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Circular Hike La Val - Rit Meadows

Theme trail · Alta Badia
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Tourist Association Alta Badia
  • Rit Hike
    / Rit Hike
    Photo: Alta Badia/JanPaulPiai, Tourist Association Alta Badia
  • La Val Viles
    / La Val Viles
    Photo: Alta Badia/Alex Moling, Tourist Association Alta Badia
  • / Rit Hike
    Photo: Alta Badia/JanPaulPiai, Tourist Association Alta Badia
  • / Rit Hike
    Photo: Alta Badia/JanPaulPiai, Tourist Association Alta Badia
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moderate
15.6 km
6:40 h
1252 m
1252 m

This panoramic hike offers a unique view of the village of La Val and the north face of Sas dla Crusc/Santa Croce. 

The destination of the excursion, the Rit meadows - part of the Fanes-Senes-Braies Nature Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, are an expression of intact natural surroundings, peace and quiet.

From the centre of La Val (1353 m) follow path no. 6 (meditation path) to the small church of Santa Berbura. Climb up on the left along the same path to the farmsteads Ciablun, Runch and Biei (1612 m). You can also reach Biei by car. From here you continue to follow trail no. 6 to reach the Ju de Rit pass (1865 m) and the Lêch de Rit lake (protected biotope).

Difficulty
moderate
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Highest point
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Lowest point
1352 m
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Turn-by-turn directions

From the centre of the village of La Val, follow the marked trail no. 6 as far as the St Barbara’s Church (1,509 m). From here, the trail continues to the left and goes through the hamlets of Ciablun (1,572 m), Runch (1,600 m) and Biei (1,613 m). From Biei, you continue towards the forest, where trail no. 6 takes you on to the Lé de Rit (1,865 m) and the Crusc da Rit (2,027 m), before you come back to the wayside cross and follow trail no. 13 through meadows and mountain-pine forests to the hunter’s cabin. From here you set off on trail no. 16 to Pares (2,384 m). To go back down, you walk from the hunter’s cabin on marked trail no. 16, then no. 15 and finally back on trail no. 6 into the village.

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all notes on protected areas

Getting there

*By car

  • Coming from Innsbruck: take the A 13 and the A 22 toll motorway and exit at Bressanone/Brixen, following the signs to Brunico/Bruneck along the Val Pusteria/Pustertal road as far as San Lorenzo/St.Lorenzen. Follow the signs to Val Badia/Gadertal 
  • Coming from Verona-Bolzano: take the A 22, exit at Bressanone/Brixen and continue as above

*By train

The nearest train stations are:

  • Brunico - 37 Km
  • Bolzano (via Passo Gardena) - 72 Km (via Brunico) – 100 Km
  • Connection train station – Alta Badia by the local bus SAD: www.sad.it

*By air

  • Innsbruck - 130 km
  • Munich – 330 km
  • Venice Treviso / Venice Marco Polo – 180 / 200 km
  • Verona – 213 km
  • Milan Bergamo / Milan Malpensa - 310 /400 km
  • Information airport transfer: www.suedtirolbus.it - www.cortinaexpress.it

Coordinates

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46.657901, 11.923785
DMS
46°39'28.4"N 11°55'25.6"E
UTM
32T 723691 5171301
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike


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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
15.6 km
Duration
6:40h
Ascent
1252 m
Descent
1252 m
Family friendly

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