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Top 10 Summer in Obereggen

Just a few kilometres west from Bolzano, at the mouth of the Eggental Valley, the road becomes surprisingly narrow. Vertical, at times overhanging red-brownish walls form a terrifying and imposing gorge. The road continues, trapped between a stream and rocky walls. At the end of the gorge it finally opens up to the majestic peaks of the Rosengarten/Latemar, surrounded by mountain pastures and ancient forests. A summer holiday in Obereggen is a special experience, away from the daily grind, in the heart of the UNESCO World Heritage Site.

 

Dolomites

Dolomites

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Spend your holidays in the heart of the Dolomites, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and the Latemar and Rosengarten mountain chains, the magical Karersee Lake and the Bletterbach Park.

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Footpaths

Footpaths

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15 footpaths for all levels, from the leisurely stroll to the ambitious climbing excursion; various themed trails from Obereggen.

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Latemarium

Latemarium

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Experience the Latemarium in the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Dolomites, with its numerous themed trails. Both children and adults will learn a lot on local mountains, flora and fauna.

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Platform

Platform

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360° viewing platform (2,100 m). Let your gaze roam across a sensational view on the surrounding mountain summits, stretching out for 70 km. Easily accessible via the Oberholz lift.

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Cable cars

Cable cars

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Four mountain cable cars from which hikers can enjoy the view of the Alps, as well as eleven mountain huts where you can taste local dishes in a relaxed setting.

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Mountain pastures

Mountain pastures

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Unspoilt mountain pastures blooming with rare plants and herbs, where cows, horses, and sheep graze, not a care in the world; or an ancient copse of trees, from where the world renowned wood used to make musical instruments comes from.

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Adventure park

Adventure park

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Climbing and tightrope adventure park at the valley station, fun and safe climbing for children with qualified mountain guides and different playing grounds for the smaller guests.

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Bike tours

Bike tours

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Different bike tours, including the Latemar tour highlight for mountain bikers, or the Giro d’Italia tour for ambitious road bicycle bikers.

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Climbing

Climbing

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Climbing classes and excursions with qualified mountain guides or guided excursions to the most beautiful locations of the area. The guides will also provide you with interesting titbits on the flowers and herbs you spot or on the geological formation of the Dolomites.

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Sport

Sport

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Walking and running trails of all levels and many other sport offers such as tennis, golf, horse riding and a lot more...

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... and if that weren’t enough, Bolzano is just a 20 minute drive away. Head into town and see world famous museums and the old city centre, cafes and shops ideal for shopping, fun and relaxation.