In Alta Badia, the Dolomites express all their beauty. Its six villages: Corvara, Colfosco, San Cassiano, La Villa, Badia and La Val, are the birthplace of the Ladin language and culture, which have lived and evolved here for millennia. The Fanes Senes Braies and Puez Odle natural parks, which became UNESCO World Heritage Sites in 2009, frame the area, and are a paradise for those who want to fully experience uncontaminated nature in all seasons. For decades, Alta Badia has been the location of several sporting events, such as the Ski World Cup on the legendary Gran Risa slope, and the Maratona dles Dolomites, the most sought-after Granfondo in the world, with 8,000 participants from over 80 nations.
The town of La Val, which is this year's starting point for the Lavaredo 80K, is renowned for its authenticity and its peaceful atmosphere, ideal for those who want direct contact with the Dolomites. Here you can admire the traditional Ladin architecture, with the characteristic "Viles", where the inhabitants of these places lived in bygone days.
Lovers of nature and tranquility will find La Val a perfect starting point for outdoor excursions. The surrounding mountains offer a vast network of trails suitable for all skill levels. Furthermore, the rich culinary tradition enables you to enjoy delicious and authentic dishes. Alta Badia is a place where the beauty of nature and the wealth of culture together forge an unforgettable experience.
Credits Alex Moling