Admire the Dolomites from the top in Val Gardena with breathtaking views is a priceless experience and a stop you can not miss during your holidays.
In any holiday or journey, you can not miss at least a souvenir photo that commemorates it.
Usually this photo portrays you, your family or your friends in a magnificent viewpoint with a breathtaking landscape on your back.
In this article we suggest some of the most suitable places to take pictures and to live unforgettable emotions with your fellow travelers, admiring the enchanting landscapes of Val Gardena.
360 ° views of Sassolungo, Sellaronda, Seceda, are just some of the memories that can give you the Val Gardena, without the need to buy the usual impersonal postcards: you can take pictures yourself.
Here are the best viewpoints of Val Gardena with some of the most beautiful views of the Dolomites.
5 unmissable views in summer in Val Gardena
Some points are only reachable through excursions, others can be reached comfortably by cable car.
1) Monte Ciampinoi: sunny terrace on the peak
Mount Ciampinoi rises, covered by pine trees, in the south of Selva Val Gardena, protected by the Sassolungo, majestic dolomite peak, which overhangs it.
The summit is easily reached by the Ciampinoi cable car, and you can enjoy a fantastic view from the top station.
The arrival station offers a sunny terrace where you can sunbathe on the deck chairs available.
2) Malga Seceda: 360 ° panorama
At 2500m, on the summit of Seceda you can admire a breathtaking 360 ° view on the Dolomites.
The viewpoint also offers a circular board that shows all the important visible peaks, indicating their height.
Brenta Group, the Ortles Group, Adamello, the Ötztal Alps, the Stubai Alps and the Grossglockner can be admired from this peak, a unique pleasure for those arriving at Malga Seceda.
3) Baita Curona
An obligatory stop for the guests of Val Gardena is the ‘Baita Curona’ which, positioned above the Sella Cuca, offers a spectacular view.
It can be reached from all the villages of the valley: from Ortisei through a cable car (30 minutes on foot), from S. Cristina or from Selva Val Gardena with the Col Raiser cable car and 1 hour walk or for more trained with excursions avoiding the cable cars.
In this traditional wooden cabin you will find enchanting paragliders, comfortable deckchairs and a sunny terrace.
4) Col Raiser: touch the sky
Park at the valley station of the Col Raiser cableway, get in the cabin and get up the hill.
You will arrive at the hotel with the same name from which a magnificent view opens up towards the Sella Group, the Piz Sella and Ciampinoi ski areas, the Sassolungo and the Alpe di Siusi.
To get a little preview of the panoramic place, here you can see it at 360 ° and in real time through the ‘PanoCam’ located at the top station of the Col Raiser cable car.
The webcam shows you the panorama and the mountain ranges, indicating the name of each visible peak.
5) The Alta Via di Cisles: above Val Gardena
This last suggestion includes a simple excursion, suitable for the whole family and perfect if you want to bring children.
Taking the Col Raiser cable car to S. Cristina you climb up to the terminus station and take the path that climbs gently towards the Alpe di Cisles (here you can find the details of the excursion).
The landscape along this way is particularly beautiful: you cross the meadows above Cisles walking in front of the majestic Odle.
Are you looking for a hotel in Val Gardena?
In Hotel Somont you will find a perfect location, hospitality to children and staff ready to give you all the information you need for your holiday.