The 10 reasons why Obereggen is well worth a visit.

The best reasons to visit Obereggen

Summer x 10

An infinite number of white Dolomite peaks, hiking trails, dreamy forest niches, huts and inns. Here are the top ten reasons to visit:

1. World heritage

Right in the midst of the beating heart of a UNESCO World Heritage site stand the Latemar and Catinaccio massifs, Lake Carezza and the Bletterbach Geoparc: natural history at its deepest and finest.

2. Latemar in close-up

The Latemarium is ideal for the curious, the inquisitive and for nature lovers! Eight information-packed themed trails start from here, leading further into the wonderful world of the Dolomites.

3. Adventure trails

Walking, hiking, climbing: there are all of 530 km of hiking trails in the Val d’Ega, with 15 routes starting directly from Obereggen. Explore the mountains on paths ranging in difficulty from easy to challenging – panoramic views guaranteed!

4. Look outwards, look inwards

Alpine views, up to 70 km distant, from the panoramic platform at 2,100 metres a.s.l.

5. Summer cable-car services

One of the five cable cars will whisk you up – or down – the mountains.

6. Unspoilt nature

From vivid hues to delicate greens, flowers blossom on undulating mountain pastures and meadows while cows graze and ancient forests ring the Dolomites with timeless beauty.

7. A paradise for cyclists

There is plenty for cyclists here, with inspiring single trails, forest paths and bike routes. Highlights include the Latemar circuit and a stage of the Giro d'Italia.

8. Leading lights

Climbing or high mountain tours with certified mountain guides - get exploring!

9. For kids young and old

The forest high-ropes course at the valley station, supervised climbing for kids or tobogganing on the Alpine Coaster at Gardonè all promise endless fun!

10. Yet more summer sports

Nordic walking or running, tennis or golf, horse-riding - and much more besides. There are practically no limits to the summer adventures to be had in Obereggen!

And, as a special treat, South Tyrol’s main city Bolzano is just 25 minutes away by car!