The church of La Villa in Alta Badia A bush with red berries and mountains in the background
Alta Badia at high altitudes

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La Villa Alta Badia Dolomites: sport, wellness and nature

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La Villa in Alta Badia is a small village located in the heart of Dolomites.

At 1433 metres a.s.l., it lies at the foot of Gardenaccia and Piz La Ila. It is surrounded by Lavarella and Conturines on the one hand, and by the peaks of the Fanes Group and Sella on the other.

Thanks to its central location, it is one of the most popular tourist resorts and attracts millions of tourists from all over the world every year.

La Villa, La Ila in Ladin, allows you to appreciate its beauty both in summer and winter. There are many activities that are carried out: from skiing to hiking or cycling and much more!

View of a snowy roof in La Villa Detail of a bell tower in La Villa

 

La Villa Alta Badia ski: snow and sport for an amazing winter

La Villa in Alta Badia offers 130 km of ski slopes of various levels of difficulty, such as the Gran Risa.
Gran Risa is one of the most famous and fascinating ski slopes in Italy, and it is the most technically demanding and feared stage of Ski World Cup.

La Villa is also the ideal destination for families with children, who find here the perfect place for the enjoyment of young skiers.
The ski schools offer ski courses and snow kindergarten for children from 6 months of age.

The unspoiled nature and the silence that surrounds the village make La Villa the perfect destination for a wellness holiday.

There are many hotel offers and wellness packages to make you live a relaxing holiday.

View of a snowy house in La Villa

 

Alta Badia: summer in La Villa between nature, excursions and amazing views

Summer in Alta Badia begins around May when the snow melts and leaves room for landscapes of unspoiled nature.  

The mild climate of La Villa makes excursions and hikes in the mountains a pleasant experience. Thanks to its strategic position, the village is the starting point for many excursions to the most interesting points of the valley, such as the path of the Great War.
You can retrace the journey through the First World War, through trenches, tunnels and the places of historical battles.

Thanks to the lifts system, you can easily reach the peaks of the Dolomites around the village.

It is uncommon to observe the phenomenon of the “Alpenglow” (Enrosadira) in summer: at sunset the Dolomites are colored red, creating a breathtaking and unique panorama.

La Villa is a favorite destination for cyclists of all ages or experience. There are many itineraries to do by bike; from here starts the Maratona dles Dolomites, the longest cycling race in Italy.

A group of houses in a meadow A Fence and, beyond, one glimpse of the mountains of Alta Badia

 

La Villa in the Dolomites: what to see?

La Villa in the Dolomites: not only nature hikes and breathtaking ski races. La Villa is the cradle of Ladin traditions: peasant wedding, peaks of gastronomy, tasting of typical dishes and much more!
Children and adults will be involved in the daily life of one of the oldest communities in Alta Badia.

In La Villa you can admire Castel Colz, the renaissance castle from 1536 that dominates the village from above. In summer, concerts and cultural events are held in the castle courtyard.

From the village you can reach in a short time the Sompunt Lake.
This lake rises between Sasso della Croce and Monte Lavarella and will allow you to spend a day immersed in nature.

The Deer Park Sompunt extends between La Villa and Badia: 7 hectares of meadow and woods that offer shelter to deer, fallow deer and many other animals. This park can be visited for free and young travelers can spend a day with ponies, donkey, sheep and goats.

Let yourself be enchanted by the beauty of La Villa!

Mountains around the town of La Villa in Alto Adige
Hotels in Alta Badia