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.
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.
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.
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.