Lago di Braies, Braies

4.4
#1 of 483 in Parks in Trentino-Alto Adige
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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  • Believe all the hype! It truly is a gorgeous lake! Do the hike around the lake, starting the trail on the left side of the lake, if you are standing by the boat house, facing the lake (clockwise...  more »
  • It’s about an hour’s drive from Cortina. Really worth going as the lake with the mountain behind is so scenic. The waters mirrored the sky and the mountain..simply magical. Highly recommended.  more »
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