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Fabulous holidays in Abtei

Especially at dawn, before the sun comes out, the natural landscape around Abtei in Alta Badia is a feast for the eyes. Get enchanted by the famous holiday resort in the heart of the Dolomites!

Abtei is located at 1,315 m in Alta Badia. The municipality includes, in addition to the main village, St. Kassian and Stern (La Villa) as well as the districts St. Leonhard and Pedratsches.

Abtei
Abtei

The picturesque mountain village in the Dolomites is situated in the middle of a spectacular natural scenery.

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Summer in Abtei

The mighty peaks and wonderful, legendary meadows of Armentarola are not only a challenge for mountaineers, hikers and mountain bikers, but offer unforgettable experiences for all senses.

The most popular peaks around Abtei are Lagazuoi, Conturines, Piz de la Varela, Kreuzkofel and Gardenaccia. Proficient alpinists will know every single of them. However, hikers and nature lovers will feel like in paradise here too, as we are in the middle of the nature parks Fanes-Sennes-Prags and Puez-Geisler.

In their unique mountain world, there are countless hiking paths and high-alpine routes as well as several peak excursions and fixed-rope routes with all levels of difficulty. Mountain bikers and road bikers will look forward to the magnificent panorama on the famous passes of the Dolomites.

Birthplace of Josef Freinademetz
Birthplace of Josef Freinademetz

The birthplace of Saint Freinademetz in Oies is a place of spiritual reflection asnd prayers. Every year, it attracts numerous visitors.

© Internet Consulting - Benedikt Trojer
Birthplace of Josef Freinademetz
Birthplace of Josef Freinademetz

The family's farm is more than 250 years old and was kept almost unchanged.

© Internet Consulting - Benedikt Trojer
Alta Badia
Alta Badia

Schlemmer skiing

© Alta Badia / F. Planinschek

For culture fans & gourmets

Those who prefer more contemplative activities will feel like in paradise in Abtei too, as there are the birthplace of St. Josef Freinademetz and the well-known pilgrimage church Heiligkreuz.

Epicures will love Abtei too: In the area of several kilometres, there are numerous gourmet restaurants, awarded by different gourmet guides, such as Veronelli or Michelin. In the Alpine huts and traditional inns, you will enjoy excellent dishes of the typical Ladin cuisine.

You will learn more about the history of Alta Badia in the Museum Ursus ladinicus in St. Kassian. During countless events, you can get to know the traditions and customs of the holiday region that are still alive today.

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Corvara
Corvara

Corvara in winter

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Skiing a Corvara
Skiing a Corvara

With the cable car Col Alto Corvara - Alta Badia, you can get to the plateau of the Col Alto.

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Winter holidays in Abtei

Alta Badia ski area can be accessed directly from the centre and offers dreamlike ski runs, modern lifts and ski huts waiting with savoury and sweet delicacies.

The snow-covered mountain landscape around Abtei is a paradise for snowshoe hikers and ski touring fans. Toboggan runs, ice-skating rinks and cross-country ski runs complete the offer of winter activities.

In Abtei, every guest is king and can make friends with the friendly, Ladin-speaking locals during après-ski evenings.

Heilig Kreuz pilgrimage church
Heilig Kreuz pilgrimage church

The pilgrimage church of Heilig Kreuz above Abtei in Alta Badia is a famous destination for excursions in winter and in summer.

© Alta Badia - Freddy Planinschek
Abtei in winter
Abtei in winter

Abtei in Alta Badia is a famous destination for skiers in winter.

© Alta Badia - Freddy Planinschek
Birthplace of Josef Freinademetz
Birthplace of Josef Freinademetz

The birthplace of Saint Freinademetz in Oies is a place of spiritual reflection asnd prayers. Every year, it attracts numerous visitors.

© Internet Consulting - Benedikt Trojer
View over St. Leonhard
View over St. Leonhard

View from Abtei in Alta Badia over St. Leonhard.

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Abtei in Alta Badia
Abtei in Alta Badia

The skiing area Alta Badia is the venue of the yearly FIS Ski World Cup.

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Abtei
Abtei

The picturesque mountain village in the Dolomites is situated in the middle of a spectacular natural scenery.

© Internet Consulting - Benedikt Trojer
Birthplace of Josef Freinademetz
Birthplace of Josef Freinademetz

The birthplace of Josef Freinademetz in Oies is a place of spiritual reflection and prayers. Every year, it attracts numerous visitors.

© Internet Consulting - Benedikt Trojer
Birthplace of Josef Freinademetz
Birthplace of Josef Freinademetz

The family's farm is more than 250 years old and was kept almost unchanged.

© Internet Consulting - Benedikt Trojer
Birthplace of Josef Freinademetz
Birthplace of Josef Freinademetz

The farm is a consciously simplly kept place of refelction and prayers. It is open for visitors all year round.

© Internet Consulting - Benedikt Trojer
Pilgrimage site in Oies
Pilgrimage site in Oies

Due to the increasing numer of visitors, a new site was realised in the environs of the Saint's birthplace.

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Chapel in Abtei
Chapel in Abtei

The modern chapel is situated in front of the unique mountain scape of the Dolomites.

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Parish church in Abtei
Parish church in Abtei

The church is located in the centre of the picturesque holiday resort in Alta Badia.

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Abtei
Abtei

Discover the picturesque centre of Abtei by a panoramic walk.

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View over Pedratsches
View over Pedratsches

From Abtei, you have a dreamlike view over the villages in the environs as well as over the impressive peaks of the Dolomites.

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Heiligkreuzkofel/Monte Cavallo
Heiligkreuzkofel/Monte Cavallo

Heiligkreuzkofel/Monte Cavallo in Abtei/Alta Badia with a refuge and a chapel. The three crosses are located at hte and of the Via Crucis.

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Armentara meadows
Armentara meadows

Heiligkreuzkofel and the Armentara fields. The hike below Heiligkreuzkofel leads to the homonymous hospice and chapel.

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