Lago di Braies, Braies

Stretch your legs with a brisk hike around Lago di Braies, the so-called "Pearl of the Dolomites." This picturesque lake is known for its emerald color and a series of hiking trails leading around the water and through the surrounding nature reserve. The lake is located in the heart of a World Heritage Site that has long been a tourist mecca, attracting skiers in the winter months, and mountain climbers, hikers, base jumpers, and paragliders during the summer and early autumn. As you hike or take part in any of the more extreme activities popular in this area, take long breaks to enjoy the sweeping views of the surrounding snow-capped Dolomite mountains. Add Lago di Braies to your Braies travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Braies online trip itinerary planner .
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  • It is still not overcrowded in June and access by car is possible without restrictions. Parking fee 6 € per day, from 17:00 4 €. The tour around the lake takes about 1 hour, on the left bank the path goes uphill via steps. More extensive hikes are possible, the panorama is impressively beautiful.
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  • We were in this paradise in May 2018, and I must say that I was amazed by its beauty. It's hard for me to be completely quiet and stunned by something, but this lake is nice to take your breath away. It's a bit hard to find because there are no signs in the street, but when you reach it you see something impressive. Crystal clear water, bright green blue, clean mountain air. The trees and the sassi present give an absolutely unparalleled view. If you want to see something wonderful, head to Lake Braies, and you will surely be satisfied!
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