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Holidays in Kolfuschg

As soon as mountain friends arrive in Kolfuschg and look at the impressive rock faces rising above the valley, they will surely be nervous and edgy. Just pack your rucksack, lace up your climbing boots and start out!

Kolfuschg, also known under the name Colfosco, is a district of Corvara. It has about 550 inhabitants, but more than 2,400 guest beds and is located at circa 1,650 meters above sea level. It is not only the last village of Alta Badia before the Gröden Joch pass, but also the highest settlement of the valley.

Fixed-rope route Pisciadu
Fixed-rope route Pisciadu

The via ferrata Pisciadu in the Sella Group is one of the most popular ferratas in the Dolomites. Also, it has a breath-taking suspension bridge. It can be accessed from the road to Grödner Joch pass.

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Kolfuschg
Kolfuschg

in autumn

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Paradise for mountain lovers

Talking about Kolfuschg in the middle of a natural paradise is not just a promotionally effective exaggeration, but reality. After all Kolfuschg is located in the southern part of the Puez-Geisler Nature Park, in the middle of the Dolomites and it is flanked by many famous mountain tops, such as the impressive imposing Mt. Sella and the prominent Mt. Sassongher.

So it is perfectly obvious that during the summer month there are coming together lots of mountaineers and mountain bikers. Interminably long high altitude trails, fastidious routes for ambitious climbers and pleasant tours for young and old alike ensure that everybody will get his money’s worth.

Some of the most popular hikes are for instance those on and around Mt. Sella, on the quickly reachable mountain pass of Gröden, those to the mountain range called Cirspitzen and to the peak of Mt. Sassongher, requiring a bit of sure-footedness and stamina. Not forgetting the via ferrata Pisciadù, which ranks among the most beautiful ones in the Dolomites, surprising alpinists with an intimidatory suspension bridge. With the whole family, however, you can stroll for example from Kolfuschg to the waterfalls of Pisciadù.

Sella Pass
Sella Pass

Skiing on the famous Sellaronda tour

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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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Skiing fun in a winter idyll

All this doesn’t mean that Kolfuschg is worth visiting only during the warm season. In winter Alta Badia primarily attracts skiers. This is due not only to the ski runs of Col Pradat directly next to the village, but also to the accessibility of the ski carousel Sellaronda and the all in all 130 kilometres of slopes offered by the snow-white valley.

Not to speak of the countless possibilities waiting for cross-country skiers, winter hikers, ski touring fans, tobogganers and free-riders between Armentara, Armentarola, Valparola and Val Mezdi. 

Sassongher
Sassongher

Kolfuschg in foot of Mt. Sassongher

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View of Kolfuschg
View of Kolfuschg

The surroundings of Kolfuschg offer magnificent hikes and bike tours in Fanes-Sennes-Prags Nature Park and the unique landscape of the Dolomites.

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Kolfuschg
Kolfuschg

The famous holiday resort is surrounded by the impressive peaks of the Dolomites.

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View of Kolfuschg
View of Kolfuschg

The picturesque village in Alta Badia offers a wonderful panoramic position in the heart of the Dolomites as well as many outdoor activities during all seasons.

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Ancient farm house in Kolfuschg
Ancient farm house in Kolfuschg

In Alta Badia, traditions are still of very high importance today.

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Holidays in Kolfuschg
Holidays in Kolfuschg

Thanks to the unique position in the heart of the Dolomites and the modern Alta Badia ski resort, Kolfuschg is a famous holiday destination in summer as well as in winter.

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Sas Ciampac
Sas Ciampac

Sas Ciampac

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Colfosco
Colfosco

Hiking on the Sella Group

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Kolfuschg
Kolfuschg

in autumn

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