural parks

    The Dolomites have been listed as an UNESCO World Heritage site since 2009. The site of the Dolomites comprises a mountain range in the northern Italian Alps, numbering 18 peaks which rise to...

    The Dolomites have been listed as an UNESCO World Heritage site since 2009. The site of the Dolomites comprises a mountain range in the northern Italian Alps, numbering 18 peaks which rise to above 3.000 metres and cover 141.903 ha, including three regions and five provinces (Trento, Bolzano, Belluno, Pordenone and Udine)

     

    The name of these mountains, deriving from the dolomite mineral which was discovered here by the French scientist Déodat de Dolomieu (1.750- 1.801). The Dolomites are composed of calcium and magnesium carbonate. The particular mineralogical composition is the reason for the natural phenomenon called Alpenglow or "Enrosadira" in Ladin language. At sunset the mountains are being illuminated in magnificent shades of red, from pink to orange and carmine.

     

    Alta Badia is situated in the middle of two natural parks, which belong to the UNESCO World Heritage.

     :: Natural park Puez-Odle

     The witness of the geological history of the Dolomites

     :: Natural park Fanes-Senes-Braies

     The natural park, is the glowing face of the Dolomites


     

    To find out more
    :: Nature park house Fanes-Sennes-Prags

    :: MESSNER MOUNTAIN MUSEUM

     

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  • Ladin cuisine

    Traditional cuisine in Alta Badia has its roots in the farm cuisine of our ancestors. Dishes such as barley soup, Turtres (fried pastries filled with spinach or sauerkraut), Schlutzkrapfen...

    Traditional cuisine in Alta Badia has its roots in the farm cuisine of our ancestors. Dishes such as barley soup, Turtres (fried pastries filled with spinach or sauerkraut), Schlutzkrapfen (Ravioli filled with spinach) or Furtaies (a spiral-shaped, fried dessert) remain some the most popular specialities of Ladin cuisine up to today.

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Alta Badia Trails Week

Alta Badia Trails Week

Do you want to discover the best trails? We offer 4 excursions with our guides to enjoy the best of the Dolomites.

1 aperitif at the lounge bar
6 Xenofit snack-packs with energy bar and drink
4 guided MTB tours
Map and GPS data ...
Dolomiti Super Première

Dolomiti Super Première

Ski opening offer! 4 days at the price of 3

4 nights including half board at the price of 3
4 days skipass at the price of 3
4 days ski ...
Dolomites Ski Week January

Dolomites Ski Week January

Winter fairytale!

7 overnights including half board
6 day Skipass Dolomiti Superski
Ski shuttle service from the hotel to the Santa Croce chair ...