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Tour of the lakes of the Plateau

Hiking with kids · Altopiano di Pinè,Valle di Cembra
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    Photo: Responsabile A.p.T Piné Cembra SS, Azienda per il Turismo Altopiano di Piné e Valle di Cembra
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    Photo: Andrea Monticelli, Azienda per il Turismo Altopiano di Piné e Valle di Cembra
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    Photo: Andrea Monticelli, Azienda per il Turismo Altopiano di Piné e Valle di Cembra
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    Photo: Andrea Monticelli, Azienda per il Turismo Altopiano di Piné e Valle di Cembra
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This walk around the lakes of the PinéPlateau is a relaxing one with a very moderate difference in height. As a shorter alternative, you can choose to walk around just one of the two lakes.

Suitable for everyone and also ideal for families with children.

For those who want to conitnue the walk, the cycle and pedestrian path keeps going until the lake of Buse, particurly liking for a day with pic-nic and relax.

Distance 9.3 km
2:45 h
85 m
85 m
1,052 m
971 m

The path crosses the natural reserve "Paludi di Sternigo" and arrives on the oriental shore of the lake Piazze.

The path is suitable also for bikers.

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Update: January 18, 2022
Highest point
1,052 m
Lowest point
971 m
Best time of year

Safety information

Safety information


  • Prepare your itinerary beforehand
  • Choose an itinerary that suits your physical abilities
  • Choose suitable clothes and equipment
  • Check the weather forecast
  • Hiking by yourself is riskier; if this is the case, take a mobile phone with you
  • Leave information about your itinerary and your expected return time
  • If you are not sure about your itinerary, contact an Alpine Guide
  • Pay attention to signposts and directions that you find along your way
  • Do not hesitate in going back if you feel too tired
  • In case of emergency call 112


Please note that the practicability of the itineraries in a mountain environment is strictly linked to the contingent conditions and is therefore influenced by natural phenomena, environmental changes and weather conditions. For this reason, the information contained in this page may have changed. Before leaving for a tour, make sure the path you will approach is still accessible by contacting the owner of the mountain hut, the alpine guides or the visitor centres of the nature parks, the info offices of the local tourist board.

Tips and hints

Piné Cembra Tourist Office - Tel. +39 0461 557028 - - ​​


Baselga di Piné - Loc. Serraia (975 m)
46.134501, 11.249330
46°08'04.2"N 11°14'57.6"E
32T 673746 5111451


Baselga di Piné - Loc. Serraia

Turn-by-turn directions

The proposed route begins in the terminal part of Lake Serraia in Baselga, heads for the cycle and pedestrian path along the western shore of the lake, crosses the "Paludi di Sternigo" nature reserve to Fabbrica (Hotel Pineta) along the eastern shore of Lake Piazze. From here begins the way back that runs along the northern shore of Lago delle Piazze (pedestrian path alongside the road). At the dam, take the small road on the left that connects to the same cycle-pedestrian path of the outward journey. Just before Paludi, at the Dallapiccola farm, keep left and travel along the eastern shore of Lake Serraia to the starting point.


all notes on protected areas

Public transport


It is possible to reach lake Serraia and lake Piazze with the lines B 403 and B 402 if the suburban public transport.

Getting there

From the A22 Brenner motorway (from the south exit Trento sud - from the north exit Trento north) and from the Brenner state road 12, continue on the S.S. 47 of the Valsugana for Pergine Valsugana - Padua. At the junction for Altopiano di Piné, continue then on the S.P. 83 of Piné untill you reach lake Serraia.


Several parking posibilities near Lake Serraia.


46.134501, 11.249330
46°08'04.2"N 11°14'57.6"E
32T 673746 5111451
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike


Even on relatively short easy outings make sure to take all you need so you don't run into trouble if things take an unexpected turn, for example a storm blows up or you have a sudden drop in energy levels.

What you should have in your rucksack:


  • water canteen (1L)
  • snacks (e.g. mixed dried fruit or chocolate)
  • First aid kit
  • windproof jacket
  • fleece
  • change of t-shirt and socks (in a plastic bag)
  • make sure to wear or at least bring a pair of long trousers
  • hat
  • sun screen
  • sunglasses
  • gloves
  • whistle to attract attention in an emergency
  • emergency telephone number Mountain Rescue 112


Make sure you're wearing the right footwear for the trail and season. The trail can get rough and rocky underfoot and a pair of hiking boots will protect you from sprains.

And finally... don't forget to bring your camera! You'll need it to capture the stunning views.

Basic Equipment for Hiking

  • Sturdy, comfortable and waterproof hiking boots or approach shoes
  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Hiking socks  
  • Rucksack (with rain cover)
  • Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket and suitable legwear)
  • Sunglasses
  • Hiking poles
  • Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
  • First aid kit
  • Kit para bolhas
  • Bivy / survival bag  
  • Survival blanket
  • Headlamp
  • Pocket knife
  • Whistle
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Navigation equipment / map and compass
  • Emergency contact details
  • ID
  • The 'basic' and 'technical' equipment lists are generated based on the selected activity. They are not exhaustive and only serve as suggestions for what you should consider packing.
  • For your safety, you should carefully read all instructions on how to properly use and maintain your equipment.
  • Please ensure that the equipment you bring complies with local laws and does not include restricted items.

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9.3 km
2:45 h
85 m
85 m
Highest point
1,052 m
Lowest point
971 m
Public-transport-friendly Circular route Scenic Refreshment stops available Family-friendly Botanical highlights Flora and fauna Accessibility Dog-friendly Suitable for strollers


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