Lago di Braies, Braies

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Must see · Water Body · Nature / Park
Stretch your legs with a brisk hike around Lago di Braies, the so-called "Pearl of the Dolomites." This picturesque lake is known for its emerald color and a series of hiking trails leading around the water and through the surrounding nature reserve. The lake is located in the heart of a World Heritage Site that has long been a tourist mecca, attracting skiers in the winter months, and mountain climbers, hikers, base jumpers, and paragliders during the summer and early autumn. As you hike or take part in any of the more extreme activities popular in this area, take long breaks to enjoy the sweeping views of the surrounding snow-capped Dolomite mountains. Add Lago di Braies to your Braies travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Braies online trip itinerary planner.
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  • Although the place was somehow crowded we had no problem in finding a parking spot. The path goes all around the lake is practicable for most people except handicapped. View is great wherever you are....  more »
  • A really beautiful place. The lake is beautiful but too overhyped and overflowing. Only 4 Stars because here the commerce is in the foreground meanwhile. A pity...  more »
  • Arrive after 9 am and you will suffer.
  • The route to drive there was forbidden between 10-15 (August 2020)
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